Clinics & Services

We recently held  "Walk Through" Pneumonia Clinics at our Burton and Purewell Sites.  We were blessed with dry weather and they both went very well.  At Purewell we put up our gazebos and Patients were vaccinated in the open air ! 

Pneumo Jab in the sunshine

Core Services 

  • General management of Medical Conditions 
  • Health Promotion Advice
  • Emergency Care if appropriate 
  • Referral for Other Services, if appropriate 
  • Urgently required care for Temporary Residents

Additional Services

  • Cervical Screening
  • Contraceptive Services inc. Coils and ring changes Contact Sexual Health Dorset on 03003031948 or https://sexualhealthdorset.org 
  • Termination of Pregnancy - Marie Stopes International is the leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services in the UK and has been commissioned by Dorset CCG to provide early medical abortion services across the county. patients can self-refer to our services without the need for a GP appointment. Their confidential telephone line – One Call 0345 450 3964 – is fully operational, day or night, 7 days a week.
  • Child Health Surveillance 
  • Vaccinations and Immunisations 
  • Minor Surgery Procedures 
  • Maternity Services

Enhanced Services

  • IUCD
  • Choose & Book
  • Audiology
  • Vestibular
  • others to be arranged

Nurse Clinics

Our team of nurses and health care assistants are able to help with blood pressure checks, cervical smears, family planning, dressings and first aid, injections and immunisations, removal of stitches, hearing tests, hearing aids, allergy skin tests, ECGs, asthma, diabetic and hypertension checks. 

They also give advice on minor ailments, travel vaccination requirements, healthy lifestyle and run Smokestop Clinics.  Appointments for our nurses may be made at either surgery by contacting reception using our appointment line.

Well Woman Clinics

These clinics are open to all women.  Women aged between 25 and 49 will be invited to attend every three years and those between 50 and 64, every five years, for a cervical smear.  Included in the well woman check are height, weight and blood pressure measurements, urine test and advice on healthy living.

Well Man Checks

These checks are available to all men wishing to attend.  Practice nurses will perform routine checks, ie. blood pressure, urine, height, weight and will give advice on healthy lifestyle.  Please make an appointment with reception or by telephone.

Respiratory Clinic

(Please contact Reception using our appointment line)

Diabetic Clinic

(Please contact Reception using our appointment line)

Hypertension Clinic

(Please contact Reception using our appointment line)

Minor Surgery

There is a treatment room in all our buildings for dealing with minor injuries and surgical procedures that can be performed by the doctors and practice nurses.

Antenatal Clinics

Please contact the midwives:-

Catherine Stevens Purewell 07557318723

Helen Taylor Burton    07919488135

Baby/Child Health Surveillance & Health Visitors

Dorset HealthCare 0-19 Children and Young People Service

Public Facing Website pages for Health Visiting and School Nursing

There is a newly updated Public Facing website page on the Dorset Health Care website, see link below. You will find it consists of:

  • a GO TO website section which has our top general website pages such as Wessex Healthier Together, FIDs/Dorset4You and LiveWell Dorset
  • sections for parents; parent and infant mental health; Breastfeeding; Healthy Start and SEND
  • sections for age ranges from antenatal to 3-5years to include School Readiness
  • a link to the COVID19  information pages
  • Contacts section
  • Feedback section for families with links to PALS etc

 

Each section has relevant links to websites to support the topic and the information is always going to be up to date.

In development are links to our Facebook pages, regular feedback and fun facts for families on how we are doing.

Please do take a look and signpost families and other professionals:

https://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/healthvisiting

If families put Dorset health care in a search engine and click on www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk then find our page via Patient & Visitors; Physical Health; Health Visiting Service.

They can also find a great School Nursing Website Page by following Dorset health care; Patient & Visitors; Physical Health; School Nursing Service.

https://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/our-services-hospitals/physical-health/school-nursing

 

Family Planning

A full range of family planning services, including confidential advice, is available at the Family Planning Clinics which are run by the practice nurses and doctors.

Family Planning appointments are also available during normal surgeries if required, please contact reception.

Phlebotomy

We have an in-house phlebotomy service which operates from all of our sites, through the week.  During the current COVID crisis, where Bransgore

Surgery is not fully open, we offer appointments when we have a GP on site, to compliment our other services at our other three sites

Cryotherapy

Nurse appointments are available for the use of liquid nitrogen for removal of minor skin lesions that the doctor has seen and diagnosed.

Flu Vaccination Clinic

These clinics for ‘at risk’ groups are generally held between October and January. Please contact reception for an appointment.

District Nurses

This team of nurses and healthcare assistant provide nursing assessment and planned care to our patients who are unable to attend the surgery.  Their specialist services include: continence, palliative care, assessment of need for home equipment, assessment and referral to leg ulcer clinics. 

District nursing services are provided 7 days per week between 09:00 - 17:00, and an emergency service is available between 19:00 - 07:00.  The team may be contacted on the following direct number: 01202 481901

Other Members of the Primary Healthcare Team

Also part of our team are the Community Psychiatric nurses, Physiotherapists, Counsellors, Chiropodists and Foot Care Assistants.  They all attend our Practice buildings and details are available from the receptionists or your doctor.

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