|Clinics and Other
Blood Pressure Checks
These can now be done by patients themselves on our self-check BP
monitor located in the reception area. The instructions are quite clear
but our receptionists are pleased to help if necessary.
We advise all women aged 25 to 64 years to have regular smears.
Invitations are sent routinely at three yearly intervals for ages 25-49
and five yearly intervals for ages 50-64. You will receive a letter to
advise when to make an appointment.
Family Planning and
Pill checks can be booked with your doctor or nurse
during normal surgery hours. Coil fittings can be arranged at a local
Family Planning Clinic. These clinic times can be found on the website
Screening Services available on the NHS
Mammograms are offered to all women aged between 50 and 70. Appointments
are sent out from the Breast Screening Unit at Wycombe Hospital.
The NHS Bowel Screening Programme offers screening every two years to
all men and women aged 60-69. People over 70 can request a screening kit
by calling the freephone helpline 0800 707 6060.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening is being introduced to men in their
We are not registered as a minor injuries service so if you do sustain
an injury, burn etc, please attend either Wexham Park Hospital (tel:
01753 633000), or The Minor
Injuries & Illness Unit, Wycombe General Hospital (tel: 01494
Antenatal care is shared with the community midwife. The midwife carries
out home bookings. Appointments can be booked via your doctor's
Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (COPD)
Our asthma and COPD clinics are run by our trained nurses. We strongly
recommend all patients with asthma and COPD should attend at least
We encourage all our diabetic patients to arrange regular reviews of
their condition. Clinics are run jointly with our Practice Nurse and
Child Health and Immunisation
All new babies are invited for a check-up at six weeks with their
doctor. Childhood immunisation clinics are on Monday afternoons
3.30pm-5.20pm, run by Lucy Cooper. Appointments are arranged via Child
Health in Aylesbury and if you wish to make or change an appointment,
their telephone number is 01296 566062. If you need to cancel an
appointment, please contact your doctor’s secretary.
Our practice nurses
offer foreign travel advice and immunisations. Please contact your
doctor's secretary to make an appointment with the nurse approximately
eight to ten week before departure. It is essential you collect and
fully read the Travel Information Leaflet prior to your appointment.
Payment will be required for some travel vaccinations. Please ensure you
bring a history of past immunisations, your cheque book or cash when you
attend your appointment.
Anyone who suffers from chronic heart, lung, kidney, liver problems,
diabetes, has had their spleen removed or is over 65 years of age should
be vaccinated. This is a single vaccination against one form of
pneumonia and lasts for at least 10 years.
These are every October/November. Please see posters, information
sheets and website for details. We recommend flu vaccination for all registered
patients aged over 65 years and those who have a chronic condition such
as asthma, heart disease or diabetes.
Chalfont St Peter
Tel: 01753 887311
Fax: 01753 891933
Buckinghamshire Urgent Care Out of Hours Service
and 8.30am & 6.00pm and 6.30pm weekdays)
Between 6.30pm and 8.00am, or weekends and bank holidays, please
call 111 (calls to NHS111 are free from landlines
Tel: 0845 4647
(Available 24 hours)
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