WHAT CLINICS AND SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE?
Smoking Cessation Service
We now hold a Smoking Cessation Service from Sketty surgery on Wednesdays 12-2pm. Run by a Stop Smoking Wales counsellor, covering behavioural therapy and offering Nicotine replacement therapies to help you quit. Also offering lung function and Carbon Monoxide testing. Come and see the jar of tar! Please contact Sketty surgery on 206862, or email
for refferal. You can also register direct with stop smoking wales 0800 085 2219 www.stopsmokingwales.com.
Nurse By appointment
Killay Surgery Monday
Sketty Surgery Wednesday
We aim to achieve good control of diabetes and prevent complications by providing regular check-ups and education. You can get more information about the care for diabetes from the variety of leaflets available from our Diabetic Nurses.
Minor Illness Clinic
New Service Patients presenting with minor illnesses such as coughs,colds, sore throats, earache and minor injuries can now be seen by our new Minor Ailments Nurse Practitioner. She is based at our Killay Surgery but available to all patients. Please book through reception.
Respiratory Clinic Clinic
Nurse By appointment
Sketty Surgery on Tuesday and Friday mornings and Thursdays all day. If you have asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), we will regularly monitor your care and help you to improve the way you manage your condition yourself. The school holidays would be a good time for children with asthma to come in for their annual review. For more information please see our patient information leaflet on the Respiratory Clinic.
Child Health And Well Baby Clinic
Health Visitor , Doctor, Nurse By appointment only
Sketty Surgery Wednesday 12:30 - 2.00pm
Killay Surgery Wednesday 12:30- 2.00pm
Community Midwife By appointment and Health Visitor
Sketty Surgery Thursday 1.30 - 4.00pm
Killay Surgery Tuesday 1.00 - 3.00pm
Please telephone your usual surgery for an appointment for a smear test.
Doctor By appointment
Flu Vaccination Clinics
These are available each autumn for people over 65 and those with certain medical conditions such as chronic (long-term) chest problems, diabetes and heart disease.
The Doctors carry out minor surgery in our well equipped treatment room. Such surgery includes the removal of cysts and warts and is usually arranged in consultation
with your Doctor.
There are doctors in the practice able to provide more specialist care. After routine assessment, if appropriate, the doctor can offer joint injections to relieve discomfort.
Mental Health Liaison Nurse
Community based Mental Health Liaison Nurse based at the medical centre. She is linked to the Psychiatry service. Referrals are made by the Doctors.
Sally Evans By GP referral
We employ a fully-qualified CPN/Counsellor if your Doctor feels this may be of help.
FAMILY PLANNING ADVICE
All the Doctors and Nurses will be pleased to offer free advice on any aspect of family planning including contraception and fertility counselling.
As a preventative measure, all women aged 25 years and over should have a smear test once every three years. This is a simple procedure and takes only a few minutes. We have Nurses fully trained in the procedure. The Receptionist will make an appointment for you.
Children and adults should keep up to date with their vaccinations. Our Practice Nurses will be pleased to advise on and administer the full range of childhood and travel vaccinations. Before travelling abroad please ensure you allow adequate time for your vaccination to become effective.
Our Dietician will help those with special dietary needs. She attends the Diabetic Clinics once a month, you will be referred by the GP or Diabetic Nurse.
Insurance, pre-employment, driving and other medicals, private certificates, passports, insurance claims etc - please arrange via the Receptionist. Your Doctor will be pleased to perform these services for you, but as the NHS does NOT cover them you will be charged a fee that is recommended by the BMA. PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PAY AT THE TIME; a list of fees is displayed in the waiting room, or the Receptionist will advise you of the cost when you telephone for an appointment. The company concerned pays for life insurance medicals and most pre-employment medicals. Patient Charges for Non NHS work