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Please complete our family and friends test after you have had your consultation with the doctor. Please click the link opposite under ' Have your say'

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If you think that you will be requiring travel vaccinations this summer, please submit a travel assesment form idealy at least 6 weeks before you travel

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The Surgery featured on ITN news on Fiday 23rd October 2015, click on the link to watch the report on the overprescribing of antibiotics, and what the Old School Surgery is doing to address this issue.  ITV News

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Are your contact details up to date? Please speak to one of our receptionists  who will check this for you.

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 The Surgery was recently awarded a Gold Award for services and support provided to the carers of our patients for a third time!!

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The NHS is 70 Years old on

Thursday 5th July 2018

 

To celebrate this milestone we are having tea and cake on the surgery lawn from

12 noon onwards.

 

Please come and join us and raise a cup or two.

 

Clinics & Services

asthma_inhaler4The following is a list of the main services that we provide at The Surgery. Please do not hesitate to enquire with any of the staff or doctors should what you are looking for not be listed.

Medication Reviews

Normally carried out by the Doctor. You should expect to have at least an annual review of all of your medication. Please do ask the Doctor if you are unsure as to what particular tablets are for, or what they do. We wish to involve you as much as possible in the management of any ongoing conditions that you may have.

Asthma Reviews

Can be carried out by the Practice Nurse or the Doctor. These tend to be longer than our normal 10 minute slots. It is very useful if you can bring your inhalers and a peak flow diary if you keep one to your appointment.

Diabetes Reviews

If you are diabetic it is very important that you have regular check-ups with the Nurse and the Doctors. We will normally advise you when checks are required. You will also be accepted into the Digital Retinal Screening Programme and be invited for an annual check- This service is currently commisioned via Virgin Care  and the Screening Unit attend in Marlborough every few months at at The Maurice Suite in Marlborough Medical Practice in George Lane.

Weight Control

The Doctors and Nurse will be happy to provide advice and support on losing weight. You can monitor your own weight using the self test machine in the waiting area.

Cervical Screening

All women between the ages of 25- 64 will be called by Wiltshire Cervical Screening Programme:

25- 49 every 3 years and 50 – 64 every 5 years. Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse when you have received your invite.

Antenatal Care

pregnant4As soon as your Pregnancy is confirmed, the Doctor will refer you into the care of our Community Midwife- Libby Stone. She holds a weekly clinic at the Surgery every Wednesday afternoon, on a booked appointment basis. Libby works closely with the medical team at the Practice, to ensure that your pregnancy is a smooth as possible.

Mother and Baby Clinic

The Health Visitor visits the Surgery every  3rd Monday (afternoon) of each month. Her clinic is run on a booked appointment basis. This prevents lengthy waits which have been a feature in the past when we have held drop in clinics.

Family Planning

Confidential advice on contraception including emergency contraception can be obtained by seeing any of the Doctors at the Practice. To ensure complete confidentiality you will be seen in normal surgery hours- simply book a routine appointment with the Doctor, or if emergency contraception is required one of our emergency appointments that day. The Surgery does not currently carry out contraceptive implants, but these can be arranged for you at another local surgery if you wish, please ask for details.

Minor Surgery

Dr Paddon and Dr Woods are able to perform minor surgery procedures. GPs  will advise you when they feel this is appropriate. A joint appointment with the Nurse and the Doctor is advised for these procedures.

Cryotherapy

This is a form of minor surgery, a freezing technique used in the treatment of verrucaes, skin tags and particular types of warts and moles.Genearllay, this clinic is run on Wednesday afternoons.

Stop Smoking Clinic

Our Practice Nurse Jane Marren , is a trained NHS Stop Smoking advisor, and is able to provide one to one counselling and support to help you 'kick the habit'.Please either speak with your Doctor or contact reception if you would like help in giving up.

 
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