Each doctor holds antenatal, postnatal and child development clinics at set times of the week. Ask at reception.
Wednesday and Thursday 10.00am - 12 noon.
For immunisations/child development.
New patient health checks, family planning, cervical smears, asthma, diabetes, coronary heart disease, menopause and travel immunisations. Further details are available from reception.
Run by a community midwife and a dietician. Appointments for these are arranged by your doctor.
Every Winter, from October to January, we offer a completely free flu vaccination to our patients over the age of 65 as well as those in an 'at risk' category. Please ask for details at reception.
Smoking Cessation Advice
Appointments are available every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.
Routine Childhood Immunisation Programme
Each vaccination is given as a single injection into the muscle of the thigh or upper arm.
|WHEN TO IMMUNISE
||DISEASE PROTECTED AGAINST
|Two months old
||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) pneumococcal infection
||DTap/IPV/Hib and Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)
|Three months old
||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib Meningitis C (meningococcal infection)
||DTap/IPV/Hib and MenC
|Four months old
||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib Meningitis C and pneumococcal infection
||DTap/IPV/Hib MenC and PCV
|Around 12 months
||Hib and Meningitis C
|Around 13 months
||Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles), pneumococcal infection
||MMR and PCV
|Three years four months to five years old
||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella
||DTap/IPV or DTap/IPV and MMR
|Girls 12 - 13 years
||Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18
|Thirteen to eighteen years old
||Tetanus, diphtheria and polio
|At birth (to babies who are more likely to come into contact with TB than the general population)
|At birth (to babies whose mothers are hepatitis B positive)
These are done every weekday morning by the phlebotomist or health care assistant at the request of the doctor and taken by courier to Mayday Hospital. Alternatively, the Croydon Walk-in Centre provides a service between 08.00 - 10.00 hours, Monday to Friday. You must take a form from the doctor with you and be over 16 years of age.
Self Help Area
There is an area located near the walkway where patients can check their blood pressure, weight, peruse and take away literature on various medical conditions, healthy eating, contraception and smoking cessation among others.
Please let us know if you are a Carer or are yourself being cared for; this will enable us to offer the appropriate advice and help.
Private Medical Care
Some services, such as private medicals, are not covered by the NHS. Please ask at reception for advice on fees.