Clinics & Services
Our Nursing team are available by appointment from Monday to Friday and their services include:
- Childhood immunisations
- Blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring
- Warfarin monitoring
- NHS Travel immunisations and advice
- Family planning and HRT advice
- Cervical smears
- Wound dressing
- Suture removal
- Asthma, Diabetic and Hypertension clinics
- NHS Health Checks
- On site blood testing
All the doctors at Capelfield provide regular antenatal and postnatal checks. Antenatal classes are held at some local halls (Health Visitors have details: 020 8979 6464 ext. 226). The National Childbirth Trust is active in our area giving extra support.
Family Planning and Womens Health
We provide all the normal contraceptive services including pill checks, IUCD/IUS (coil) fittings and injectable contraception, click here for a leaflet. We advise all women between the ages of 25 and 65 to have routine cervical smears every 3 to 5 years. A computerised call and recall system is operated on our behalf by the Primary Care Support Services. Please see a doctor if you need advice on: breast screening, preparing for pregnancy, fertility, the menopause, hormone replacement therapy and period problems. Information is also available on the Family Planning Association website www.fpa.org.uk/
We run regular vaccination clinics. Please see our Vaccination Schedule for detailed information.
This clinic is run by the Practice Nurses and aims to provide optimum symptom control and appropriate education for our asthmatic patients. We offer a yearly check-up for all asthmatics on regular medication.
The practice runs diabetic clinics which are available to all our diabetic patients to help maximise their effective control and reduce the risk of complications associated with diabetes.
A service is available for removal of benign lesions that are itching, bleeding or catching. Please see a GP for initial assessment.