GP Services

All GP practices are contracted to provide ‘essential services’.

We also provide the following ‘additional services’ :

  • Child health surveillance, together with the health visiting team.
  • Contraceptive services. This includes the fitting of coils and the insertion of contraceptive implants.
  • Cervical smears.
  • Routine immunisation of children.
  • Immunisation for adults in relation to travel. Not all travel immunisations are available on the NHS. Please ask our practice nurses or reception staff for details.
  • Minor surgery, including joint injections and removal of skin lesions.
  • An annual flu immunisation programme to protect patients over the age of 65 and at risk patients.
  • Regular monitoring, by blood and urine tests, for patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems.
  • Annual comprehensive reviews for patients with heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, chronic bronchitis and asthma, mental health problems, and dementia.
  • Health Checks.
  • Stop smoking advice.
  • Pharmacist advice.
  • Psychotherapist
  • Advice on diet and weight loss.
  • Non NHS services – not all services at our Practice are available under the NHS.  When patients request non-NHS items or services a private fee is payable. Click here for further information Lakes Medical Practice – Private Fees Information