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Clinics & Services

Free NHS Health Checks - Helping to prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and dementia. This health check is available to patients aged between 40 and 74 years once every 5 years. Please book an appointment with one of the Health Care Assistants if you would like a free health check.

Blood Test Clinic – The Clinic runs each week day from 08:00 – 12:00. No appointment necessary but patients need to bring the special form supplied by the doctor who requests the blood tests.

Shared Clinic – Nurses and Health Care Assistants provide a daily service for healthy lifestyle advice such as blood pressure monitoring, analysis of urine, ECGs, well man, woman and new patient checks, diet and cholesterol advice, exercise on prescription. Patients should contact reception to make an appointment.

Physiotherapy – Two Physiotherapists work from the centre on three days per week. Patients need to be referred to this service by their doctor.

Podiatry – Patients can be referred to this service by their doctor.

Community Midwife – The midwives run a clinic every Tuesday and Wednesday at Mowbray Square. There is also a drop-in clinic Monday afternoon (14:00 - 15:00) at Harrogate Children's Centre, Wetherby Road and Wednesday afternoon (15:30 – 16:00) at Woodfield School, Woodfield Road, Harrogate. Otherwise they are based at Harrogate Hospital and can be contacted via 01423 885959 and asking for the Midwife Team.

Antenatal Screening - Information about the screening programmes can be found by clicking on the links below.

Screening Tests for you and your baby

Screening Tests for you and your baby – Polish Version

Screening Tests when you are pregnant - Easy Read Version

Screening Tests for your new baby - Easy Read Version

Bowel Cancer Screening - Bowel Cancer Screening is offered every 2 years to men and women between 60 and 75 years using a test on a sample of faeces. Older people can opt in to continue testing after age 70. A letter and a sampling kit with instructions are sent in the post.

Breast Screening - The NHS National Breast Screening Programme provides free screening for breast cancer for all women over the age of 50. If you're between 50 and 70 you should be routinely invited for a mammogram. Women over 70 are encouraged to make their own appointments.

Visit NHS Breast Screening Programme for more information.

Specialist Stop Smoking Service – Group and individual help to patients who wish to give up smoking – Telephone the North Yorkshire Stop Smoking Service.

Stop smoking service phone:  0300 303 1603

Retinal Screening – Patients with diabetes are recalled to this service on an annual basis.

Specialist Diabetes Services – Consultant colleagues from Harrogate District Foundation Trust provide a joint clinic with specialist diabetes nurses for patients with diabetes complications.

Patient Education Services – Specialists nurses and therapists provide regular group therapy sessions for patients with long term conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Diabetes. Patients are invited to attend these sessions by letter.

Carers Resource – Two advice workers are available to help anyone who cares for a friend or relative who has a chronic illness. Patients can self refer to this service – please contact reception for advice or telephone Carers Resource on 01423 500555.

Counselling Services – Patients can be referred to this service by their doctor.

Enhanced Services Offered by In-House Staff

  • Well baby clinics, including child health surveillance, vaccinations and immunisations
  • Minor operations including joint injections
  • Family planning including IUCD fitting and sexual health advice
  • Minor injuries
  • Near patient testing (blood monitoring service for side effects of some drugs)
  • Anti-coagulation monitoring (for patients on Warfarin medication)
  • Care of patients resident in nursing homes
  • Care of patients who have been diagnosed with depression
  • Care of patients with learning disabilities
  • Palliative care (care of patients with terminal illness)
 
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