Clinics We Offer
The following specialised clinics are available:
- Antenatal Clinic
- Asthma Clinic
- Cervical Smears
- Chest Clinic
- Diabetic Clinic
- Family Planning
- Heart Disease Prevention
- High Blood Pressure
- Travel Health
Clinics for well babies are held on Thursday mornings 09:00 – 11:30, when the health visitors are available for support, information and advice. A programme of developmental assessments is offered to children up to age 5 years. Some developmental assessments are carried out by appointment within clinic time; others are carried out at home at times arranged between the health visitor and parents.
Immunisation clinics are held by appointment on Tuesday mornings with our practice nurse.
Surgical procedures not requiring hospital facilities (e.g. removal of moles and lumps) may be undertaken at the surgery.
Please discuss with your doctor.
Your doctor of choice, along with our midwife, provide pre-conception, antenatal, and post-natal care. Our Midwives will initially see newly pregnant patients on Friday mornings at the Booking in Clinic. Our patients are usually referred to Hexham General Hospital for maternity care, but we can refer to other maternity units on request.
Appointments for contraceptive advice including the fitting of diaphragms and coils and reviews of the contraceptive pill are available. We offer a full range of Long Acting methods of contraception, including implants, injections and coils.
We also offer an accessible and confidential emergency contraception service. Please ring reception for an appointment.
Appointments for general health checks, cervical smears, contraceptive advice including the fitting of diaphragms and coils, are available.
Stopping Smoking Advice
Are you ready to quit smoking and looking for ways to cut back?
Look no further than Northumberland’s Stop Smoking Service. They offer free support and advice to help you every step of your journey.
Their stop smoking toolkit is full of helpful resources, support, and advice to make quitting easier. We understand quitting can be a challenge but with tailored professional support this journey has never been more within reach.
Visit our new website to help Northumberland’s smokers quit.
It’s never too late to stop smoking and the health benefits will be felt very quickly. These include:
- Breathing easier and coughing less after quitting
- More energy as blood circulation improves
- Improved sense of taste and smell
- Less stress and anxiety
Evidence shows that people are 3 times more likely to quit for good if they have support from their local Stop Smoking Service.
Take the first step by contacting your local stop smoking service during office hours from
- 9am – 5pm, Monday to Thursday
- 9am - 4pm Friday