53c Mainwood RdTimperleyCheshire, WA15 7JWTel: 0161 980 4510
The Lakes Medical has scheduled the flu clinics for the following dates:
Contraception - Initially contraception must be discussed at an appointment with the doctor and any follow up appointments are made with the nurse. A full range of contraceptive services are available including the pill, injection and morning-after (emergency) contraception.
Health Promotion / Chronic disease management - Screening of our practice population, offering health promotion advice and disease prevention are a vital part of our service to you. We offer regular monitoring for our patients with chronic diseases such as heart disease, circulatory problems, diabetes and asthma etc.
Cervical Smears - Wherever possible please book an appointment with the nurse.
Baby Clinics - Tuesday 11.30-12.30 no appointment necessary. Development and health checks, general advice and immunisations are given by the Health visitor / doctor.
Health Checks, Well Woman & Well Man Advice, Healthy Travel Advice, Blood Pressure Checks, Diet Advice, Family Planning, HRT and Smoking Cessation.
You can have your blood taken at the following places:
Altrincham Hospital – contact practice reception for details
Barrington Road Surgery
Forum Walk-in-centre: Monday - Friday 08:00 - 10:00
Wythenshawe Hospital: Monday - Friday 09:00 - 16:30
The Nursing Team offers a range of services within the practice, these include:
When making an appointment with the nursing team please inform the staff which service you require so that we can ensure you are seen by the appropriate professional.
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 and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
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