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The next meeting for the Linden Patient Participation Group will be at 7pm on Wednesday 6th December at The Linden Medical Group, Stapleford Care Centre. 

The patient group meets once a month. The meetings provide an opportunity for patients to meet with members of the practice team to discuss suggestions and feedback on the services we offer. Everyone is welcome.

 

This practice provides all usual general medical services. These include:

Minor Surgery

bandage_on_armSome of the doctors carry out various minor surgical procedures, for example removal of cysts and lumps and freezing with liquid nitrogen. Please enquire at the reception desk as to which doctor can help you.

Child Health Clinic

This is held by a doctor, a health visitor and a practice nurse at the Stapleford surgery on Wednesday mornings and at the Wollaton surgery on Tuesday afternoons. The aim is to provide routine health development and advice for children under the age of 5 years. Immunisation of children is carried out during these clinics. It is not a surgery – unwell children should be seen during ordinary surgery times to minimise the spread of infections.

Ante-Natal Care

Routine ante-natal care is undertaken by a doctor in conjunction with the community midwife.

Practice Nurse Clinics

Our practice nurses carry out a variety of specialist services and share with doctors the care and monitoring of those with certain chronic diseases according to established clinical protocols. The chronic diseases include:

  • coronary heart disease home_visit1
  • hypertension (high blood pressure),
  • diabetes 
  • asthma

The practice nurses also will be able to help you with:

  • cervical smears
  • well person checks
  • dressings
  • lifestyle advice
  • HRT reviews
  • family planning
  • ear syringing
  • holiday immunisations 
  • travel health advice and influenza vaccinations.

Routine blood tests

These are carried out by a trained phlebotomist in the practice and appointments for routine blood tests should be arranged through reception.

 
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