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The practice nurses undertake a variety of health promotion activities and assist with the management of several chronic disease areas. They hold regular sessions throughout the week and appointments can be made via reception.

Cytology Snr Elaine Kesterton
Dressings Snr Elaine Kesterton
Asthma Snr Elaine Kesterton
CHD Snr Elaine Kesterton
Diabetes Snr Elaine Kesterton
Immunisations Snr Elaine Kesterton
Blood Pressure Jennifer Keall (HCA)
Spirometry Jennifer Keall (HCA)
Bloods Jennifer Keall (HCA)
Antenatal Rachel O'Neil (midwife)
Pharmacist Beverley Knotts

Activities covered by Sister Kesterton include clinics for cytology, asthma, CHD, diabetes, immunisations and dressings. HCA Carole Barkas performs spirometry tests and phlebotomy services.

Well Woman Checks

General advice on any issues related to women's health.
Breast self-examination tuition.
Pill/contraceptive checks.
HRT/menopausal advice.

Heart Disease Prevention

Assessment of risk factors for heart disease.
Advice on prevention.
Monitoring of blood pressure.

Diabetes Care

Monitoring and advice to diabetics.

Asthma Care

Monitoring and advice to asthmatics.


Monitoring and advice to COPD patients.

Cervical Smears

Routine smears are done every three years or every five years when over 50.
Annual smears when necessary.

Contraceptive Care

Advice and information regarding contraceptive care.
Screening checks regarding contraceptive care.

Midwife/Antenatal Care

We offer an antenatal clinic on a weekly basis, this is held at The Elgin Centre (Carhill) to provide tests, examinations, routine checks and advice for pregnant women. This is run by our midwife who is also available to offer specialist advice on the telephone.

Travel Clinic

Advice and information regarding appropriate vaccinations for travellers.
Vaccinations and immunisations for travellers.
We also give general travel advice.

Treatment Room

For dressings, sutures and staple removal, blood tests, swabs, tetanus, ear irrigation.

Our practice hosts the following services and clinics:

To attend one of these clinics please ring our reception on 0191 478 3678.

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