Vauxhall Health Centre

Services

We offer advance appointments in addition to a daily drop-in clinic for urgent problems.

We have two experienced counsellors for people who wish to talk through issues such as bereavement or anxiety, and weekly clinics run by the local Drug Dependency Unit. Our Health Visitor runs regular baby and ante-natal clinics, and is also able to advise on care of the elderly and disabled.

Our Practice Nurse holds regular Asthma and Diabetic clinics, ensuring patients receive the appropriate level of care for her condition.

In addition, the practice provides a range of specialist services which include:

  • Minor surgery
  • In-house acupuncture
  • Hypnosis
  • Contraception
  • Cervical screening
  • Supporting the local traveller community
  • Running a weekly outreach service for the homeless in the city centre 

Clinics

Practice Nurse Clinic -  Alison Talbot & Carrie Gelhardt

Book a 15 minute appointment for:- Travel advice and immunisations,Smears, Repeat of Contraceptive Pill, Weight Loss Medication, Lifestyle Advice, Cryotherapy, Contraceptive Advice and a morning only appointment for High Risk Drug Monitoring.

Book a 30 minute appointment for:- Asthma, COPD and Diabetes Annual Review. Please remember to bring your inhaler to the Asthma and COPD clinics.

Health Care Assistant Clinic - Julie Williams

Book a 15 minute MORNING only appointment for:- Blood Pressure +/- blood test. Book at any time for Helicobacter Breath Test, Removal of Sutures, Lifestyle Advice, Signposting to Local Services, Flu / Pneumo Vaccinations.

Book a 30 minute MORNING only appointment for:- a Diabetes Initial Review, Heart Disease Review and Kidney Review. Book at any time for New Patient Health Check or Minor Surgery

Phlebotomy ( Blood Tests) Clinic

Every Monday and Tuesday 8.30am to 12.30pm - no appointment needed.  This clinic is an external service and further information can be found at this website

Baby Immunisation

Vaccination of children is done via scheduled appointments.  Please discuss with our receptionist for further information.

Minor Surgery
Please discuss with Dr Catherine Hopkins, Dr Helen McKendrick or Dr David Lewis whether this may help your problem.

Hypnosis (Hypnotherapy)
This may help for problems like irritable bowel syndrome, migraine, panic attack and some other things. Please make an appointment to discuss this with Dr David Lewis if you are interested