Buxton Medical Practice2 Temple RoadBuxtonDerbyshire, SK17 9BZTel: 01298 24105
Our practice nurses, Nurses Wren, Needham and Mellor have under gone extra training in General Health Care.An appointment system is available at reception.Services offered include:
We no longer provide a travel service from within the Practice. You will need to use a travel Health Clinic for this service.
Please see Travel link for helpful information
Run throughout the week. Appointments are arranged for you through the recall system.
All patients on inhaler medicine are advised to attend at least annually for a check up.
Clinics are held each week at the Practice, and are run by the Practice Nurses. Appointments are usually received by post but please enquire if you believe your child's vaccine is overdue.
Contraceptive advice is available during normal surgery hours. Emergency Contraception (morning after pill) is available upto 72hrs after unprotected intercourse.
Some minor operations can be carried out by the doctor, either at the surgery or the Cottage Hospital. Please make an appointment in the normal way to assess the problem.
For insurance purposes, pre-employment, HGV Licences, etc. are normally arranged outside surgery hours. The receptionist will arrange an appointment. These services are not covered by the NHS and will attract a fee. The current fee scale is displayed in the waiting room.
Please call between 11am and 3.30pm to enquire about your test results as our reception staff will have more time to deal with your request between these times.
Note that the practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection and we will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results. (This includes for all children over the age of 12 years old).
When you take your test you will be told how long it will be before the results are returned to the practice.
It is your responsibility to check your results and to only make an appointment to discuss them with your doctor if your are advised to do so.
Results requested by the Hospital should be chased up with the hospital, as they are clinically responsible for their own requests.
Ante natal clinics are run on a Wednesday by the practice midwife. Delivery may be at home or at a District General Hospital.
High Peak Citizens Advice Bureau offer sessions in our Practice every Wednesday between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm. [9.30 –11.00 appointments only and 11.45—12.30 drop-in sessions]
These appointments are arranged through a referral system.
Health Visitors visit all families of children under 5 yrs
They offer a drop in baby clinic at Surestart Centre, Fairfield on Tuesday morning between 9.30 and 12 noon. They are available to give advice on all aspects of child health, under 5’s and can be contacted on 07794 158349
Holds clinics on Mon, Tues,Thurs, Frid. at the Surgery, at 12 noon for removal of stitches, renewal of dressings, Doppler tests etc. Ask at reception for an appointment or ring directly on 01298 212827.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to arrange this service through another travel health provider (Travel Health Clinics and some Pharmacies). They will need to know which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
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