Clinics and Services

We offer a range of clinics and services including those below. For more information, please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic Room.

If you would like to attend any of the below clinics, please visit our Consulting Room.

Our Services

The general medical services provided by our GPs are defined under the general medical services contract. These services are mainly split into three groups:

  • Essential
  • Additional
  • Enhanced

Essential Services

We provide essential services for people who have health conditions from which they are expected to recover, chronic disease management and general management of terminally ill patients. Our core services include:

  • GP consultations
  • Asthma clinics – If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an annual review of your asthma symptoms, please complete our online Asthma Review form
  • Chronic obstructive airways disease clinics
  • Coronary heart disease clinics
  • Diabetes clinics

Additional Services

Additional services include:

  • Contraceptive services – If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a contraceptive pill review, please complete our online Contraceptive Pill Review form
  • Child health surveillance
  • Maternity services
  • Certain minor surgery procedures
  • Vaccinations and immunisations
  • Cervical cytology screening

Enhanced Services

Enhanced services include:

  • Childhood vaccinations and immunisations
  • Diabetes management
  • Prostate cancer injection therapy
  • Minor surgery
  • Flu, shingles and pneumococcal immunisations
  • Learning disability health checks
  • Methotrexate monitoring
  • Contraceptive coil fitting (IUD)

Other Services

Our practice also offers other services including:

  • Child health and development
  • End of life care
  • Lung testing (spirometry)
  • Medication reviews – If you have been advised by the surgery that your medication review is due, please complete our online Medication Review form
  • Mental health
  • Pregnancy testing and contraceptive advice
  • Smoking cessation support – If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a smoking review on a regular basis, please complete our online Smoking Review form
  • Travel advice
  • Women’s health
  • New patient checks

Doctor Referral Services

Patients can be seen in these clinics only if initially referred by one of the doctors. If you have a problem which you believe would be helped by referral to one of following clinics, please speak to one of the doctors.

  • Alcohol and drug treatment – If you have been invited to submit an alcohol consumption review, please complete our online Alcohol Consumption Review
  • Clinical psychology
  • Counselling sessions
  • Hypertension clinic
  • Midwives booking bloods clinic
  • Minor surgery clinic
  • Physiotherapy clinic
  • Well baby clinic – referral by doctor or practice nurse

Minor Surgery Clinics

We are able to offer several types of surgical treatment to patients registered with West Point Medical Centre. The operations which include the removal of skin lumps and warts are performed by Dr Askew who is appropriately qualified and have completed surgical training, and are undertaken as part of our NHS services provision. The treatments are straightforward and do not require patients to travel to hospital.

Direct Access Clinic

Patients can book an asthma or antenatal appointment directly with a member of our reception team.

Nurse Clinics

  • Asthma
  • Cervical smear sample taking
  • Diabetes management
  • Dressings and removal of stitches
  • Ear syringing
  • ECG testing
  • Family planning advice
  • Health promotion advice
  • Heart and blood pressure reviews -If you have been advised by the surgery to submit your blood pressure readings on a regular basis, please use our online Blood Pressure Review form
  • Minor illness advice
  • Travel advice and vaccinations
  • Well baby advice and baby/child immunisations
  • Well woman