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Patients travelling outside Northern Ireland for treatment

If you wish to receive medical treatment outside Northern Ireland, it’s important to understand how it works and the assistance you may be able to access.

This guidance applies to patients who are travelling outside Northern Ireland to access healthcare assessment and/or treatment. It is not relevant for travel within Northern Ireland for health and social care services

http://www.hscboard.hscni.net/travelfortreatment/

National Contact Point Health and Social Care Board 12-22 Linenhall Street Belfast BT2 8BS

E: NationalContactPoint@hscni.net

T: +44 (0)28 9536 3152

 

Clinics & Services

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All clinics are carried out by our fully trained nurse.  Appointments can be made by telephone or at reception.

Cervical Smear/ Well Woman Clinic

The practice is keen to promote prevention of women’s diseases.  It is important therefore, that a cervical smear is carried out every 3 to 5 years.  The practice nurse is available to carry out smears at the treatment room Monday _+ Wednesday afternoon by appointment.

Baby Clinic

Our health visitor, Annmarie, usually provides a baby clinic each Tuesday afternoon 14:00 – 14:45 to weigh babies and give general advice. 

Family Planning

Treatment will be provided by any of the doctors.

Minor Surgery

The nurses provide a cautery clinic. A visiting surgeon carries out a monthly surgery clinic, appointments booked through practice doctors.  

Drug Monitoring Clinic

The practice runs its own warfarin clinic and also monitors specialised drugs initiated in hospital that require regular blood checks; details on request.

Health Checks for the Over 45’s

Consultations are available for patients who haven’t attended in the past 5 years.

Vaccinations

Adults are advised to have current tetanus and polio protection every 10 years. 

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Holiday vaccinations can also be organised by the practice nurse.

More details can be obtained from the above tab and advice from the  www.nathnac.org.

 
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