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New Phone Number for UCHQ

02890 664634

Out of Hours
If patients require medical treatment or advice outside surgery hours, weekends, bank or public holidays, they should contact - 028 9079 6220

Appointments
To make an appointment you should telephone the Health Centre on 02890 664634 or at reception Monday to Friday 8.30 - 5.30.

Accident and Emergency You should only attend A&E for an emergency.  During 8.30 to 6pm you should contact your GP and outside these hours, the out of hour service in the first instance. 

Results

Results are available by phoning 02890 664634 between 2pm and 3pm only.

Clinics and Services

To use the services provided in the Health Centre YOU MUST BE REGISTERED!

Services available include:

  • General Illness (acute/chronic)
  • Health Promotion (smoking cessation, alcohol and drug awareness, sexual health, weight management)
  • inhalerAsthma Clinic
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Family Planning and Cervical Screening
  • Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy
  • Maternity Care (antenatal/postnatal care)
  • Child Health Surveillance
  • Minor Surgery
  • Travel Health
  • Institutional Services
  • Clinical Psychology*, Dermatology* (* when funding allows)
  • The Health Centre also provides cervical screening for female patients. Please telephone our receptionists who will allocate the next available appointment.

New Patient Health Checks

New patients registering with the Health Centre are offered a health check. These checks are free of charge and are important as they enable the doctors and nurses to assess and monitor your health needs and offer appropriate treatments. It provides us with an insight into your health, well-being and lifestyle. Please make an appointment with our nurses.

Registered Patients who have not attended the health centre within the last three years, should make an appointment to see one of our Doctors or Nurses.

Family Planning/Sexual Health

All doctors provide family planning but not all appointments for family planning or sexual health advice require a doctor. Our nurses can also provide factual advice, information, treatment, and repeat prescriptions for contraception and the morning after pill. The Health Centre also provides cervical screening for female patients. Please telephone our receptionists who will allocate you the next available appointment.

physioSports Medicine

Dr Barbara Fair and Dr Martin Cunningham are sports medicine specialists, who can provide a specialist advice in this area.   

Minor Surgery

Minor surgery clinics are provided by Drs Cunningham and McCartney, assisted by our nursing team. A number of minor surgery procedures, including the removal of skin tags, warts, cysts and moles, toenails, joint injections etc are performed. Minor surgery appointments cannot be booked directly, they must be confirmed by a doctor.

Our nursing team also carry out liquid nitrogen procedures for warts etc and can be booked directly through reception.

immuniseTravel Medicine

The Health Centre provides travel advice and vaccinations to those patients who, through their course of study or work, may travel abroad. Some vaccinations are not NHS funded and attract a fee. Any patient planning to travel should make an appointment to discuss their travel arrangements and vaccination requirements as soon as possible, as some vaccination programmes may last several weeks.

Please book appointments with our nurses well in advance of departure date as some vaccination programmes can take a few weeks to complete.



 
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