Granville House Medical CentreGranville StreetAdlingtonChorley, PR6 9PYTel: 01257 481966
Minor Surgery - Dr McAllister undertakes some minor surgery procedures as well as cryotherapy on warts and verrucae. Your GP will refer you to Dr McAllister if it is appropriate
Pre-Conception Councelling - all the GP's are available to give pre-conception councelling.
Family Planning - all the doctors and the Practice Nurses offer family planning and contraceptive advice. We are unable to fit coils however, if you require a coil fitting or changing you must contact the Family Planning Clinic at Collinson Avenue, Chorley 01772 644700 for an appointment. Their opening times are Tuesday 6.30pm - 8.30pm and Thursday 10.30a.m. to 12.30
Cervical Smears - please make an appointment with one of the Practice Nurses
Baby Development Checks and Immunisations - you will be informed by the Primary Care Trust when your baby is due for development checks and immunisations. Please telephone the surgery to make an appointment for these to be carried out.
Dr Brickwood carries out the 6 week development check and the practice nurses will carry out the immunisations. It is important when you make the appointment that you tell the reception staff what the appointment is for, they can then allocate a longer appointment.
Pre-School Vaccinations - parents of pre-school children will be informed by the Primary Care Trust when their child is due for vaccination - please make an appointment with one of the practice nurses
Ante Natal Clinic - the attached midwife sees our patients at the surgery on a Thursday morning
Post Natal Checks - make an appointment with the doctor of your choice for your 6 week post natal check.
Asthma and COPD Clinic - run by the practice nurse under the guidance of Dr McAllister - all patients will be invited to attend once a year for an assessment and review of their medication
Diabetic Clinic - run by the practice nurse under the guidance of Dr Boyes - all patients will be invited once a year for routine blood tests and twice a year to have a full review of their condition
Coronary Heart Disease - all patients on the CHD Register will be invited to attend annually for routine blood tests and a full medical assessment with one of the practice nurses
Smoking Cessation Advice - the doctors and nurses are available to give smoking cessation advice and support.
Physiotherapy - the practice has an in-house physiotherapy clinic. The doctor will ascertain whether your condition warrants referral to this service
Flu Immunisations - we offer flu immunisations to all patients over the age of 65 and to patients considered to be ‘at risk’ - there will be notices in the surgery in the autumn informing patients of when the vaccination clinics are to be held and all patients in the above categories will be notified by post.
Travellers Abroad - our practice nurses provide a wide variety of advice to travellers abroad - Please make an appointment with one of the nurses to discuss what vaccinations you require and whether there will be a charge
Non-NHS Medicals - all the doctors in the practice carry out medicals for insurance/sport/employment purposes. please ask at reception for details of the current fees and times that these can be arranged.
Community Baby Group - will be held at the Childrens Centre attached to the library on Railway Road
Form SC1 is available from your employer or the DHSS, if you are self-employed or unemployed you need form SC2 this is available from reception. These forms cover your first week of sickness. For further sicknotes you will need to see a doctor
This is held at the Childrens Centre next door to the library on Railway Road on a Tuesday afternoon
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to book a telephone consultation with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required and what charges are involved.
Information about countries and vaccinations required can be found on the links below:
It is important to have your first vaccination as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
If travelling in less than 2 weeks and there are no available appointments with the practice nurse you may have to go to a private travel clinic. Details of these can be obtained from the internet or the practice nurse.
Price List and Fees
Routine travel vaccines are free on the NHS i.e. Tetanus - Diptheria - Polio - Hepatitis A - Typhoid
All other vaccines have to be paid for
Some vaccines are not kept in stock. Delivery is usually 24 - 48 hours.
All vaccines must be paid for before they are ordered by the practice. Once ordered there will be no refunds. We only accept cash or cheque (with banker's card)
Private Prescription Charge £12.00 (Malaria Tablets - you will also have to pay the chemist for the tablets)
Hepatitis B vaccine £25.00 per vaccination (course of 3 injections)
Japanese B Encephalitis - Rabies - Meningitis - the nurse will advise you of the fee
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
This scheme is designed for patients with minor ailments such as
Instead of making an appointment to see your GP you can be seen at our local pharmacies- you do not need an appointment.
If you do not pay for prescriptions you will not pay for any medication. Ask at reception for a leaflet.
Please book a telephone consultation with one of the practice nurses if you require immunisations for Occupational Health purposes or prior to commencing a University course.
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DATES FOR 2013
The surgery will be closed on the following dates:
26th August 2013
25th and 26th December 2013
If you require a doctor when the surgery is closed, please ring 01257 481917 or 481966 and your call will be transferred to Chorley Medics.
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