Services and Clinics

Clinics held on Practice premises:

Asthma

ou should attend regular check-ups and have an appointment with the practice nurse at least once per year to review your asthma. You will receive guidance on lifestyle, inhaler techniques and advice on your medication.

Telephone 01206 574483 during normal surgery opening hours to book an appointment.

Baby & Child

Scheduled vaccinations for all children up to the age of 5 years are available by appointment only.

Telephone 01206 574483 during normal surgery opening hours to book an appointment.

Blood pressure

Routine regular check-ups of your blood pressure are available with a clinician.

We also have a blood pressure machine in our waiting area for patients to use at any time. To use it, simply follow the instructions on the machine and hand your results in to our receptionists who will add the reading to your record.

If you have a home blood pressure monitor, you can submit your readings to the reception team via the website. To submit your readings, please use our online form.

Diabetes

If you are diabetic, you must have a regular check-up with our practice nurse at least one per year to review your condition. You will receive guidance on lifestyle, advice on your medication, and the nurse will advise if more regular reviews are required.

Telephone 01206 574483 during normal surgery opening hours to book an appointment.

Family Planning

All forms of contraception are available, including coil fitting and removal, contraceptive implant fitting and removal, and depo injections.

Telephone 01206 574483 during normal surgery opening hours to book an appointment.

Flu Vaccinations

The flu vaccination is available from September to March each year. If you have a long-term condition or are aged 65 or over, you can book an appointment from the last week of August, depending on the delivery date of the vaccines to the surgery.

The surgery occasionally holds flu clinics on Saturday mornings. These will be advertised on the website, posters in the waiting area, and patients will be informed via text message.

Maternity

You should self-refer to the Maternity Services Department by calling 01206 742369.

Vaccinations

Routine and travel immunisations for all ages are available during surgery times by appointment with our nurses.

Book via reception – You will need to complete a travel form at least 6-8 weeks prior to your journey with your details, destination and date of travel. If this form is submitted to us with less than 3 week prior to your travel date it will not give us enough time to process it and will be rejected.

A nurse will then assess your requirements. A receptionist will contact you to make an appointment.

For vaccinations, medication and travel advice visit our digital travel room.

NHS Health Checks

We offer FREE NHS Health Checks. These are health check-up for adults in England aged 40 to 74. It’s designed to spot early signs of stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, or dementia. As we get older, we have a higher risk of developing one of these conditions. An NHS Health Check helps find ways to lower this risk. You are eligible if you do not have one of the following pre-existing conditions:

  • heart disease
  • chronic kidney disease
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • atrial fibrillation
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • inherited high cholesterol (familial hypercholesterolemia)
  • heart failure
  • peripheral arterial disease
  • stroke
  • currently being prescribed statins to lower cholesterol
  • previous checks have found that you have a 20% or higher risk of getting cardiovascular disease over the next 10 years

Other clinics held on Practice premises

The following clinics are external organisations situated on The Tollgate Practice premises. All clinic dates, with the exception of the Tollgate Clinic are subject to change.