Additional Clinical Services
Dr Stephen Scott and Dr John Robertson provide a weekly minor surgery service in a modern, purpose built minor operations suite for patients of the Surgery and for local surrounding Practices.
Patients need to be referred via their GP and are placed on a waiting list.
A vasectomy service based at the Surgery for patients in the Dorset area. This service is led by Dr Sumit Aggarawal using the 'No Scalpel' method which is popular with patients.
Please ask your doctor to refer to this service.
Women's Health & Contraception
Dr Robinson and Dr Hill hold regular coil fitting clinics
Cervical Cytology (Smear) Tests
Regular screening of women, aged 25 to 64 years, to prevent cervical cancer is strongly recommended. The test is simple and painless, and may be carried out at the surgery. If you have not had this test carried out within the last 3-5 years, please discuss this with any of the doctors or nurses.
A contraceptive impalnt service is available. If you have not had an implant before please or required removal or replacment of an implanrt, please arrange a telephone appointment with our Lead Nurse, Natasha, to discuss this with her.
Contraception Advice Line
There is a single advice line which gives up to date information on where emergency contraception can be provided and the location of all of the CASH (Contraception and Sexual Health) clinics, with opening times. For further information phone 0300 303 1948.
Ante and Post Natal Care
Our Health Visitor (01305 217056), and our Community Midwife can advise on all aspects of ante and post natal care. The midwife visits the Practice every Thursday morning.
Mother and Baby Clinic
Mother and baby clinics, including immunisations by the Practice Nurse, are held on the first and third Thursday morning of each month by appointment. Our Health Visitor is available each Tuesday from 2pm to 3pm by appointment.
The Health Visitors and Midwives are an attached service provided by Dorset Healthcare University Foundation trust and Dorset County Hospital Fioundation Trust respectively.
Stop Smoking Support in Dorset
If you live in Dorset and want to quit smoking but are not sure where to start, LiveWell Dorset is here to help you. Their team of advisors and coaches are ready to discuss your stop-smoking options. They have helped people to stop smoking across the whole of Dorset and they would love to help you. Your Options: They will help you choose from a range of options including face-to-face support from your local pharmacy, a pack of nicotine gum and patches through your door or find out if you are eligible for a vape starter kit. Their advisors will help you create a plan, their LiveWell coaches will help you identify the triggers and how you can overcome them. Coaching sessions take place over the phone at a time convenient to you.
LiveWell Dorset can also help you with other areas of your wellbeing such as weight loss and exercise.