The Community Midwife Team provide care for mothers before and after delivery and care for the baby during the first fortnight of life.
Our midwives are attached to the practice to provide antenatal and/postnatal-care in liaison with the doctors. Further information on the Ante-natal & Post-natal care at the practice can be found here.
We have a group District Nurses who provide nursing care of the acutely and chronically sick. They will visit you at home if your condition requires, for example if you have recently been discharged from hospital and require a dressing to be changed or stitches removed etc.
You can contact the District Nurses direct by telephoning 0300 083 0100.
Our Healthcare Assistant offers the following services:
- Blood and Urine Tests
- New patient checks
- Dressings, stitch removal etc.
- BP Checks
- Over 75 checks
Our Health Visitors provide health advice and help for families with young children.
You can contact him direct by calling Hucknall Health Centre on 0115 883 2100.
Minor operations can be arranged at the surgery. This is by appointment only and has to be discussed with the doctor prior to the appointment.
Our Practice Nurse offers the following services:
- First aid advice, Blood and Urine Tests, Dressings, removal of stitches etc
- Ear syringing
- Childhood Immunisations
- Travel Immunisations
- Cervical Smears / Contraception Services
She also runs clinics for:
- High blood pressure
- Weight control
- Over 75 checks.
Medical Examinations (Non-NHS)
Certain services provided by the Doctors are not covered by the NHS and fees are payable for such items as:
- HGV & PSV licences
- Elderly driver licences
- Pre-employment medicals
- Private certificates
- Holiday vaccinations
- Insurance claims
- Fitness for sports
Please ask the receptionist for such services. Charges are payable at the time of attendance, and the BMA recommended scale of fees is on display at the reception desk. For further information please see Why do GP’s charge?
Self-certificates are available from your employer for sickness of up to one week. Any certificate required from the Doctor for periods up to the first week can only be provided as a private certificate for which there is a charge.