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SERVICES OFFERED

Walnut Tree Practice offers a full range of general medical services.

baby_girl_in_pinkCounselling

Patients are able to access psychological therapies through Milton Keynes Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT).  This is a free, confidential NHS service providing psychological treatment for depression and anxiety disorders.  Click on the following link for more information:

http://www.talkforchange.org.uk/

Child Health
Child health and immunisation clinics are held several mornings a week. 

Minor Surgery
General Practitioners with the Practice Nurses are able to offer simple minor surgery and some joint injections. 

Chlamydia Testing

We offer self testing for chlamydia to patients under 25 years old. Chlamydia testing packs can be collected from reception and no appointment is necessary. This is a totally confidential service with results being texted to your mobile 'phone. Further information on this service can be obtained by attending our Young Person's Clinic or from reception.

Smear Tests
All women aged between 25 to 49 years will be offered a smear test every 3 years and women aged between 50 to 64 years will be offered a smear test every 5 years. 

Breast Screening
This is offered to all women over the age of 50 every 2 years.  Breast Screening Unit will send you an appointment automatically. 

pregnant8Ante-Natal Care
Pregnancy care is available from your own doctor and the community midwife.  Ante-Natal clinics with the midwife are held Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesday mornings.  We liaise closely with the obstetricians at Milton Keynes Hospital. 

Contraception
We offer a wide range of contraceptive options, including oral contraception, injections, implants and fitting of intrauterine devices.  Please specify if you are particularly interested in this service and an appropriate appointment will be offered by the Reception staff.

Travel Vaccination
For advice on vaccination requirements prior to travelling abroad, please make an appointment with one of the practice nurses at least 6 – 8 weeks prior to departure.  Some travel vaccinations are available on the NHS, some are not.  The nurse will advise which vaccinations you need and how much, if anything, they will cost. We would advise that you look at the website link below before your appointment so you understand which vaccinations you may need to have.

www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk

Please note that we are NOT a specialist travel vaccination service and that vaccinations such as:

Rabies; Yellow fever; Tick Encephalitis; Japanese Encephalitis are NOT available from this Health Centre and you will need to book an appointment at the Newport Pagnell Travel Clinic or other specialist travel services.

Stop Smoking
We offer a stop smoking service witin the practice please ask at Reception for when the clinics are running. 

Private Fees
The practice is happy to carry out other medical services not covered by the NHS.  This includes completion of private health insurance forms (BUPA etc.), certification for fitness to work/attend school, HGV medicals etc., but it must be recognised that our NHS commitments take priority.  Fees are charged for this work at the minimum BMA recommended rate; a full list of fees is displayed in Reception, or a receptionist can advise you.
 

 
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