In addition to general medical consultations, we are pleased to be able to provide specialist clinics and services covering the following areas:
The doctors, working in liaison with the community midwives, and hospital services, are able to provide comprehensive care throughout pregnancy. The midwife attends the surgery on alternate Tuesday afternoons for routine ante-natal care.
- Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Nurse led clinics for those with respiratory problems. In order to obtain maximum benefit from therapy, it is essential that regular checks are performed to achieve optimum control of the condition.
There is no audiologist clinic at the surgery. Patients must now see their doctor who will make an appointment with the audiologist for a hearing test at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn. Routine repairs to hearing aids and provision of spare batteries are still available at the surgery.
- Blood Pressure, Heart Disease and Diabetic Clinics
Patients who are being treated for these diseases will be recalled to the clinics for regular checks. There are annual checks by the doctors unless referrals to them are made more frequently and intermediate checks by a nurse 3-6 monthly.
- Child Health
Doctors carry out examinations at 8 weeks, to ensure that your child is developing normally and is designed to coincide with first vaccinations.
You can be referred by any of the medical staff if you need to see our counsellor.
As opposed to surgical removal, some small skin lesions can be removed by applying liquid nitrogen spray. Referral is through your doctor but the treatment may be applied by the practice nurse.
A dietician from Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn attends the surgery twice a month. You may be referred by your doctor for a wide variety of dietary advice.
- Family Planning
All the doctors have undergone specialist training and are available to advice on all aspects of family planning, including counselling before starting a family, problems with infertility. Coils are fitted, removed or replaced by the iCash service in King Lynn.
- Minor Surgery
All the doctors are qualified to carry out minor operations. These are performed at special sessions, after consultation with your doctor. Dr Brudenell has lead responsibility in this area and carries out regular fortnightly clinics on a Monday afternoon.
The physiotherapist can be consulted by appointment on your doctor’s advice. Advice regarding therapeutic exercise, certain manipulations, ultrasound therapy.
- Podiatry (Foot Care)
The clinic does not provide the services of a chiropodist but for specialist foot care your doctor can refer you to a podiatrist.
- Private Medical Examinations
Medical examinations for special purposes such as pre-employment, fitness to travel, elderly drivers, fitness to undertake sports etc., will require longer than a routine appointment. These examinations do not form part of NHS Services, you will be charged for any such examination. Please inform the receptionist when arranging such appointments. You can Contact a Receptionist online.
We provide a nurse led clinic to help you stop smoking and to give help and support to those willing to try.