Preston RoadLongridgePreston, PR3 3APTel: 01772 214820
Everyone with a chronic disease, even when well, should attend for regular review of their condition. This is to ensure you continue to remain well and is a vital part of your on-going care. A letter will be sent requesting your attendance. Such clinics are led by our team of highly trained nurses for a variety of conditions such as:
Please see the clinic times page in the opening times section of the website for the details. If you have any problems attending the review clinics please tell us - we will try our best to accomodate your needs.
It has been shown that those who do not attend for review of their health conditions are likely to:
Our practice nurses are also qualified to provide the following services:
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment 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.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Some services provided fall outside the scope of the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
Our reception staff will be happy to advise you about appointment availability and applicable charges.
If you have a form or letter that needs completing by the doctor don't make an appointment, simply ask at reception first. Often an appointment is not needed.
Passport photographs and applications can be signed by a lot of other people; so, we have stopped doing these
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