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PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS

PLEASE DO NOT ORDER YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS EARLY - THEY WILL NOT BE ISSUED AND DUE TO CURRENT PRESSURE WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CONTACT YOU IN RELATION TO THIS

 

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Carers Health Check 

If you are a 'carer' (i.e. you have an unpaid role looking after someone in the community) for someone we can offer you a health check. 

This will involve an enquiry about any health problems / complaints and a review of any current medication which you may be on.  We can also provide information for organisations which may be able to help you in your role as a carer.

Please telephone our reception and ask for an appointment with our Practice Nurse for 'A Carers Health Check'

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BOWEL SCREENING

A new video has been released giving information on the Bowel Screening Testing

which is currently underway for eligible patients in Northern Ireland. 

If you have to take the test please follow the link below - you may find it of use!

http://www.cancerscreening.hscni.net/2188.htm

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Meningitis Vaccination 

The practice are offering patients an additional vaccination to protect them against meningitis which will cover the ACW+Y strains of the illness. 

You are eligible if you are a patient:

* Aged 18 (born between 2/7/1996 - 1/7/1996)

* If you are born between 2/7/1997 - 1/7/1999

* If you are aged up to 25 going to University for the first time

* If you are 16 or 17 going to Agricultural College for the 1st time

Please telephone reception if you fall into one of the categories and wish to avail of this vaccine.

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PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS

PLEASE NOTE AS FROM THE 25 MAY 2018 WE WILL NO LONGER BE FAXING PRESCRIPTIONS TO CHEMISTS

 

Clinics & Services

Antenatal

Twice weekly antenatal clinics are run by our midwife, supported by the doctors. Clinics are held at The Country Medical Centre on a Wednesday afternoon and The Dervock Surgery on a Tuesday afternoon. Care is shared with a consultant obstetrician. Antenatal classes can be arranged for patients. All women considering pregnancy should seek pre-conceptual advice from their doctor. If you become pregnant you should arrange a ‘booking appointment’ with the midwife.

Childhood Immunisation & Surveillance Clinic girl_with_open_mouth

Twice weekly childhood immunisation clinics are run by our doctors. Clinics are held at The Country Medical Centre on a Wednesday afternoon and The Dervock Surgery on a Tuesday afternoon between 14:00 and 16:00. Appointments for these clinics are arranged and sent to patient from Child Health.

Child Health Clinics

Your health visiting team can offer a family centred service from pregnancy until your child goes to school. Care health reviews are carried out at home during this time giving relevant health promotion advice and support. The health visitor is available during the hours of 09:00 – 17:00.

Cryotherapy Clinic

Thursdays  15:30 – 16:30 at The Country Medical Centre

Minor Surgery

Each doctor offers this service including removal of skin lesions, joint injections and other minor procedures.

Contraception & Family Planning

Contraceptive services including coil fitting and implant are provided by the practice and are available by appointment during surgery hours. For emergency contraception speak to your doctor in the surgery or telephone as directed by the receptionist.

Well Woman Clinic

This is run by our practice nurses. They offer cervical screening, advice on breast awareness and general health advice. All women who require a smear will be contacted to make an appointment.

Flu Clinic syringe

Flu clinics operate between the months of October and February. If you are eligible to receive a Flu vaccination then please contact the surgery to arrange a suitable appointment.

Travel Immunisation & Advice

Our practice nurses will advise you on the recommendations for your chosen destination and arrange for immunisation. Please make an appointment at least six weeks before travel.

Disease Management Clinics

Regular reviews of patients with asthma, diabetes and other long-term illnesses are carried out by our practice nurse.

 
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