ACCESSING GP SERVICES – NHS WALES
Clinics & Services
The surgery offers a comprehensive child health programme lead by our team of health visitors. An immunisation clinic is run once per week and all children are seen for their routine developmental check by one of the doctors.
A large amount of information about children's health is available on the Internet. We would recommend the following websites:
NHS Direct - A great source of information about health for both children and adults.
NHS Direct Children's Symptom Checker - A tool for health advice according to your child's symtoms.
Children First - An excellent website run by the world famous Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.
Immunisations - Information from the Wales NHS Direct website about children's immunisation schedule and why immunisations are so important for public health.
Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner
The First Contact Practitioners (FCPs) in Primary Care will assess patients with soft tissue, muscle and joint pain and help patients decide on the most appropriate management pathway. FCPs here are Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners with expertise in the assessment and management of Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.
Please call the surgery to book a telephone consultation to speak with one of our Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner or you can self refer to the physiotherapy department by completing the from below.
According to the policy outlined by Cervical Screening Wales, all women between 25-49 will be routinely called every 3 years. Women aged 50-64 will be called every 5 years. Please be aware that recall times will vary depending on the patient's previous results. If you receive a letter, either from Cervical Screening Wales or from the Surgery, please make every effort to attend. You will be booked for a 20 minute Well Woman appointment with one of our Practice Nurses. Please click the link below for more information.
More information on cervical screening
If you need advice on what form of contraception might be best for you, our Practice Nurses are qualified to give advice on the different forms of contraception available. She will be then be able to refer you to a doctor for a prescription, coil fitting, implant or contraceptive injection. We have special clinics for fitting of coils and implants.
For high quality reliable information about your contraceptive options we would recommend the following website:
FPA : Information about all contraceptive methods
NHS Sexual Health site
Drop in Clinics are available Monday and Wednesdays. For further information and appointments you can call 01267 248674.
Emergency contraception is available free of charge from most local pharmacies, or if preferred, is available from all of our doctors.
Please contact the surgery for more information on Smoking Cessation Clinics.
Stop Smoking Wales - information about stopping smoking and how to get free support if you or someone you know wants to stop smoking.
Smoking Cessation Drop In Clinic (registered patients ONLY)
Drop in clinics suspended due to Covid
Ash - action on smoking and health website.
Drug and Alcohol Use
If you are concerned about you or a friend or family member’s use of alcohol and/or drugs we are able to provide general advice and support in the surgery. In addition to this, we would recommend the following local organisation:
49 North Parade
Tel: 01970 626470
Cyswllt Contact's website provides both general information about drugs and alcohol and guidance on how to access the services provided by them and other organisations such as AA on NA.
We also recommend:
NHS Alcohol Website for information on Alcohol