Services offered at the practice
In addition to appointments with doctors for the management of illness, other services are available. Please ask Reception.
Treatment Room: By appointment.
The nurses provide wound care, dressing changes and carry out minor procedures such as removal of sutures and ear syringing.
All newly registered patients are offered an appointment for a health check with a nurse.
Routine and emergency contraception advice and treatment is offered by appointment. For emergency contraception you should ask for an appointment with the duty doctor and you will be seen same day. Fitting of intra-uterine contraceptive devices (IUCDs) as well as sub-dermal contraception is also undertaken at the surgery, although in some cases, you may be referred to the Department of Sexual Health at Andover Health Centre.
Well Woman Clinic:
Routine health check and cervical smear screening.
Well Man Clinic:
Routine health check.
By appointment in routine surgery or Well Woman Clinic. Every woman who has ever been sexually active should have a smear each 3 years from age 25-49 and then each 5 years until age 64.
Routine Adult Immunisations: e.g. Flu, Pneumonia (for risk groups)
A weekly clinic is held at the Surgery. The immunisation schedule is available on this page
Immunisation for Foreign Travel:
Please ask for advice at least 6 weeks before departure, when a personal schedule will be prepared for you. There is a fee payable in advance for some travel immunisations, which are not a NHS provision. This Practice is a designated Yellow Fever Centre (Non-NHS service).
Chronic Disease Management:
Diabetes, Respiratory (including asthma and COPD) and Coronary Heart Disease clinics are provided by the practice nurses. Monitoring of high blood pressure and epilepsy are within routine bookings.
Minor operations are carried out within the practice.
Appointments can be made with the Practice Nurses for dietary and general health advice.
Antenatal clinics are run by Community Midwives and may ask GPs for advice as necessary. Choice of location for confinement is discussed during antenatal care. Midwives or GPs may recommend hospital clinic attendances with a specialist doctor in some cases.
Following the birth, Community Midwives will provide care before handling over to Health Visitors for further infant care and advice. Postnatal maternal and baby checks are conducted by doctors at Charlton Hill Surgery approximately six weeks after the birth.
The Health Visitors provide help and advice for young mothers and conduct child health clinics for the under 5’s. Telephone: 01962 763993
Child Screening (Under 5s):
This service is provided in association with Health Visitors involving regular developmental checks.
District Nursing Team:
Provide similar services to the Practice Nurses but for patients at home who cannot or are too ill to travel. Telephone: 01264 339636
Insurance, HGV, PSV, etc. Charges are made for non-NHS services.