Our Services

We offer a comprehensive range of medical services, in normal surgery appointments to gain the greatest flexibility. In addition we also provide:

Maternity Care

Please see the doctor of your choice. (Drs Ridley, Elphick, Thompson or Glennie)  Antenatal Clinics are held with the midwife on Thursday mornings between 10am – 12 noon.

Child Care Clinics

These clinics are held at Gas House Lane on Thursday mornings 9.30am – 11.30am for assessment of children’s growth and development. The health visitor will be in attendance. Any queries telephone 519519 or 511393.  You will be invited to attend for your child’s regular developmental check.

Immunisations

  • Routine children’s: You will be notified to attend the surgery when your child’s vaccinations are due.
  • Flu Vaccinations: People at risk will be contacted by the surgery.
  • Travel/Holiday Advice: Please make an appointment to discuss your requirements with the practice nurse. There will be a charge for those vaccines which are not available on the NHS.

Minor Surgery/Cryotherapy

Drs Jobling, Ridley, Glennie and Kurian perform some small surgical procedures under local anaesthetic at the surgery.  Cryotherapy treatment is available when recommended by a Doctor.

Health Promotion

We follow the national guidelines for health promotion and target particular at risk groups.  We also run a regular cervical smear screening service for which you will receive a letter of invitation if appropriate.

Family Planning

Please see your doctor who will be able to provide a full range of services, including emergency contraception.  Those wishing to consider having a coil fitted for contraception should discuss this with either Drs Elphick & Thompson.

Other Special Clinics Provided

Diabetic care, asthma care, dietary advice, smoking cessation, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Epilepsy, Hypertension monitoring, & Lithium monitoring.  Please see receptionist for details. Counselling services are available through you own Doctor who will make the appropriate arrangements.

Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation Advice is administered within the surgery please make an appointment with the practice nurse. External clinics are available in  Ashington and Newbiggin.  Further information available from the receptionists or your own Doctor.

Chiropody

For those patients who are entitled to Chiropody services these are available from the chiropody staff who are based at The Health Centre, Gas House Lane, Morpeth.  Telephone 01670 519519