If you are looking after someone who cannot manage at home without your help, you are a carer and it is important that you let us know. We understand the practical problems, the need for a break and time for yourself. We realise the stresses placed on relationships, feelings of isolation and worries about what the future holds for the person you care for.
Patients are referred to the counselling service by their GP.
Deirdre Cuthbert and Sarah Parr provide a full physiotherapy service at the practice and also in the patient's home, using various modern equipment and techniques. They are happy to provide certain items of equipment on loan and will advise on exercise and rehabilitation after illness or surgery, as well as mobility problems especially for the elderly.
Patients will be referred to the physiotherapists by their GP.
The visiting podiatrist works in the practice every Friday morning, initially examining, assessing and advising on foot care for all ages. Services are only available to certain categories of patients. Referral is by GP or other health professional.
Dr Andrew Brewster has a special interest in ultrasonography. Scans are performed at the surgery through in-house GP referral.