Routine antenatal check-ups by our qualified midwife.
Time: Tuesdays 1.00pm – 3.30pm with Jan the Midwife
Routine “8 week” developmental checks carried out along with baby immunisations.
Attached is our Baby Booklet containing useful information.
Baby Booklet 2013 Baby_Booklet updated Oct 15
Time: Thursday afternoons 12.00 pm – 13.00 pm. With Dr Maria Stratford and Nurse Cathy.
Please see the latest guide to children’s health.
Travel vaccinations in line with latest regulations.
You need to fill out our travel forms and return them to reception in advance of having your immunisations. These can be printed off from the ‘Our Services’ page on this website. Reception or a Nurse will notify you about booking your appointment.
Please allow 6-8 weeks prior to travel for immunisations.
Please also read the attached information.
Travel clinic information
Please find attached LCCG’s position statement on travel vaccinations. The purpose of the bulletin is to clarify which vaccinations may be provided on the NHS for the purposes of travel. Only selected vaccines are authorised to be provided on the NHS, but advice for travel vaccinations and/or malaria prophylaxis should be provided free of charge as part of essential services.
Private Travel Immunisation Sites
Birdsfoot Lane Chemist (01582) 576571
Med Centres Plus
Houghton Surgery in Ampthill Tel (01525) 300898
Regular check-ups and advice from practice nurses on lifestyle, inhaler techniques and medication.
Time: Every day with nurse Ruth – times vary.
Minor Illness Clinic
Nurse Practitioner Ruth can prescribe if necessary and is happy to see patients with the following symptoms. If you have long term condition, other than asthma and copd, you will need to see a GP. Asthma and COPD reviews can be booked with Ruth by phoning the surgery.
Acute Abdominal pain
Diarrhoea and vomiting
Urinary tract infections
Babies over 1 year: coughs, colds, conjunctivitis and nappy rash
Please Note: The Nurse is unable to see pregnant women
Time: Daily clinics with Nurse Ruth.
Nurse Cathy can be booked for the following:
Injections – hormonal and contraception
Contraception – pill checks /depoprovera injections
Removal of Stitches
Travel – please fill out travel form BEFORE booking appointment
Diabetic checks – double appt required
Vaccinations – Infant and Child
Ear syringing – for elderly and frail only otherwise we will be happy to book patients into the extended access clinics at Gardenia and Medici surgery which are evening and weekends.
Flu Vaccinations including pregnant women and children
Time: Daily clinics with Nurse Cathy.
Shared care of diabetes in conjunction with the hospital Diabetic clinic.
Time: Book an appointment with Nurse Cathy.
Childhood immunisations in line with latest recommendations.
Routine Childhood Imms from June 13
Times: 8 week immunisations every Thursday 12.15pm – 13.00pm. All other imms book an appointment at any time.
Clinic every morning for blood test requests from the Doctor.
Time: Book an appointment with Nurse Dawn.
Confidential advice on contraception including emergency contraception.
Time: Doctor or Nurse at any time. Book via reception.
Health Care Assistant
The following appointments can be booked with our Health Care Assistant, Rachel Pitt but are not available to book online
New patient registration checks
Blood pressure checks
Flu Vaccinations (only if you have had vaccination previously) NO Childrens flu
Time: Book with our HCA, Rachel Pitt.