The practice offers a wide range of services which you can read about below
Services for Women
- Cervical Smear Tests
- Family Planning
- Antenatal Checks
- Postnatal Checks
Services For Babies And Children
- 6-8 Weeks Health Checks
- Children’s Vaccinations
GP Access Centre
The Pinn Medical Centre Access Centre is operational 365 days a year during the following times:
- Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
- Saturday 4pm – 8pm
- Sunday 9am – 1pm
- Bank holidays: 9am - 5pm
We provide appointments with healthcare professionals such as GPs and experienced nurses. We also provide wound dressing appointments.
To book an appointment please ring your own GP or 111. It is not a walk-in service, but patients can book appointments out-of-hours with 111.
What to expect from Access Centre Appointment:
- Appointments will be bespoke to your medical or nursing need, and they will usually be face-to-face, with a dedicated time. The appointment time offered is approximate and you may need to wait a short time until you are called to be seen.
- If you have a dressing appointment, please bring your dressings with you.
- Whilst every effort will be made to see you as quickly as possible, please be advised that there could be a delay and patients who are deemed very unwell may be seen before you are.
- We can only provide a limited number of appointments so when all appointments are taken patients must seek medical advice either through their own GP if open, 111, their local Urgent Treatment Centre or A&E.
First Contact Physiotherapist
We are pleased to offer this service to our Pinn Registered patients. The First Contact Physiotherapist will be able to assist you for soft tissue, muscle and joint pain. Depending on your symptoms our reception team may offer you an appointment with them without the need to see a GP. Please note this appointment will be for assessment and advice only.
Criteria For Booking Appointments With First Contact Physiotherapists
The role of the First Contact Physiotherapists (FCPs) in Primary Care is to assess patients with soft tissue, muscle and joint pain and to decide on the most appropriate management pathway. FCPs are physiotherapists with expertise in the assessment and management of Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. They may also be known as Advanced Practice Physiotherapists (APP) or MSK Practitioners.
- All soft tissue injuries, sprains, strains or sports injuries
- Arthritis - any joint
- Possible problems with muscles, ligaments, tendons or bone, eg tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, ankle sprains
- Spinal pain including lower back pain, mid-back pain and neck pain
- Spinal-related pain in arms or legs, including nerve symptoms, eg pins and needles or numbness
- Post-orthopaedic surgery (can differ between localities)
- Acutely unwell
- Children under 16
- Medical management of rheumatoid conditions
- Women's health, antenatal and postnatal problems
- House-bound patients
- Medication reviews for non-MSK conditions
- Neurological and respiratory conditions
- Acute mental health crises
- Patients who do not want to see a FCP
Flu Vaccinations available at Pinn if you are:
- Aged 65 years or over
- The main carer
- Living with someone who has lowered immunity due to disease or treatment
- Children between 2-3 years.
The NHS Health Check
If you are in the 40 to 70 age group without a pre-existing condition, you can book a free NHS Health Check every 5 years.
It’s a simple assessment taking approximately 20 minutes to spot early signs of stroke, kidney disease, heart disease, type-2 diabetes or dementia.
- Adult Vaccinations
- Travel Information & Vaccinations
- Minor Surgery
- Want To Quit Smoking
- Diabetes Clinic
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