Antenatal clinics are run by the midwives on a Wednesday morning, and 1.30 and 2.30 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon jointly by the midwives and the doctor. If you are pregnant or you have any pregnancy related problems the Midwives will be happy to see you. An appointment can be made as usual at the Reception desk.
Baby Clinics are held on a Tuesday between 11.30 and 1.00 p.m. These clinics are run by the Practice Nurses and a doctor. These Baby Clinics are for well babies only, for routine assessments and checks, and immunisations. If your baby is unwell please make an appointment to see a doctor in a normal surgery.
Well Woman clinics are run on a Wednesday Afternoon by the doctor and the nurse. These clinics are by appointment only.
Routine smears are generally done with a pre booked appointment any day by the nurses, the nurse can also deal with contraception and general issues. The Well Woman clinic deals with all gynaecological problems as well as assisting with any family related problems. An appointment can be made through reception.
The Cardiology/Hypertension appointments are run by the Practice Nurse throughout the week and is by appointment only. This deals with the routine follow-up of heart disease, angina, hypertension and other cardiological problems
The Diabetes appointments are run throughout the week by the Practice Nurses they are by appointment only and deals with the routine follow-up and review of patients with diabetes. Any diabetes related problems can be dealt with in this clinic
The Asthma appointments are run throughout the week by the Practice Nurses and are by appointment only. A full range of assessments and treatments are available for all people with asthma, both adult and child and can be carried out by a HCA
Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse who will be happy to discuss your travel vaccination requirements and arrange for your vaccinations. We are an approved Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre
A full range of immunisations for both adults and children is available. Please make an appointment with the Practice Nuse who will advise and arrange for any immunisations to be given. Most baby immunisations are carried out routinely in the Tuesday 'Baby Clinic', and pre-school boosters on Wednesday afternoons, between 3pm and 4pm.
If you require advice or support from Social Services, please contact Rotherham MB Council direct on Rotherham 382121 and ask for Social Services.
Family Planning/Pregancy Advice
Advice is available from the Practice Nurse and the doctors. Please remember that all requests are treated in the strictest confidence, so do not be afraid to speak to one of our health professionals.
Please note that Dr Brynes does not prescribe emergency contraception ('the morning after pill') nor refer for termination of pregnancy. Please ask to see a different doctor if seeking such advice.
Contraception advice is available through the Sexual Health Clinic at Rotherham Foundation Trust 01709 820000
Pregnancy Advisory Service:
If you find you have an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy and need further advice, your doctor may refer you to Rotherham's Pregnancy Advisory Service, at Rotherham Hospital. Alternatively, you can make your own appointment to be seen, without a referral from your GP. Please telephone the service on Rotherham 304542 (or Freephone 08000 730958).
Minor Surgery / Cryotherapy Clinics
Minor Surgery, Skin Surgery and Cryotherapy clinics are run on a monthly basis at the surgery. Please see your doctor if you have any skin lumps or bumps you may be concerned about, and if surgery is advisable you will be referred to the appropriate clinic.
Anticoagulation treatment monitoring
Patients on anticoagulation treatment (warfarin) can now have their regular monitoring blood tests and dosage adjustment carried out at the surgery. If you are currently attending a hospital anticoagulation monitoring clinic and would like to take advantage of this service, please speak to your doctor.
Rheumatology treatment monitoring
Some patients under the care of the Rheumatology Department require regular blood tests to monitor the safety of their treatment. Under a 'shared care' protocol, we are now starting to undertake monitoring blood tests for some patients. If you would like to use this service, please speak to your hospital specialist at your next visit and ask if you could have your blood test monitoring carried out here at the surgery.