Minor Ailment Clinic
Nurse led service for minor medical problems
If you think you are suffering from any of the ailments listed below, an appointment in our minor ailment clinic may be appropriate. Please ask for details when you ring.
If you would like any self-help advice then a good resource is www.patient.co.uk.
Ailments which may be suitable :
- Head lice
- Hay fever
- Sore throat
- Ear problems
- Stomach upsets
- Vaginal thrush
- Red, sore eyes
- Bites and stings
- Nasal congestion
- Athlete's foot
- Dermatitis / Eczema
- Back Pain
- Mouth ulcers
- Infected fingers or toe
The Minor Ailments Clinic was developed to provide patients (adults and children) with minor illnesses rapid access to a clinician for assessment and treatment. To book an appointment you need to ring the Medical Centre (Minor Ailment Clinic appointments can not be booked online). Our receptionists will ask for brief details of your condition to ensure that your ailment can be managed by the Minor Ailments team. Minor Ailments Clinic appointments are usually offered same day.
Our Advanced Nurse Practitioners also offer telephone advice for minor illnesses. If you feel your query can be managed in this way, please advise our reception team.
Please note that for travel advice, dressings and ear irrigation an appointment with the treatment room nursing team is required.
If you suspect you may have a urinary tract infection, please bring a urine sample to your appointment – sample containers can be purchased from Reception