Practice Clinics & Services

To make an appointment for any of the clinics and services below, please contact our reception staff.


Extra Clinical Service offered by Our Doctors

Joint Injections

  • Dr Petch (knee, shoulder, plantar fasciitis, trigger finger, ganglion, bursitis)
  • Dr Tomonaga (knee, shoulder, ganglion, ganglion, bursitis)

Contraceptive Coils and Implants

  • Dr Keon and Dr Steevart

Non Specialist Dermatology Advice

  • Dr Tomonaga

Health Promotion & Well Person Checks

The practice is actively engaged in health promotion.

In particular we can arrange; primary prevention e.g., advice on smoking, diet & exercise and immunisations both adult and childhood; screening, e.g., blood pressure checks, cholesterol estimations, cervical smears etc.

If you would like to discuss any of these please see one of our nurses.

Practice Nursing Services

Practice Nurses / Midwife

Our Practice Nurse offers the following services:

  • Maternity Care (including antenatal, postnatal care and baby care)
  • Chronic Disease Checks
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • CHD
  • First aid advice, Blood and Urine Tests
  • Adult and Childhood Immunisations
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Cervical Smears / Contraception Services
  • Family Planning
  • Health Promotion e.g., dietary advice and advice on smoking
  • Advice on Diet
  • Post Natal Exams
  • Spirometry (lung function tests)
  • New Patient Screening

Healthcare Assistant

Our Healthcare Assistant supports the Nurses and the Practice by providing a phlebotomy service (talking blood samples) for testing. She is also responsible for running our health check clinic that enables us to identify and then initiate preventative measures to help reduce the risk to those patients who may otherwise develop illnesses in the future.

District Nurses & Health Visitor Services

The District Nurses have a Treatment Room and Phlebotomy clinic at Orford Jubilee Park. To contact them for advice 251485 or on 251463 for an appointment, please note for phlebotomy service no appointment is required.

Child Health Surveillance Checks (for children at 6wks) are held here by Dr Petch and Dr Steevart. Checks at 7-9months, 21months and 3yrs are held by the Health Visitors. There are also Drop-in-clinics where babies can be weighed and general advice given, please contact the Health Visitors on 01925 867908 for details and venues.

Other Services

  • Midwife (Tues 1.30pm - 3.00pm and Thurs 1.30pm - 4.00pm)
  • Drug Abuse Counsellor (Tues pm)
  • Community Dietitian
  • Physician's Assistant (social service member who offer support to patients) Friday pm

Private Non-NHS Work

Medical Examinations (Non-NHS)

Certain services provided by the Doctors are not covered by the NHS and fees are payable for such items as:

  • HGV & PSV licences
  • Elderly driver licences       
  • Insurance
  • Pre-employment medicals
  • Private certificates          
  • Holiday vaccinations
  • Insurance claims           
  • Fitness for sports

Please ask the receptionist for such services. Charges are payable at the time of attendance, and the BMA recommended scale of fees is on display at the reception desk. For further information please see Why do GP’s charge?

A current list of fees is displayed in our Waiting Area. It you have any queries regarding these, please enquire at Reception.

Medical Certificates

Self-certificates are available from your employer for sickness of up to one week. Any certificate required from the Doctor for periods up to the first week can only be provided as a private certificate for which there is a charge.