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Noticeboard contents : Flu vaccinations, Text Messaging for appointments, On-Line access, 'Live Well, Feel Better' and Giving up smoking

  • Please note that our flu vaccinations are now in stock so please contact us if you are eligible and would like to take advantage of this.
  • On-Line access. Please see links on the Home Page for more details about on-line access for Appointments, Repeat Prescriptions, access to your Patient Records and access to test results.
  • Live Well, Feel Better - for more details see the link on the home page

 Life Well Feel Better

  • Free Health Checks for all patients aged 40-75 - If you would like to benefit from a free Health Check please contact us. Health Check surgeries will be running from January.

  • ‘Do you want to give up smoking?  Have you been thinking about quitting?  If so, do you know that you can get access to your local stop smoking service who have a proven track record in helping people to stop smoking and stay stop.  If you are interested in giving up or need any advice on the best way to do so why not ring the surgery on the number above and ask about the how you can access the service locally near you’

Clinics & Services

As well as general consultations, we run a range of clinics for patients.  All of these clinics are by appointment only. For further details about these clinics, please contact reception.

pregnant_23Antenatal Clinics

Tuesdays: 9:00am to 4:00pm at River Lodge Surgery

Thursdays 9:00am to 4:00pm at River Lodge Surgery

This clinic is run by a qualified Midwife.  If you become pregnant, you will be asked register your pregnancy on www.mypregnancymatters.co.uk - please do this AS SOON AS YOU KNOW YOU ARE PREGNANT and then book an appointment to see the midwife. You will then be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy at the practice.

For more information on pregnancy, please see the Pregnancy Care Planner section on this website which provides information from the NHS Choices website.

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Tuesday: 2:30pm to 5:00pm at River Lodge Surgery

Thursday: 2:30pm to 5:00pm at Ringmer Surgery


These clinics are run by both our Diabetes Lead GPs and Practice Nurses.  These clinics offer advice and health check-ups for patients diagnosed with diabetes.

Coil Fitting Clinics

Bi-monthly on Tue, Wed or Thu 9am-10.30am (please contact Reception for specific dates of clinics)

These clinics are run on a rotational basis between three female GPs and a nurse.  Patients wishing to have a coil fitted or replaced must make an initial appointment with a GP first in order to discuss the procedure prior to booking into the coil fitting clinic (please visit the separate Coil Fitting section on this website for further information).

Minor Procedures

Some minor surgery procedures can be done at the practice, or at the local hospital, by our GPs.  Please discuss this with your GP who will then arrange an appointment for the procedure.

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Warfarin Monitoring Clinics

Wednesdays: 8:30am to 12noon at Ringmer Surgery
Thursdays: 9:30am to 1:00pm at River Lodge Surgery

These clinics are run by our trained Healthcare Assistant and Practice Nurse for patients who are being prescribed Warfarin medication and need regular dose monitoring.

Childhood Immunisation Clinicsvaccination2

Tuesday: 2:00pm to 4:00pm at River Lodge Surgery
Tuesday: 3:00pm to 4:00pm at Ringmer Surgery (on alternate weeks)

These clinics are run by our Practice Nurses. Parents should receive letters from the Child Health Department to make an appointment for their baby to have their immunisations when they are due.

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Other Services

Other services are available with our practice nurses during their normal clinic times. These services include Well-Woman/Man checks, asthma and COPD reviews, cervical screening, travel vaccinations and much more.  For more details on any of these clinics, please ask at reception.

Health Visitor Clinicsbaby_district_nurse

Health Visitors are no longer based at the practice. However, they run a number of local clinics.  Health Visitors can be contacted at 01273 402508.

District Nurses

The District nurses visit patients who are housebound and can be contacted at 01273 402508.

 

 
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