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Pharmacists

The practice pharmacist works with the GPs to ensure appropriate and cost-effective prescribing.  Patients may ring the surgery to leave a message for the pharmacist to contact them for advice.

Community Midwives

Our midwife will undertake much of your antenatal care together with your doctor and will arrange your antenatal classes.

Newly pregnant ladies should contact the Midwifery Direct Access service by ringing
01743 261085 to organise their first formal appointment and assessment with the midwives.

Community Nurses

The nursing team provide care for patients who are housebound. The service operates 7 days a week from 08:30 – 18:00.  Contact can be made by leaving a message on their answer machine (Tel: 01743 264090).  The last messages are taken off at 15:30.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Our health visitors are based in a central office in Harlescott with a separate telephone line - 01743 452300.

Attached Staff

Physiotherapist

Mrs Helen Geddes is available to help with a range of physical problems and injuries and offer advice on long term management of chronic conditions such as backache and arthritis. Appointments with the physiotherapist are organised following a referral from your doctor and a waiting list is in operation.

Counsellors

Counsellors are available at the surgery to help with emotional and stress related difficulties. Patients can self-refer for counselling.  Any patients wishing to receive counselling are asked to ring the Psychological Therapies Service directly on 0300 123 6020. Patients will need to provide their NHS number so please ask our admin team for this information before ringing.

Podiatrist 

Podiatrists visit the surgery at least monthly and offer an assessment service for all foot problems and, where appropriate, on-going treatment. Patients may self-refer for treatment if they fall into one of the following categories: of pensionable age; diabetic; or pregnant. All other patients will require a referral from their GP or nurse.

Podiatry appointments are organised directly by the Podiatry Service so patients should ring 01743 277681.

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