Community midwives and doctors provide both antenatal and postnatal care. Appointments with GP’s are provided within normal surgery sessions. Community Midwives attached to the practice hold ante-natal clinics. The practice does not feel able to support home confinement. Individual cases may be discussed in advance with the community midwife.
Routine immunisations for children and adults are available and encouraged by the practice.
Child Health Development Assessments
Doctors perform routine 6-week developmental checks. Subsequent examinations at 7, 20 and 36 months are carried out by your Health Visitor.
All women aged from 25 to 65 are encouraged to have regular cervical smear tests. These are usually performed by the practice nurse.
Circulatory System Disease
Annual review clinics are arranged and run by the Practice Nurses
Annual review is encouraged and appointments may be arranged with the practice nurse.
Annual review of all patients with Diabetes is standard practice. A diabetic register is kept and all patients will be encouraged to attend for annual review.
Sexual Health Services
Free & confidential services for sexually transmitted infection screening; HIV testing
Ring first for an appointment:-
Lancaster University Health Centre
Lancaster Medical Practice - Dalton Square
Queen Square Healthub
For other Sexual Health Services in Lancaster & Morecambe ring: 0845 0590 015
Or visit:- http://www.best2know.co.uk/ website
Cardiovascular Disease Clinics
These clinics are held by the practice nurses. The aim is to help ensure optimal control of cardiovascular diseases such as angina and stroke. If you are on the practice cardiovascular disease register, you should have regular checks of blood pressure and cholesterol. The basic checks will usually be done by the healthcare assistant with a follow up appointment with the practice nurse to review your progress.