Swan Medical Centre

0121 706 0337

Clinics

Family Planning

Family planning advice on contraception is available from all of the doctors. If you particularly wish to know about the IUCD (or coil), please book with either Dr Tricklebank or Dr Gallacher who have special experience of this method.

Antenatal Care

With the midwife. You may book for maternity medical services with any of the doctors.

Time: Tuesday and Thursday morning between 09:30 – 12.30

Child Health Surveillance

Our practice takes part in the routine child health surveillance of all under fives registered with us. This consists of routine medicals by a doctor at eight weeks. Children with special problems will be checked more often. Parents are welcome to discuss worries about their children at any time in the baby clinic by appointment. Routine weighing of babies can be carried out at Harvey Road Clinic.

Asthma

This is a practice nurse-run clinic (though a doctor is available for consultation). The objective is to improve regular control of asthmatic symptoms. Appointments are available throughout the week.

Diabetic Clinic

This is a practice-run clinic for non-insulin dependent diabetic patients. It is structured to assist in regular follow-up and maintenance of treatment. Appointments are available throughout the week.

Smoking Cessation Clinic

If you want to stop smoking, book in to see our practice nurse when you will be given advice and help. Smoking is the largest single preventable cause of ill health in this country. It is a major cause of cancer, heart attacks, angina and chest disease.

Swan Medical Centre is a non-smoking zone.

CHD / Blood pressure

This is a practice nurse-run clinic for patients who have heart disease. Patients requiring routine blood pressure checks can also book into these clinics.

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