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DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER - FLU CLINIC

We are now taking bookings for our flu clinic which is being held on Saturday 23rd September.

We are also holding a shingles/flu clinic for those of you who are eligible for both vaccines on 23rd September.

Please contact reception on 01271 329004 to check whether you are eligible and to make an appointment.

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.

Coronary Heart Disease Clinic

The aim of this clinic is to detect any changes that may affect a patient’s health, so that the correct treatment can be provided, ideally at an early stage.

Some of the illnesses monitored include heart attacks, angina, strokes, palpitations (irregular heart rhythms) and left ventricular failure.

Patients are seen yearly in the month of their birthday - they should have a fasting blood test two weeks before their appointment:

Monitoring includes: Blood Pressure

  • Yearly weight & urine check
  • Taking ECGs
  • Blood pressure/pulse check
  • Discussion on diet and exercise
  • Smoking/Alcohol levels
  • Discuss any patient concerns

Opening Times

The Chronic Heart Disease Clinic opening times are as follows:

Tuesday  14:00 - 15:30
Wednesday  16:00 - 17:00
Friday  08:30 - 12:30
 
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