Handforth Health Centre

Wilmslow Road, Handforth, Cheshire SK9 3HL

Services


Surgery Times

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning
8.30am – 12 noon
(7:00am Weds)
Milligan
Newhouse
Holmes
Kapoor
M. Martin
Grant
J. Martin
Milligan
M. Martin
Holmes
Shipston
Kapoor
Grant
Leese
Shipston
Oldham
Newhouse
M. Martin
Kapoor
Milligan
Oldham
Holmes
Leese
Kapoor
J. Martin
Milligan
Holmes
Newhouse
Shipston
M. Martin
Kapoor
Grant
Afternoon
2pm – 4.30pm
Milligan
Kapoor
Oldham
M. Martin
Newhouse
Leese
Shipston Oldham
J. Martin
Evening
4pm – 6pm
(7:30pm Weds)
M. Martin
J. Martin
Holmes
Kapoor
Milligan
M. Martin
Leese
Milligan
Newhouse
Shipston
Grant

Treatment Room

(by appointment only)

The Treatment Room offers appointments everyday for the following:-

  • Dressings
  • Injections
  • Removal of stitches

Ear syringing and blood tests will only be carried out in the Treatment Room by referral from a doctor.

Routine blood testing and blood pressure checks will no longer be carried out in the Treatment Room.

The Anticoagulant Clinic is at Handforth Clinic (next door). This is open to all patients in the Handforth area, every  Wednesday from 10am to 12 noon.  Fingerprick blood test, instant result, book dosed and returned in the one visit. For further information or to make an appointment telephone: 01625 661836. Due to this new service the Practice no longer offers INR blood tests.

Advice on minor ailments is available from your local pharmacy.

Facilities for treating injuries are limited – you may be asked to attend the Accident & Emergency department at the hospital.

Other Clinics

Family Planning

A comprehensive service is provided, including the pill, coil and cap fitting. Initial discussion with the Doctor

Ante-Natal Care

Once you know you are pregnant, you may book directly with the Midwife in our Antenatal Clinic

Baby Immunisations and Child Development Clinic

Run by the Health Visitors and our Nurses… You will receive a letter asking you to make an appointment (6 week baby checks are with Dr Newhouse or Dr Leese)

Post Natal Care

Patients should phone and make an appointment 6-8 weeks after birth with any female GP.

Smear Clinic

All women aged between 25 and 65 will receive smear reminders through the post (age 25-49 every 3 yrs, age 50-65 every 5 yrs).  Results will be received directly from the Health Agency.

Flu Vaccinations

This is offered annually to over 65s, those in certain risk groups and pregnant women.

Pneumonia Vaccinations

People over-65 only need a single pneumococcal vaccination, which will protect for life. It is not given annually like the flu jab.

People with a long-term health condition may need just a single one-off pneumococcal vaccination or five-yearly vaccination depending on their underlying health problem.

Travel Immunisation

A travel clinic is run by one of our Practice Nurses. We are now an authorised Yellow Fever Centre.

Diabetes Clinic

Run weekly by a Senior Nurse.

Hypertension Clinic

Run weekly by one of the Practice Nurses (by referral from a Doctor)

Asthma Clinic

Run weekly by one of our Practice Nurses (by referral from a Doctor)

Physiotherapy Clinic

By referral from a Doctor

Dietitian

Advice or all aspects of diet (by referral from a Doctor)