Clinics & Services
Our Practice Nurse holds Chronic disease appointments regularly.
Blood Pressure Monitoring
This is provided at the practice by Craig Cringle, Health Care Assistant
This service is available to all, by appointment with the practice nurse. It provides a general health screen, looking particularly for coronary heart disease risk factors. Patients are advised to have regular check-ups for lifestyle, weight and risk factor analysis and blood pressure measurement (at least every 5 years after the age of 45).
NHS Healthcheck flyer
Antenatal and postnatal care is provided by the community midwives under a shared care scheme, in conjunction with the GP and hospital based midwife.
Family Planning and Contraceptive Services
These are provided within the practice with the exception of coils, which are provided at any of the Family Planning Clinics in the Wirral area.
This is offered to all female patients aged 20 - 65 years at 3 yearly intervals. Patients are informed of the result by letter, and advised when they should make their next appointment.
A full range of advice and immunisations is available. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse well in advance (one month if possible).
Near Patient Testing
Current medications for several diseases often require the patient to have regular blood monitoring.
Similarly monitoring for all patients on warfarin is carried out weekly in-house.
Flu vaccinations - available each autumn for elderly patients and those at risk due to certain medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart trouble or kidney disease.
This clinic, for babies and children up to 5 years old, assesses children as they grow, protects and immunises them against disease, and offers advice and encouragement to parents.