Clinics & Services
We are very keen that all patients take advantage of the various disease prevention and monitoring facilities available.
The following are available to patients by appointment (but all services are available to patients at their convenience at other surgery times).
Breast Screening by mammography is offered to all women aged 50 to 70 every three years and is carried out in a special unit at Leighton Hospital, Crewe. Mammography is an X-ray examination of the breasts and can help find small treatable changes in the breast before there are any signs of cancer. If you have any questions about the service, please ask the doctor or nurse.
Women are recommended to have regular cervical smears to check that the neck of the womb (cervix) is healthy and there are no signs of changes that could develop into cancer. Cervical smears are done every three years for ladies between the ages of 25 and 50 and then every five years up to the age of 65 years.
Chronic Disease Clinics
- Diabetes Clinic - this is held on Tuesday mornings 8.30 until 11.30am.
- Coronary Heart Disease Clinic
- Hypertension/Stroke Prevention Clinic
- Osteoporosis Screening
- Respiratory Clinics
- Including asthma and COPD
Contraceptive advice and prescribing of the oral contraceptive pill is offered in any surgery consultation. We also offer a contraceptive implant service and insertion of coils in the surgery. For more information please make an appointment with Dr Marquis (coils) or Dr Saggar (implants).
There is also a family planning clinic at Nantwich Health Centre 01270 610554 held on Thursday evenings.
Hearing Screening Clinic
The surgery holds a Hearing Screening Clinic for any patient over the age of 55 who has never had a hearing aid. No referral from a doctor is required for initial screening. Please ask the receptionist for an appointment and for any more information.
For queries with Scriven hearing aids already fitted or batteries required please ring FREEFONE number 0800 027 5102.
Male and Female Health Checks
The Health Care Assistant carries out these simple health checks. Patients between the ages of 40 and 74 are offered an appointment every 5 years. The check includes testing for high blood pressure, measuring height and weight and checking urine samples. Advice about smoking, diet and immunisation is also available.