Services

 

Our Services

 

We provide a comprehensive range of services that will ensure that you and your family are given the best possible advice and health care.

 

Sports injuries occur whether you are an amateur or professional athlete. Injuries may require treatment by a doctor specializing in sports medicine in order to optimize performance and reduce long term effects. Sports medicine is not just limited to treating injuries as it can be used as a preventative method too.

Immunisation or Vaccination are important to you and your family’s health. It is also an important public health measure which prevents many diseases from causing significant sickness in individuals.

Your doctor will be more than happy to discuss any questions or concerns you might have.

Travel advice and vaccinations – Approved Yellow Fever Vaccinating Practice.

Our doctors are fully aware of the latest WHO (World Health Organisation) recommendations for travel to any part of the world.

Staying up to date with travel information, malaria prevention, education and awareness of the local culture or region can help prevent accidents and injuries and illness.

Everyone goes through highs and lows and experiences different levels of stress through their life, our doctors are here for you, no matter what phase of life you are in. Talking to someone is the first step to recovery and can make the world of difference.

We aim to improve health and quality of life by providing a structured way of identifying health issues and conditions that are potentially amenable or even preventable.

An annual health check is recommended for all people aged over 75

Ensuring you are able and fit for your current or future job is important to your safety and well-being. Our doctors and nursing staff are able to assess and complete reports for you, often in the same visit.

Our doctors can provide a range of procedures in a safe, sterile environment ranging from hormone implants to skin excisions.

If you are concerned at any stage about any changes to your skin e.g. moles, sun spots, ulcers we encourage you to make an appointment as soon as possible. A quick Skin check is a great starting point for anyone wanting peace of mind.

In addition to this, it is a good idea to get regular skin checks. The frequency of these skin checks depends on your age, your sun exposure and predisposing factors, but generally as you get older more regular skin checks are required (usually annual skin checks are adequate)

Venesection is a relatively simple, and highly effective treatment for genetic haemochromatosis consists. Our doctors and nurses will ensure to your every need in our dedicated treatment room.

Wound care is a crucial part of healing and recovery. Proper care reduces the risk of infections. Our doctors and nurses are here for you on your journey to recovery.
We believe that every woman is unique and deserves a personally tailored healthcare plan. It is important to have a doctor that looks after you through all stages of life. We offer both male and female doctors so you can be at ease with your health care professional. Some of our specialised women's services include:  
  • Comprehensive annual women’s health check
  • Breast examinations
  • Cervical screening (Every 5 years)
  • Pregnancy planning and fertility issues
  • Abnormalities of the menstrual cycle
  • Menopause
  • Contraception options
  • Sexual health checks
 

Pregnancy can be stressful with so many things happening and changing with your body. It is important to have a supportive general practitioner who is able guide you through this process.

We want to ensure you are well looked after and enjoy your pregnancy.

We understand that every parent wants the best for their child. It is important that your child has a positive experience at our practice. We look after all children’s needs from birth, infancy, early childhood and adolescence, each with its own unique challenges. Some of our specialised children services include:  
  • Childhood immunisation
  • Baby health checks
  • School-base catch up immunisation
  • Childhood travel vaccinations and advice
  • Learning difficulty and developmental problems
  • Speech difficulties
  • Anxiety and depression
  • 4 Year old pre-school checks
 
Our doctors understand that men and women are different, each with specific health issues which can vary with different stages of life. Our staff are sensitive to the difficulty in discussing some health issues. We provide specialised Men’s Health services including:  
  • Comprehensive annual male health checks
  • Prostate examination
  • Testosterone and other hormonal problems
  • Heart disease prevention
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Skin checks
  • Diabetes management
  • Sexual health checks
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Hair loss treatment
 

 

Ashgrove Family Practice