St George’s Medical Centre

01353 864100

Clinics

For information on the clinics and services we provide at the practice, please see the pages below.

Antenatal Care

If you are pregnant you will need to contact the midwife team at The Rosie Hospital to arrange you appointments. The number to call is  01223 586790. You will need ... [continue] Antenatal Care

Asthma/COPD

Regular check-ups and advice from a practice nurse on lifestyle, inhaler techniques and medication. If you have COPD or Asthma and are using inhalers regularly you should be seen annually ... [continue] Asthma/COPD

Baby Clinics

These are held weekly by appointment. Babies are seen between six and eight weeks for a general health check and first immunisations. It is very important that all babies are ... [continue] Baby Clinics

Blood Pressure

If you take medication for high blood pressure, it is important that your medication and blood pressure readings are checked at least once a year. Patients at risk of developing ... [continue] Blood Pressure

Contraception

LARC (Long Active Reversible Contraception) – more than 80 in 100 sexually active women who do not use contraception become pregnant within one year. We offer a range of contraceptive ... [continue] Contraception

Coronary Heart Disease or Stroke

All patients with cardiovascular problems should be seen at least annually for review to have blood tests including Cholesterol done and medication reviewed.

Dementia

All patients should be reviewed annually for medication review and assessment. If you are concerned about someone who you think might have early dementia make an appointment to see a ... [continue] Dementia

Depression

If you have seen a doctor for depression, make sure you are seen for review. This may simply be a follow up telephone consultation.

Diabetes

All patients should be seen at least annually for review. You will be invited for a blood test and review of diet, blood sugar control and general lifestyle. It is ... [continue] Diabetes

Emergency Contraception

The ‘morning after pill’ can be given up to 72 hours after unprotected sexual intercourse, including missed pills or split condoms. You can book an emergency appointment with a practice ... [continue] Emergency Contraception

Epilepsy

Your medication and seizure rate should be recorded at lease once a year. This could be done as a telephone consultation. If you are planning to start a family, discuss ... [continue] Epilepsy

Eye Conditions

If you have a problem with your eyes such as sore eyes, red eyes or visual disturbance, you can be assessed and treated by and accredited Optometrist with the Minor ... [continue] Eye Conditions

Falls Prevention Clinic

1:1 appointments for individuals that are 65+ who may have a fear of falling, have previously had a fall or would just like to increase their physical activity level. Everyone ... [continue] Falls Prevention Clinic

Flu vaccinations

We run flu vaccination clinics in October. The service guidance can vary from year to year so please check our website or ask at reception for further information.

Health Review

Patients between 40 and 75, who have not been seen for five years are invited to see our Health Trainer for a health check. Your blood pressure and cholesterol will ... [continue] Health Review

Hypothyroid

Blood tests should be done annually so that your medication can be monitored. Maybe making an appointment around the time of your birthday each year will help you to remember ... [continue] Hypothyroid

Kidney Disease

You need to be seen at least annually for a urine test, blood pressure monitoring and medication review.

Learning Disabilities

Appointments should be made to see your doctor once a year for review.

Mental Health

All patients with mental health problems should be reviewed by a doctor at least once a year. Blood tests and medications are to be monitored and this is also an ... [continue] Mental Health

Minor Surgery

Minor operations such as suturing, removal of moles and ingrowing toenails can be performed on the premises. Arrangements will be made by the doctor or nurse practitioner.

Mother and Baby

The Health Visitors attend the open baby weigh-in clinics at The Children’s Centre. Clinics are held every 2nd and 4th Friday between 10.00am and 11.30am for advice and weight checking. ... [continue] Mother and Baby

Osteoporosis

Is when the bones are not as strong as they should be. Anyone between the ages of 50 and 75 who suffers a fragility fracture should be referred for a ... [continue] Osteoporosis

Practice nurse appointments

Offer daily appointments for general health checks and advice, ear irrigation, vaccinations, dressings, stitch removal, cervical smears, pre-conceptual and contraceptive advice and six monthly pill checks.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Appointments should be at least annually with the doctor to discuss medication and to assess your risk of fractures

Shingles Vaccination

Shingles can be uncomfortable and for some people can be very painful and last a long time. A national immunisation programme offers people over the age of 70 a one-dose ... [continue] Shingles Vaccination

Smears

Every lady over the age of 25 should have regular smears, every three years (up to the age of 50, then every five years). These can be done by the ... [continue] Smears

Smoking Cessation Clinic

An advisor from HLEC (Healthy Living – East Cambridgeshire) offers advice, counselling and medicinal support (on prescription) to those who need help with giving up smoking. Appointments can be made ... [continue] Smoking Cessation Clinic

Travel Vaccinations

Routine and travel vaccinations are available during surgery times by appointment with our nurses. Before your appointment you need to complete a travel form available here or from reception. Please allow at ... [continue] Travel Vaccinations