Chronic Disease & Long Term Conditions
Chronic diseases and long-term conditions require regular reviews, and we help monitor and manage a wide range of these.
Patients with heart disease should be reviewed at the practice at least annually. The Practice Nurse will arrange all relevant blood tests and have these available to review with you at your appointment.
Stroke & TIA
Patients who have previously suffered a Stoke or Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) will be asked to attend for regular review so that we can optimise the treatment of your condition.
The Practice offers routine diabetic reviews at a special appointment each year, where we will discuss with the patient their diabetes management and go through any concerns they may have.
Patients will be reviewed by the Practice Nurse, with a GP available for consultations and examination, if necessary. Patients are seen for blood pressure monitoring and medication checks.
COPD reviews allow our Nurse to check your height, weight, blood pressure and medication. A spirometry test is also carried out to determine if there is any deterioration in the patient’s lung function.
Asthma clinics are run by our Practice Nurse, where we will assess your treatment and inhaler therapy to ensure your are on the correct medication to help keep your asthma in control.
Epilepsy is a chronic condition that needs frequent review and our patients are managed and closely monitored by the Practice Nurse, whether for urgent ailments or for regular health checks.
Yearly checks are carried out by our Nurse, which include the necessary measurements and blood tests, to make sure that patients are treated optimally for thyroid problems.
The Practice invites all Mental Health sufferers into for a general health check where they have a thorough consultation to discuss concerns and treatment with the Patient and/or their carers.
Patients who have suffered with cancer will be monitored and followed-up by our Primary Care Team who are here to help advise and treat on your general health as well as cancer-related problems.
Patients with chronic kidney disease or acute kidney injury are monitored with regular blood tests and general health reviews in the practice to help prevent any further deterioration in their condition.
One in every five people in the UK suffer from depression. Our team are able to help by providing friendly advice and your GP can also refer you for the best choice of therapy to help with your condition.
If you suffer from Atrial Fibrillation, our Nurses will regularly monitor you with necessary tests, such as ECG, anti-coagulation, and blood tests, and will help you manage your symptoms.
Your GP can advise you about losing weight safely by eating a healthy, balanced diet and regular physical activity, and our Nurses can help you monitor any changes you make to your lifestyle.
People with learning disabilities often have poorer physical and mental health than other people, and are therefore reviewed at least annually in the Practice by our Nurses.
Our Doctors and Pharmacists are able to help patients who have suffered from drug and alcohol misuse in the past, often in co-ordination with other specialist healthcare professionals.