Clinics and Services

 

Here at Clanrye Medical Practice we offer a range of services. These services are provided by our doctors and other health professionals including nurses, phlebotomists, our physiotherapist, our practice pharmacists and our mental health practitioners.

 

Medical consultations

 

Appointments with GPs and other members of the multidisciplinary team are being carried out with initial telephone assessment. Face-to-face consultations and home visits will then be arranged as necessary following the initial telephone assessment. We will endeavour to deal with all requests before 11am each day. After 11am we can only deal with urgent cases.

 

Treatment Room

 

Our treatment room offers booked appointments for skin dressings, injections, blood tests, ear syringing, weight, blood pressure checks and ECGs. 

 

Practice Nurses

 

Our practice nurses run specialist clinics to review patients with chronic diseases including  diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), asthma and COPD. Appointments can also be booked with our practice nurses for cervical smears and vaccinations.

 

Baby Clinics

 

Baby Clinics run in our surgery on a Thursday morning. At this time childhood immunisations are administered and routine child health assessments take place. Appointments for this clinic are issued by post by the Child Health Department in John Mitchell Place. If you are unable to attend a repeat appointment will be issued by post.

 

Antenatal Care

 

A midwife run antenatal clinic takes place in the surgery every Tuesday from 2pm to 3pm. You can now self-refer for your initial hospital antenatal appointment. To access this referral form please click on the link below. Should you have difficulty accessing this referral or have any other concerns or queries please contact the surgery. 

Antenatal Referral

 

Minor Surgery

 

A number of minor surgery procedures are performed in the surgery by a qualified General Practitioner . These include treatment of ingrown toenails, removal of benign skin lesions and lumps and joint injections. A consultation with a GP is required prior to each procedure.

 

Family Planning

 

Family planning procedures, to insert and remove contraceptive implants and intrauterine devices, are carried out in the surgery by a qualified General Practitioner. A consultation with a GP is required prior to each procedure.

 

Practice Pharmacist 

 

We have two practice pharmacists working as part of our team in the surgery. This greatly benefits our patients. Among the many services they offer are hypertension (high blood pressure) reviews, contraceptive pill reviews, NOAC/DOAC reviews, 24 hr ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, medicines optimisation, vaccinations and dealing with medication queries.

 

Physiotherapy

 

We now have a physiotherapist working as part of our team in the surgery. Patients with back pain, neck pain, painful joints or sprains or strains can now access an appointment with a physiotherapist directly by contacting the surgery. Our physiotherapist can diagnose your condition and offer you advice and exercises to manage your condition. As well as this following your assessment the physiotherapist can order investigations, prescribe medications and refer you to another service if required.

 

Mental Health Practitioners

 

We now have two mental health practitioners working as part of our team in the surgery. Their role is to empower patients to practice self-care to improve and maintain their mental health and well-being. An appointment can be accessed directly by contacting the surgery. The services offered to patients include carrying out an initial assessment and advice on the management of their mental health conditions. As well as this, our mental health practitioners can offer short term treatments, direct patients to the appropriate community services and refer to specialist mental health services.

 

Medical certificates

 

If you are an employee and you have been sick for 4 or more days in a row and need to claim Statutory Sick Pay from your employer you should use form SC2, known as a self-certificate. To access an SC2 form please click on the following link.   Self-certificate

When you’ve completed this form give it to your employer. Keep a copy for your own information

If you have been unfit to work for more than 7 days, and you have already submitted an SC2 form to your employer, you will require Med3 or a ‘fit note’ . If you need a Med3 issued by your GP please contact the surgery and you will be advised how this can be arranged.

 

Private medicals/forms

 

Some of the services we provide are not funded by the NHS. These include private sickness certificates, HGV licence forms, holiday cancellation forms, insurance forms and medical reports. Should you require any of these services please contact reception who can advise you of our fees.

 

Smoking cessation

 

Patients can self-refer for our local smoking cessation clinic. Please see attached form available to download and complete.

Smoking Cessation Referral Form