We offer the following clinics and services
Annual reviews are undertaken by the Practice Nurse. During these reviews patients will have a check of lung function, and be given advice on acute Asthma attacks. Advice is available for those wishing to stop smoking, avoid trigger factors and improve lifestyle.
Asthma – If your condition is stable, you are able to submit an online Asthma Review form here, you can also arrange a telephone call with the Practice Nurse. If your symptoms are deteriorating or you are having any concerns please make an appointment with our Nurse.
The Surgery operates a blood clinic every weekday morning from 8.30 am – 12.30 pm.
Appointments can be booked for the blood clinic once you have spoken to a Clinician or your Consultant has sent you the paperwork.
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The death of someone close can be shattering. Everyone experiences grief differently; there is no ‘normal’ or ‘right’ way to grieve. How we react will be influenced by many different things, including our age and personality, our cultural background and religious beliefs, our previous experiences of bereavement, our circumstances and how we cope with loss.
Please click here to visit our Bereavement Page
Smear tests are conducted by our Practice Nurses. The Cytology Department in Leicester will send you a reminder when you are next due – normally 3 yearly for women aged 25-50, and 5 yearly for those over 50, unless advised differently by your GP.
Appointments for childhood immunisations are sent directly by the Health Authority. If you have any questions your Health Visitor will be happy to answer them, or you may discuss with your GP.
Patients who have had angina, heart attacks or coronary by-pass grafts are offered an annual review with one of the nurses. You will be asked to attend for cholesterol blood testing two weeks beforehand. Blood pressure, cholesterol, diet, exercise, alcohol, smoking and weight and medication will be reviewed, and flu and pneumonia vaccinations will be offered. It will be ensured that the necessary preventative medication is prescribed.
Cholesterol control and regular exercise can prevent heart disease.
We offer all diabetic patients an annual review with our diabetic specialist nurse. Patients will be asked to attend for blood tests two weeks beforehand. During the appointment blood sugar, blood cholesterol readings, blood pressure, foot and eye care, along with kidney function will all be assessed. Advice will also be given on diet, exercise, smoking and alcohol, also flu and pneumonia vaccinations will be offered.
Diabetic Retinopathy screening is offered annually by a mobile unit from the University Hospitals of Leicester.
Family planning advice, including emergency contraception, is available from all our doctors. All consultations are strictly confidential, including for those patients under 16.
Routine immunisations for children are organised through the Leicestershire Immunisation Department. An appointment card will be sent to you through the post and these clinics are usually held on a Wednesday afternoon.
If you have any questions about immunisations please speak to the Patient Services staff member or practice nurse.
You may be eligible for help if you are aged 16 or over and registered with a GP practice in Leicestershire County or Rutland.
Vita Health Group celebrates life. Improving lives physically and mentally drives everything we do.
They work in partnership with the NHS to provide mental and physical health services, work with the UK’s largest companies to help support their workforce and provide a full range of physiotherapy services to private customers.
Asking for help can seem like a big step, but it won’t seem so daunting when you have the right help and support. They offer a broad range of services to suit a variety of circumstances, so your journey with them will be unique to you.
We use a computerised scoring tool called QRISK2 to estimate a ‘risk score’ (as a percentage) of having a heart attack or stroke in the next 10years. The higher the score, the greater the risk.
The tool uses the information in your medical records, including the following:
New guidance from NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) suggests that anyone with score of more than 10% should be offered an interventional treatment.
The treatment plan would include lifestyle modification (e.g. stop smoking, dietary changes), lowering blood pressure and use of a cholesterol lowering medication – statin.
Statin medication can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke by around 25%. This is referred to as ‘primary prevention’.
Further information can be found on the links below.
Please contact the Practice for an appointment with your GP if you would like to discuss further or would like to commence on a statin.
To arrange an initial telephone consultation with a physiotherapist please call 0300 300 0046
Monday to Friday 8.00 am – 4.00 pm
Please make sure you have the following ready:
Once our Booking Centre staff have taken your details, we will arrange a telephone consultation with one of our qualified physiotherapists.
NHS Health Checks are open to those aged 40-74 who do not already have heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, diabetes or dementia. You can find out more on the NHS website.
Patients are now able to self-refer via an online application provided on the Leicestershire Partnership NHS trust website.
Podiatrists are healthcare professionals who have been trained to diagnose and treat abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. … They can also treat and alleviate day-to-day foot problems, including: toenail problems, such as thickened toenails, fungal nail infections or ingrown toenails. corns and calluses.
Please find the link below to visit their website to find out more.
Most lower back pain will get better by itself, without the need for medical intervention. However if you feel you need support then please contact the surgery to make an appointment with our Musculoskeletal Physio Therapist.
Do you want to quit smoking? Citizens Advice Rutland can help! You are 4 times more likely to quit with our programme, than on your own.
Citizens Advice offer:
Call 01572 725805
Visit www.rutlandrap.org.uk or drop into:
Citizens Advice Rutland
56 high Street
They can help you every step of the way!
Appointments can be made on request with a nurse who will check blood pressure, weight, and test urine for diabetes and kidney disease. Requests may also be made for cholesterol and prostate cancer screening tests. Advice will be given on diet, smoking, alcohol, exercise and testicular self-examination.
The Health Authority send reminders to all women due for a smear test; please ring and book an appointment with our nursing team. The team will also check blood pressure, screen urine for kidney problems and diabetes, and advise on diet, smoking, alcohol and exercise.
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