In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a range of clinics and services:
We encourage all active asthmatics to attend this clinic run by our practice nurses.
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)
All our practice nurses monitor the patients with Coronary Heart Disease. We write to these patients annually, however, if you wish to be seen in this clinic, please ring reception to make an appointment.
The practice contacts its diabetic patients so it may monitor their care, however, if you need to see either nurse please contact the surgery for an appointment.
For more information on what happens during a clinic appointment please follow the links below:
What happens at a Clinic A appointment?
What happens at a Clinic B appointment?
What happens at a Clinic C appointment?
What happens at a Clinic D appointment?
What happens at a Clinic E appointment?
What happens at a Clinic F appointment?
What happens at a Clinic G appointment?
What happens at a Clinic H appointment?
The practice offers a monitoring service for patients taking Warfarin.
The practice nurses have received special training for this purpose.
A chiropody service is offered to patients with certain chronic medical conditions such as diabetes.
The midwifery team provide full care from pre-conception to postnatal. Antenatal clinics take place every afternoon by appointment only.
The physiotherapist provides a full range of physio services. Appointments can be made on the recommendation of a doctor or by the patient themselves.
A phlebotomist is available to take blood Monday – Friday 08:00 – 12:30 and 14:00 – 16:00.
A number of small procedures can be carried out at the surgery under local anaesthetic. Minor surgery is for the removal of cysts, lumps and bumps and an initial consultation with your doctor is necessary for assessment.
The practice nurses run a childhood immunisation clinic. If you wish to make an appointment for this clinic please contact the surgery. Parents/Guardians will be sent reminders when their child’s immunisations are due.
All the nurses and doctors are happy to discuss your contraceptive needs and advise on suitable methods. We offer coil fitting, depo provera injections and contraceptive implants.
Lynn Graham our smoking cessation advisor is available to offer help and advice to patients who wish to stop smoking.
From September to January the practice runs flu vaccination clinics for all patients aged over 65 and under 65’s at risk.
Near Patient Testing
The practice provides near patient testing for patients requiring monitoring of long term medication for rheumatology.
Linthorpe Surgery does not offer a travel clinic for specific advice on which vaccines you may need before your trip.
For information on which vaccinations you require for your destination please follow the link below for more information and some general tips when travelling overseas.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
FEES & CHARGES LIST
Granuloma annulare advice
Seborrhoeic dermatitis advice
Seborrhoeic Keratosis advice
Topical steroids - general advice
Cervical Screening Information
Contraception general advice
Copper IUCD leaflet
Long acting contraceptives
Mirena contraceptive advice
Vulval pain and swelling
Back pain exercises
Knee pain exercises
Neck pain exercises
Plantar fasciitis exercises
Tennis elbow exercises
Acute wheeze & asthma in children
Bronchiolitis in children
Diarrhoea & vomiting in children
Fever in children
IBS Diet advice (1)
IBS Diet advice (FODMAPs)
Eyelid hygiene for blepharitis
Keeping a bladder diary
Bladder training exercises
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