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OTHER INFORMATION

If you are over 40 years old and have not had a Blood Pressure check within the last 5 years, please book an appointment with our healthcare assistant. 

Minor Injury Units are based at Camborne/ Redruth Hospital and Helston Community Hospital.

Camborne/Redruth Community Hospital is a Minor injuries and Illness Service, its open from 8am to 10pm seven days a week, including bank holidays. An Xray service is also available from 9am to 8pm, Monday to Friday; and noon to 6pm Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays. You don't need to book a appointment  and parking is free.

The West Cornwall Urgent Care Centre based at West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance offers Doctor cover 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  and treats the following conditions:

1. Minor Burns, scalds and injuries.

2. Simple fractures (legs, arms, ankles and wrists). 3. Cuts which require stitching.

4. Chest and urinary infections.

5. Minor falls.

Call NHS 111 for non-emergency health advice (click 'Call 111' blue triangle at the bottom of the page) 

or in case of an emergency 999

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Out of Hours
Call 'NHS 111' on 111.

Appointments
The practice strives to meet the needs of all patients. All consultations are by appointment. We offer a mix of appointments, some bookable two weeks in advance, some available 48 hours and 24 hours in advance and we also have appointments available on the day.

We also offer an Extended Hours Service especially for patients who are unable to attend during our normal surgery opening times.  Appointments with a Doctor or Practice Nurse are available from 18.30 pm until 19.45 pm on  Tuesdays each week, at Praze.  All evening appointments must be booked in advance by telephone or in person during our normal opening hours..

Home Visits
Where possible please try to come to the surgery. If you know you are going to need a visit please telephone in the morning. You will be asked to give a short explanation of the problem so that the doctor can be notified and decide how urgent your request is.

Services to Patients

bp_checkThe practice has a contract with the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Primary Care Trust to provide general medical services and the following additional services

  • Flu vaccines
  • Minor surgery
  • Monitoring of patients on Warfarin medication
  • Monitoring and referral of patients where necessary
  • Monitoring of mothers and babies who leave hospital within 24 hours of birth
  • 24 hour BP monitoring
  • IUD fitting
  • 24 hour ECG monitoring

 


 

Minor Surgery: by appointment only.

Antenatal Clinic :  Clinics are held at our Connor Downs Branch site every other Friday.

Counselling: The Practice offers the services of three Outlook Southwest Pyschological Wellbeing Practitioners.  Appointments are made at the request of the Doctor.

Stop Smoking Service: The Practice has a trained Stop Smoking counsellor, Carl Duffin, who can give practical support and advice to help with giving up smoking. Contact reception for appointments at Praze on Wednesday afternoons.


 

 
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