Diabetic on line support https://www.england.nhs.uk/2020/06/nhs-launches-new-online-support-for-people-with-diabetes/
Mental Health parent /new mother support during COVID here
Sexual health service during lockdown https://www.seftonsexualhealth.nhs.uk/
B12 injections. During COVID none of the community clinics are offering B12 injections. You will be offered an alternative solution in the form of oral medication by our Pharmacist when your treatment is due. Please contact us on 01704 501500 and speak to Mark Thornton-Jones for a telephone consultation regarding the oral medication
FAQ B12 here
Pneumo & Shingles vaccines - you can read more about eligibility on the links below. If you would like to book an appointment for these vaccines please contact the practice (you must check eligibility before booking an appointment )
Phlebotomy clinics times can be found here
Stay well this winter - Signposting for advice on health matters over the holiday season
Childhood Vaccination Clinics
These are run by our practice nurses. They are held on Monday/Thursday mornings by appointment only. If you require general health advice or weighing your baby there are several Drop in Clinics available:
- Children’s Centre, Linaker Street - Tuesday 14:00 – 16:00
- Parenting 2000 Mornington Road - Friday 13:00 – 15:00
- Butterflies Children’s Centre Devonshire Road - Friday 09:30 – 12:00
Thursday mornings by appointment. The midwives who are based at Ormskirk District General Hospital visit the surgery once a week to provide ante-natal care and advice in conjunction with the GPs. They are usually the midwives who will visit you at home after you have had your baby. All the doctors see expectant mothers in normal surgeries. Newly pregnant mothers can now book in to see the midwife without seeing a GP.
Run by our practice nurses by appointment only. Extra support and advice available during COVID via this link https://www.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/news/coronavirus#home
GPs can refer to Access Sefton for Talking Therapies, but we encourage patients to self-refer on 0300 303 2708. Visit www.insighthealthcare.org/accesssefton for more information. Living Well Sefton can also be used a sign posting service if you are experiencing issues with debts, poor well being, stopping smoking 0300 323 0181. Visit www.livingwellsefton.org.uk for more information.
You can ask a GP for advice as to whether a lesion needs surgery.
Run by our practice nurses.
Contraceptive Advice - Coil Fitting
Coil fitting is available from Dr Speed. Dr Tim Irvine also undertakes a contraceptive implant service.
Patients can see Dr Tim Irvine & Dr Keith Selvarajah for this service. The first appointment will be a review of the condition to ascertain if a joint injection is clinically indicated. The joint injection will be carried out in a further appointment after an initial consultation.
Our practice nurses hold specific clinics for travel advice. If our clinics are full you will be offered details of other agencies that can provide this. service https://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home
We offer chlamydia testing kits, which you can obtain by dropping into the practice if you are aged 24 years and under. This is a simple test that you can carry out yourself at home, which includes a pre-paid envelope to send the sample back. You will then be text your results. If you would prefer please feel free to make an appointment with one of our practice nurses to discuss this further.
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