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Carers Northumberland

Updated on 7th November 2016 at 2:47 pm

If you are a carer, Carers Northumberland is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of carers, informing carers of their rights and entitlements, supporting carers to access help for the person they care for.  More information is available on their website: http://www.carersnorthumberland.org.uk There is a regular Carers’ meeting in the Village Hall on the […]

Evening Surgeries

Updated on 24th April 2015 at 1:31 pm

In response to popular demand we have an evening surgery on Wednesdays until 7:30pm. These appointments, with our Practice Nurse can be booked via Reception.  

Nurse Lead Clinic

Updated on 24th April 2015 at 1:29 pm

Chronic conditions – High blood pressure; Diabetes; Coronary heart disease; Asthma; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Health Checks

Updated on 24th April 2015 at 1:28 pm

The NHS Health Check is a health check-up for adults in England aged 40-74. It is designed to spot early signs of stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, Type II diabetes or dementia. As we get older we have a higher risk of developing one of these conditions. An NHS Health Check helps find ways to […]

Dietary Advice

Updated on 24th April 2015 at 1:27 pm

A dietician visits the surgery to help people with diabetes.

Minor Surgery

Updated on 24th April 2015 at 1:26 pm

Dr Lees & Dr Waite both perform minor surgery where appropriate. Due to constraints of the building. Minor surgery is performed at Widdrington Surgery in dedicated facilities.

Contraceptive Services

Updated on 24th April 2015 at 1:24 pm

All our doctors are able to provide contraceptive advice. Dr Lees provides extended Contraceptive Services (Coils & Implants).  The link below is to an IUD film, reproduced with permission from Lothian Sexual Health, NHS Lothian: http://www.lothiansexualhealth.scot.nhs.uk/Contraception/IUDIUS/Pages/default.aspx    

Childhood Immunisation

Updated on 24th April 2015 at 1:22 pm

Joan Givens – our practice nurse – performs childhood immunisations on Wednesday afternoons and Friday mornings.