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Your Long Term Condition
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The practice operates a number of clinics - including those for patients with asthma, diabetes and heart problems. On this page you can find links to support organisations, read about how our clinical staff provide testing, treatment and health education services for those long term conditions. See also how you can become an Expert Patient (below)

We also run immunisation clinics, health checks for new patients, travel health clinics and seasonal campaigns to combat influenza and help minimise other health risks. In addition to the huge resources on this page you can visit the Health Channel on this website for audio visual resources on a wide range of health conditions.

Through correct diagnosis, we recognise asthma and aim to abolish the symptoms. By careful treatment, the objective is to maintain the best possible long-term airway function and reduce the risk of severe attacks.

In children, we are looking to achieve normal growth. We encourage patients to use self-management plans.

Patients with asthma will be able to recognise their symptoms, know the distinction between preventers and relievers and will understand when to call for help with symptoms that are getting worse. Importantly, we will demonstrate the correct use of any chosen inhaler device.

Patients on our asthma register will be part of our call and recall system and you will be looked after by our team of practice nurses and doctors.

By carefully managing your condition, we will be able to reduce risks, improve quality of life and minimise any absences form school or work.

Please ask at reception for further details. All doctors are fully qualified to deal with this condition
What we can do to help patients with asthma
Patients with any form of Ischaemic heart Disease such as high blood pressure, heart attack, peripheral vascular disease or who have undergone coronary surgery are placed on our call and recall register for regular monitoring.

We monitor health through practice nurse clinics and by GP oversight. Our aim is to provide patients with the best possible advice and treatment in order to maximise quality of life and help prevent future problems.

As part of our work, we monitor cholesterol levels, conduct urine and blood tests, review medication and provide lifestyle advice.

Please ask at reception for further details
Stress Anxiety Depression
Why do I feel so down?" "How can I feel happier?" "Can I control my fears?"

Whatever you need to know about boosting your mood, coping with stress, anxiety or depression or simply improving your overall emotional wellbeing, the NHS Choices Moodzone is here to help. It offers practical, useful information, interactive tools and videos to support you on your way to feeling better.
External links
Loneliness in Older People
Older people are especially vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation – and it can have a serious effect on health. But there are ways to overcome loneliness, even if you live alone and find it hard to get out.
Wellbeing Self-Assessment
Get support to help you take control

Living with a long-term condition brings challenges and it's important to have the confidence, support and information to take control of your condition. This is called self care, which means looking after yourself in a healthy way, whether it’s taking your medicine properly or doing some exercise

Self care doesn't mean you need to manage on your own. You can expect lots
of support from the NHS, including:

healthy lifestyle support: helping you improve your diet and exercise regime
information: advice about your condition and its treatment
training: helping you feel more confident about living with your condition
tools and equipment: making life easier at home
support networks: help with finding people to share your experiences with
In this section you’ll find advice on how to get up-to-date information on your condition, how it’s treated and the best ways to look after your own day-to-day care. It includes a round-up of the best internet health sites, tips on taking your medicines and information on making a care plan as well as how to get the most from health professionals, including your doctor and pharmacists.
This section contains articles, interactive tools, real-life stories and videos to tell you more about training courses and support networks that can help you live with your condition. There are lots of confidence-building courses and sources of emotional and practical support around you. It’s just a case of knowing how they can help, where they are, and how you can access them.
Keeping fit and healthy can be a challenge if you have a long-term condition, but it will make a big difference to your emotional wellbeing, and could ease your physical symptoms too. In this section you’ll find articles and interactive tools that explain how to make positive changes to your lifestyle. These changes include stopping smoking, losing weight, eating healthily or doing more exercise. There’s also information on the help and support that the NHS can give to help you make these changes.

Technology is changing the way we manage our health. Mobile phone apps like allow you to check your symptoms if you are feeling unwell, get an assessment, information about your condition and advice on how to look after yourself. Telehealth monitoring equipment enables people with complex conditions to stay at home, but also still stay in touch with their GP or other health professional.
Having a long-term medical condition can be a financial burden if you take regular medication, have frequent hospital appointments and need extra help caring for yourself at home. Treatment on the NHS is free, but you may have to pay for other things such as aids for your home, your prescriptions and travel to your appointments. The articles in this section explain what help you can get when it comes to benefits and financial aid. You may be able to reclaim some or all of your costs. You may also be eligible for a regular allowance from the government, depending on how your condition affects you.
Essential Services
All GP practices are contracted to provide “essential services”, that is, basic treatment of ill people. This practice is keen to offer a wide range of services to our patients and we are dedicated to promoting good health and provide family-centred medical care. We are grateful for the co-operation of our patients and hope that we can continue to work with them to achieve good health for all

This involves the freezing of warts and other small skin lesions

Family Planning
All doctors provide contraceptive services including emergency contraception. It is important to be seen within 72 hours of any potential contraceptive failure or omission

Maternity Care
All doctors are happy to provide full antenatal and postnatal care.

Cervical Smears
These are usually taken by the nurse team

Child Health Surveillance
This is currently provided by all  GPs

Childhood Immunisations
Parents/guardians of children will receive notifications via the local community health services when immunisations are due. Immunisations are essential to protect children from serious illness. Immunisations are given by practice nurses and health visitors according to the immunisation schedule
Appointments can be made with the practice nurse

Abortion Counselling And Referral
This is provided by Drs Davies, Kapur, Soul and Harkin.

Ante- And Post-Natal Care Information
We aim to provide you with all the information you will need both during pregnancy and after the birth of your baby. Please ask at reception for a copy of our leaflet which tells you the roles of the GP, community midwife, health visitor and hospital clinics in the provision of ante- and post-natal care

Over 75 Check
We offer a check up to over 75s. If you would like one please contact the surgery to arrange a suitable appointment

Non-NHS Services
We are happy to undertake, by appointment, medical examinations, reports for insurance companies, employers and solicitors.
These services are not covered by the NHS and a fee recommended by the British Medical Association (BMA) will be charged. For further information about these fees please contact the surgeryPlease note that NHS services take precedence over non-NHS services when resources are limited and this may cause a delay.

Citizens Advice Bureau
The Citizens Advice Bureau presently has an arrangement with New Hall Surgery whereby you can access an advisor each week within the surgery. Appointments may be made for Tuesday mornings. Advice can be sought on benefits, welfare rights and many other topics. Please call at reception to make an appointment.

Drug and Alcohol
The surgery works closely with Community Drug and Alcohol teams. We have specialised workers who take referrals from the doctors.

Mental Health Counsellors
The surgery works with our partner agencies to provide a range of counselling services to our patients. Your doctor will offer advice.

We also hold contracts to provide the following “Enhanced Services”:

Substance Abuse Clinic
This clinic is run by Drs Davies and Rawcliffe.

Influenza & Pneumococcal immunisation Programme
An annual flu immunisation programme to protect the elderly and those at risk

Health Monitoring
Regular monitoring, by blood and urine tests, for patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems

Minor Surgery
Minor surgery, such as joint injections and removal of small lesions. This is carried out by all the doctors. Joint injections are done by Drs Greene and Newman.


Contraceptive implants

Our nurses have received additional training to help them help you look after your health and are available to discuss any problems regarding your health.

Their duties will routinely include:
Health checks and advice
Childhood immunisations (see also Child Health page)
Management of diet and weight loss
Diabetes, asthma, blood pressure review
Dressings, stitch removal, ear syringing
Family planning and sexual health advice (including cervical smear tests)
Travel injections and advice (see Travel page)
Smoking cessation clinics
All these services and more are carried out by the practice nurses.

Please make an appointment between 8.30am and 6.00pm.
The online clinic service enables you to get quick answers to your personal medical problems from specialists, including consultants, GPs, nurses and other clinicians.

A new clinic begins each month on a different topic. The online clinics are hosted by Talk Health and supported by a range of charities.

The clinics are in a forum format where you can post your questions, anonymously if you wish, and get answers, often on the same day when the clinic is open. You can also post questions a few days in advance of the clinics opening and set up a reminder so you can see when an expert has posted an answer. If you miss a clinic you can still read all of the posts and answers to see if the issues you're interested in were covered.