Clinics & Services
DUE TO THE COVID CRISIS, SOME CLINICS ARE RUNNING AS NORMAL BUT MANY OF OUR CLINICS WILL NOW BE CARRIED OUT VIA THE TELEPHONE
ALL DIABETIC CLINICS AND RESPIRATORY CLINICS HAVE ARE NOW BEING CARRIED OUT VIA THE TELEPHONE.
CBT HAS RESUMED FOR FACE TO FACE SESSIONS .
CHILDHOOD IMMUNISATION CLINICS ARE RUNNING AS NORMAL - PLEASE DO NOT COME IN IF YOUR CHILD HAS A TEMPERATURE OR IS GENERALLY UNWELL - TELEPHONE TO SCHEDULE AN ALTERNATIVE APPOINTMENT.
CBT - the practice employs a registered Cognitive Behavioural Therapist each Friday. She helps patients manage anxiety, OCD, pain and depression. Referral from the GP is essential. Failure to attend will automatically discharge you from the service and cancellation within 24hours will put you back to the bottom of the waiting list.
Antenatal – midwife led clinic at Portaferry every other Tuesday morning .
Childhood vaccination Clinics – every Wednesday afternoon by appointment only. The clinics are run by our practice vaccination nurses.
Diabetic Clinic – Telephone review by our practice pharmacist or nurse. Blood tests are required weeks prior to the clinic. Dietician and podiatrist service have been reduced due to covid.
Respiratory Clinics - For annual review of all those with Asthma or COPD you can book a telephone consultation with the doctor.
Minor Injuries – cuts, lacerations, foreign bodies and head injuries can be assessed here at Portaferry Surgery. The doctor will treat your injury and refer to A&E if necessary. For suspected fractures and more serious injuries you should attend Minor Injuries at Ards or ED at Ulster Hospital.
Minor Surgery - the doctors carry out various minor surgical procedures at the Clinic, including joint injections and insertion of long term contraceptive devices.