SERVICES WE PROVIDE
Family Planning - Pre-pregnancy Counselling
You may see any of the doctors or family planning nurse during any surgery for family planning advice or to discuss preparing for pregnancy.
Dr Uti and the practice nurses provide diabetic care. Please contact reception for details.
Drs Neal and Dr Uti, in co-operation with specialist local agencies, can offer you help.
If you believe you have an alcohol problem, please arrange an appointment with a doctor who can give advice and refer you for specialist help if needed.
This service is available by appointment but please speak to your doctor or nurse first. The dietician attends at the surgery every other Thursday morning between 9.00 and 11.30am.
For details of the other health promotion services we provide, please see under “Practice Nurses”
NHS Health Check
The NHS health check programme is an ambitious Department of Health (DOH) initiative which will offer preventive
checks to all those aged 40-74 (inclusive) to assess their risk of cardiovascular disease (heart disease, hypertension, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease) and pick up unidentified CVD followed by appropriate management and intervention, where necessary. Honor Oak is committed to providing this service to the target patients. Please enquire with the health care assistant for more information.
All healthcare organisations have a duty under the Children Act 2004, Section 11, to make arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. Honor Oak believes in safeguarding/promoting the welfare of children and has staff members competent in child surveillance issues.
The Safeguarding Children Practice Lead is Dr Richard Neal.
Ask directly for your Self-referral form via Reception to make an appointment with a Chiropodist to be seen within the community.
Travel Advice And Vaccinations
This service is by appointment only with our practice nurses. They can give advice and arrange vaccinations. Some vaccinations cannot be given at the same time and therefore will need to be consulted well in advance (preferably at least two months) of your departure as some vaccinations take time to be effective.
Nearly all travel immunisations can be provided FREE on the NHS.
We are a registered Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre. The charge for the Yellow Fever Vaccination is £50, that for MENACWY £45, and there is a prescription charge for malaria tablets. Please note the surgery only accepts cash payments.
Newly registered patients, those aged 75 or over who have not had a consultation in the past year and adult patients between the ages of 16 and 75 who have not had a consultation in the past three years all have the right to request a health check consultation with either a doctor or nurse at the practice. Please call reception to arrange an appointment.
These are vitally important to protect your child against a range of serious and often fatal illnesses. A course of three primary injections against diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, meningitis and polio is given at two, three and four months.
The measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is given at 12 months followed by a booster for diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio, together with measles/mumps/rubella at three and a half years.
From age 10, schools arrange rubella vaccination and testing/vaccination for tuberculosis. Finally, there is a school leaving booster of diphtheria, tetanus and polio.
All non-school immunisations can be given by the practice nurses by appointment at any convenient time. Only a few appointments are blocked off for this and are given out as per the health visitors after being seen in the baby clinic.