Reception and
enquiries

Common Illnesses

Lets see what we can do…

Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

 

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

 

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

How can we help you?

For Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Long Term Conditions room.

Speak to someone now – Call NHS 111.

Call 111

Call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. 111
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis etc.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse about vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure, etc.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone0118 971 3252
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone0118 971 3252

Travel service

How can we help you?

Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please contact the surgery on 0118 971 3252 to book an appointment (we recommend 6-8 weeks) before your journey.  

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations. The following websites will help you.

Also visit

Advice and
help

Lets see what we can do…

For Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Long Term Conditions room.

Stop Smoking
Stop Smoking Clinic

Please ask Receptionist for a referral to the local stop smoking service solutions for health.

Get Support Now

Choose from an app, Quit Kit, email, SMS and face-to-face guidance. Sign up now

Get a Plan

veryone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan. Get a plan now

Further information

For more information about the benefits of stopping smoking, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Stop Smoking

Weight Management
Get started on the nhs 12 Week Weight Loss Plan

The plan is designed to help you lose weight and keep it off. Get started now

Am I a Healthy Weight

Calculation your BMI using this NHS Choices Tools

Weight Management Clinics

Please make an appointment with a Nurse or Health Care Assistant to discuss e.g. weight, exercise, diet, etc.

Want to get more active?

Get help and advice from NHS Choices including 10 Minute workouts, 12 week fitness plan, running & cycling for beginners and much more. Get help now

Eat4Health

Free weight management programme serving West Berkshire, Wokingham and Reading. If you would like to join this programme please complete the form below.Self Referral Form

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle. Find out more

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight. Find out more

Further information

For more information about the benefits of losing weight, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Weight Loss

Drugs and Alcohol
Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.0300 123 1110

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.0300 123 6600 Talk online

Local Drug and alcohol addiction services

Services for Alcohol and Drug Recovery are provided locally by Swanswell.Get help now

Further information

For more information about the benefits of drinking less, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Drinking and Alcohol
Alternatively, for more information on how drug misuse can be harmful to your health visit NHS Choices – The Effects of Drugs

Mental Health
Samaritans

If something is troubling you, call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.116 123 Find out more

Mind

Information and Support for all mental health issues. Mind Infoline 0300 123 3393 Find out more

Rethink

Help, information and support for all those affected by mental illness. Find out more

Further information

For more information about mental health, ways to cope with it and more visit NHS Choices – Mental Health

Maternity
Planning your Pregnancy

If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy. Follow these steps

Antenatal Care

You can book your first Ante-natal appointment at the surgery between 8 and 10 weeks of your pregnancy.
Ante-Natal Clinics are held on WednesdaysCalculate your Due DateYour Antenatal Appointments ExplainedFind Maternity Services Near you

Childhood Immunisations

By appointment with our Practice Nurses. See the NHS Vaccination Schedule

Further information

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here – NHS Choices – Your Pregnancy & Baby Guide

Child Health
Headlice

Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children. Find out more

Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS Choices – Childhood Illness

Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks. Find out more

Fever in Children

A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever. Find out more

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point. Find out more

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children. Find out more

Sexual Health
Sexual Health Help Line

The Family Planning Association Sexual health help line can give you confidential information and advice 0845 122 8690

Further information

For more information about Sexual Health topics including a contraception guide visit NHS Choices – Sexual Health

Chlamydia Testing

Chlamydia Testing is available at the Surgery.

You can also get tested:
Thatcham Community Hospital
Mon 4.00pm – 7.00pm and Sat 9.30am – 11.30am

Under 25 year olds can visit:
Thatcham Community Hospital
Thurs 4.00pm -6.30pm
Eastfield Surgery
Thurs 3.00pm – 5.00pm

Family Planning

If you wish to discuss the contraceptive options available to you please make an appointment with the Family Planning Nurse.

Emergency Contraception

Emergency Contraception is available at the Surgery.

You can also get Emergency Contraception from:
The Florey Unit, Tel – 0118 322 7202
Health Walk-In Centre, Reading Broad Street Mall
West Berkshire Community Hospital – limited clinics.

Family Planning Association

Get straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships.Find out more

Brook

Free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services.Get advice now

Hay Fever
Hay Fever

Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen. The symptoms of hay fever are caused when a person has an allergic reaction to pollen. Common hay fever symptoms are:

  • – a runny, itchy and/or blocked nose
  • – sneezing
  • – itchy eyes
Treatment - Steroid nasal sprays

Steroid nasal sprays help to prevent or reduce inflammation in the lining of the nose and some can help to relieve watery eyes.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Treatment - Decongestants

Decongestant nasal sprays and tablets are used to unblock the nose.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Treatment - Eye drops

Eye drops can be used to treat itchy or watery eyes.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Treatment - Antihistamines

Antihistamines help to relieve a runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Further Information

For more information about hay fever and how to treat it visit

NHS Choices – Hay fever

Private/Additional Services
The Chapel Row Community Service Group

Group of volunteers set up to help the elderly, the lonely and those in need.Find out more…

Physiotherapy

Harris Physiotherapy
Tel: 07990 751 902 WebsiteEmail

Podiatry

Treat your Feet – Emma Barrow
Tel: 01635 299149 / 07765 996 772WebsiteEmail

Psychotherapist

Madeleine Loughlin UKCP Registered
Tel: 07968 848079Email

Hearing Aid Batteries

Please bring your brown book so that we can record the date and number of batteries given.

Sports Injury Assessment

Dr Jimmy Lennox has a particular interest in this field.

Flu Clinics

Long Term Conditions and
health reviews

Here we can help you monitor your condition

If you have been invited to submit a health review by your doctor,
please select the relevant form below

If you would like to request a health review, please visit Reception
and send us a request.

Medicines and
prescriptions

How can we help you?

Dispensary Opening Times

Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 6.30pm

The Dispensary will be closed between 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Find out if we can dispense to you…

Administration office

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