Clinics and Services
We offer a range of clinics and services including those below. For more information, please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.
Clinics run every day with our healthcare assistants. We make sure patients who have to fast overnight for their blood tests are seen early.
Blood tests should be authorised by a clinician. If your blood test is requested by a hospital consultant or children under the age of 6, please book online: www.royalsurrey.nhs.uk/blood-tests.
For very young children your doctor will prescribe a local anaesthetic cream to put on an hour before the test, to numb the skin.
X-Ray and Ultrasound
When your GP refers you for one of these tests, you will need to contact one of the x-ray departments below to book your appointment:
- Royal Surrey County Hospital – 01483 402746
- Milford Community Hospital – 01483 782673
- Haslemere Community Hospital – 01483 782311
ACES: Acute Community Eyecare Service
This is a free NHS service available from a local optician. You can book an appointment at the listed locations for minor eye conditions, such as:
- Red eye or eyelids
- Dry eye, or gritty uncomfortable eyes
- Irritation and inflammation of the eye
- Significant recent sticky discharge from the eye or watery eye
- Recently occurring flashes or floaters
- Ingrowing eyelashes
- Recent and sudden reduced vision
- Foreign body in the eye
- Eye pain
- Excessive tears.
This service is not suitable for chronic conditions such as cataracts, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma.
Aged 2 years+, children under 16 must be accompanied.
Please call to book an appointment.
104 High Street Cranleigh
23 Friary Street
Boots Opticians Godalming
33 High Street Godalming
For contraceptive advice, depot injections, implanon and coil fitting, Dr Christie and her team provide the coil-fitting and implanon service.
If you are interested in having any of these, please make a routine appointment to discuss with one of the team first and they will then arrange a suitable time for the fitting if it is appropriate for you.
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a contraceptive pill review please complete our online Contraceptive Pill Review form.
Leg Ulcer and Wound Care Clinics
This clinic is run by our highly skilled practice nurses. District nurses attend our housebound patients, but this will require a GP referral first.
Several of the GPs offer minor surgery and joint injection procedures. If you need a minor surgery procedure and it is appropriate to be done in primary care, we will arrange it for you in house if at all possible.
Mother and Baby
The health visitors run a drop-in clinic for advice and help with your baby. For availability please call the health visitors directly on 01883 340922.
This clinic is currently at Milford Hospital.
Our practice nurses undertake post-operative suture and clip removals for patients who are up and about. If you are housebound, the hospital will refer you to the district nurses, who will be able to visit you at home.
Childhood immunisations, routine and travel vaccinations for all ages are available during surgery times, by appointment with our practice nurses.
Flu clinics start in September. At risk patients are also offered the pneumonia jab.
Patients eligible for immunisations under national catch-up campaigns will be contacted directly by the surgery.
Warfarin (INR) Clinic
Our practice nurses are trained to monitor patients on warfarin and will also start some new patients on it. Our in-house kit means you can have a finger-prick blood test analysed on the spot. You will leave your appointment with a print-out of your dosage regime and an appointment to return for the next test.
Patients who have a long term condition should visit the Health Review and Assessment Clinic for online health reviews and assessment forms.
Asthma and COPD
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an annual review of your asthma symptoms please complete our online Asthma Review form.
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a COPD assessment please complete our online COPD Assessment form.
Our specialist respiratory nurses help to diagnose and monitor patients and they work closely with the doctors to optimise treatment plans for each individual patient. Every patient with asthma or COPD is invited for an annual review so we can monitor your progress and make sure you are on the most up-to-date regime.
Bowel Cancer Screening
The NHS bowel cancer screening programme offers screening every two years to all men and women aged 60 to 74. People over 74 can request a screening kit by calling the freephone helpline on 0800 707 6060.
The first invitation for a cervical screening test will be sent to you at age 25, followed by an invitation for a routine retest every 3 years for women aged 25-49, every 5 years for women aged 50-64.
Patients over 65 will be invited if they have not been screened since age 50 or have had recent abnormal tests. Cervical screening tests are carried out by the practice nurses.
Dr Mayer is our lead GP for diabetes and he runs the diabetic clinic with our diabetic nurses. The team work closely with the other doctors in the practice, the dietitian and our hospital diabetes colleagues.
All diabetic patients should have an annual diabetic retinopathy screen, foot check, blood tests, urine test, medication review and advice on diet and lifestyle.
Our healthcare assistants monitor patients who have straightforward hypertension.
They work with the doctors and nurses to help make the diagnosis of hypertension, monitor control, and ensure routine blood, urine and ECG tests are up to date. We now carry out 24-hour blood pressure monitoring to aid in the diagnosis of high blood pressure.
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit your blood pressure readings on a regular basis please complete our online Blood Pressure Review form.
Our practice nurses undertake annual reviews of those patients with rheumatoid arthritis. This includes an assessment of your risk of osteoporosis, or fractures. The initial appointment is with one of our healthcare assistants for physical checks, and the results will be reviewed in a telephone call with the practice nurse.
Please ensure you complete our online Rheumatoid Arthritis questionnaire prior to this appointment.
Patients with coronary artery disease and strokes or TIAs are called annually for a check with our practice nurses. They make sure blood tests are up to date, check blood pressure and advice on lifestyle changes that can help prevent any further episodes. The initial appointment is with one of our healthcare assistants for physical checks, and the results will be reviewed in a telephone call with the practice nurse.
The Daisy Team midwives offer total care for pregnancy, birth and the post-natal period.
Visit www.royalsurrey.nhs.uk/maternity for more information.
Please complete an online referral form prior to booking your first midwife appointment:www.royalsurrey.nhs.uk/youre-pregnant
All appointments should be booked through the Community Midwives on 01483 956621.