Clinics and Services

Child Health Surveillance

  • Baby Clinic (8 week check) ~Monday 10:00am – 12:30pm by appointment
  • Immunisations (Baby follow-up) Wednesday 9:00am – 11:00 by appointment

Minor Surgery

Available by consultation with your doctor.

Health Promotion Clinics

As a further service to patients, the practice runs regular clinics covering a wide range of health topics:

  • Well Woman/Man
  • Travel
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Quit Smoking

For times and days of the clinics, please contact the surgery where the receptionist will provide all appropriate information.

The clinics are available by appointment with the practice nurses.

Adult Vaccinations and Travel Abroad

Before making your travel appointment you will need to complete a Travel Risk Assessment.

If you are due to travel abroad and require a course of injections, please allow at least 6-10 weeks so that vaccines can be given before you travel. We are unable to accommodate last minute appointments for travel vaccinations.

Hepatitis A & B Vaccine Shortage

There is a now a worldwide shortage of the vaccines for both Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, we are unable to source any new stock and existing supplies have now run out. Any patients who have had the vaccine and who are attending for a booster will not be offered the vaccine at this time. The vaccine and immunisation agency have advised us these patients who have had the Hepatitis A vaccine will have protection for up to 5 years.
Please check the notice board for the latest availability of vaccines.

Before booking your appointment you will must complete and return our Travel Risk Assessment.

Vaccines

  • Hep A no charge
  • Typhoid no charge
  • Diphtheria; Tetanus & Polio no charge
  • Hep B £40.00 per vaccine (*3 required)
  • Yellow Fever £60.00
  • ACWY £50.00
  • Cholera no charge (*2 required)
  • Malaria prescription fee £10.00 (this is a private prescription fee only – pharmacy charges may vary for malaria tablets)

Note: The Travel Clinic is only available for patients registered at Didsbury Medical Centre.

Cervical Smears

Smears allow us to detect changes in the cervix which can sometimes lead to cancer. These changes can be treated and cancer prevented. Between the ages of 25-49 you should have smears three-yearly and between 50 and 65 five-yearly.

Breast Self Examination

Most breast lumps are discovered by women themselves. Leaflets and advice on how to check your breasts are available at the surgery.

Mammograms (X-ray Of Breasts)

Women aged 50 to 70 years are advised to have a mammogram every three years. Very early cancers can be detected by mammogram.

Bowel Cancer Screening

All men and women aged 60 to 74 who are registered with a GP in England are automatically sent a bowel cancer screening kit every 2 years.

Cervical screening

Women aged 25 to 64 who are registered with a GP are automatically invited for cervical screening.