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THANK YOU -Thanks to all the lovely patients who leave gifts and cards for the doctors, nurses, MDT and admin staff. Your thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated.

HAVE YOU SEEN OUR FACEBOOK PAGE ? - for helpful information and links

www.lifelinehelpline.info      telephone-08088088000

https://www.ballynahinchcounselling.com

MINDING YOUR HEAD- A USEFUL GUIDE TO MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING RESOURCES

useful guide to mental health resources

OVER 50s ALCOHOL SUPPORT

A free national helpline, 7 days a week 0808 8010750

Monday - Friday 12pm-8pm. Saturday and Sunday 10am -4pm.

https://addictionni.com/ways-we-support-you/over-50s-alcohol-helpline

BARNARDOS NI SEE, HEAR, RESPOND CAN HELP YOU

Families in Northern Ireland can now self-refer for See, Hear, Respond online at https://www.barnardos.org.uk/northern-ireland-see-hear-respond or call 0800 157 7015 available from noon until 7pm, Monday to Friday

 

A new service has been launched by Women's Aid for domestic violence. Please see link below

www.belfastwomensaid.org.uk

This facility is available Monday to Friday 10am - 12 noon.

PAPYRUS - PREVENTION OF YOUNG SUICIDE

Please see following information

If you are having thoughts of suicide or are concerned for a young person who might be you can contact HOPELINEUK for confidential support and practical advice by:

 

Calling: 0800 068 4141

Texting: 07860039967

   E Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

 

 

Useful Information

 

Our webpages have lots of advice and information too https://papyrus-uk.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clinics & Services

Attached services

pregnant7A Health Visitor and District Nurse team are attached to the Practice. Antenatal and postnatal care is available from all GPs and Nurse Practitioner within the practice. The nursing team also supports this area.

Asthma , Chd, Diabetes Hypertension

An asthma clinic is carried out by a 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.

Antenatal And Postnatal Care

This is carried out in practice by both G.P and Nurse Practitioner.

Baby Clinic

Our Health Visitors provide a baby clinic each Thursday afternoon 2.00pm - 4.00pm to weigh babies and give general advice, at Ballynahinch Community services. Our health visitor provides a baby immunization clinic at Montalto every Tuesday between 2.00pm and 4.00pm, and also on Wednesday afternoon by appointment

Family Planning

Treatment will be provided by any of the doctors. Emergency contraceptive advice is available.  We have an advanced I.U.C.D insertion and monitoring service and contraceptive implants available . Details on request. There is a Family Planning Clinic at Ballynahinch CommunityServices on Monday evenings, 5.30 PM – 7.30 PM

Minor Surgery

Several Doctors provide a minor surgery service.  Appointments are available on request. 

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.

Vaccinations

Adults are advised to have current tetanus and polio protection up to a maximum of five in a lifetime..  Holiday vaccinations are no longer available in the surgery. If holiday vaccinations are required travel clinics are currently in place in Masta travel clinic Belfast or Lisburn Health Centre by appointment only. Boots pharmacy sprucefield & Main Branch Belfast now offer this service.

Other Services

A wide range of services are located in the Health Centre including Diabetic Clinic, Asthma Clinic, Mental health,  Hypertension,Epilepsy, Osteoporosis, as well as a full nursing support service with District Nurses and Health Visitors. We run an annual Flu vaccination campaign.

 

 
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