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Clinics

Our practice hosts the following services and clinics:

Acupuncture

  • Held bySister Verna Brodie
  • Opening TimesEvery Tuesday from 14.30 to 15.50

Antenatal Clinic

  • Held byCommunity Midwife Rachel O'Neill
  • Opening TimesTuesday from 13.30 to 16.00
  • Additional InformationThis clinic provides care to expectant mothers throughout their pregnancy.

Care of the Elderly

  • NameAlexandra House Care Home
  • Held byDr Dawn Turner
  • Opening TimesThursday morning
  • Additional InformationWe are the link practice for this local care home where Dr Turner does a weekly ward round. If she is unable to attend, one of our other doctors will carry out this duty.

Cervical Smear

  • Held bythe Practice Nurses
  • Opening TimesAppointments throughout the week.
  • Additional InformationEvery 3 years from 25 to 49 years of age. Every 5 years from 50 to 64 years of age.
  • Requires GP Referral?No

Child Immunisations

  • Held bythe Practice Nurses

Chiropody

  • Held byJoy Taylor
  • Opening TimesEvery Wednesday from 16.00 to 18.00
  • Additional InformationPlease note this is a private service.
    Tel: 0191 526 0070

Chronic Disease Management Clinic

  • NameDiabetes, Hypertension, Heart Disease, COPD, Asthma
  • Held bythe Practice Nurses

Mental Health

  • Held byNichola Mayer
  • Opening TimesOnce a week
  • Additional InformationWe have an in-house Community Psychiatric Health Worker who is available to offer a counselling service should you wish to speak to someone in confidence about any emotional problems you are experiencing.
  • Requires GP Referral?Yes

Minor Surgery

  • Held byDr Dawn Turner / Sister Edita Vasiljeviene
  • Opening TimesEvery other Thursday from 14.00 to 16.00
  • Additional InformationA range of minor surgical procedures are performed in the surgery after assessment by a doctor .
  • Requires GP Referral?Yes

Post Natal Clinic

  • Held byCommunity Midwife Rachel O'Neill
  • Opening TimesTuesday from 13.30 to 16.00

Travel Health

  • Held bythe Nurses
  • Opening TimesAppointments throughout the week.
  • Additional InformationThe practice nurse provides full advice on health aspects of travel and the relevant immunisations required. This is by appointment only; advice will not be given over the phone.

To attend one of these clinics please ring our reception on 0191 300 9889.

Clinics & Services

District Nurses

Home nursing may be arranged, where appropriate, for patients confined to their homes. This can be arranged via the doctor, hospital (if a patient has been recently discharged) or practice nurse, or you may need to telephone the surgery for advice regarding home nursing.

Sexual Health

We offer a wide range of contraceptive services at Bridges Medical Practice.

Alternatively, why not get in touch with our walk-in contraceptive and sexual health service situated upstairs: Sexual Health@ Trinity Square

Well Person Checks

  • Checking blood pressure (this should be done every two years)
  • Advice regarding alcohol, smoking, diet and exercise
  • Adult immunisation
  • NHS Health Check
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