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Midwife Clinic


Tuesdays 1pm-3.30pm


If you suspect that you are pregnant then please hand in an early morning urine sample as soon as possible.

Once you have contacted the practice and the pregnancy has been confirmed, we will let the midwives team know and they will contact you to book you into a clinic.
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Postnatal Checks

Throughout the week - usually at the end of morning surgery.


Postnatal check-ups are normally done at six weeks by Dr Agarwal.
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Asthma Clinic

Throughout the week - a double appointment


Done by one of our Practice Nurses. Those with asthma, or other respiratory diseases, should make an appointment once a year to see our practice nurse for an annual review.
It's possible that we may be able to offer you further relief from your symptoms.
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Diabetes

Normal Surgery Hours - a double appointment


We offer a specialist diabetes clinic, run by our Practice Nurses, where you can discuss in detail the management and control of your condition. We usually ask that you have a diabetic blood test with our Healthcare Assistant Marie 10 days before you book for a diabetic review. This will allow our Nurses to get a better picture of your health and help you manage your Diabetes.

You will need to bring a urine sample to your diabetic review! Bottles at reception.
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Heart disease clinic

Normal surgery hours


People aged between 35 and 75 who are at high risk of a vascular disease (angina, heart attacks, strokes or related illnesses) are invited once a year to see our Practice Nurses for a basic examination, tests and advice on reducing their risks. If you feel you haven't had a check in a while, please ring reception and ask if you are due one on 0191 2160061.
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Family planning

Normal surgery hours


All aspects of family planning, contraception and pre-conception can be discussed with either one of our doctors or our Practice Nurses.

Different methods of contraception can be discussed in detail and arranged for you.

Those women prescribed the contraceptive pill will be asked to attend a medical examination every six months with the Practice Nurse.

Emergency contraceptive (the morning after pill) can be prescribed by either a Doctor or the Nurse Practitioner. This is only effective if taken within 72 hours. It is also available over the counter at a chemist, providing you are over 16 years of age.
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Counsellor

Self Referral


Our practice has the services of a registered counsellor who can help with problems such as stress, bereavement etc. To access this service, you can either speak to one of our GPs or you can self refer by ringing
0191 295 2775. Or visiting the website. The waiting time can be up to 3 months.

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Childhood Immunisations

Normal Surgery Hours - double appointment

Our Practice Nurses can immunise children using all the standard vaccines including MMR, Diptheria, Tetanus, Polio etc.
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Flu Vaccinations

Seasonal

During the colder months we have many flu vaccination appointments for those who meet certain criteria. These change annually. Please ring reception for details.
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Minor Operations

Between 1pm-2pm

Dr James usually carries out minor operations on a Friday every 4 weeks. This can involve wart removal, skin tag removal and cyst excision. Please ask at reception for more information.
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Physiotherapy



Mallard Medical Practice can refer you for physio in North Tyneside at a variety of locations. You may not need to see a GP to get a referral.
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Blood Tests

Normal Surgery Hours

Our Healthcare Assistant Marie is able to perform a blood test at the Doctors request or if you have a long term condition that needs monitoring. She has many of these appointments daily and they last about 5-10 minutes.
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Cervical Smears


Normal Surgery Hours

Our Practice Nurses perform smears on women aged 25-65 who require them. This is usually a double appointment and is required every 3-5 years depending on your age.

 
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