Clinics & Services
Our Nurse Practitioner 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 Thursday.
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/Phlebotomists
The health care assistants are specially trained technicians who perform most routine blood tests, blood pressure monitoring and Health Advice. They have regular bookable appointments at Davenal House and some appointments 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. After having your baby you will be sent an appointment by post to attend surgery for your postnatal check.
Baby Clinics - Davenal House Surgery
There is usually a Doctor available in baby clinic along with the nurse who gives child immunisations.
You will be sent an appointment by post for your child to attend for child immunisations. Health visitors run their own clinics at other locations.
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 and lifestyle advice (weight reduction, low cholesterol etc)
- Blood Pressure Checks
- 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.
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 a Doctor and Practice Nurse. 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 a doctor 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.