Services

The Practice offers a wide variety of specialist services staffed by a skill mix of various professionals to address your particular needs.  The services available are listed below:

Childhood vaccinations Smoking cessation
Travel vaccinations – some chargeable to patients – ask at reception Hypertension management
Senior citizens vaccinations (flu, pneumonia) Life style advice
Health assessment Cancer
Heart disease Minor injuries
Asthma Removal of sutures, contraceptive coil
COPD Ante-natal, maternity clinics
Diabetes Cervical smears
Counselling HGV/PSV/Taxi Driver medical – fee chargeable to patients – ask at reception
Joint injections Ritual and medical circumcisions (private) – fee payable
Vasectomy Health assessment clinic for learning disabilities

External providers
Under local Commissioning we can offer Ultrasound services within Southview Park Surgery as an alternative to attending the hospital.

Phlebotomy services
Patients who need a blood test should either book an appointment at reception for the Hospital Phlebotomist or attend Basildon Hospital.

Fasting Tests
If you are asked to attend for a fasting blood test, you should not eat or drink anything after 10pm the previous night, other than plain water. You should not chew chewing gum (even sugar free) or eat mints, cough drops, cough linctuses or throat lozenges. You should continue to take any normal medication during this time. Please inform the reception if you require a fasting test when booking an appointment at the Practice.