Clinics & Services
We strongly support the emphasis and trend towards health education. Each person is largely responsible for his or her state of health. Prevention is better than cure and many serious conditions can be prevented by a healthy lifestyle without the need for drugs.
Six ways you can help yourself to a healthier lifestyle:
- Be a non smoker
- Be a reasonable weight
- Take regular exercise
- Eat a high fibre, low fat diet
- Avoid excessive exposure to the sun
- Peak Flow Monitoring
- Inhaler technique
- New medications
- Nebuliser service
For appointment ask at reception
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Nurse Bridgena McCallan is a specially trained nurse in the management of respiratory disease and runs weekly COPD clinics. Nurse McCallan will determine whether you have COPD. You will be counselled, advised regarding treatment and reviewed as necessary. In order to manage the list of patients attending this clinic please contact surgery for an appointment, if you cannot attend on the date given another appointment will be given to you.
Our Practice nurses are fully trained in the management of diabetes. A diabetic clinic is run each week in Springfield Road Surgery, where patients are assessed, diagnosed, advised regarding treatment and monitored. When you receive an appointment please make every effort to attend, however if you cannot attend please let reception staff know and your appointment will be given to another patient.
Our Practice Nurses are fully trained in the management of patients on Warfarin medication.