Heaton Norris Health CentreCheviot CloseHeaton NorrisStockport, SK4 1JXTel: 0161 475 1600
The practice aim is to use our broad range of experience and expertise to treat patients holistically and according to evidence‑based medicine. Where appropriate and specialist treatment is required, we will endeavour to offer the choice of a specialist care provider http://www.chooseandbook.nhs.uk/patients
We offer the following services:
24 hours Blood Presssure
We offer contraceptive care and advice, including pill checks, fitting IUDs (coils) and implants. Emergency contraception (morning after pill) please ask the reception for an urgent appointment. If you would like to discuss an IUD or implant please make an appointment to see Dr Maguire or Dr Gormley.
Friday 8.45 am - 2.00 pm When you first learn you are pregnant you are able to acccess a midwife directly through the practice. You will be given a ‘booking appointment’ at which the midwife will ask you a few questions and carry out some general health checks. The midwife will provide you with information to help you make your choices regarding screening tests on offer to you. You will be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy either at the practice or at the hospital of your choice, or both.
Tuesday 9.30 am - 12 noon (Appointments are also available outside of these times)
All new babies and children are invited at intervals health checks and vaccinations. Please see the link for the NHS Immunisation Schedule for Children http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/vaccination-schedule-age-checklist.aspx
Wednesday 09.00 - 12 noon (monthly)
We offer a range of procedures including joint injections, skin excisions, in-growing toe nail removal, etc, which can be done at the surgery. Please discuss this with your doctor who will refer you to Dr Marshall.
All other service can be undertaken by the Practice Nurses or Healthcare Assistant - please book an appointment informing the medical receptionist which type of appointment that you require.
We are keen to try and promote good health and would like to invite any patients who have not been seen within the last 3 years to attend for a health check. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse.
The practice nurses can advise you and administer the inoculations you may require for travel abroad. It is advisable to seek an appointment at least eight weeks before your departure date. Please note there is a charge for some of these vaccinations and the accompanying certificates - the receptionist will inform you of these charges before your appointment.
Information about countries and vaccinations required can be found on the links below:
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
As a Carer you are entitled to Carer's Assessemt by Adult Social Care. The council will be able to give you information and advice about how the assessment will work. The assessment will consider the impact the care and support you provide is having on your own wellbeing. For furthr information contact:
The Adult Contact Centre: 0161 217 6029 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Telephone: 0161 474 1042
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Address: 56 Wellington Street, Stockport, SK1 3AQ
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Age UK Stockport can be contacted between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday
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GP's are not employed by the NHS, they are self-employed and they have to cover their costs - staff, buildings, heating, lighting, etc - in the same way as any small business. The NHS pays the GP's for specific NHS work, but for non-NHS work, the fees charged by GPs contribute towards their costs.
The Government’s contract with GPs covers medical services to NHS patients, including the provision of ongoing medical treatment, in recent years more and more organisations have been involving doctors in a whole range of non-medical work.
Examples of non-NHS services for which GPs can charge their own NHS patients:
Time spent completing forms and preparing reports takes the GP away from the medical care of his or her patients. As most non- NHS work is not urgent we aim to complete this type of work within 10 working days (this may take longer if at the time of the requst your GP is on leave).
Often a patient may only require a signature from the GP. What is not considered is that when the GP signs a certificate or completes a report, it is a condition of remaining on the Medical Register that they only sign what they know to be true, which requires the GP to check the patient's medical record.
Not all documents need to signed by a GP. You could ask a person in a position of trust i.e. teacher they may be willing to sign a possport application form.
The BMA recommends that GPs tell patients in advance if they will be charged, and what the fee will be. It is up to individual practice to decide how much they will charge, but the BMA produces lists of suggested fees for the GPs to use as a guideline.
Fees must be paid in advance at the time of the request for the letter or form to be completed is made or when the appointment for a medical is booked.
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