Clinics, Immunisations And Blood Tests

Blood Testing at Other Venues

Please visit Southend Hospital’s website for further information and other venues;

http://www.southend.nhs.uk/for-patients-visitors/blood-tests/ 

Influenza vaccination clinics

If you are eligible for a flu jab, you can book an appointment with one of our Nurses. Please speak to Reception for more information.

Diabetes, Asthma, or Heart Disease

By appointment in Clinics held by Practice Nurses or by an appointment with the Doctor

Cervical Screening (Smear) Clinic

We routinely invite women aged 25-49 every three years, and women aged 50-64 every five years.

Please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse.

For more information on smear tests please click the links below.

Cervical Screening Smear Test

Cervical screening results

Cervical screening

Antenatal Clinic

Please book appointments through your midwife.

Postnatal Clinic

All women should have a postnatal check with the Doctor approximately six weeks after their baby is born. Call Reception.

Heart Disease Prevention Clinic

We have a special interest in those with a high risk of heart disease. This includes those with a family history or known high blood pressure.

Holiday Immunisation Clinic

Please note some immunisations for travel are not available on the NHS and you will be advised to contact and attend a private travel clinic.

At least two months before travelling:

  • Contact the surgery to ask for a travel information Holiday Vaccination Questionnaire Click Here
  • Return the questionnaire for the Practice Nurse to determine the immunisations required
  • Please allow 3 working days for the Practice Nurse to look at your questionnaire – when you return to collect it, the required immunisations will be clearly shown

 Adult Immunisations

For immunisation against Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio, a booster is required every ten years

Annual Influenza vaccination clinics are arranged for the over 65s and patients with a recognised condition that places them at risk.  Clinic times and dates are displayed nearer to the time

A once only pneumococcal vaccination is also available for patients of high risk.

Child Development and Vaccination Clinics

The Child Health Service send out reminders when immunisations are due.  Please call reception to arrange an appointment with a Practice Nurse and also mention the vaccination you are booking for.

All newborn babies should have a six week check with the Doctor.