Clinics & Services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a wide range of clinics and healthcare services:
Our nurses have routine nursing care clinics as well as running specialist clinics in:
- Asthma and Chronic Lung Disease (COPD)
- Child, Teenage and Adult immunisations
- Flu Prevention
For certain procedures (ECG etc.) you will be asked to read a Patient Information Leaflet, this will be given to you at reception.
If you are thinking of becoming pregnant and would like advice please see your doctor.
If you are pregnant please make an appointment at the surgery. The doctors will make a referral for obstetric care to the midwife team at Lymington Hosptial, most antenatal care is now carried out by the midwife team who will liaise with doctors at the practice and the obstetrician at the hospital if necessary. Once your baby is born you will be offered a post-natal check up with your GP at 6-8 weeks.
Phlebotomy clinics in the Lymington area:
Blood tests are available at:
- Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 3.00pm
For all blood tests not at your practice, you MUST take a request form with you.
Blood taking of children less than 5 years of age cannot be undertaken at Lymington, these requests need to be directed to the dedicated service for children at Southampton General Hospital (Butterfly Clinic)
A childhood immunisation clinic is held at:
- Wistaria - Wednesdays 09:30 to 11:30
- Wistaria – Thursdays 16:00 to 17:00
- Milford - Mondays 16:00 to 17:00
- Milford - Tuesday 10:30 to 11:30
Extra appointments are available. Please telephone your surgery as an appointment is necessary.
If you are concerned about your child’s immunisations and wish to discuss them please contact your health visitor or GP who will be able to help.
The practice is approved for child health surveillance. Usually your doctor will carry out the first developmental check at about 6 weeks. Thereafter regular checks are made by the health visitor.
Cervical Cytology (Cervical Smears)
Women between the ages of 25 and 64 should have regular cervical smears. These are normally done every 3-5 years. Regular clinics are held by our practice nurses at both surgeries.
All the doctors provide family planning advice. Some of our GP‟s have been specially trained to fit coils, caps and implants at the surgery.
Practice nurses offer comprehensive advice about overseas, travel and vaccination. If at all possible, seek advice some 8-12 weeks before departure. The initial consultation will be by telephone and the nurse will advise you of any vaccinations are not covered by the NHS. Any payment necessary will be required before the first vaccination. More information is available in the Travel Vaccinations tab. If we are unable to fit you in at the surgery you can contact the Southampton Travel Clinic on 023 8063 1922 or Hythe Travel Clinic on 0330 100 4198.
From time to time a GP or practice nurses may offer you lifestyle advice in conjunction with treatment for certain conditions or at a Health Promotion Clinic.
Some minor surgery and joint injections are offered at the surgery. This service is accessed by seeing your usual doctor first. Appointments are usually held at Wistaria.