Clinics held at the Tilehurst Surgery
|Name of Clinic & Staff Members involved||Time of Clinic & Invitation |
|Child immunisation - Practice Nurses||Tuesday 10.30 am —12.30 pm |
Appointments will be sent to you automatically
|Flu Clinic |
Doctors and Practice nurses give flu vaccines to those aged over 65, or considered to be in 'at risk' groups.
|October and November, available at walk-in clinics. Times and dates will be advertised in the surgery. |
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Other Services offered by the practice
Doctors working at the surgery may undertake some minor surgical procedures. Patients must be referred by a GP and appointments are 15 minutes long. In some circumstances you may be advised to arrange for a friend or relative to drive you home afterwards.
Our practice nurses and doctors offer family planning advice. We can fit coils and prescribe emergency contraception at the surgery. If you require emergency contraception please request an urgent appointment.
Smoking Cessation and Weight Loss
Advice, support and nicotine replacement therapy are available through the practice nurses.
These are recommended every five years in women aged 20 to 65 years. A doctor or a practice nurse can do them. Please ensure that if you are booking for a smear test with a doctor you ask for a double appointment.
Ultrasound therapy is available for some muscle and joint problems. Referrals can be made through a doctor or a practice nurse.
Lung Function Testing
We have facilities for lung function testing in the surgery. This is an important tool used to assess patients with chronic lung diseases including asthma. Referrals for lung function testing are made through your GP.