OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE
All of the doctors provide family planning advice. If you require a coil fitting (IUD) contact a local family planning clinic. All of the doctors will provide advice about termination of pregnancy and patients can now self-refer to one of the following organisations without having to see their doctor:
- British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS)
- Central Manchester NHS Trust
- Manchester Pregnancy Advisory Service
From 3rd October 2005 there will be one a central booking service that is able to offer an appointment at any of the above providers. It operates from 9.00am - 7.00pm on weekdays only. To make an appointment please ring: 0845 365 0565.
We have facilities to perform minor surgery such as freezing of warts and injection of joints. Please see your doctor.
HEALTH CHECKS FOR THE OVER 75s
If you are aged 75 years or over, you are entitled to an annual health check. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse. A home visit can be arranged if you are housebound.
HEALTH CHECKS FOR THE 15 - 74s
If you are aged between 15 - 74 years you are entitled to a three yearly health check. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse.
PARS (physical Activity Referral Service)
PARS helps people with long term conditions to increase their level of physical activity in a safe and structured way. The service provides a health screening, advice and access to exercise sessions led by highly qualified exercise professionals. If you feel this would benefit you then please discuss with your GP or Practice Nurse.
GENERAL HEALTH AND DISEASE INFORMATION SERVICE
We have a wide selection of leaflets and useful addresses (e.g. self-help groups). Please ask your doctor or the practice nurse.