We offer a range of clinics to promote the health of all our patients and to help patients with particular needs.
About our services
We offer a range of clinics to promote the health of all our patients and to help patients with particular needs
- Consultations with the doctor
- Consultations with the practice nurse
- Full maternity services
- Child Immunisations
- Holiday vaccinations/travel advice
- Cervical screening
- Birth control advice
- Child health surveillance
- Asthma management
- Diabetes management
- Chronic disease management
- Well person checks
- Stroke and hypertension checks
- Over 75s clinic
- Smoking cessation (provided by ABL Health on a Tuesday)
- Weight control
- Minor operations (available at Sandy Lane Surgery on Tuesday afternoons)
- Wart clinic including lumps and bumps removal
- Wound management
- Blood test
- Blood pressure checks
- The removal of stitches
- NHS Health Checks for over 40s
It would be helpful if we know the reason for the appointment so that the appropriate amount of time can be allocated.
Treatment room appointments available with our Practice Nurse or Health Care Assistant for attention to dressings, removal of sutures ear syringing etc as instructed by the doctor or hospital.
Phlebotomist will be available for blood tests please make an appointment at the reception desk.
For any of the above clinics please ring to make an appointment with our Practice Nurse.
If you require travel vaccinations you will need to have these done at least 4 weeks prior to travel. Please book in to see our Practice Nurse stating to the receptionist which country you are visiting.
Please refer to our Useful Links page where further information can be found.
- Minor surgery and joint injections - this is available at Sandy Lane Surgery, please ask at reception for details
- Family planning
- Antenatal clinic is held on Wednesday afternoons by our practice midwife Fiona
- Postnatal checks and baby vaccinations.
Postnatal checks are done when the baby is 8 weeks old, in line with your baby's first vaccinations. Appointments are sent through the post. Subsequent child development checks and immunisations given by the practice nurse contact the surgery for an appointment. These checks also allow an opportunity to discuss other problems eg sleeping, feeding, and child health worries.
If you require a chaperone for an intimate examination please see the receptionist. If at the time it is not possible we will arrange an appointment so that a member of staff is free to accompany you. This applies to male and female patient
We recommend that all women 25-49 years of age have smears every three years. Those aged 50-64 should be every five years.
Online Chlamydia Testing Service - with Freetestme
Around 1-in-12 people test positive for an STI yet most have no signs so don't know they're infected.
For your free test kit please visit: www.freetest.me/order
Free Sexual Health advice and condom service for young people.
Are you aged between 13-25?
Are you worried about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or HIV?
Do you want to use condoms and lubes but can’t afford them or are embarrassed to buy them?
Do you want information about relationships, safer sex, condoms and lubes?
For more info, or to find your nearest C-Card Site visit the website; www.ccardnottinghamshire.co.uk
We recommend that anyone with heart or chest trouble or diabetes, and everyone over the age of 65 should have a vaccination every autumn to prevent Flu. Watch for our posters in the surgery waiting room.
Pneumococcal vaccination helps prevent pneumonia in vulnerable groups and in most cases lasts for life.
If you are over 70 you may be eligible for a Shingles vaccination, click here for details of eligibility. Please ask at the surgery.
Invitations will sent to you when you become eligible. It is important that you attend these screenings.
Chronic Disease Management
Review appointments for these conditions are held each year in the month of your birthday. Please contact the surgery if you have not received your letter with notification of the appointment.
Non NHS Examinations
The doctors are happy to carry out medicals, eg insurance and driving licence, by appointment outside of surgery hours. Please telephone the surgery for an appointment. The fees charged for these services are in line with the BMA recommended charges.
Patients 75 years and over
If you are 75 years of age or over, you should be seen annually, either by your doctor, the practice nurse or the district nurse. This can be arranged at the surgery or, if that is not possible, a home visit will be arranged.
Please ask reception for more information. Please note that olive oil must be inserted in advance of your appointment.
COPD appointments are by appointment only with Brian Rorison the COPD nurse, please contact the practice to make an appointment.