Clinics & Services
In conjunction with the doctors, the practice nurses offer:-
- Blood pressure monitoring
- Diabetic reviews
- Breathing (spirometry) test
- Diet and exercise advice
- Advice to prevent Coronary Heart Disease
- Ear syringing
- Cervical smear service
- Over 75 years annual assessments
- Travel vaccination (allow 6 weeks to complete your immunisations)
- Cardiovascular Risk Assessment (MOTs)
- Chlamydia Screening
- Minor Ailments (ask receptionist for advice)
For the above services, book an appointment at reception and inform them of the service required.
Chronic Disease Management
If you are taking medication for a long term condition, please contact the GP reception on the month of your birthday regarding your annual review.
All diabetics require a routine check-up annually. Please book an appointment with your GP or nurse and tell reception staff that you require a “DIABETIC CHECK-UP”. Free annual eye checks are available at your optician. Free chiropody service is available at the health centre.
Stable asthmatic patients are encouraged to attend for review on an annual basis to optimise their performance.
Patients over 75 years
Please make a review appointment with your GP in the month of your birthday.
Child Health Services
Tel: 0161 684 9696
Weekly baby clinics are run by the community clinic. They help to monitor the health of children below 5 years. All children will automatically be offered the national vaccination programme. Injections start when babies are 8 weeks old. For further information on immunisations please see your baby’s “RED BOOK”.
Family Planning Care
Your GP’s provide a family planning service. Please book an appointment at reception.
Ante-natal care is provided at the Newton Heath Sure Start Children’s Centre every Wednesday from 13:00, please telephone 0161 227 3518 to arrange an appointment. We advise on health checks before becoming pregnant. This will be done routinely if you receive family planning care from your GP and inform him/her of your intention.
Community Nurse Clinics (Dressings & Wound Checks)
Newton Heath Health Centre - to make an appointment telephone: 0161 684 9696
Other Services Available
*Please enquire at reception prior to attending
- Child Health Clinic
- Leg Ulcer Clinic
- Continence Clinic
- Alcohol Counsellor Clinic
- Mental Health Clinic
- Chiropody Clinic
- Smoking Cessation