In our Surgery, we offer a wide range of specialist clinics to provide you the most appropriate care. This means you may not always see a GP, but please be re-assured all our staff are trained in guiding you to the best care available.
This may mean our staff ask questions about the reason for your call. Please do your best to provide as much information as you feel comfortable with.
We offer the following clinic types:
Registered General Nurse (RGN’S)
We have 3 RGNs that work form the surgery who specialise in;
Long Term Condition Reviews: Respiratory, Learning Disability, Rheumatoid Arthritus, Asthma, Contraception
These RGN’s also offer the following: Minor Illness, children’s immunisations, injections, no worries, Women’s Health
This type of clinic deals with the following issues for patients over 5years old:
Ear Infection’s, Throat Infection’s, Chest Infection’s, Sinusitis, UTI, Sickness and Diarrhoea, Mild Skin Conditions, Foot Conditions, Stings, Headaches & Migraines, Colds
We have 2 specialist Paramedics who specialise in the following, however also offer minor illness
Lumps / moles, BP / hypertension rev, cancer rev, eczema,
We have 2 specialist diabetic nurses who deal with any diabetic concerns
Health Care Assistants (HCA’S)
Bloods, BP, INR / Vaccinations / Dressings / stiches / health check / Diabetic Foot check / ECG
We offer a closed invite leg clinic service. During this session leg ulcer dressing and reviews. This is held at Stanley Park, Chippenham.
We have 4 physiotherapists who work within the Primary Care Network
They can offer clinics for all patients over 16 who present with the following issues:
Musculoskeletal conditions: Lower Back Pain, Neck Pain, Sciatica, Tennis Elbow, Soft Tissue Injury’s, Sprains/Strains/Sports Injury’s, Arthritis, Problems with Muscles, Tendons, Ankle Sprains, Carpel Tunnel, Changes to Walking, Post Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal-related Pain in Arms or Legs including nerve symptoms
They can deal with related medication and can aurthorise referrals with other services such as x-rays.
note: this team cannot deal with Pregnant women
Social prescribers called Living Well
The Living Well Team recognises that a person’s health and wellbeing can be determined by a range of social, economic and environmental factors. Social Prescribing looks to address a person’s needs in a holistic way, allowing the patient greater control of their health. Referrals to the team can be made by clinicians, family members, or patients themselves by contacting the practice and asking to speak directly with the team.