Named accountable GP for all patients.
All patients at Railway Medical Group have a named GP who is responsible for patients’ overall care at the practice, you can contact the practice if you wish to know who this is, and if you have a preference as to which GP that is, we will make reasonable efforts to accommodate this request.
The named accountable GP will take lead responsibility for the coordination of all services required under the contract and ensure they are delivered to each of their patients where required (based on the clincial judgement of the named accountable GP).
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A number of our Doctors can administer joint injections, if you feel this is something that may be beneficial to you, please arrange a Doctors appointment to discuss this further.
We provide various methods of contraception including fitting of implants, coils, prescribing medication and administering depo injections. Arrange a Doctors appointment to discuss what contraception method may be right for you.
Untreated high blood pressure can increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Any doctor or nurse can check your blood pressure and if high arrange blood and urine tests and an ECG.
Each Autumn/Winter we run flu clinics. Anyone over 65, or suffering from a chronic disease at any age is at an increased risk from flu and should be vaccinated. Look out for the adverts when flu vaccines arrive.
We can remove small lumps and bumps. Make an appointment to see a doctor to discuss this.
NEW PATIENT CHECK
If you are registering as a new patient you can book an appointment with the Health Care Assistant for a new patient check, she will check your height, weight and blood pressure, ask about medical conditions and arrange any necessary blood tests. You need to bring a urine sample.
Private medical examinations for insurance purposes, need to be arranged by appointment. A fee will be charged as these do not come under NHS terms of service. Private forms can also be completed and signed and a fee will be charged.
SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE
Our practise nurses are able to advise you on how to give up smoking, encourage and monitor you and also discuss and prescribe medical treatments to help. Ask at reception for an appointment.
We can advise you and arrange your travel vaccinations and medications. Patients need to complete a travel questionnaire and return it to the surgery at least 1 week before booking an appointment with the practice nurse and, allowing at least 6 weeks before travel. Some travel vaccinations and medications will also need to be paid for on private prescription. Please note this is not a priority service, priority is given to acute and chronic health needs. Information on other providers can be given to you.
We have clinics for people who have experienced heart disease or stroke where you will regularly have your blood pressure and cholesterol checked, your medication reviewed and will be advised on lifestyle changes to help you try to prevent further illness.
All women aged 25-64 are invited for cervical screening. By having regular smears any changes that may occur in the cervix may be picked up early before they become cancerous. Our practice nurses carry out the smear tests.
This clinic aims to prevent complications of diabetes by regular monitoring of diabetic control, together with lifestyle advice. The clinic is run by the practice nurse however, patients also have annual eye and foot checks and may see the dietician for dietary advice where necessary.