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Clinics & Services

Practice Nurses

Please see the attached timetable of normal sessions.    They are available for telephone consultation and by appointment for the following:

  • Treatment of minor wounds or injuries district_nurse
  • ECG tracings
  • Dressings & removal of stitches
  • Breast examination technique
  • Smear tests (cervical cytology)
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Blood and urine tests
  • Treatment of blocked ears
  • Weight monitoring advice
  • Vaccinations for adults & children
  • Stopping smoking support
  • Travel advice

Specialist Clinics

  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure

Other Services

Health Checks

Patients may request to have a medical check up every 3-5 years if they have not been seen during that time.  Appointments can be made with a Practice Nurse.  If the patient is 75 or over, this can be yearly and the consultation can take place in the home of the patient where, in the reasonable opinion of the GP this would be appropriate.

Women and Family Health lady_stethoscope

  • Contraception - help and advice 
  • Pre-pregnancy planning
  • Ante-natal care - provided by Midwifes from York NHS Trust
  • Menopause advice Nurse Gloria
  • Cervical smear - our Practice Nurses are trained to undertake these
  • Breast screening – the screening unit attends every three years and eligible patients will be sent an invitation from the Breast Screening Service at York
  • Well Baby Clinics - held in Helmsley and run by the Health Visitors (at the Methodist Church Hall) on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month 14:00 - 15:30.    Health Visitors 01439 770503
  • Childhood immunisation clinics - by appointment with Practice Nurses

Minor Surgical Procedures

Undertaken by the doctors (by appointment) – for example, removal of skin lesions.

Minor Injuries

Many minor injuries may be dealt with at the surgery but some will be referred on to the Minor Injuries’ Unit at Malton Hospital or an Accident & Emergency Department.  There is not always a doctor on site at Helmsley Medical Centre, we may be out on visits or at necessary meetings - please telephone to check rather than assuming immediate care is available.   Our staff will be able to advise you as to the best place to go for appropriate treatment.

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