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The Pines Surgery Harborough Road NorthKingsthorpeNorthampton, NN2 8LLTel: 01604 845144
MINOR ILLNESS CLINICS:
YOU DON’T ALWAYS NEED TO SEE A GP!
Minor illnesses can be seen by our Senior Nurses, in our Specialist Minor Illness Clinics!!!! APPROPRIATE PROBLEMS THAT CAN BE SEEN IN OUR MINOR ILLNESSS CLINICS !!!!PLEASE NOTE OUR MINOR ILLNESS NURSES DO NOT SEE PATIENT’S UNDER THE AGE OF 6 MONTHS!
AILMENT:Cough, Cold & Flu, Chicken Pox, Earache, Sore throat, Sinuses, UTI (Urinary Tract Infection), Scarlet Fever, Chest Infections, Diarrhoea and Vomiting, Labyrinthitis, Slapped Cheek, Vertigo, Hayfever, Dizziness, Cystitis, Laryngitis, Thrush, Gout, Exacerbation Asthma, Bacterial Vaginitis (B.V)
SKIN :Athletes Foot, Boils, Eczema, Cellulitis, Cold Sore, Fungal Infection, Impetigo, Molluscum, Nappy Rash, Rash, Shingles, Urticaria, Warts, Verruca, Scabies
OTHER:Bites - Human/Animal/Insect, Stings, Conjunctivitis, Infestations, Retained Tampon, Vaginal Discharge, Mouth Ulcers, Subconjunctival Haemorrhage (Blood in Eye), Threadworms.
We want to help you manage your own health and stay fit and healthy. To help you do this three health guides have been produced which are available to view electronically:
Online health Guides:
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
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