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There are vacancies at Collingham Medical Centre for two General Practitioners (one for Maternity Cover) and one permanent.   Please find details on the Current Vacancies page.


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National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Champion uptake in Collingham


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Patient Participation Group - Would you be interested in joining a new Patient Participation Group for Collingham Medical Centre?  Further details about what is involved and how to join the group are available in the Patient Participation Group link in the side menu.  Please take a look.


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During 2015 the NHS has asked that each practice updates patients records to ensure you have a named accountable/usual GP.  We have done this.  This does not prevent you from seeing any GP.   If you would like to know who your accountable/usual GP is, please ask when next in surgery. 


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Staff Training - The surgery will be closed on the following afternoons for staff training:


Wednesday 13 September 2017


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Ebola virus - Please click on the link for patient information regarding the Ebola virus.  Ebola Public Information.pdf


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GP Patient Survey -To review the results of the GP Patient Survey for this surgery, click on link - www.gp-patient.co.uk


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Clinics & Services

 

The nursing team offer the following services: girl_being_examined



    • Family Planning - By doctors and the midwife.

 

    • Early Pregnancy - With the midwife at 8+ weeks.

 

    • Antenatal Care - Monday afternoons.

 

    • Child Health Clinic - Wednesday 13:00 – 15:00 (alternate weeks, by appointment)

 

    • Blood Tests

 

    • Infant and Adult Immunisations

 

    • Cervical Smears

 

    • Dressings and Removal of Stitches

 

    • Ear Syringing

 

    • Monitoring Blood Pressure, Asthma, Hypertension and Diabetes.

 

    • Minor Illness - Our nurse team are available to see patients with minor conditions such as urinary tract infections, sore throats, conjunctivitis, etc. Please note these sessions are by same day appointment.

 

    • Lifestyle/Health Checks - On registration if over five years old. Elderly (over 75 years).  They offer simple lifestyle checks such as weight, blood pressure and urine test.  Lifestyle checks are incorporated into cervical smear appointments made by women.

 

    • Well Person Checks - These are available to all patients. Please make an appointment at afternoon or evening nurses’ clinic. These offer simple checks such as weight, blood pressure and urine tests, plus cancer smears for women.

 

    • syringeTravel Clinic - A full range of immunisations are available on completion of travel form.  A travel form is required 1 week prior to your appointment with the nurse.  These are available from reception.  An appointment will be booked once you return the travel form.  Please allow a minimum of 4 weeks before travel.

 

    • Minor Injury - If a minor injury requires suturing, glue or steri-strips our same day nurse may be able to help.

  

    • Coils & Implants - provision of IUD fitting, monitoring and removal of all types.  This service requires a referral by your GP.

 

    • Same Day Telephone Triage Appointments - We offer a Same Day Telephone Triage Appointment system  for patients who need to be seen for urgent clinical needs.  We ask you to remain close to your telephone as the doctor may only be able to attempt to call you twice.

 

    • Any member of the practice health care team will be happy to see you in surgery hours to advise on the following:

 

    • Alcohol Problems

 

    • Stress Counselling

 

    • Weight Reduction

  

    • Pre-menstrual Tension

Additional professional services offered at Collingham Medical Centre



    • Physiotherapy - Thursday (clinic times vary).  Referral to this service is by doctor only.

 

    • Podiatry - Friday (clinic times vary).  Referral to this service is by doctor only.

 

    • Osteopathy - Stephen Tyerman holds an osteopathy clinic on a Tuesdaysmiling_patient and a Thursday. Appointments can be made at the medical centre. This is a NHS and private service.

 

    • Clinical Psychology and Counselling - We have a clinical psychologist and counsellor in the practice. Please see your doctor about this first. Referral to this service is by doctor only.

 

    • Audiology, Tinnitus and Wax Management - Holistic Hearing run a free hearing test clinic for NHS and private patients on Thursdays on site. Other chargeable services include microsuction wax removal £55 (no water used so safe for everyone), discreet and superior quality hearing aids and tinnitus management. To book an appointment please ask at reception or call 01636 659739.

 

    • Smoking Cessation - SmokeFreeLife offers smoking cessation advice. Please telephone 0800 634 9139 and say that you wish to quit.

 

    • Minor Surgery - Some minor procedures are carried out here with the nurse assisting the doctor in clinic  Your doctor will advise you if an appointment is needed.

 

 
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