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The Elms Practice
 The Elms Practice

 

 

  

  

 

THE ELMS MEDICAL PRACTICE

 


Telephone Triage

 

Please note, all of our GP and Nurse Practitioner appointments are currently being done via telephone due to COVID-19. If the clinician feels as though your problem can't be dealt with over the phone and you need to be seen, they will arrange a date/time with you.

 

Antenatal

 

Please note, Antenatal clinics are not currently running from the surgery due to COVID-19. If you are due to see your Midwife, please contact the Midwife Office at Ormskirk Hospital (Tel: 01695 656668) 

 

Monday 2.00pm-4.00pm.

 

This clinic is run by the midwives. If you become pregnant, you need to see the doctor first to be referred to the hospital,  When you see the midwives at the practice you will need to book an appointment, they will ask you a few questions and carry out some general health checks.

 

You will be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy either at the practice or at the local hospital, or both.

 

 

Asthma/COPD

 

Please note our Asthma and COPD clinics are not currently running as normal. Due to COVID-19 we are unable to continue with face to face reviews for the time being. As an alternative, your Asthma/COPD can be reviewed via telephone consultation with one of our Nurses or HCA.

 

By invitation, appointment or self referral.

 

Asthma sufferers can be seen in this clinic for advice and support from our nurses who specialise in asthma care.

 

 

Child health

 

6-8 Week Check's are continuing at the surgery as normal despite COVID-19.

   

All new babies are invited for regular check-ups from six weeks old.

 

 

Child Immunisation

 

Child immunisations are continuing at the surgery as normal despite COVID-19.

 

The Practice nurse Cathy and Paula will now be doing babies and child vaccinations.

 

Tuesday 2pm - 3.15pm.

 

Thursday alernative weeks 2pm - 4pm

 

 

Diabetes

 

Please note our Diabetic Check clinics are not running as normal due to COVID-19. We are unable to offer face to face appointments at present, however, as an alternative, you can book a telephone consultation with a Nurse or HCA to review your diabetes.

 

By appointment

 

Led by our nursing team, this clinic offers advice and general health check-ups to patients diagnosed with diabetes.

 

 

 

 

Heart Disease

 

Please note, our Heart Disease clinics are not running as normal due to COVID-19. We are unable to offer face to face appointments at present, however, as an alternative, you can book a telephone consultation with a Nurse or HCA for your review.

 

Clinics by invitation and appointment

 

 

 

Joint Injections

 

Please note, we are not currently offering any joint injections due to COVID-19.

 

Joint injection surgery will be by appointment with Dr Krish or Dr Ganga.

 

 

Over 40 Health Check

 

Please note, we are not currently offering any NHS Health Checks due to COVID-19.

 

Available for lifestyle review including blood pressure and referral for blood test to check for cholesterol or diabetes.

 

If you are over 40 and have not yet been invited please feel free to book an appointment with our Healthcare Assistant.

 

 

Travel Health

 

Please note, we are not currently offering routine travel vaccinations due to COVID-19.

 

If you are planning a trip abroad please make a telephone appointment with the Practice Nurse. She will assess your Travel needs and arrange an appointment for NHS travel vaccinations or refer you to the appropriate clinics for private vaccinations. She can also arrange private prescriptions for anti-malaria tablets.

 

Women’s Health

 

Please note, we are not currently offering face to face appointments for routine reviews due to COVID-19. As an alternative, you can book a telephone consultation with a Nurse to discuss any women's health needs.

 

Appointments can be booked with the Practice Nurse for routine smears, swabs or to review your contraceptive/ HRT needs.

   

 

 


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