Prevention is far better than cure. Many serious conditions can be prevented by a healthy lifestyle reducing the need for drugs. For this reason, we strongly support the emphasis and trend towards health education and self-reliance.
Often each individual can take more responsibility for his or her own state of health. Our doctors and in particular our practice nurses are always ready to offer help and encouragement. Our Health Care Assistants also have completed smoking cessation courses to try and help patients quit smoking.
The surgery offers influenza, pneumococcal, hepatitis and other vaccinations to those at risk. Other individuals seeking immunization may need to first discuss this with a clinician.