DESMOND - Delivering a structured education course for those diagnosed with Tupe 2 Diabetes. This is a free service provided by Lancashire Care Foundation Trust. Patients can contact DESMOND directly and self-refer into the service on 01772 777620. Further information on Desmond can be found on the website www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/desmond
Vascular Consultant Outpatient Clinic
From the 29 March 2016 a Vascular clinic will be held bi-weekly at St Fillans Medical Centre. Mr Rob Salaman, Vascular Consultant will hold these sessions. Vascular assessments will be offered to patients. For more information on this service please either pick up a leaflet from the main reception or contact the vascular team on 01254 734103 or email:- firstname.lastname@example.org
Arthritis Drop-in session:-
St Fillans Medical Centre, holds Arthritis clinics for patients to attend bi-monthly. A health professional who can give you advice in respect to arthritis runs these sessions. Information on services available to suffers of arthritis, tips on coping day to day. Please pick up a leaflet from the main reception desk or book an appointment to attend the next session with the receptionist. Further information can also be obtained by contacting email@example.com or telephone Gill on 07734 238 682 for further information.
Over 75 Health Checks
From April 2014, the government introduced a scheme for all patients aged 75 years and over to be offered an annual health check. If you are interested in having a health check please telephone the surgery fore further information.
These clinics are held on a Wednesday afternoon. This clinic is now pre-bookable and appointments can be made by using our On-Line Service or contacting the surgery. The Practice offers everyone, regardless of age, a full and confidential family planning service. Alternative appointments are available in respect to Family Planning Advice on alternative days if required. Please ask the receptionist for further advice.
Baby clinic for pre school children on Thursday afternoons 1.00 pm –3.00pm.
Thursday morning 9:00am-11:00am This is run by the district midwives.
If you are concerned about any skin lesion make an appointment with your doctor.
For children – When your child is due an immunisation you should receive a reminder. Children’s immunisations can be done either at the Thursday Baby Clinic or by appointment with our practice nurse.
For adults – Tetanus and Polio boosters and Hepatitis B vaccinations can be arranged by appointment with the practice nurse.
Information for Young People
There are leaflets on various health issues for teenagers available at the practice. Young people can also arrange to see a practice nurse to discuss any health related issues on an individual basis.
The Clinical Commissioning Group provide a phlebotomy service at the practice for anyone requiring blood tests. You will need an appointment for this which can be booked through our receptionists or the on-line services. Appointments are available Mon- Wed between 8.30 and 12.30. (these times may be subject to change at short notice).
If these clinics are not convenient then there are "walk-in" clinics available within the Preston area. Please ask reception for further information.