Old Orchard - Clinics & Services
Our experienced practice nurses Mrs Kath Williams and Angela Bennett, are ably assisted by health care assistants Mrs Jean Barnes and Mandy Newland. They offer:
- Diabetic Checks
- Travel Advice
- Blood Pressure
- Heart Checks
- Asthma Checks
- Smoke Stop
- Blood Tests
- Ear Syringing
- Advice on weight and diet
- Child immunisations
A full range of contraception options including IUCD (coil) and implant insertion are available at the surgery.
We are lucky enough to have a very experienced midwife, Paula Norgan. Her antenatal clinic is held on Friday morning 9am-12pm.
Our team of health visitors have many happy years of experience. They can also be contacted by telephone on 01722 742781.
Immunisation clinics are held weekly at the surgery.
Child health surveillance - all children are seen at six weeks by the doctor and at eight months by the health visitor for developmental assessment. You will receive a card when your child is 1, 2 and 3 years old inviting you to contact the health visitor if there are concerns about your child's development. All children will be invited for a vision check at 4 years old.
Within Surgery hours we are happy to undertake well person, diabetes and cardiac care, hypertension, vascular screening and minor surgery.
Physiotherapy is available by referral by doctor to Salisbury Hospitals.
Is available through Wilts Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service (01722 820267
Chiropody is available by referral by doctor to the central health.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
- Medicals for pre-employment, sports and driving requirements (HGV, PSV etc.)
- Insurance claim forms
- Passport signing
- Prescriptions for taking medication abroad
- Private sick notes
- Vaccination certificates
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.