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Please scroll down the page to view the services offered by our practice nurses, Health Care Assistants and Health Visiting Team.

Our Nursing Team Services

Our experienced team of nurses offer a comprehensive range of services including:- 

  • complex dressings
  • sexual health and contraceptive services;
    - fit, change and remove the contraceptive implant
    - remove coils (please note that we cannot fit or change the coil, we can only do removals)
    - issue under 25's with the c-card (and issue condoms if a valid c-card is in place)
    - general contraception counselling
    - chlamydia screening for under 25'
  • asthma reviews and monitoring
  • COPD reviews and monitoring
  • diabetic checks
  • travel health and advice
  • baby clinic immunisations (but NOT for temporary residents)
  • injections
  • cervical smear tests

Our Healthcare Assistant Services 

Our experienced team of Health Care Assistants offer a comprehensive range of services including:-

  • phlebotomy (blood taking)
  • basic dressings
  • ear syringing
  • new patient checks
  • blood pressure monitoring
  • assisting with Baby Clinics
  • assisting with Minor Surgery Clinics

Phlebotomy Services

Urgent blood tests

We offer a limited phlebotomy service within the practice.

Patients who require urgent blood tests on the instruction of their G.P. and those who need blood tests because they are on Warfarin or specialised blood therapy monitoring will have an appropriate appointment arranged and will take priority. 

Blood tests requested by the hospital

Patients who require blood tests requested by hospital clinics will need to have their blood taken at hospital in Norwich. Please ask at reception for details.  The only exception to this is for patients undergoing pre-chemotherapy treatment.

The Health Visiting Team

The Health Visiting Team are based at Dereham Hospital, Northgate, East Dereham. NR19 2EX.  Direct Telephone 0300 300 0123.

Patients from our surgery can attend ANY of the following Health Visitor Baby Clinics:

 

 

Location

Day and Regularity

Time

Dereham Children's Centre, London Road

2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.

10.00 am to  11.30 am

Toftwood Village Hall, Shipdham Road

1st Thursday of each month.

      1.30 pm to 3.00 pm

Mattishall Parish Rooms

3rd Wednesday of each month.

10.30 am  to 11.30 am

 
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