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Surgery Closed for PLT


The surgery will be closed for PLT on Wednesday 16th September 12.30pm onwards. Surgery will open as usual at 8am on Thursday 17th September.


If you require urgent care, please call 111.



NGH NHS Trust opening times for Blood taking unit and Paediatrics


 



The Blood taking unit has now returned to Northampton General Hospital.


 


If you require a blood test you will need to contact the hospital to make an appointment on these numbers:


 


01604 523303


01604 544190


 


The Blood taking unit will offer appointments Monday to Friday during the following times:


 


Monday -Friday 8am - 4pm


Saturday 8am - 12.30pm


 


If you are a patient of our Maternity Unit they will make arrangements for you to have your bloods taken.


 


If your child requires a blood test the Blood Taking Unit at NGH will be open on Mondays from


8am-11.30am for paediatric patients only.


                                          



We seek to offer the full range of NHS General Practice services. If you require a specific service please feel free to ask if it is one that is commissioned or provided privately e.g. medical reports.

Our clinics provide longer appointments with an opportunity to discuss preventative care, treatment and disease management.

inhalerASTHMA CLINIC 
Our Nursing Team can assess your asthma, offer advice on management of your condition and answer any queries. They will also see asthmatic patients at other times by request.

CERVICAL SMEARS 
Our practice nurses are trained to carry out cervical smears. It is recommended that all ladies from the ages of 25 to 64 have a cervical smear on a regular basis as advised by the DoH.

CHILD HEALTH SURVEILLANCE
All child development checks are carried out by our team of Health Visitors. Appointments are sent by the Health Visitors support staff.

CORONARY HEART DISEASE CLINIC 
Health checks and lifestyle advice are given to patients who have coronary heart disease, primarily by the Nursing Team. The practice runs its own electrocardiography (E.C.G) service.

DIABETIC CLINIC (Nurse Lisa)
This clinic is run by the diabetic specialist nurses to help patients manage their diabetes. Regular follow-ups and annual screening are important for the prevention, early detection and treatment of the complications of diabetes. Advice is given on all aspects of diabetic care including eye problems, foot care and dietary advice, as well as drug and injection treatments.

pregnantFAMILY PLANNING 
All our nurses can give general advice about all matters of contraception and perform coil checks, however Tracey and Denise can issue repeat prescriptions for the pill. Emergency contraception can be offered up to 72 hours after unprotected sexual intercourse. Please telephone for advice if required.

Our doctors fit coils & implanons, after the appropriate review. 

FLU CLINICS
Vaccination against influenza is available every year from mid September to December by appointment. We encourage all patients over 65 and all patients with diabetes, chronic chest conditions, (including heart disease), asthma, renal (kidney) disease, residents of nursing and residential homes and the elderly, to take advantage of this service, although others can be vaccinated on request.

immuniseCHILDHOOD IMMUNISATIONS

The immunisation clinic is held every Wednesday morning by a Practice Nurse. We recommend the following vaccinations:

  • At 2, 3 & 4 months of age: The new 5 in 1 injection which contains Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hib and IPV (Polio) plus Meningitis C
  • During the 2nd year of life: Measles, Mumps & Rubella at 13 months.
  • Pre-school entry: Diptheria, Tetanus booster, Pertussis and IPV combined and the MMR booster
  • At senior school (year 9): BCG
  • At school leaving age: Diptheria, Tetanus booster and IPV combined.

There are a variety of immunisations available for adults including influenza vaccine (tetanus and polio vaccinations given every 10 years or when necessary), rubella and travel immunisations.

MATERNITY MEDICAL SERVICES
All the partners in the practice are able to provide antenatal and postnatal care, although we recommend that the midwife carries this out whenever possible.

MINOR SURGERY
Dr Kausar, Dr Sahni and Dr James all undertake minor surgery on the premises.

TRAVEL CLINIC 

Our practice nurses are able to give travel advice. Please refer to the Travel Vaccination tab above for further details.

We are a registered Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.

 
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