After letting the surgery know you are pregnant you will need to collect your maternity papers from the secretary at approximately 8 weeks, and before you have your first appointment with the midwife at about 10 weeks. Antenatal care is organised and overseen by your midwife, and you will be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy. See the link on the right pregnancy care planner.
Immunisation clinics run on Tuesdays 9.00am – 12.00pm
All new babies are offered a check-up at six weeks. Babies need to have a six week check with the GP before they have their first immunisations.
For further information please contact the Health Visitors who are based at the Rectory Road Clinic here and can be contacted on 01933 410192.
Minor operations & Joint injections are done by a GP with special interest at a local Wellingborough practice. Please discuss this with your doctor who will then arrange for you to be referred.
Led by one of our nurses, supported by the GPs patients diagnosed with diabetes are offered specialist advice and general health check-ups.
Led by one of our nurses who specialises in asthma care and supported by the GPs, patients with asthma are offered advice and support in asthma care.
The practice can provide travel vaccinations. Patients will need to complete a travel questionnaire and our travel nurse will contact them advising which vaccinations they require and the course duration. Please note not all immunisations are covered by the NHS therefore you may be required to pay a fee.
The practice can provide a service for cervical smears.
The practice is unable to provide a LARC service for coils and implanons until further notice. Patients should call the Ashwood Centre in Kettering (01536 410647) for advice
Patients who need dressings changed on a regular basis are seen in one of our treatment rooms by one of the practice nurses.
Primary care services not available at our practice are provided by NHS Northamptonshire. Telephone 0800 5870 879 to contact Patient Advice Line for more information.