Clinics and Services


Test results

Test Results will be given only to the person who has had the test (or the parent of a child under 16 years of age).  Please ring after 1.30pm to find out if the result is back.  You should be prepared to identify yourself, saying which test or tests were carried out and when.  If you had several tests done then it is important that you check when all of them are back.

Tests take the following times to return to the Doctor: Most Blood tests  3 Working Days  X Rays 3-4 Weeks. Urine tests 4 Working Days Smears 4-6 Weeks


Minor surgery

Doctors perform surgical procedures such as minor skin operations, wart and skin tag removals and joint injections.


Cervical smears

The practice nurse holds smear clinics during the week. This is a most important test, which helps detect cancer of the cervix.


Family planning

A wide range of family planning advice is offered by the practice.


Long Term Conditions


The ACP (Advanced Clinical Practitioner) specialises in Long Term Conditions and Elderly Care and holds clinics on Monday and Tuesday mornings.


Private services

Some Services are not available on the NHS, e.g. private sick notes, endorsement of private insurance claims, private medical examinations, passport endorsements etc.  Travel Vaccines.  There is a Charge for these services please ask a receptionist for details.


Maternity services

Ante-natal and post-natal care is provided by the Midwife and the GP’s.  An ante-natal clinic is held each Wednesday afternoon by our midwife.

Baby clinics for 6 week checks will be carried out on alternate Tuesday Mornings by the Practice Nurse and Doctor.

Post Natal Examinations can be carried out at 8 weeks by the Practice Nurse, together with baby’s first immunisation.


Future Initiatives

Ward End Medical Centre are planning further intiatives in 2019 with the introduction of additional clinics as follows:

  • Q&A with Doctor
  • Women only health weekends
  • Mother and baby health weekends
  • Managing common Ailments 


Non-English Speakers

These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. It covers issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services. Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups. Open the leaflets in one of the following languages

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