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The surgery will now open 2 evenings and one early morning each week:

Monday 6.30pm to 7.30pm at Whitwell

Wednesday 6.30pm to 7.30pm at Whitwell

Thursday 6.30pm to 7.30pm at Creswell

These 3 sessions each week are for prebooked appointments only.

During annual leave these surgeries may be subject to change.

 

Out of Hours
Please telephone the surgery or you may prefer to ring the direct line number 0844 412 1105. Please have a pen and paper handy to take down instructions.

Test Results
Results are available between 11am and 2pm. Please contact the surgery between these times

Flu Vaccination

For details of this years flu jabs please see the Practice Information link.

 

WOMENS HEALTH

Ante-natal and post natal care is available at the surgery. Advice on all forms of family planning including hormone and contraceptive implants and contraceptive injections is available. For emergency contraception, you need to see a doctor or nurse as soon as possible, and not more than 72 hours after having unprotected sex.

Cervical Screening (Smear Tests) is recommended for all women aged between 25 and 65 years. Current guidelines recommend 3 yearly screening between 25 and 50 years and 5 yearly between 50 and 65 years. Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse for this screening. Breast Screening is recommended for all women aged between 50 and 65 years every 3 years. You will be sent an appointment to attend a screening clinic for you mammogram.

CHRONIC CONDITIONS

asthma_inhaler1We will regularly monitor your care and help to improve the way you manage your condition yourself for such chronic conditions as COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma, diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

Appointments can be booked with the Practice Nurses. It would help if you could bring your inhalers with you to clinics and details of home monitoring results, along with any new medication you may have been given at hospital etc.

FLU VACCINATIONS

These are available from October each year. Patients over the age of 65 and those with certain chronic disease are entitled to a free vaccination. Arrangements can be made for the housebound to have vaccinations at home. Please contact the surgery for further information.

PNEUMOCCAL VACCINATIONS

We advise all our patients over the age of 65 to have these vaccinations which help to protect against pneumococcal infection which can cause diseases such as pneumonia, septicaemia and meningitis.

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SMOKING CESSATION CLINICS

We are asked to record all our patients smoking status on our computer. We advise and support all patients not to smoke. Our Health Care Assistant can provide you with support.  Please make an appointment at reception. Free local support is available form North Derbyshire Stop Smoking

Service – Tel 0800 085 2299

www.derbyshirecountystopsmokingservice.nhs.uk

 

 
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