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FLU SEASON 2021/22

Don't let the FLU catch you! Yes it's that time of year again..... Every season, influenza does more damage than most people realize. It can affect your child or parent, a friend or family member, a colleague or loved one. If you are over 65, pregnant, have a child 2-3yrs of age, a carer, have a long term health condition, or perhaps your unsure? Please call the surgery.

Flu Clinics are to be arranged and will be advertised for our patients once the practice has received our Flu Vacs

50-64 Year Old Age Group

Please note that people in the 50-64 year old age group will be vaccinated against influenza again this year. 

Clinics & Services

Ante - Natal Clinic

Run by the midwife on Wednesdays 09:00 to 11:10 by appointment. The midwife can be contacted at Antenatal clinic on 0191 333 2333

Baby Immunisation Clinic

Run jointly by our practice nurse and doctor between 10.00 - 12.00 on the first Thursday of the month.

Family Planning and Coil Fittings

Arranged with the doctor/nurse

Dietetic Clinic

Run by Dr Prestwich

Physiotherapy Clinic

Day and time may vary with different Physiotherapists; patients can self-refer to this service.

Asthma and Chronic Chest Disease Clinic

Run by the asthma nurse, Susan Lightfoot. Patients may refer themselves to this clinic. 

Chiropody Clinic

Run by the chiropodist every Monday and occasionally other afternoons between 13:00 – 16:00 by appointment only.  Patients are to be referred into this service by the doctor.


Cryotherapy is nolonger carried out at the practice.

Well Woman Clinic

Please make your own arrangements with the practice nurse.

INR Clinic (for patients who are taking Warfarin)

Run by Susan Lightfoot on a Tuesday morning between 08:00 and 12:00. 

Heart Disease Clinic/Hypertension Clinic

Run by the practice nurse during normal surgery time.  The nurse will arrange an appointment for you to attend. 

Dispensing Review of Use of Medicines Clinic

Run by Susan Lightfoot, nursing assistant and dispenser.

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