(Approved Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre)
If you require holiday vaccinations, a risk assessment form must be completed
one week in advance of your appointment. It is very important to begin this process
well in advance of your holiday (at least a minimum of two months). You will
be advised of the necessary vaccinations you require and be issued with either
an NHS or private prescription (the latter will involve a payment payable prior
to picking up your prescriptions). The charge will be advised when your appointment
is confirmed. Forms can be either collected at reception or downloaded by selecting
the appropriate file below:
Yellow Fever Vaccine patient info leaflet.rtf - 28kb
Travel Risk Assessment
form.rtf - 52kb
HEALTH PROMOTION AND SCREENING
A wide range of special services are provided under Directed Enhanced and Local Enhanced schemes as well as health promotion screening from within the Primary Care Team. Invitations to attend clinics are posted out. Please respond promptly when you receive a letter to attend.
Antenatal and postnatal clinics are held each Tuesday at 2.00pm. The midwife is always in attendance; please take this opportunity to become acquainted with her.
Infant development assessments are undertaken on Tuesday, Thursday
and Friday mornings by pre-arranged appointment with the GP.
General contraceptive services are available by appointment with the
practice nurse, Mrs Margaret Gage during normal surgery. Drs Bunting, Baird, Ferguson and practice nurse Margaret Gage all provide Nexplanon and IUD fitting, by appointment only.
The doctors strongly advise that all women aged 25-49 have a three-yearly
test and women aged 50 to 64 years have this test every four years. We run a
practice nurse-led clinic for this. Please respond promptly to any reminder or
recall letter you receive and make your appointment directly with the practice
Clinics are held by the practice nurse. Please telephone and make
your appointment as soon as you receive your recall letter. (If you have a close
relative who is a diabetic then you are at increased risk of developing this
condition. Please bring a sample of urine for testing at three-yearly intervals.)
By appointment only.
Heart disease is the commonest cause of death in Northern Ireland. Special clinics are held by the practice nurse. You can reduce your risk by the following:
• a low fat diet
• take regular exercise
• stop smoking
• have your cholesterol checked
All women between the ages of 50 and 70 years of age should attend the mobile screening unit for mammography. If you have a family history of breast cancer please contact the doctor as you may need early or more regular screening.
Patients suffering from mild to moderate depression can be referred to our in-house counsellor, Mr Peter Mulhall.
A special appointment to review the care and management of patients with
learning difficulties. Carers will be contacted by letter to make arrangements
for review with either Dr Redmond or practice nurse Sharon Espie.
MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND REPORTS
These are not always covered by the NHS. Please speak to the receptionist when you are arranging your appointment; she will tell you of the costs involved.