Services We Provide

Station Drive Surgery provide General Medical Services under our contract with the NHS.  We also provide additional services such as Help2Quit and Help2Slim to further improve patient care.

 

Cervical Screening

All women aged 25-65 are offered  routine screening for cervical cancer in line with current NHS guidance.

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childhood immunisations and antenatal checks

Childhood immunisations and antenatal checks

We provide all childhood immunisations and are keen to ensure children are immunised. Childhood immunisation clinics are held at the surgery. Parents are asked to bring the Child Health Record (the red book) with them for each appointment.

We support the local midwives and obstetricians in antenatal care.

 

Mental Health Practitioner

 

We provide access to a number of NHS counselling and mental health services but also have an in-house expert, Sandy Russell, who can help patients directly.

He is currently available on Thursdays and can see patients aged 15 years and over.

clinical psychologist appointments

Appointments can be booked directly via Reception. 


Asthma & COPD Clinics

Our Nurse Alice specialises in Respiratory and runs clinics so that anyone with Asthma or COPD can access her for appointments and annual reviews.

 

nurse clinics

Blood Tests

Our Nurses and Health Care Assistants provide a phlebotomy service for tests arranged by your doctor as well as routine tests for monitoring disease, such as annual blood tests for patients with Diabetes.

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Dressings

Our Nurses and HCAs are available for dressings and advice on wound care.

 

Electrocardiograms (ECG/ ‘heart trace’) and Echocardiography

Your GP may request that you get a heart trace (ECG) which our nurses and health care assistants can complete. If your GP thinks you need an ultrasound scan of your heart – then that can now be carried out at Station Drive Surgery by trained sonographers from the hospital who are providing a community service from our practice.

ECG

 

maternity

Maternity

The Practice works in partnership with the local midwives and health visitors to offer a comprehensive antenatal and postnatal service. Preconceptual advice and guidance is available from your GP or Nurse. If you are pregnant make a GP appointment and we will arrange booking clinic review where you are able to discuss your choices of hospital and community care.

PREGNANCY CARE PLANNER

 

Essential Hypertension

Our experienced nurse Tonia Meyrick runs clinics offering support, advice and reviews for patients living with hypertension.

 

Contraception

The Practice offers a complete contraception service including fitting implants and coils. In addition we run a monthly Family Planning Clinic, where Dr Deborah Shepherd is available to discuss cases and to provide iucd and implant services.

Contraception

 

Joint Injections

Dr Mitchell has completed his training and is now able to offer joint injections.

 

flu jabs, pneumonia and shingles vaccinations

Flu jabs, Pneumonia and Shingles Vaccinations

All over 65 year olds and those at risk are advised to have annual flu jabs. The Practice runs clinics in the autumn. In addition we ensure all eligible patients are offered Pneumonia and Shingles Vaccinations.

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Diabetes

We have an expert lead in Diabetes Nurse Tonia Meyrick who will help you manage your diabetes. Several of our GPs also have a specialist interest in diabetes.

diabetes

 

Ear Irrigation

Our Nurses and HCAs run our regular ear irrigation clinics.

 

weight management

Weight Management and Smoking Cessation

We can help you manage your weight or to stop smoking. We have programmes designed to support weight control and for smoking cessation. These clinics are often available in the evening surgeries to allow busy working people to be supported in changing and developing better health habits.

 

NHS Health Checks

This is a HCA led clinic. NHS Health Checks  are available for well patients aged 40 - 74years. We try and provide some of these clinics in the evening surgeries for those patients who find it difficult to attend during the day. The Health Check includes a finger prick to check your cholesterol level.

Well Woman and Well Man Health Checks

 

travel clinic

 

 

Travel Medicines & Jabs

We offer travel innoculations and advice on medical precautions to take when travelling. The NHS does not pay for travel vaccinations so there will be a charge for these.

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 External Clinics

Other clinics that run at Station Drive Surgery  include:

  • Hidden Hearing 
  • AAA screening 
  • Memory Clinic
  • Echocardiogram Clinic
  • Greenoaks Counselling
  • IAPT Counselling.