Near Patient Testing Clinic
This is a blood monitoring clinic held by Sue Boyd (HCA). Certain medications require regular blood tests. You will be referred to this clinic from your doctor.
Child Health Clinic
Alternative Thursdays 1.00 - 3.00pm.
The practice works along with our local health visitors to provide a programme of regular checks on children under five years old.
Children's Immunisation Clinic
Alternate Thursdays 1.00 - 3.00pm.
You should receive an appointment through the post for your child's vaccinations. If you think your child has missed any injections, do let us know. It is important that all children are fully protected.
Monday 12.30 - 1.30pm.
This clinic provides care of patients on Warfarin medication. It is managed by Liz Redmond.
Ischaemic Heart Disease Clinic
Liz Redmond holds this clinic for patients with coronary heart disease where they can have their blood pressure, cholesterol and medication monitored. Please contact reception for an appointment.
This is run by the practice nurse Liz Redmond in conjunction with Dr Smyth. It provides education, support, dietary advice and monitoring.
This clinic specialises in the care and support of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
This clinic is held for all asthmatics and offers support,education and appropriate treatment and check-ups.
Smoking Cessation Clinic
This clinic is available to those who wish to quit smoking. An appointment can be made at reception for one-to-one counselling.
All doctors in the practice provide antenatal and postnatal care.
Contraceptive care is provided by all doctors during surgery hours. Please make an appointment.
Cervical Smear Clinic
All female patients (aged 20-65) are offered screening at three-yearly intervals.
Patients Over 65 Years
If you are 65 or over you may request a health check. If you are unable to come to the surgery this can be carried out at your home at the doctor's request.
Patients Not Seen Within Three Years
If you are aged between 16-74 you may request a health check if you not had one for three years.
Please make an appointment at least four weeks in advance of your holiday to ensure adequate cover. A charge may be made for certain vaccinations which are not covered by the NHS. Please ask for details at reception. A travel vaccination form must be completed prior to appointment. Please collect at reception.
An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes and residents of nursing and rest homes.
Please contact the reception staff in October for details of the vaccination dates and to make an appointment. If you are unable to attend the surgery, a home visit can be arranged at the doctor's request.
Private Medical Services
Medical examinations for life assurance, pre-employment medicals, PSV licence etc are a service not covered by the NHS and will attract a fee which has been recommended by the British Medical Association. Please enquire at reception for advice on appointments and charges.
Eastern Health And Social Services Board
Details of primary medical services in the area may be obtained from:
The Director of Primary Care
Eastern Health and Social Services Board
12-22 Linenhall Street
Belfast BT2 8BS