Practice Nurse / HCA
Please make an appointment with a member of the Nursing team for a health check, blood pressure check, blood tests, dressings and other nursing procedures. Reception will advise you of the most appropriate person to see.
Your test results will be on your computer records. Most results will take about 7 days but some may be longer. You can telephone for your results if they were ordered by the Surgery. Please call 0113 264 5455 after 10am when we are less busy and staff should be able to assist you.
Data Protection 1988
All patients’ records on file or on the computer are confidential. In order to maintain this confidentiality test results will only be given to the patients themselves or parents of minors if satisfactory identification has been obtained.
Forms / letters
If you want the Doctor to fill in a form for you or write a letter, please leave the details with the Receptionist and she will tell you when it will be available for collection. Please note that there will be a minimum charge of £20 and again the Receptionist will advise you of this. Please do not bring forms with you for the Doctor to sign during consultations.
We perform some minor surgery operations including the treatment of warts, verrucas and joint injections. Your Doctor will advise you if your condition is suitable for treatment at the Surgery and, if it is, a special appointment will be arranged.
Antenatal care is carried out at special clinics by our midwife. She would like to see you early in your pregnancy so please ask a Receptionist to make an appointment at the clinic once your pregnancy is confirmed.
Immunisations are by appointment only with the practice nurse.
Cervical Smear Test
All female patients between 25 and 64 years of age are advised to have regular smear tests. This is an important screening test to look for abnormal cells, which if left untreated, might develop into cancer cells A call and recall system is operated to remind you when your test is due. Please make an appointment with our nurse either by contacting reception or booking online into a designated smear clinic.
Contraceptive advice is available from all of the Doctors. Dr Lewis, Dr Wilkinson and the Practice Nurses are all Family planning trained. Dr Wilkinson is able to fit coils and Nexplanon.
Clinics are run by our practice nurses and Health Care Assistants
You can make an appointment at Reception, and we cover:
- NHS Health checks
- Blood Pressure
- Travel Advice – Please note you will need to complete a form at least 6 weeks prior to travel
We also run clinics for:
- Coronary Heart Disease
We now monitor these conditions within the practice even if you are also attending a hospital clinic.