Flu clinics for 2016 - We will publish dates for 2016 flu clinics here, as soon as they are available.
Our clinics are again to be held on Saturday mornings (dates to be confirmed) on the surgery premises from 08.30hrs to 12.00hrs for Sherbourne registered patients. All those over 65yrs, or those that will be 65yrs before end of March 2017, and those in at risk groups are eligible to attend the clinics or ask for a flu jab at any appointment once we have the vaccine in stock.
The at risk groups include :
Chronic respiratory disease such as COPD, chronic bronchitis & Emphysema, Cystic fibrosis, Bronchiectasis, or Pneumoconiosis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia BPD
Asthmatics on repeat use of sytemic or inhaled steroids, those who have hospital admissions with Asthma, children who have had hospital admission with lower respiratory tract disease.
Chronic Heart Disease including congenital heart disease, high blood pressure with complications, chronic heart failllure, those on medication/follow up with ischaemic heart disease.
Chronic Kidney Disease CKD at stage 3,4 or 5, chronic kidney failure, nephrotic syndrome, kidney tranplant patients.
Carers - if you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose well-being could be placed at risk if you fall ill with flu.
Chronic Nuerological Disease including Stroke or TIA. You should also be considered if you have polio syndrome, cerebral palsy, MS or similar conditions, hereditary & degenerative disaes of the nervous system or severe neurological disability.
Diabetes Type 1 or Type 2
Chronic Liver Disease including liver cirrhosis, biliary atresia or chronic hepatitis.
Low Immunity - those who have no spleen or splenic dysfuntion, HIV infection, patients undergoing chemotherapy or steroid treatment leading to immunosuppression.
Pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy , first, second or third trimesters.
Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons by appointment 1.30pm - 4.00pm
After your pregnancy has been confirmed by a positive pregnancy test the midwife will contact you.
Please note routine pregnancy testing is not available at this surgery. You may purchase reliable pregnancy tests from any pharmacy.
Well Baby & Child Health
Health Visitors support & offer advice to our families and their young children and can be contacted through the following telephone numbers
- Crown Way Clinic 01926 332242
- For South Leamington 01926 339604
- For North Leamington 01926 415913
These are carried out by our specially trained practice nurses and some of the GP’s
- Females aged from 25 – 50 yrs are offered routine cervical screening every 3 years.
- Females aged 50 – 65yrs are offered routine cervical screening every 5 years.
All family planning matters can be discussed at appointments with our GP’s, practice nurses and Midwife. Dr Sarah Goulding is a trained GP for insertion/removal of contraceptive implants and coils.
Management of Long Term Conditions
Our nurse-led clinics help patients manage long term conditions which require regular monitoring and assessment. Clinic appointments are available Monday – Thursday. We operate a recall system for the following conditions sending an annual invitation for you to attend.
*** PLEASE NOTE: As of 1st April 2014 our recall system has changed and you may find you will be called for review less than 12 months after your last review. We apologise for any inconvenience. Please bear with us during this period of change and book an appointment when we invite you to. Many thanks ***
- Asthma and COPD (chronic bronchitis)
- Mental Health (including Learning Difficulties)
Please note the following require a blood test with our Health Care Assistant around 10 days before attending the clinic:
- Coronary Heart Disease (includes Heart Attacks or Angina)
- Hypertension (High blood pressure)
- Stroke/Transient Ischaemic Attacks
Immunisations for pre-school children may be booked with our nursing team
Minor Surgery and Cryotherapy
A number of minor operative procedures are performed at the surgery. Please consult your doctor for advice and information. Cryotherapy is used for some skin conditions.
Our specially trained nurses offer one to one support on longer appointment times.
Phlebotomy (Blood Testing)
Blood testing is carried out at the surgery. Appointments for blood tests are offered each working day via the reception desk. Please note that children aged 12 yrs and under need to attend Warwick Hospital for a blood test.