Held every Monday between 12.00pm – 1.00pm. 8 week checks
with the GP and immunisations with the practice nurse. Access
to mothers with pushchairs is through the rear entrance.
More Information on immunisations
Provision of pre-natal, ante-natal and post-natal care is
shared between the Doctor, Midwives and Health Visitors. .
The Midwives will ensure that you know the name of the Midwife
responsible for your care.
Antenatal Clinics are held every week on Tuesday
Family Planning Services:
Including coil fitting, implants and emergency contraception,
are provided at the surgery. Both men and women can consult
the Doctor and the Practice Nurse for advice on contraception
and sexual health, including chlamydia screening for patients
between 16 and 24 years. As with all consultations this is
completely confidential. The Doctor is happy to discuss unplanned
pregnancies in confidence. Coils can be fitted by the Doctor
Appointments can also be made with the Practice Nurse for
cervical smears, HRT, travel immunizations, and chronic disease
management. All newly registered patients are required to
have a routine health check.
CHD (Coronary Heart Diseases)/Heart Failure:
Annual checks for people with heart problems
is carried out by the practice nurse.
At Eastgate Surgery you can get regular diabetic check-ups
with the nurse.
Appointments can be made with the nurse for
High blood pressure or hypertension is a common
medical condition, and must be monitored regularly.
The practise nurse at the surgery will help
you with this when you book in for a Stop Smoking session.
For further information, go to www.smokefree.nhs.uk