Clinics and Services

 

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Family Planning

If you require urgent contraception outside of surgery hours please call 111 for advice.

We provide the following methods of contraception to our patients:

  • Depo Injections
  • Contraceptive Pill
  • Emergency Contraception

Please contact us on 01325 461128 to book an appointment with the Family Planning Nurse to discuss.

family planning

Darlington CASH clinics provide contraception appointments for the following:

  • Emergency contraception
  • Coil &  Implanon fittings/removal
  • C Card outlet

Please call them on 01325 743203 to make an appointment

For information on the vascectomy clinic at Blacketts Surgery please visit their website

 

Freezer Clinic

We offer a freezer clinic held at the surgery. We can treat most things which include;

  • Warts
  • Verrucae
  • Superficial blood vessels
  • Lumps and bumps

To discuss this please book an appointment with your usual GP on 01325 461128

Please note that there is usually a 1 month waiting list for all procedures

 

Long Term Health Conditions

We currently provide monitoring clinics and services for all patients with a current long term health condition(Chronic Disease Monitoring). These include Asthma, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Epilepsy, COPD, Kidney Disease, Dementia, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism etc. It is vital that patients attend monitoring on a yearly basis to ensure that your medications/treatments are treating your condition effectively. To book an appointment please contact the surgery on 01325 461128

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Minor Surgery

We offer a minor surgery clinic held at the surgery. We can treat most things which include;

  • Moles
  • Spots
  • Superficial blood vessels
  • Lumps and bumps
  • Cysts
  • Ingrowing toe-nails
  • Varicose veins (injection or tying off) etc.

To discuss this please book an appointment with your usual GP on 01325 461128

Please note that there is usually a 3 month waiting list for all procedures. Please ring the surgery to confirm the appointment. If you do not confirm the appointment it will be offered to someone else.

 

Shingles Vaccination

Shingles Vaccinations are now available at the surgery for all patients born on or between:

2/9/43 - 1/9/44
2/9/35 - 1/9/36
2/9/34 - 1/9/35

Please contact us on 01325 461128 to book an appointment.

 

Sexual Health

We offer certain sexual health screening here at the surgery which include things like, swabs, chlamydia screening etc. Please contact us to book an appointment with the Nurse.

You can also contact the GUM clinic 01325 743203 option 2

 

Unwell Baby/Child

The surgery has a policy to see and treat all unwell babies/young children. If you are concerned regarding the health of your child please contact us ASAP to arrange to see a GP.

 

Weight Management

Reducing excess weight has positive benefits for your long term health. If you would like to discuss any weight concerns and are motivated for change, please make a 20 minute appointment with our Nursing team by calling 01325 461128

 

young adults

Young Adults

Did you know:

You can request and attend your appointment with no parent/guardian present. We would, of course, hope you have discussed any issues with your parents/guardians first, however, what you tell us will be kept confidential if you wish.

  • Appointments can be arranged with either a female or male GP – just ask!
  • Let us know if you want us to improve anything, or ask us any questions. It is anonymous and we will feedback via a poster in the surgery
  • Prescriptions for contraceptives are FREE!!
  • We can offer and give emergency contraception in the Practice

Services offered to young patients:

  • Contraception advice
  • Emergency Contraception – given in Practice, no need to go to the Chemist
  • Sexual Health – include advice and treatment for STI’
  • Chlamydia testing
  • Counselling
  • Cervical Cancer (HPV) Vaccination to girls currently aged 14-18 years