Clinics & services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a wide range of clinics and healthcare services:
Child surveillance and vaccinations - health checks for babies and for routine childhood immunisations.
Anticoagulation clinic - regular check-ups by a qualified pharmacist for patients taking Warfarin.
Ante Natal - regular check-ups by midwives for pregnant ladies.
Aural care - we do not offer ear irrigation appointments at the practice (with effect from June 2015). If you require ear irrigation, you can be referred to the Aural Care clinic at Royal Glamorgan hospital. You do not need to book a GP appointment for a referral but can speak to one of our practice nurses.
Vaccinations - routine and travel vaccinations for all ages are available during surgery times by appointment with our nurses. We run flu vaccination clinics in between October and December. Ask at reception for further information.
Chronic disease clinic - regular check-ups and advice from practice nurses for patients with conditions including diabetes, chronic heart disease, strokes, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and hypertension
Minor illness - one of our practice nurses runs a regular minor illness clinic. She is able to see patients with the following conditions
Upper respiratory conditions - coughs/colds/flu, chest, sore throat, sinusitis, earache, hayfever
Musculoskeletal conditions - minor musculoskeletal injuries, back/neck pain
Women’s health - thrush, vaginal discharge, emergency contraception.
Urological conditions - cystitis and urine infection
Dermatological conditions – eczema, skin rash, sunburn, insect bites and stings
Minor surgery - surgical procedures for the removal of minor lumps and skin conditions. The doctor will need to make an assessment prior to having any procedures.
Cervical smears - it is recommended that all women have cervical smear every three years. Please book an appointment with the practice nurse when you receive a reminder.
Family planning - The practice provides full contraceptive services, including coil fittings and implant insertions. Please book a routine appointment with the doctor for contraception advice.
Services outside the NHS - These include travel vaccinations not covered by the NHS, private medical certificates and medical examinations.