Fishponds Primary Care Centre, Beechwood Road
Fishponds, Bristol BS16 3TD
0117 908 2360
   
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Services provided by this practice

We are able to book appointments via telephone or in person between the hours of 8am – 6.30pm or at any time via the internet. If you would like to book via the internet you will need a pin number. Please ask receptionists for more information. You will need to provide photo id to access this service.

We are able to take requests for prescriptions via email, in person, by fax or ideally, via your Chemist, who will be happy to manage your repeat prescription requests. If you have a pin number (see above) you can order repeat medication via our website.

GP consultations – pre-bookable and same day appointments, minimum 10 minutes per appointment.

Selection of extended hours, pre-bookable appointments with nurses and GPs early morning from 7.30am and late evening appointments until 7.15pm. Various days of the week depending on clinician.

Practice nurse consultations for monitoring and review of patients with any of the following conditions; diabetes, coronary heart disease, asthma and COPD monitoring and review, stroke & TIA, hypertension, weight management problems, support to stop smoking.

We also offer:

  • 4YP – sexual health service for young people
  • Anti coagulation service for patients on medication such as warfarin
  • Catheter care and catheter changes
  • Cervical screening
  • Child health surveillance
  • Childhood immunisation programme
  • Ear syringing
  • ECGs & in-house monitoring for patients with possible Atrial Fibrillation
  • Emergency contraception advice and prescribing
  • Fitting, monitoring and removal of coils
  • Health checks and support for Carers
  • Health checks for patients with learning difficulties
  • In-house 24 hour BP monitoring to enable early diagnosis of hypertension
  • In-house DVT diagnostics and treatment initiation
  • In-house minor surgery service
  • In-house phlebotomy service for adults and children
  • Injections and vaccinations – eg seasonal flu/vitamin D/B12
  • Insertion and removal of contraceptive implants
  • Insulin conversion for diabetic patients
  • Early diagnosis and treatment for patients with memory problems/dementia.
  • Management and support for patients with alcohol or drug misuse problems
  • Near Patient Testing – (monitoring of patients taking certain drugs such as methotrexate)
  • NHS Health checks for patients aged 40-75
  • Routine BP checks
  • Some private services such as HGV medicals and private medical reports.
  • Steroid Injections
  • Suture removal
  • Teenagers health checks and immunisation
  • Teledermatology – photos of skin complaints are sent electronically to a consultant for quick review and advice on options for management
  • Travel health advice and vaccinations
  • Wart & verrucae clinic
  • Wound dressing and compression bandaging

Host services in-house for:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
  • Carers support reviews & bi-weekly support worker in waiting room
  • Community Drug and alcohol counselling
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Specialist Weight Management

 

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