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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.


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.

Hypertension Clinic

If you are on medication for your blood pressure you will need to attend the hypertension clinic once a year and your GP once a year.

Our healthcare assistant Lynn runs our Hypertension Clinic.  She will check your weight, height, life style, family history, blood pressure, urine, bloods and update your prescription if necessary.

If your blood pressure is regulated at less than 150/90 you will see your GP in 6 months.  If it is raised you will see the nurse on a further two occasions to see if your blood pressure settles. If not, she will refer you back to your GP for review.

Opening Times

The Hypertension Clinic opening times are as follows:

 Monday  10:00 - 10:30
 Tuesday  13:30 - 14:30
 Wednesday  10:00 - 10:30  & 11:00 - 11:30  &  13:30 - 14:00
 Friday  13:30 - 14:30 
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