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Clinics & Services baby_nurse

Child Health Services - Baby Clinic's

Monday 14:00 – 15:00 - alternative weeks (Peterlee Surgery)

Thursday 9:00 – 12:00 - every week (Bevan Medical Group

Friday 10:30 – 12:00 - alternative weeks (Easington Surgery)

The clinic, which is run by the doctor and practice nurse, is intended to provide complete health care for your child from birth to 5 years. This includes immunisations, developmental checks and general advice. It is important that your children are fully immunised against all childhood diseases. You will be sent a reminder when an injection is due. If you are unable to attend the appointment given, please contact us and we will organise another appointment.

Family Planning Care

The practice provides a comprehensive, confidential family planning service including:

  • Prescribing oral contraception (the pill)
  • Fitting Coils
  • Giving the Contraceptive Injection
  • Prescribing Emergency Contraception – please arrange to see a doctor as soon as possible if you require this.

Cervical Smears

We recommend that smears are taken every three years (unless advised otherwise).  This will be carried out by the practice nurse.

asthma_inhaler4Diabetes/Asthma/Coronary Heart Disease and other Chronic Diseases

We provide comprehensive care for those suffering from chronic diseases.  Please make an appointment with the practice nurse.

Well Person Examinations

If you would like a health check which  includes, a urine test , diabetes screening, recording your blood pressure, height, weight, etc., please make an appointment with the practice nurse.  The Well Persons’ Examination also includes a risk assessment for coronary heart disease.

Minor Surgery

Our trained staff can offer a variety of minor surgical procedures.  You will be fully informed of your procedure and asked to complete a consent form.

Counselling

We have a practice-based counselling service that your doctor can refer you to.

Travel Injections

Please make an appointment with the practice nurse approximately 8 weeks before you are due to travel. More information is available on the above tab.

 
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