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baby_12Baby Clinic

Held in normal surgery with the doctor for:-

  • Baby 6 week check
  • 1st immunisation - please book for further immunisations with the practice nurse

Other Clinics and Special Services

  • Contraceptive Services - given in routine surgeries.
  • Antenatal Clinics - held every Tuesday by the Community Midwife
  • Post-Natal Care
  • Minor Surgery - when advised by Doctor, held Thursday mornings with Dr Nathan by appointment only
  • Foreign Travel Advice and Immunisations - form to be completed and bought to appointment with the Nurse at least 6/8  weeks prior to appointment
  • Asthma Clinic / COPD
  • Spirometery
  • Stop Smoking Clinic
  • Diabetes Clinic

Non NHS Services

Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:

  • Medicals for pre-employment, sports & driving requirements ( HGV, PSV etc)
  • Insurance claim forms
  • Passport signing
  • Prescriptions for taking medicines abroad
  • Private sick notes
  • Vaccination certificates
  • Doctors letters

The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointments availability.

Sickness certificates

You do not require a doctor's certificate for any illness lasting 7days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer or on the HMRC website.

If you sick for more than 7days your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay)

It is up to your employer to decide whether you are incapable of work. A medical certificate, (Statement of Fitness to work) from your doctor is strong evidence that you are sick and would normally be accepted, unless there is evidence to prove otherwise.

Statement of Fitness for Work - Fit note

The fit note was introduced on 6th April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.

For more information see the DirectGov website

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