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Clinics & Services

Blood Tests

Blood tests are taken in the Community Phlebotomy clinic, which are held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at Longridge Community Hospital. Appointments are not necessary.

Blood Pressure

We have a self-test blood pressure machine in the waiting room for patients to use, monitor, and record your blood pressure. You do not need to make an appointment to use this facility.

Child Health Development

The Health Visitors serving Longridge,Grimsargh,Goosnargh and surrounding areas are based at the Ribbleton Clinic.

Telephone number: 01772 777461

Patients living in Chipping or Ribchester are served by Health Visitors based at Whalley-Telephone number 01254 828005.

Family Planning Advice

Our Practice Nurses offer confidential advice on contraception and sexual health, the clinic is available for all patients, including those under 16 years of age. Please contact reception to arrange an appointment.

Ante Natal Clinic

Our ante natal clinic is run by a small team of Community Midwives at Berry Lane, here at the surgery on Wednesday mornings.

The midwives are based at the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit at the Royal Preston Hospital and are employed by the hospital to provide maternity services to the community. You can contact them at the Community Office,

Telephone: 01772 524 496 (ansaphone) or 01772 524 495 (for emergencies).

Children’s Immunisations

Our Surgery actively encourages the full immunisation of children for all of the major diseases, reminders are sent to parents when injections are due. Boosters for tetanus & polio are available for teenagers if these are not available through their school.

Please contact reception for more information.

Chronic Disease Management

The Practice Nurses provide annual reviews for the following chronic diseases

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Coronory Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Stroke/TIA

Treatment Room

We provide a range of services in our treatment room which are available every day, including:

  • Wound Management
  • Ear Syringing
  • Travel Vaccines
  • Injections and routine immunisations
  • Cervical Smears
  • Removal of sutures
  • Lifestyle advice

Please contact reception for more details.

Minor Surgery

We can perform minor surgical procedures at the surgery for common problems such as:

  • Skin growths, tags, and lumps
  • Moles
  • Verrucas
  • Cysts
  • Injections of joints or soft tissue
  • Ingrowing toenails

NHS Health Checks

Everyone is at risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and some forms of dementia. The good news is that these conditions can often be prevented-even if you have a history of them in your family.

For adults aged 40-74 without a pre-existing condition, a NHS Health Check can spot early signs of circulatory or vascular disease and help prevent these happening to you.

A NHS Health Check will prepare you better for the future and enable you to take steps to maintain or improve your health

If you would like a health check please ask at Reception for details.

 
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