If you are troubled with this condition,
Dr Pathy specialises in dermatology and can
offer advice and treatment.
A tetanus booster
is required by all. The flu vaccine is
offered every October to all patients 65
years and over and those who fall into ‘At
Risk’ groups such as diabetes, heart
disease, lung or kidney disease.
Pneumovax is administered for protection
against bacteria that often causes
pneumonia. It is offered to all patients who
are 65 years and over.
We offer to students previously unimmunised,
Meningitis C and the second dose of the MMR.
Antenatal Clinic is held on a Friday
afternoon. The initial booking appointment
is with the midwife.
Information about antenatal care is
available at reception.
We aim to monitor and improve your
asthma management annually.
We are happy to advise you on your asthma at
any time, simply request an appointment with
the practice nurse.
Your annual review examination will include:
Cervical smears are carried out every 3
years. Ladies will automatically be invited
between the ages of 20 and 64 years, to
attend the surgery when their smear is due.
The smear will be carried out by one of our
Please do not ignore your recall letter.
Chlamydia screening may be offered at this
Routine Immunisations and developmental
check are carried out
every Thursday, between 1.30 p.m. and 3.00
The doctor and health visitor will be
present to discuss any problems.
Diabetes monitoring is performed at the
practice and in some cases shared with
scheduled hospital visits. Dr Pathy is the
lead GP in this area and our practice nurses
Practice Nurses offer screening for
diabetes. If required please make an
appointment at reception.
Planning and Contraception ‘Drop In' Clinic
We offer advice and guidance on the full
range of contraceptive care. We are able to
provide the oral contraceptive pill, the
contraceptive injection and emergency
Referral can be made to specialist clinics
for methods not available at the surgery and
for certain sexual health screening tests.
The Contraception ‘Drop In' clinic is held Monday to
Thursday, 11.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.
Our practice nurses offer a ‘Health
Screening’ service which includes urine
analysis, height, weight and blood pressure
check. A simple blood test is carried out
for cholesterol and diabetes screening.
Dietary advice is available on request.
When booking an appointment, please supply
the receptionist with the reason for your
booking and an appropriate time slot will be
If you are a smoker, we strongly advise that
you stop. Please contact ‘Smokers Helpline
Wales’ on 0800 169 0 169.
Advice and support is available by
appointment with a practice nurse.
When going abroad on holiday or business you
may need the protection of travel
vaccinations and malaria tablets. Most
vaccinations are administered without charge
with the exception of Hep B and Yellow
Fever. Please see the practice nurse by
Dr Pathy runs a monthly ‘Wart Clinic’. For
more information, please contact the
Our practice nurses provide many routine
services which include:
- Ear syringing
- Stitch removal
- Blood tests
- Routine management of
All of these services are
available by appointment. When booking an
appointment, please supply the receptionist
with the reason for your booking and an
appropriate time slot will be given.