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Broadway SurgeryTel: 01772 920202
Ingol Health CentreTel: 01772 282700
Local Blood clinics
For a list of local phlebotomy (blood testing) clinics, please click here.
Local Treatment room service
Greater Preston have local treatment rooms dotted around Preston for wound assessment and management, leg ulcer and vascular treatment and also specialist ear care. For a list of local treatment room services please click here. Please see the latest update on local treatment clinics in response to COVID-19.
On a Monday and Thursday at Ingol Health Centre, our nursing team run an INR clinic between 8am - 12pm. INR testing is for patients taking anticoagulant medication who require regular monitoring to ensure their INR levels are in good range. The nursing team will take a finger prick blood test which will determine your INR level. To book an appointment please contact the surgery.
Family Planning Services
We offer a range of contraceptive advice and service during routine surgeries.
From April 2018 Dr Rangaswamy is also able to offer Coil Fitting and Implanon insertions/removals.
You can find more information on this clinic by clicking here.
General travel advice and a range of holiday vaccinations are available with the practice nurse. If possible please enquire at least 6 weeks before intended travel. (please click here for more information on what vaccinations we can/cannot provide under the NHS)
A variety of surgical procedures are performed after assessment by the doctor.
Joint injections are carried out by most of our doctors. Dr Walsh and Dr Rangaswamy also carry out excisions.
In response to COVID-19 we have postponed the Minor Surgery clinics until further notice.
Child Development Clinic
The baby clinic is held every Wednesday between 13:00 and 15:00 at the Ingol Health Centre when a health visitor is present. In addition a baby vaccination clinic is run by the practice nurse.
Well Person Clinics
General health and lifestyle risk factors are assessed by the practice nurse. Appropriate lifestyle advice to reduce risk factors may be offered.
Maternity & Ante-Natal Clinic
All the partners offer maternity care during routine surgeries. We also have an ante-natal clinic run by the community midwife each week on a Monday afternoon at the Ingol Health Centre and Friday at Broadway Surgery
We strongly recommend all children are kept fully vaccinated. In addition all adults are encouraged to keep routine vaccinations updated.
Well Person appointments (Also known as NHS Health Checks)
If you are over 40 and do not currently have an annual review for a chronic disease, you will be written to inviting you to attend an NHS Health Check. More information on the NHS Health Check can be found here.
We currently recommend that women should have routine screening every 3 or 5 years depending on age. These are usually carried out by the practice nurse. For more information on Cervical Screening, click here.
Cervical Screening appointments are also available via our weekend hub clinics. Please speak to reception for further information.
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring
You can use the following template to record your own blood pressure readings at home.
Blood Pressure Monitoring (Weekly chart)
Language (Translation) Line and British Sign Language (BSL) services are available to our patients during our opening hours.
You may request a face to face translation for clinical needs, a telephone translation or Bristish Sign Language.
You can either book a BSL interpreter by heading to this website https://www.cosign.org.uk/contact-us/ or you can let our reception team know and they will book an appropriate service for you.
We understand how frustrating it must be trying to lip read somebody who is wearing a mask. A Paramedic has shared his story - click here to viewWe have therefore downloaded a similar application to use for our front-of-house team and clinicians to help you when you come to the surgery.If there is anything else we can do to improve our service for our hard of hearing/deaf patients, we are always open to your comments and suggestions. Thank you
From 1st November 2019, the surgery can no longer provide certain Travel Vaccinations. Please read this leaflet for more information on the services we can/cannot provide and who provides vaccinations that aren't provided by the NHS. If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to fill in one of our Travel Questionnaire forms, once this is complete, you must then arrange a Telephone Consultation with one of our Practice Nurse team. 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 telephone 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.
Not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS. Please click here for more information.
Are you travelling abroad anytime soon? If so, please read the following information.
YOU will need to check with the embassy of every country you will be travelling to and through, what their rules are for taking medicines with you.
WE are happy to give you a print out of a list of the medications which we prescribe for you.
YOU will need to check with a pharmacist what each of you medicines contain don’t forget to ask about:
• All prescribed medicines (including tablets, syrups, injectables, creams & patches etc)
• All medicines which you buy over the counter from the chemist or supermarket
Not doing these checks could inadvertently lead to problems at your destination, as certain prescription medications (and even some over the counter medications) are either banned or classed as controlled drugs in other countries.
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)
Non NHS Fees Services
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
Wherever possible, the fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales. A full list of our fees is available via the link above.
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