If you think you are pregnant see your Doctor as soon as possible. Your Doctor will then arrange for your further antenatal care. Clinics are held by appointment and in conjunction with the community midwife.
In accordance with 'up to date' standards we offer a full child development service in conjunction with our Health Visitors.
If you have any problems with which you feel our Health Visitors can help, please contact them on Stone 01785 811471 and they will be able to arrange for your child to have a full check. Appointments can be arranged weekly by computerised recall.
It is helpful to know if you have a Carer (someone who takes on an unpaid caring role) or if you are a Carer for someone else. We have a page dedicated to Carers.
Appointments can be made at the same time as your Well Woman health check. Please ask for a longer appointment when booking for a smear test.
If you are between the ages of 15 and 25 years you can have an NHS Chlamydia test. This is done on a urine sample. The results are confidential and can be sent to your mobile phone. Ask the doctors, advanced nurse practitioners or nurses for the test. Chlamydia on the NHS website.
Provide nursing care in your home, messages can be left on Stone (01785) 813538.
Antenatal clinics are held in Stone every Thursday morning (up to 11am) by appointment.
If your doctor feels treatment is necessary an appointment can be arranged for you.
Are available to provide advice, support and counselling and can be contacted by telephoning Stone (01785) 811471.
Community Mental Health Nurse and Chiropodist
Please see your Doctor or ask at Reception.
The GPs and the Practice Nurses are available by appointment, please advise the receptionist when requesting an appointment for family planning.
Vaccinations for influenza (Flu) are available every year from late September for susceptible patients. For example, diabetics, asthmatics and patients aged over 65 years. See our Influenza page for further information.
The Doctors and Practice Nurses are available by appointment, for the following health promotion consultations:
- Well Woman
- Weight Reduction
Other lifestyle clinics are anticipated. Please ask at Reception for details.
We follow the national scheme for adult and childhood immunisations.
Please see your Doctor during surgery hours by appointment. Maternity care can be arranged at the GP unit at Royal Stoke University Hospital or shared consultant care at County Hospital (Stafford) or Royal Stoke University Hospital. The practice has an attached team of midwives and parent craft classes are held at the surgery.
Our Practice Nurses are integrated members of the clinical team who provide skilled nursing care and support to patients in the practice setting. They are available by appointment and provide a wide range of health care. For example:
Our doctors and nurses can help you with a wide range of problems, including contraception, pregnancy tests, drug and alcohol problems, or worries you may have about your health or about things that are happening to you.
Our Practice Nurse is available for travel advice and immunisations. An appointment should be made at least 6 weeks prior to travel.
You may seek advice in confidence from your GP or from the contraception and sexual health clinic based at Stafford Central Clinic 01785 223099.