Clinics & Services
Our community midwife Alison Wood holds a clinic here at the practice on Thursday.
Our Practice Nurse holds a baby immunisation clinic every Tuesday by appointment only. For information on the immunisation schedule: nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them
Cervical Screening can be booked with our Practice Nurses, you will receive an invitation when you are eligible for this test. We offer a range of appointments early morning, late afternoon and throughout the day, making it easier to find an appointment that will suit you.
Women aged 25–49 are routinely screened every 3 years and women aged 50-64 every 5 years.
For further information on cervical screening please visit: nhs.uk/conditions/cervical-screening
To discuss your contraceptive needs please book an appointment with our Practice Nurses who can advise you appropriately. Alternatively, you can visit South Tyneside Sexual Health Service for a full range of services: southtynesidesexualhealth.nhs.uk/sexhealthclinics
Our Practice Nurses offer appointments for patients with Diabetes, Heart disease, Respiratory disease (Asthma, COPD), Hypertension, Epilepsy & History of Stroke/TIA.
If you are affected by any of these it is important to attend an annual review appointment here at the surgery.
This is so our clinicians have your information up to date to enable safe and effective prescribing and support.
If you want to stop smoking, our service is free, friendly and can massively boost your chances of quitting for good. Our Healthcare Assistants provide smoking cessation advice, professional support and access to replacement therapies. Please book an appointment.
The practice offers a free text reminder service to any patients with a mobile number held on record. This service will send you a text message reminding you of any booked appointments at the surgery. Please cancel any appointments no longer required to help us improve our access for patients.
If you are travelling abroad, our Practice Nurses can offer travel advice and vaccinations where required.