Health Checks

'Well Man' and 'Well Woman' clinics. Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse for a simple health check. This involves advice on lifestyle, blood pressure, diet and weight, heart disease prevention. We offer screening for high cholesterol, diabetes and vitamin D deficiency.

Avoiding Unplanned Admissions and Person Centered Care Planning. These checks are offered to patients with long term conditions to help improve their understanding of their diseases and how to treat at home; aiming to avoid admittance to hospital.

Person-centred care sees patients as equal partners in planning, developing and accessing care to make sure it is most appropriate for their needs. It involves putting patients and their families at the heart of all decisions.

Person-centred care aims to promote independence, provide choice and control and create a team care philosophy. It takes into account patient needs and views and builds relationships with family members.”

Person centred care is made up of three areas: care planning, self-management and shared decision making