Moorland Medical CentreDyson HouseRegent StreetLeek, Staffordshire, ST13 6LUTel: 01538 399008
STAFF TRAININGThe surgery will be closed for Staff Training on Thursday 21st November at 1.00pm until 6.00pm and will re-open on Friday 22nd November at 8.00am.
The Health Care Support Worker can provide a health check, this includes a blood pressure check, testing your urine for abnormalities and advice on a healthy lifestyle.
If your blood pressure is found to be high at a routine check this clinic plans an individual programme of investigation and monitoring. The nurse will advise you how often your controlled blood pressure needs to be monitored.
If you have had high blood pressure that is now controlled by medication, this clinic will also routinely monitor your blood pressure and health. This clinic is run by a Practice Nurse and a Health Care Support Worker.
We have a blood pressure machine situated in the waiting room and would like to invite any of our patients to use this. It is very simple and full instructions are on the machine. It will print the results which you can then hand to a member of staff who will update your medical records.
This clinic monitors your current asthma treatment and gives advice on new asthma treatments. It also offers advice on inhaler use and peak flow monitoring.
If you have asthma you are advised to have an annual review.
This clinic is run by a Practice Nurse.
This clinic monitors all aspects of diabetic care, 6 monthly for bloods, diabetic review, Blood Pressure, Weight. Annually for urine check and footcheck.
This clinic monitors any patient with chronic heart disease or angina.
This clinic is for people aged over 75 years who would like to attend for a general health assessment and receive health advice.
This clinic is run by a Health Care Support Worker.
This clinic is run by a Practice Nurse
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People with a learning disability often have poorer physical and mental health than other people. An annual health check can improve people’s health by spotting problems earlier. People with a learning disability can sometimes find it hard to know when they are unwell, or to tell someone about it. A health check once a year gives people time to talk about anything that is worrying them and means they can get used to going to visit the doctor. Anyone over the age of 14 with a learning disability, can have an annual health check. Children would usually see a different doctor until they are 14 years old. The link below provides you with further information regarding learning disabilities:
It is recommended that women aged 24 ½ years to 49 years have a smear test every three years and 50 years to 60 years have a smear test every five years. have a smear test every three years. This test looks for any early abnormalities of the cervix or neck of the womb. The best time for a smear test is mid-cycle, this usually means 10 to 14 days after your period has finished. If you are unsure please ask a receptionist or nurse. If you attend too soon after your period or just before your period starts there is a chance that the smear test will be inadequate as there will not be enough cells to sample. Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse.
Dr Shah can perform minor surgical procedures and steroid injections with the Practice Nurse. Please see the doctor routinely who can then arrange this treatment.
If you need a blood test this has to be arranged in a morning appointment so that the blood sample can be taken to the hospital at lunchtime.
If you need a fasting blood test then eat your evening meal as usual and after midnight you are only allowed to drink water. You are not allowed to eat anything until the blood test has been performed.
UHNM - Blood Test Information
Before going abroad it is advisable to check that you are up to date with the relevant vaccinations and travel advice. If you ask a member of reception for a travel advice form and fill it in at least 8 weeks before your holiday, we can ensure we contact you with the current travel advice. You may need to come into the surgery to discuss any risks with the nurse and to plan a vaccination schedule if it is required. The surgery offers NHS travel vaccines ONLY which include, Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio, MMR, Hepatitis A, Thyphoid and Chlorea. Private clinics listed on the travel health form will have individual charges applied for vaccines.
Please click here to open and print a copy of our Travel Health Form
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below:
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
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.
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