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The Surgery Bromyard RdKnightwickWorcester, WR6 5PHTel: 01886 821279
We provide the following services:
Appointments with Kirsty Udall, our Clinical Pharmacist, are available to help the GPs to manage patients' long-term health conditions or deal with minor illnesses. Kirsty is available Monday to Thursday and is here to:-
Kirsty is assisted by Jennie Smith our Pharmacy Technician.
Our practice nurses are in the surgery every weekday morning and some evenings for
Please ring for an appointment.
You will be given a 10 minute appointment with a Healthcare Assistant and, depending on your illness, you may require a follow-up 20 minute appointment one week later with the Clinical Pharmacist. You will be advised by letter when your check is due, but if you think you may have been missed, please check with Reception. We will let you know if you need a blood or urine test or if you need to bring anything with you.
Annual hypertension checks can be carried out by the Healthcare Assistants.
If you are happy that your asthma is properly controlled by your current medication, you can let us know by filling out the form found in the link on the right.
If you have any concerns about any aspect of your chronic disease, please make an appoinment to see your GP or the Practice nurse.
You do not have to wait until you are called.
Menopause & Perimenopause Appointments
Menopause is inevitable but how we deal with it isn't!
Menopause symptoms can affect every part of the body causing a wide range of symptoms.
Each woman's experience will be different and while many have mild and transient symptoms, some women are very severely affected with symptoms causing a profound effect on quality of life, relationships and ability to work.
Symptoms can start a decade before the last period. This means that women in their 30's and 40's can be troubled with symptoms as well as older women.
Menopause increases the risk of some health conditions such as heart disease, osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes and the right treatment can reduce those risks. The NICE guidelines are clear that for the majority of women in the UK the benefits of treatment outweigh any risks.
You don't have to suffer in silence!
If you are having symptoms that you think may be menopause related (or even if you are not sure) please make an appointment to discuss it.
Dr Hinton, Dr Ward and Kirsty Udall (our Clinical Pharmacist) are all able to offer menopause advise and treatment.
It would be really helpful to complete a symptom profile before your appointment. This can be done using the free 'balance' app - click here for details.
Alternatively you can use the Greene Climacteric Scale - available here
Further information about the menopause can be found on the following websites:
The Menopause Charity
Balance - Menopause
Women's Health Concern
We offer a full range of contraceptive services. If you would like some advise about the best method for you please do make an appointment with a GP or Kirsty Udall our Clinical Pharmacist.
For coil fittings please make an appointment with Dr Hinton. This should be a 10 minute telephone appointment in the first instance to discuss your needs. Following this a 30 minute fitting appointment will be scheduled.
For implant fitting please make an appointment with Dr Hinton or Dr Ward. This should be a 10 minute telephone appointment in the first instance to discuss your needs. Following this an appointment will be scheduled for fitting or removal and refit.
For Depo-Provera injections - your first injection would need to be prescribed and given by a GP but subsequent injections can be given by one of our Practice Nurses.
Further information about the different types of contraception and their effectiveness can be found here.
We can arrange testing for sexually transmitted infections at the surgery or alternatively you can access testing through Worcestershire Integrated Sexual Health.
Unplanned pregnancy - in this situation please make an appointment with a GP ASAP so we can discuss your options and arrange any referrals for you at the earliest opportunity.
Follow this link for information regarding how to make an appointment, travel risks for different countries and how to stay healthy abroad
It is important for the health of your child and others that you ensure vaccinations are up to date. A course of childhood immunisations help protect not only your child, but future generations and the wider community.
All childhood vaccinations should be booked with the practice nurse. You should receive a reminder about these vaccines from the central childhood immunisations centre. If you think a vaccine may be due but you have not received notification, please contact the surgery.
Knightwick Surgery will endeavour to chase-up patients who are overdue for vaccines.
PLEASE NOTE: We must gain the consent of the child’s legal parent or guardian in order to vaccinate them. If you are asking another carer (e.g. a grandparent) to bring your child to be vaccinated, please contact the surgery beforehand to let us know and if possible provide written consent to be bought to the appointment. If we do not have parental/guardian consent, we will be unable to vaccinate your child.
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