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Our Clinics & Services

 

Practice Nurses

Liz Pollock works alongside the doctors in the practice to provide care for patients with chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and hypertension. Liz can also do cervical smears and many other nursing procedures.

 

Health Care Assistant (HCA)

HCA's are available for blood and urine tests, ECGs, dressings and a number of other nursing tasks.

 

Travel

Held by: Practice Nurse

Time: Appointments are variable throughout the week

 

Phlebotomy

Held by: Health Care Assistants

Time: Morning & Afternoon (until 5.15pm except Friday) appointments available

 

New patient check-up

Held by: Health Care Assistants

Time: Appointments are variable throughout the week

 

Minor Surgery

Held by: GP and Practice Nurse

Time: Appointments are variable throughout the week

 

Drug and alcohol counselling

Held by: Addiction Team

Time: By appointment

 

Dietician

Held by: Whitby Hospital

Time: By appointment

 

Diabetes Clinic

Held by: Practice Nurse

Time: Appointments throughout the week

 

Counselling

Held by: Mental Health Team

Time: Appointments can be made at various times but a referral by the GP will be needed first

 

COPD

Held by: Practice Nurse

Time: Appointment times are variable

 

Chiropody

Held by: Podiatrist

Time: Thursday afternoons

Patients are seen by appointment and will need to be referred by the GP

 

Child Immunisations

Held by: Practice Nurse

 

Appointments can be made via reception

 

Baby Clinic

Held by: Health Visitor at Whitby Hospital

 

Asthma Clinic

Held by: Practice Nurse

Time: Appointments are sent out to patients on the asthma register.

 

Smoking Cessation Clinic

Held by: Health Care Assistants

Time: Our nursing team are there for those who would like support in stopping smoking. Please speak to reception for an appointment.

 

Patients are encouraged to get their blood pressure checked once every three years once they reach the age of 40, but there is no evidence that routine medicals annually for everybody provides any health benefits.

 

If you have specific health worries please feel free to discuss them with the doctors or nurses.

 

Prevention!

 We are keen to prevent problems as well as treating them! We recommend the following:

 

 Regular reviews for all patients with Asthma, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Epilepsy, and other chronic conditions.

 

Immunisations Childhood vaccinations are given by our Practice Nurse Elizabeth Pollock.

For travel immunisations please see Liz also. 

People over 65 and patients with certain conditions should have the annual flu-jab in September/October in addition to a one-off pneumococcal vaccine and a Shingles vaccination if you are 70 or 75. If you are unsure on anything please give the surgery a call.

 

IAPT Self Referral Link:

www.northyorkshireiapt.co.uk

 

 

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