Services and Clinics

Below are the services and clinics available at our practice

Care Homes

We have allocated GP's who care for and visit residents living in the below care homes:

  • Charterhouse Care Home
  • Kingfisher Lodge Care Centre
  • St Philip and St James Residential Home
  • St Teresa's Nursing Home
  • Sunnymede Nursing Home
  • Mostyn Lodge
Cervical smears

All women between the age of 25 and 65 should have a regular smear test every three to five years. We send out appointment reminders to all of our patients to let you know when your next smear is due.

Child development

We send out appointments for regular checks and immunisations for pre-school children. This is to make sure that our doctors and health visitors can check that children are developing normally and that there’s nothing to worry about.

Chronic Disease Management Clinics

To make sure you keep as well as possible and that the management of your chronic medical conditions is best tailored to your needs, the nurses run several chronic disease clinics:

  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Coronary heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Stop smoking clinic
Contraceptive services

Our doctors and nurses give confidential advice on all aspects of family planning, including coil fitting and emergency contraception.

Counsellors and advice services

Find out about local counsellors and advice services. You can access these services by speaking to your GP or the surgery’s receptionist.

Health screening

We offer a wide range of health screening for men and women at our surgery.


Women aged between 50 and 60 are advised to attend the Breast Screening Unit every three years for a mammography. This is to make sure we can check and detect any abnormalities as soon as possible. These appointments are sent out by the local Breast Unit.

Find breast screening services on the NHS website.

Maternity care

Our antenatal and postnatal clinics are held at our surgery by our doctors and midwives.

Minor surgery

Minor operations are carried out by all the doctors. See your own doctor and if you need an operation a special appointment will be arranged.

Mother and Baby 6 Week Checks

These appointments are booked with a GP to check mother and baby when your baby is between 6 – 8 weeks old.

Non-NHS services

Some services available are not covered under our contract with the NHS. This means that these services need to be paid for.

The services that include charges are:

  • Medicals for pre-employment, sports and driving requirements
  • Insurance claim forms
  • Passport signing
  • Prescriptions for taking medication abroad
  • Private sick notes
  • Vaccination certificates.

Our secretarial staff and GPs will be happy to talk through the charges with you during your appointment.

Nurse Appointments

Appointments to see the nurse team for procedures such as leg dressings, annual reviews, blood tests, vaccinations, smears can be made by telephoning our reception team.

Stop Smoking Service

Our HCA operates a clinic to help with giving up smoking. Please call Reception to arrange an initial appointment. 

Travel advice, vaccinations and immunisations

We offer routine vaccinations and general advice to our patients travelling abroad.

It may take up to eight weeks for a full course of vaccinations, so please contact us in advance to give you plenty of time if you’re planning to go abroad where you need to be vaccinated.

Visit our Vaccination page for more information.

Visiting services

Below are the services and clinics who visit our practice to see patients, or offer private services

BEMS Community Dermatology Service
Complementary practitioners

These practitioners work privately at our surgery:

  • Caroline Lloyd, Acupuncture - 0117 9246738 (Saltford)
  • Sarah Day, Podiatrist - 0117 9860829 & 07779 266172 (Saltford)
  • Anne Williamson, Podiatrist - 01761 752162 / 07709 436797 (Saltford)
  • Nick Mawer, Hypnotherapist - 07954 425548 (St Augustine's)
  • Ellena West, Osteopath - 07398 170641 (Saltford)
  • Teri Bayford, Physiotherapist - 07554 955805 (Saltford)
Dorothy House
Developing Health & Independence (DHI)

Find out more about the NHS services

You can find out more about the NHS services available within the local area and as part of the surgery, on the NHS website.