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National Diabetes Audit (NDA): Helping to improve diabetes care

Brannam Medical Centre is taking part in an important national project about diabetes care and treatment in the NHS. Please click here for more information.

BLOOD PRESSURE APPOINTMENTS

Please remember to arrive at least 5 minutes before your appointment to give your heart rate a chance to steady. Please wear loose clothing and refrain from Caffeine and Nicotine for at least 30 minutes prior to your Blood Pressure appointment.

 

All Dr. Bunney's patients have been transferred to his job-share partner Dr. Jackie Tolhurst. She has increased her number of surgeries per week. We are currently interviewing for his replacement at the moment and awaiting appointment. If any of Dr. Bunney's patients wish to change their doctor please speak to a member of reception. Dr. Oliver Hassall is taking on new patients.

We would like your feedback on the care or treatment we give you any time you visit your GP or have contact with the practice. Click on the Friends & Family tab on the right below Further Information for more details. If you would like to give us more detailed feedback about the services we provide you can do this by completing a review on the NHS Choices website. To view Januarys results please click here.

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Our Rapid Access Clinic runs daily for medical problems that have come on suddenly and require immediate medical attention.

 

Please note that if the problem is of a chronic or ongoing nature it may be better to make a routine appointment to see your GP.

Please see the table below to see if your medical problem is suitable for the Rapid Access Clinic. The clinic is run by the duty doctor and a practise nurse.

Telephone 01271 329004 to make an appointment.

 

Opening Times
Monday14:00 - 18:00
Tuesday14:00 - 15:30  &  17:00 - 18:00
Wednesday14:00 - 15:30  &  17:00 - 18:00
Thursday14:00 - 15:30  &  17:00 - 18:00
Friday14:00 - 15:30  &  17:00 - 18:00

 

 


 

 

What can be treated at the Rapid Access Clinic?

 

Injuries

bumps, cuts, bruises and sprains, including head injuries and whip lash.

Skin

rashes, ringworm, warts, cold sores, herpes, verrucae, boils, bites, stings, sunburn, impetigo, eczema, head lice, ulcers, infected cuts, shingles, ingrown toe nail, moles and mouth problems.

Ear, Nose & Throat

sore throat, tonsillitis, ear ache, colds and flu, sinusitis, cough, acute asthma, fever, hay fever, nosebleeds.

Eyes

sore eyes, styes, conjunctivitis.

Abdomen

abdominal pain, diarrhoea & vomiting, UTI, balanitis (sore penis), indigestion, constipation, threadworms, cystitis, itchy bottom.

Head, Neck & Back

headache, dizziness, neck pain, back pain

Women's Problems

emergency oral contraception, urgent pill questions, vaginal discharge, mastitis in pregnancy.

Mental Health

panic attacks, hyperventilation.

 

 

 

If you are unsure whether you should be seen in this clinic, please ask a receptionist who can help and advise you.

 
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