Practice Services

To make an appointment for any of the services below, please contact our reception staff.

In addition to our practice services, please look at Other Practice Services, Pregnancy Advice and Services for Teenagers.


Carers

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 where you can also register with us as a carer so we can provide you with additional support.

Antenatal Care

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.

Information on who will be looking after you when you are pregnant and additional advice can be found in our Pregnancy Advice section.

Baby Clinics

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.

Cervical Smear Screening

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.

Family Planning

The GPs and the Practice Nurses are available by appointment, please advise the receptionist when requesting an appointment for family planning.

Free Chlamydia Test

If you are between the ages of 15- 25 you can have a free 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. For more information about Chlamydia and the national screening programme visit www.nhs.uk.

Flu Vaccinations

Vaccinations for influenza are available every year from late September for susceptible patients, e.g. diabetics, asthmatics and the over 65’s. Further information about Flu can be found in our Guide to Influenza.

Health Authority Attached Services

District Nurses

Provide nursing care in your home, messages can be left on Stone (01785) 813538.

Community Midwives

Ante-natal clinics are held in Stone every Thursday morning (up to 11am) by appointment.

Physiotherapist

If your doctor feels treatment is necessary an appointment can be arranged for you.

Health Visitors

Are available to provide advice, support and counselling and can be contacted by telephoning:- Stone (01785) 811471.

Community Mental Health Nurse & Chiropodist

Please see your Doctor or ask at Reception.

Health Promotion Clinics

The Doctors and Practice Nurses are available by appointment, for the following health promotion consultations:

  • Well Woman
  • Weight Reduction
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

Other lifestyle clinics are anticipated. Please ask at Reception for details.

Immunisations

We follow the national scheme for adult and childhood immunisations. Please see our Immunisations page for further information.

Maternity Care

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.

Information on who will be looking after you when you are pregnant and additional advice can be found in our Pregnancy Advice section.

Nursing Services

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, i.e., dressings, cervical smears, suture removal, immunisations, travel vaccination, disease management reviews, weight reduction and advice on aspects of health.

Teenage Health Advice & Services

Our doctors and nurses can help you with a wide range of problems, including contraception, pregnancy tests, drug & alcohol problems, or worries you may have about your health or about things that are happening to you. Please see our Teenage Health Advice & Services for further information.

Travel Immunisations & Advice

Our Practice Nurse is available for advice and immunisations. An appointment should be made at least 6 weeks prior to travel.

Further information including access to our online travel forms can be found here.

Unplanned Pregnancy

You may seek advice in confidence from your GP or from the contraception and sexual health clinic based at Stafford Central Clinic. Please refer to our contacts page for the telephone number.