Netherfield Medical Centre2a Forester StreetNetherfieldNottingham, NG4 2NJTel: 0115 9614 583
“Our practice team is here to help.”
Our Advanced Nurse Practitioner Karen Taylor runs her own surgeries. She can diagnose and prescribe appropriately for many conditions. She is available for consultation by appointment or telephone triage appointments.
Nurses Karen Taylor, Jane Barber and Katrina Gale are available to see patients for chronic disease management and are also able to prescribe.
Available for consultation by appointment each day. They can help you with minor injuries, dressings, immunisations, injections, removal of sutures, ear syringing, blood pressure checks, urine testing and travel vaccinations. In addition they provide health checks for Asthma and other respiratory diseases, Diabetes, Hypertension (blood pressure), Heart Disease, Stroke and Cervical Smear Screening.
The Community Phlebotomy Service based at Park House has now changed their drop in clinics to a booked appointment system starting from 2nd January 2014. You can make an appointment by contacting Park House on 01159 617616. Appointments will be availiable on weekdays from 8:00am to 11:45am.
We are a teenage friendly practice offering confidential information and guidance. See the above tab for more details
The surgery runs flu vaccination clinics from September until March. Please contact the surgery to make an appointment. It is not just the elderly who should have the flu jab. There are quite a few people who are more “at risk” when they catch flu; click here for more details.
You can choose to tell others about visits to the surgery but we won't. The only reason why we might consider passing on confidential information without your permission, would be to protect you or someone else from serious harm. We would always try and discuss this with you first. If you have any worries about confidentiality, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK A MEMBER OF STAFF.
Available services for young people include:
Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection. It affects both men and women — but don't worry it can be easily treated with antibiotics. About 1 in 10 sexually active young people tested have chlamydia, yet most people who have it do not have any signs or symptoms and will not know that they've got it.
But a simple test will show if you have it!
Chlamydia tests are simple and do not require embarrassing examination. Tests are usually taken by yourself, not by a nurse or doctor. For men testing simply involves peeing in a pot.
Once found Chlamydia can be easily treated, usually with a single dose of antibiotic tablets (or liquid).
To arrange Chlamydia screening at Netherfield Medical Centre speak to Eddie (Nurse Practitioner), any of the practice nurses or GPs.
The team of GP's can provide confidential advice and access to a wide range of contraceptives. There are a wide range of options available including pills, patches, injections, implants, coils and condoms. Further information is also available on all aspects of sex, relationships and contraception at:
We can of course help with a wide range of common health problems that you may experience.
Whatever your worried about –don’t put it off, book to discuss it now with one of our Drs or nurse Practitioner.
Please contact us and ask for further information regarding any of our services. Tel: 0115 9614583
For teenagers worried about attending their Dr's surgery, there are many other places you can get confidential help and advice:
www.childline.org.uk 0800 1111 (24hrs)
www.brook.org.uk 0800 018 5023
Connexions - freephone 0800 0529977 to find local centres
Sexwise - freephone 0800 282930 - a confidential helpline for teenagers on anything to do with relationships, sex and contraception.
THINK - a texting service providing confidential advice on relationships and sexual health 84465
FRANK 0800 776600 Talk to FRANK about drugs
Domestic Violence 0808 8000340
Lesbian and gay switchboard 0115 934 8484
Rape crisis 0115 9410440
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales. Please ask to speak to Sharon Kershaw, the Medical Reports Administrator, who will advise you on cost and appointments.
We accept cash (please bring the correct amount wherever possible) and cheques only. Receipts can be given on request.
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