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PLEASE NOTE; We require 48 hours notice for all repeat prescriptions. Chemists are now charging a fee for emergency supplies of medications.

Emergencies
Emergencies during surgery hours telephone 8772 2621. Between 8.30 and 6.00 pm, urgent requests will be given prompt attention by the receptionist and the doctor will be informed.

Urgent Appointments
If you have an urgent problem, although you will be able to see a doctor the same day, it will be the first doctor available and may not be your usual doctor.

Cancelling your Appointment
If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone the surgery.

baby_under_green_towelWell Baby Clinic: 

  • Dungannon 9.00 – 10.30 am each Wednesday
  • Pomeroy 11.00 am each Monday
  • The main aim is to provide an efficient immunisation service but the opportunity is taken to check each baby’s progress by the Doctor. 

Antenatal Clinic: 

  • Dungannon 9.30 am – 11.00 am Thursday, by appointment 
  • Pomeroy 11.30 am on 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month 

The Clinic is run by a Community Midwife who can refer to a GP if necessary.  If you have any concerns about your pregnancy outside this time contact the doctor.

Disease Management: 

Our Practice Nurses see all patients with a chronic disease regularly.  This allows each patient to plan the best treatment from them with the Nurse and to report progress of any problems and have these dealt with.    Patients are seen by appointment and invitation. 

Cervical Smear Clinic: 

We encourage all women who have ever had sexual intercourse and who are under the age of 65 to have a smear test performed in accordance with current guidelines.  A smear clinic is held in the Dungannon surgery by invitation and appointment with the Practice Nurse, Betty. A female doctor in the Pomeroy surgery performs smear tests by invitation and appointment. Patients will be written to informing them of the results of their smear test. 

Minor Surgery: 

bandage_on_armMany minor surgical procedures such as removal of warts can be carried out at the practice minor surgery clinic.  Appointments are by referral from the doctor. 

Family Planning: 

Advice is available by consulting the doctor. 

Near Patient Testing: 

The treatment of several diseases is increasing reliant on drugs that, while clinical effective, need regular blood monitoring.  The practice nurse upon referral from the doctor will carry out these blood tests. 

Anti-Coagulation Monitoring: 

For the care of patients taking Warfare the practice nurse carries out regular blood monitoring.  Appointments are by referral from the doctor. 

New Patient Health Checks: 

Newly registered patients are required to attend the practice nurse for a lifestyle health check and recording of past medical history.  This is done following an appointment with the Practice Manager on a Monday afternoon. Health checks can be arranged by contacting reception. 

Patients Aged 75 Years and Over:

Patients who have attained the age of 75 years and over may request a health check. 

 
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