Surgery clinics

We offer a range of clinics and services at the surgery. There are some tasks you can do, such as health reviews, using our online forms.

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
  • Chronic obstructive airways disease clinics
  • Coronary heart disease clinics
  • Diabetes clinics

Additional services

Additional services include:

  • Certain minor surgery procedures
  • Cervical cytology screening
  • Contraceptive services
  • Child health surveillance
  • Maternity services
  • Vaccinations and immunisations

Enhanced services

Enhanced services include:

  • Childhood vaccinations and immunisations
  • Diabetes management
  • Flu, shingles and pneumococcal immunisations
  • Learning disability health checks
  • Minor surgery
  • Prostate cancer injection therapy

Other services

Our practice also offers other services including:

  • Child health and development
  • Contraceptive advice
  • End of life care
  • Medication reviews
  • Mental health
  • New patient checks
  • Women’s health

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
  • Clinical psychology
  • Counselling sessions
  • Hypertension 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
  • ECG testing
  • Family planning advice
  • Health promotion advice
  • Heart and blood pressure reviews
  • Minor illness advice
  • Vaccinations
  • Well baby advice and baby/child immunisations
  • Well woman