Clinics & Services
Many health-related activities take place within the practice, as well as the usual appointments to see the doctor or nurse. If you need further information or wish to make an appointment, please speak to the receptionist.
Antenatal Care - by appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with the Midwives.
Asthma Clinic - by appointment with our Asthma Nurses. Regular check-ups are advisable to monitor your medication and to discuss any problems related to the condition
Blood Pressure Checks - We recommend that anyone over 40 years of age has their blood pressure checked at least every year.
Cervical Smear Tests - The NHS allows routine smears to be performed and all females between the ages of 24-49 are routinely called every 3 years whilst those females between the ages of 50-64 are routinely recalled every 5 years. You will be contacted by the Health Authority when your next smear is due. Don't lose the chance to reduce your risk of cervical cancer. You can reduce the risk of cervical cancer by attending cervical screening. Despite this, over 20% of women invited for screening don't attend. Be proactive about your health and go for screening when invited. Smear test overdue? Book yours today. There are private facilities for more frequent tests, if required. Please contact reception.
Child Health Clinic - Clinic is held at Little Stoke Community Centre, Little Stoke Lane every other Wednesday form 10.00 - 11.30 am. The health visitor attends these clinics.
Children's Immunisations - Wednesday afternoons from 14:00 by appointment at Bradley Stoke Surgery.
Diabetic Clinic - by appointment with our diabetic nurse. Regular check-ups are advisable to monitor your medication and to discuss any problems related to the condition.
Family Planning - when booking your appointment with the nurse, please inform reception you require contraception so a prescription can be ready for you . You now only need to see the nurse once a year, when you will be given a 6-month prescription. You can order a repeat prescription, when needed, for the remainder of that year.
Flu Vaccinations - Department of Health guidelines advise all patients aged 65 and over, as well as those with chronic heart, stroke, lung disease or diabetes to have an annual flu vaccination. Please contact the surgery in for details. Anyone who would like a flu vaccination may request one.
Health Checks - if you are aged between 40 and 74 years old you may be entitled to a free NHS health check to help you avoid heart disease, stroke, diabetes or kidney disease. Please see reception who will take your details if you are interested.
Mental Health Practitioner Service at Bradley Stoke Surgery
Are you suffering from any of the following? Anxiety, Stress, Work-related Stress, Low Mood, Depression, Panic Attacks, Agoraphobia, or any other problem relating to Mental Health
If so, you may wish to book an appointment with the Mental Health Practitioner, Kathryn Williams, who is based at the surgery Tuesdays and Wednesday (10:00 - 19:30) and Fridays (10:00 - 18:00). You may be referred to Kathryn via a GP or Practice Nurse or you can self-refer and make an appointment with Kathryn at Reception.
NHS Health Checks
Why should I have an NHS Health Check? Anyone can be at risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and some forms of dementia. These can be referred to as vascular disease. The good news is that these conditions can often be prevented, even if you have a history of them in your family.
Everyone between the ages of 40 and 74 (except people who have already been diagnosed with one of these conditions or have certain risk factors) will be invited to a free NHS Health Check every five years. You do not have to wait to be invited, if you qualify you can book your NHS Health Check Appointment at Reception now!
Have your check and you will be able to take steps to maintain or improve your health.
For more information:
One You general health quiz and see how you score
check your heart age with the Heart Age Tool
Minor Injuries Service - We provide a Minor Injuries Service for injuries including: sprains and strains, cuts and grazes, suspected minor fractures, minor burns and scalds, bites, minor eye injuries and minor head injuries. The nurses in the surgery have been trained in treating a range of minor injuries. This service will be available during normal GP surgery opening times. Please call the surgery to book an appointment. If you suffer a minor injury outside normal GP opening hours, ring NHS 111 for advice. Calls to 111 are free from any landline or mobile.
Pneumovax Vaccinations - Department of Health guidelines advise all patients aged 65 and over as well as those with chronic heart, lung, liver disease or diabetes to have a Pneumovax vaccination. Please contact the surgery for details.
Smoking Cessation Clinics - we offer one to one consultations with a trained health care advisor to support you to stop smoking. Please contact reception. If an appointment is not available immediately there is a NHS Stop Smoking Service drop-in session at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre Library on Thursdays at 18:00.