The practice nurse can see you regularly to advise on inhaler technique, self-monitoring of asthma, medication changes when necessary and general lifestyle improvements.
Cardiovascular & Stroke
We have clinics for people who have experienced heart disease or stroke where you will regularly have your blood pressure and cholesterol checked, your medication reviewed and will be advised on lifestyle changes to help you try to prevent further illness.
This clinic aims to prevent complications of diabetes by regular monitoring of diabetic control, together with lifestyle advice. A practice nurse runs the clinic. Annual eye and foot checks are provided and patients may see the dietician for dietary advice where necessary.
Untreated high blood pressure can increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Any doctor or nurse can check your blood pressure and if high arrange blood and urine tests and an ECG. Practice pharmacists also run clinics aimed at drug optimization and good BP control.