Please note that your first appointment will be at a local clinic (0151 430 1234) and thereafter you will be seen at the surgery on a Tuesday 1.30-3.00pm (By appointment - last appointment is at 2.30pm) Patients are seen by the midwife at the clinics by appointment. We now have a pregnancy testing service and once you have the result of your test you can make an appointment directly with the midwife.
PRACTICE NURSE CLINICS
Our practice nurses, Nurse Sue Watson and Nurse Jennifer McDermott are available to see all patients and appointments may be made between the hours of 8.00am and 6.30pm. They will be happy to see patients for the following:
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
This is run by the practice nurse in conjunction with the doctors and is by appointment only. Our aim is to help people with this condition to understand and manage their problems and treatment so they can maintain the best possible health.
Please make an appointment to see any of our practice nurses.
WELL WOMAN, FAMILY PLANNING AND CONTRACEPTIVE ADVICE/SERVICES
Please make an appointment with Nurse Sian Moran who will be able to discuss all your problems and will be able to issue a prescription for the contraceptive pill and hormone replacement therapy. Nurse Sian can also fit/remove the implanon and remove coils - NOTE Nurse Sian cannot fit a coil you must go to a local family planning clinic for this.
If a minor surgical procedure is thought to be appropriate by one of the doctors, they will refer you to the local minor surgery service and you will probably receive an appointment to be treated by them Wednesdays lunch time at Park House Medical Centre.
TRAVEL IMMUNISATION/UPDATING OF IMMUNISATIONS
Please make an appointment with one of the practice nurses. You should be seen at least six weeks in advance of your holiday to ensure adequate cover. Please note some immunisations may encounter a charge please see travel vaccinations page for further details > http://www.parkhousemedicalcentre.co.uk/clinics-and-services.aspx?t=2 <.
WELL PERSON MEDICALS
If you have not seen a doctor within the last three years but would like a well person medical for peace of mind, please ask at reception for an appointment with one of our practice nurses.
If you are over the age of 75 and would like to have a medical check, please make an appointment at reception. If you are housebound, we will arrange for one of our practice nurses to visit you at home.
An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients who are pregnant, with heart, lung or kidney disease or diabetes, residents of nursing and rest homes AND ANYONE OVER THE AGE OF 65. Please contact the reception staff in August/September for details of the vaccination dates to make an appointment. If you are unable to attend the surgery, a home visit will be arranged to undertake this facility.
This is run by the practice nurse in conjunction with the doctors and is by appointment only. We aim to help people with this condition to understand and manage their problems and treatment so they can maintain the best possible health.
SUFFER WITH ASTHMA? PLEASE READ:
If you are an Asthma Sufferer please remeber to bring your inhaler with you when you have an appointment with a practice nurse for your Asthma Review.
If you feel you need to talk to someone concerning your alcohol consumption the doctors or nurses will make arrangements to talk to you and give any advice they can to you concerning alcohol reduction.
We are privileged to have the services of a cardiac nurse who visits the surgery once a week. The doctors and practice nurses can also give advice to any patient who has angina or who has suffered heart attacks, strokes etc. Please make an appointment with any of the practice nurses if you are concerned about your health. Dr Brindley has a special interest in this field and holds a surgery every Monday afternoon between 2.00 and 4.00pm to discuss heart and stroke-related problems.
All our female patients aged between 50 and 64 years are invited for mammography screening every three years.
Prescot Primary Care Resource Centre
- Phlebotomy (Blood Tests) - Monday to Friday 8.30am to 12.15pm (No appointment required)
- Dressings/ear syringe - APPOINTMENT ONLY :- 0151 430 1626
This is run by the practice nurses in conjunction with the doctors and is by appointment only. The clinic offers patients with diabetes regular specialist medical and nursing care. Patients will have their initial appointment with him and continuous treatment and advice will be carried out by the practice nurses.
Please make an appointment with Nurse Sian and she will arrange the necessary test. Confidentiality is adhered to at all times.
Please bring an early morning specimen of urine to the surgery and we will carry out a pregnancy test for you.