Clinics & Services
Dennis Richards is a member of the nursing team who has undertaken additional training in order to treat a variety of minor ailments, e.g. tonsillitis, ear infections and rashes etc, he is able to issue prescriptions if required. He runs his own clinic in parallel with the our doctors and carries out telephone appointments each morning Monday to Thursday and afternoon appointments Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Our nursing team covers both Davenal House and Stoke Prior Surgeries. The service provided includes: general treatment room duties, routine immunisations, health promotion, cervical smears, chronic disease management, family planning and travel health advice.
Health Care Assistant/Phlebotomist
The health care assistant is a specially trained technician who performs most routine blood tests, blood pressure monitoring and smoking cessation appointments. She has regular bookable morning appointments Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays and afternoon appointments Monday to Thursday at Davenal House. There are also appointments available on Wednesday and Friday mornings at Stoke Prior.
All doctors provide antenatal care within ordinary surgery times. This care always includes shared care between your doctor and the hospital-based specialists. The midwife also holds a clinic at Davenal House on Monday afternoons. After having your baby you will be sent an appointment by post to attend surgery for your postnatal check.
Baby Clinics - Davenal House Surgery
Friday 09:00am to 12:30pm, drop-in available 11:20am to 12:30pm (health visitor only)
The baby clinics are run by Dr Lewin and Dr Adams with the health visitors. Baby clinics are held for child development checks and immunisations and allow an opportunity to discuss other problems such as feeding, sleeping and child health worries with a doctor or health visitor.
Drop in sessions with the health visitor are held at Stoke Prior Surgery every second Thursday of the month between 11:00am and 12:00noon.
You will be sent an appointment by post for your child to attend for child developmental checks and immunisations.
The aim of promoting health is to identify risk factors at an early stage and preventing them from causing ill health. We offer a full range of health promotion via our practice nurses. Services include:
- Cervical Smears
- Dietary Advice (weight reduction, low cholesterol etc)
- Blood Pressure Checks
- Lifestyle Advice (e.g. smoking, exercise etc)
- Well Woman and Well Man Checks
Please make an appointment at reception.
Asthma And Chronic Airways Disease Clinic - Davenal House Surgery
Monday 2.00pm to 5.30pm. Appointments are available to book in this clinic, which is run by our practice nurses Diane Elliott and Davina Palmer.
Diabetic Clinic-Davenal House Surgery
Monday 11:20am until 12:20pm Wednesday 08:30am until 10:30am and 2.00pm until 5:20pm
Insulin Clinic- Davenal House Surgery
Wednesday 08:30am until 10:30am
Both the diabetic clinic and the insulin clinic are run jointly by Doctor Parrott and Practice Nurse Diane Elliott. If necessary you will be referred to either one of these clinics by one of our clinicians.
Family Planning Clinic - Davenal House Surgery
Thursday 3.00pm until 6.00pm (drop-in). Appointments available from 3.00pm to 6.00pm.
This clinic is run by Dr Lewin and the practice nurse.
Appointments with the doctor for procedures or problems with contraception or women's health problems. Drop-in available with the practice nurse.
Advice on all forms of contraception is also provided within ordinary surgery times by appointment.
Travel Immunisation/Vaccinations - Davenal House Surgery
Tuesday 2.00pm to 5.00pm and Thursday 10:00am to 12:20pm
Please make an appointment at least eight to ten weeks in advance of your holiday to ensure adequate cover. A charge will be made for certain immunisations and vaccinations which are not covered by the NHS. A list of these charges are available on the website a copy is also held at reception.
Yellow Fever Vaccinations
St Johns Surgery Bromsgrove is an authorised yellow fever vaccination centre - tel: 01527 872393
Some minor surgical procedures can be performed by your doctor at the surgery by prior arrangement with your doctor.
Elderly And Chronically Disabled
If you are aged 75 years or over you should be seen annually by one of our clinicians. We will write, inviting you to make an appointment with one of our practice nurses for a 75+ health check. Our nurse advisor with a special interest in care for the elderly is able to visit those patients that are housebound.