Services We Provide
Well Baby & Immunisation Clinic
Baby Clinics with the Health Visitor Tuesday PM.
All Parents of new babies should contact the Health Visitor to have your baby measured and weighed at least one week before your babies first 8 week vaccination is due.
Health Visitor - The Chai Centre (Combined Children’s Centre and Healthy Living), Hurtley Street, Burnley, BB10 1BY. Tel: 01282 657395 - Fax: 01282 421190 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Planning and Contraceptive Advice
We offer a complete family planning service including advice on contraception and emergency contraception (sometimes called the morning after pill).
Smoking Cessation Advice
We provide advice on how patients may stop smoking. We actively encourage patients to have a programme for stopping smoking and adopting a lifestyle for reducing the risk of heart disease. Alternatively you can contact the Smoking Cessation Service direct on 01254 380424
Our practice nurses are well trained and experienced in helping you to be adequately protected for your holiday trip abroad. We offer a comprehensive range of vaccinations. A fee may be charged. Please ask at reception.
Well Woman and Well Man Clinic
By appointment with the nurse.
Minor Surgery and Cryotherapy
Minor surgery and cryotherapy are available at the surgery.
Run by the nurse for any child or adult with asthma. In addition to regular check-ups and dealing with problems as they arise, we also instruct on proper use of inhalers and other devices.
A clinic is run for diabetic patients. Appointments are flexible but usually involve two visits to the nurse and one to the doctor each year. We perform regular checks on control, screen for complications and can arrange appointments with the dietician, chiropodist, optician or hospital as appropriate.
If you have a heart or lung problem, asthma, diabetes or are in frail health you are advised to have a flu injection every year. Clinics are held in October when the vaccine becomes available.
The NHS provides a nurse led scheme which can be contacted at any time on 0845 4647 Or on line at www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk. This is a valuable source of advice and assistance.
The antenatal clinic is led by the midwife and the doctor is available for consultation when necessary. Care is usually shared with the hospital.
We recommend that all women up to the age of 64 have a smear every three years. You may make an appointment for a smear with the practice nurse during normal working hours.
Private Medical Examinations
These are available for Insurance, HGV and pre-employment purposes. A fee is charged based on the recommended published scale from the BMA. Please ask at reception.
If you have responsibility for the care of another person please let us know so that our records are complete. This enables us to provide you with the best possible care.