We recommend that cervical smears are done every three years between the ages of 25 and 49 years and every five years between the ages of 50-64. If you think your appointment is overdue, please check with the practice. When making the appointment please tell the receptionist that you are booking in for a smear.
During surgery hours, the practice offers certain contraceptive services which are provided by the doctors, Nurse Practitioner and Practice Nurses.
IUCD (coil) fitting is undertaken by Sexual Heal Dorset https://sexualhealthdorset.org/ .
We are committed to promoting health and a healthy lifestyle for our patients. If you require information, advice or a referral to help you stop smoking, increase physical activity, lose weight or manage stress, please see a member of our medical team.
Patients can self-refer to the Physiotherapist Service at Wimborne or St Leonards Hospitals. Please use the following link: www.mskdorset.nhs.uk , where self-management resources can also be found.
Children from birth to five years are regularly examined to assess their growth and development. The practice provides this service with the assessments being made by our GPs and health visitor.
Certain minor surgical procedures, such as joint injections and cryotherapy, can be performed by the doctors on the premises. This may be more convenient for you and may save considerable time waiting for hospital treatment.