Bartholomew WayHorshamWest Sussex, RH12 5JLTel: 01403 339818
The doctors like to run personal lists and you are encouraged to see your own doctor whenever possible. Exceptions are emergencies, when doctors are on holiday and for certain specialised services.
The doctors specialise in one or two areas of medicine and your own GP may refer you to another partner for a more detailed opinion.
We provide a full range of NHS primary care clinics. Up to date details are available at reception.
All children are offered & encouraged to have immunisations as per the recommended NHS Schedule.
Children of school years 1 and 2 are offered the flu nasal vaccine at school.
Girls aged 12-13 are offered vaccination against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) to prevent cervical cancer at school.
BCG is no longer offered routinely at 14 years old. However, at risk newborns will be immunised. Your midwife / health visitor will advise & arrange immunisation.
Community nurses, midwives and health visitors are attached to the Practice. Click here for more information.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the form below and send it to the surgery for the nurse to assess what vaccinations you may need. Then call the surgery for an appointment about 3 -4 days and you will be able to make an appointment.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Next cryotherapy clinic: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 4-5pm.
No appointment necessary. N.B. Not suitable for under 10s.
Warts are small rough lumps on the skin. They are caused by a virus (human papilloma virus) which causes a reaction in the skin.
There is no need to treat warts if they are not causing you any problems. Without treatment, about 3 in 10 warts have gone within 10 weeks, and most warts will have gone within 1-2 years, and leave no scar. The chance that a wart will go is greatest in children and young people. Sometimes warts last longer. In particular, warts in older people are sometimes more persistent and may last for several years.
Treatment can often clear warts more quickly.
One form of treatment is with cryotherapy, which is performed at this clinic. The wart is destroyed by freezing it to a temperature well below freezing using a liquid nitrogen spray. Some stinging starts during treatment and may continue through thawing, but settles within a few minutes. If you get pain later on take 1 or 2 paracetamol or ibuprofen. Redness and some swelling can be expected. In a day or two a water (or blood) blister may form, especially where the skin is thin and sensitive. The blister can be covered if you feel it necessary or if the blister bursts cover it with a clean, dry dressing. To clear the wart fully it can need several treatment sessions. Each treatment session is between 5-7 weeks apart. The chance of clearing a wart with freezing treatment is about the same as acid treatment although freezing tends to work quicker. Please note that there is a slight risk of scarring the nearby skin, and is not suitable for younger children (under 10 years old) or for people with poor circulation.
Alternative treatments include the use of salicylic acid paints/creams or covering the wart with duct tape. For further information regarding these treatments please follow this patient.co.uk link- http://www.patient.co.uk/health/Warts-and-Verrucas.htm
Private Travel Vaccines costs
Hepatitis A – Adult
Hepatitis B – Adult
(For Occupational Health ask for a form at reception)
Hepatitis A and B – Adult
Hepatitis and Typhoid combined
Revaxis – Diphtheria/Tetanus/ Polio
Initial course of 3
Tick Bourne Encephalitis
Adult - Primary Course of 2
Child - Primary Course of 2
Primary course of 2
Fees for Private/Non-NHS Services
Forms and Certificates:
Private Sick Note
Health Club: Patient Fit to Exercise
Shot Gun Licence
OFSTED Health Declaration Booklet
Claim Form for Private Treatment
Holiday Cancellation Form
Freedom from Infection
Fitness to Travel
Court of Protection- Power of Attorney
Misc. Letter (To whom it may concern)
Reports and Medical Examinations:
Pre Employment Medical
Sickness/Accident Insurance Form
Employer's Report Form
Employment/Elderly Fitness to Drive Medical
Sport/Taxi Fitness to Drive Medical
Hep B Status
Access to Records under Data Protection Act:
Access to medical Records
Copies - cost according to quantity
Visitors from Abroad/Private Patients (non-emergencies):
Consultation with GP
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