These are held every Tuesday afternoon between 1.00 and 5.00pm and on a Wednesday afternoon from 1.30 to 4.30pm. Patients are seen by appointment by our community midwife.
The health visitors are also available to be seen at the 'Sure Start' Centre in Woodford Halse on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The sessions give mothers an opportunity to raise any concerns
they may have on such matters as sleeping or feeding problems. Please phone the health visitors on (01327) 260804 to arrange an appointment.
Six-week baby checks are undertaken each Monday afternoon by Dr Bone, Dr Harvey and Dr Nawaz in rotation. Developmental checks are undertaken at separate appointments.
Asthma / Respiratory Clinic
This clinic is run by nurses who are qualified to advise on and provide treatment for our patients with asthma and other respiratory problems. Appointments are available during the course of each working day for patients who wish
to discuss their condition.
This clinic is run by our specially qualified practice nurses in conjunction with the doctors, by appointment.
All members of the primary care team are qualified to advise on contraceptive care.
Well Man Clinics
The are held by our practice nurses who are trained to advise on men's health issues generally. For availability and to make an appointment, please contact reception.
Well Woman Clinics
Clinics are held by our practice nurses who are trained to advise on women’s health issues generally and to take cervical smears. For availability, and to make an appointment,
please contact reception.
Drs Bone, Harvey and Nawaz carry out minor surgical procedures at the surgery. Patients will be advised by the doctor if he is able to perform such a procedure at the surgery. Only then will you be able to book a minor surgery appointment. Minor surgery clinics are generally run on Monday afternoons.
Our health care assistants are available daily between 8.00am and 3.00pm to take patient blood samples as required. This service is available by appointment only - please contact reception
to arrange an appointment.
A general practice counsellor is available. Appointments are by referral only; please discuss this service with your doctor.
Please make an appointment at least eight weeks before you are due to travel abroad. This is to ensure that any immunisations are fully effective. A charge will be made for certain immunisations which are not within the remit of the NHS. A list of these charges is held at
Byfield Medical Centre is registered as a Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.
Flu Vaccination And Pneumococcal Vaccination
A yearly influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for all patients over the age of 65 years. It is also recommended for those aged six months or over with
respiratory disease (including asthma); heart, liver or kidney disease; diabetes mellitus; those who are immunosuppressed due to disease or treatment; residents of nursing and rest homes.
Vaccinations are also by appointment.
The doctors are happy to carry out medicals, eg for insurance, driving licences etc. These are done, by appointment, outside normal surgery hours and are charged at the current BMA recommended
rates. Please ask at reception for details.
Patients who require medical advice may call the NHS Direct service on 0845 4647. This is a nurse-led 24-hour advice line. Alternatively, you may access health information via the NHS Direct
website at: www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk.