Clinics & Services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a comprehensive range of clinics and healthcare services:
Ante-natal & Neo-natal Care - this is carried out by a team of midwives in the practice. They see patients on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Baby Clinic - for advice and vaccinations on Monday 14:00 – 15:30.
Whooping Cough Vaccination for Pregnant Women - If you are over 16 weeks pregnant, the Department of Health is recommending that you are vaccinated against whooping cough to help you protect your baby against this disease. There has been a rise in the amount of babies with whooping cough. Please make an appointment with one of the practice nurses.
Vaccinations - routine and travel vaccinations for all ages are available during surgery times by appointment with our nurses. If you have left it too late to book an appointment with one of the practice nurses, then you can attend travel clinics at Brighton, Hove or Gatwick:
- Travel Clinic, St Peters Medical Centre, Oxford Street, Brighton, BN1 4LA Tel: 01273 606636.
- Sussex Medical Chambers, 126 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4JD Tel: 01273 430022.
- Atlas Travel Clinic, Gatwick Airport Tel: 01293 507400.
Flu vaccination - If you are eligible for a flu jab you will have received an invite to book an appointment. Please speak with a member of the recpetion team or with a GP/Nurse next time you are in the surgery.
Asthma, COPD and Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) - regular check-ups and advice from practice nurses and healthcare assistants on lifestyle, inhaler techniques and medication. Book in routine nurse/healthcare assistant clinic
Phlebotomy - appointment times are variable so please speak to reception
Minor Surgery and Wart Clinic - cryotherapy for warts, skin tags and other superficial lesions. Minor surgery procedures need to be discussed with the individual clinician. Available at various times - please check with reception
Diabetes - comprehensive advice and management for insulin and non-insulin dependent diabetics including blood pressure and blood lipid management. This is managed by Dr Shillito, Linda Bellchambers, Jo Morris and Julie Lower.
Smoking Cessation - advice and treatment for people committed to quit smoking (nicotine replacements and other measures) is available at various appointment times.
Alcohol Liaison Nurse - Sandy, our alcohol Liaison nurse works on Tuesdays in the surgery. Please speak to reception to book an appointment with her.
Leg Ulcer Clinic and Wound Closure - advice and wound care by our nurses throughout the week
NHS Health Checks - lifestyle checks for the +40 s. Book in for an appointment with healthcare assistant
Teenage & Young Person’s Contraception and Sexual Health Clinic for ages 13-24 - nurse-run drop in service to discuss anything to do with sexual health. Sexual health checks can be carried out if necessary and free condoms available with C-Card to under 25s. Tuesdays 15:00 – 17:30.This is a completely confidential service.
Family Planning - advice on contraception and implanon fitting and provision of free condoms.Advice and oral contraception including emergency contraception is dealt within normal consultations; implanon fitting (and removal) will be booked by the individual clinician.
Intra-uterine Device/System Fitting and Removal Clinic - by appointment only contact reception for details.