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ASTHMA & COPD CLINIC

  • Fressingfield: (invitations sent) DSCF7477.jpg  
  • Stradbroke: (invitations sent)
  • Run by nurses who our specially trained Asthma & COPD nurses. The emphasis is on monitoring treatment, continuing education and advising on self management, including recognising when your asthma/COPD is getting worse and what you should do in that situation.

HEART DISEASE AND STROKE CLINIC

  • Fressingfield: (invitations sent)
  • Stradbroke: (invitations sent)
  • Clinics run by by nurses to monitor, advise and support patients who have heart disease or who have had a stroke and those who are at risk.

DIABETES CLINICS

  • Fressingfield: (invitations sent) DSCF7306.jpg 
  • Stradbroke: (invitations sent)
  • Clinics run by specially trained nurses. The clinic aims to promote a better understanding of diabetes, encourage self management, educate and help monitor your diabetes with a view to preventing the long-term complications of diabetes that include blindness, kidney failure, foot ulcers and amputations.

MIDWIFE CLINIC

  • Every Monday morning at Fressingfield, run by a Midwife attached to our practice.  You can ring the practice to make an appointment.

CERVICAL SMEARS

  • Our trained cervical smear Nurses are happy to carry out your cervical smears during normal surgery hours at a time and surgery that is convenient for you. Please let the Receptionist know when you book your appointment that it is for a cervical smear.

OVER 75’S CLINIC

  • Fressingfield and Stradbroke
  • Available each year to all patients aged 75 years and over - who are not seen in any of our other chronic disease clinics. Its aim is to help monitor ongoing care and individual needs. An invitation will be sent for an annual check around your birthday.

UNDER 5 DROP-IN CLINIC

  • Fressingfield: 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month
  • Run by our attached Health Visitors. This is an open access session (no appointments required) for all parents with babies and young children to meet together, have their babies weighed and obtain practical help and advice from the Health visitors on all matters relating to their children.

MINOR SURGERY

  • All the doctors perform minor surgery procedures at both Fressingfield or Stradbroke. You should arrange a time and place for your treatment with the Doctor who is going to carry it out.
  • We offer cryosurgery for the treatment of warts and verrucas and other skin conditions. We are unable to carry out certain minor surgical procedures which are considered cosmetic only.

SMOKING CESSATION CLINIC

  • This clinic aims to encourage a more effective approach to giving up smoking. You can contact us for an appointment at the Fressingfield or Stradbroke Surgery or be referred by the doctors or nurses.
  • An initial assessment at the first visit provides advice and a choice of nicotine withdrawal medication, if appropriate, and then encouragement and support at follow up sessions, using a Carbon Monoxide monitor to reinforce abstinence from smoking.

COUNSELLOR

  • The doctor can refer you for counselling/cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).  The CCG is responsible for the delivery of this service to our patients.

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