We offer a range of routine and urgent appointments with either a GP, a Practice Nurse, the Nurse Practitioner or our Health Care Assistant. We can also treat some minor injuries. Outside surgery hours there is a minor injuries unit at Ipswich Hospital.
Some patients require a consultation in a specialist clinic, so we also run a number of clinics tailored specifically towards those patients who have particular medical conditions. These are run by our practice nurses and HCAs.
If you suffer from a one of the disease groups above, e.g. diabetes/CHD/asthma/hypertension you will usually be called for an annual check up with the relevant nurse. If you would like to attend either the family planning clinic, the smear clinic or the childhood immunisations then please ring reception for an appointment. We also run a minor surgery clinic which is run by Dr Gareth Richards and supported by a Health Care Assistant. If you require minor surgery your GP will refer you into this clinic.
We also have a number of community staff working from the practice. These include district nurses, community midwives and health visitors.
We also offer a range of private services. Please contact us for details of the services and the charges attached to them.
We provide an ear syringing service where there is a clinical need and the patient has been referred back to us for this service by the hospital audiology department. We no longer provide this service where there is no clinical need because we need to prioritise our clinical services where the need is greatest. Ear syringing can be carried out by the patient themselves and we provide instructions and supply equipment for this. Please ask at Dispensary.
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