Clinics and Services
We provide a full range of general practice services and we offer our patients specialist advice and support in the following areas.
For more information, please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic Room.
Before travelling abroad we encourage you to find out what vaccinations and malaria cover you may need. Please visit our Travel Room for more information.
All doctors are available to advise on the complete range of family planning. Dr Andrews and Dr Taylor can perform coil fittings and Implanon insertion. 6 monthly pill checks may be performed alternately with the practice nurse and doctor.
Confidential contraceptive advice is available for all age groups. For emergency contraception please contact the surgery as soon as possible.
Women between the ages of 25 – 64 should have these done routinely. These can be carried out by the nurses and the current recall schedule is shown below:
- First call – Age 25 – 49 – Screened every three years.
- 50 – 64 – Screened every five years.
- 65+ – Only screen those who have not been screened since age 50 or have had recent abnormal tests.
- Women aged 65 or over who have had 3 consecutive negative smears are taken out of the recall programme.
All doctors perform small minor surgical procedures, including skin excisions, cryotherapy and joint injections.
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Patients have access to same day /next day care from a specialist physiotherapist which can be booked directly through the receptionist at Mere surgery.:
Health Authority Clinics
We are privileged to host specialist services at the surgery preventing unnecessary visits to departments and hospitals.
We support the national policy of childhood vaccinations as we believe the benefits far outweigh any risks. You will be sent a reminder to make an appointment when it becomes due. Everyone should have a tetanus booster every 10 years, unless a total of 5 vaccinations have been given, which gives life-time protection.
Flu Vaccinations are available from October each year, we give priority to those over 65 years old or with longstanding diseases such as diabetes, bronchitis, heart disease and asthma. Pneumococcal vaccination is offered on a 5 yearly bases to the same categories of patients.
We have a team of nurses providing advice and support in the following areas: