Clinics & Services
Health Promotion Clinics Services
The practice believes in the prevention of illness and promotion of a healthy lifestyle. The following clinics are available:
- Well Woman
- Minor Surgery
- Heart Disease
- Smoking Cessation
The practice holds weekly midwife led ante natal clinics. The midwives work closely with the doctors at the Surgery. Also the local midwife team provide ante natal and post natal visits throughout the community. The doctors are happy to provide shared ante natal care with the local hospitals.
Immunisation & Vaccination
- Childhood Immunisations - your child will be invited to attend for immunisation at 2 months, 3 months, 4 months and 13 months of age as per the childhood immunisation schedule.Pre-School children are offered a booster vaccination of DTP (Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) + Polio. Reminders are sent out to Parents from Child Health and Loughview will then send out an appointment time to Parents.
- Influenza Vaccination - available October/November. Ask at reception for details. Influenza vaccination is recommended for all patients with heart disease, long-term respiratory problems, chronic illness e.g. diabetes and also those aged over 65 years of age or living in residential or nursing homes.
- Travel Vaccination - if you are travelling abroad, you will require an appointment with the practice nurse. To ensure you are appropriately vaccinated please collect a travel vaccination form from reception. An appointment should be made at the earliest opportunity as at least four weeks are required for vaccinations to take effect. More information is available on the above tab.