It is helpful to know if you have a Carer (someone who takes on an unpaid caring role) or if you are a Carer for someone else. We have a page dedicated to Carers where you can also register with us as a carer so we can provide you with additional support.
This is for patients who are due an annual asthma review. You can use our online form to submit your review to us, or alternatively drop into the surgery and we can provide you with a paper form to complete.
If your symptoms are deteriorating or you have any concerns, please make an appointment to the respiratory nurse as well.
The practices run the following clinics:
Cervical Smear and other Screening
Smoking Cessation Clinic
Well Baby Clinic
Well Person Health Checks
Family Planning Advice, Implants and treatment is available with the Doctor or the Practice Nurse.
Both practices are 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, travel advice and vaccines etc.
If you would like to discuss any of these please see one of our nurses.
Practice Nurse Services
Our practice nurses are fully qualified to carry out the following nurse led health promotion clinics:
- Antenatal checks
- Advice on Diet
- Blood Pressure checks
- Chronic Disease Checks
- Disease Management (Asthma, Diabetes, Heart Disease)
- First aid advice, Blood and Urine Tests
- Ear syringing
- Adult and Childhood Immunisations
- Travel Immunisations
- Stopping Smoking
- Cervical Smears / Contraception Services
- Family Planning
- Health Promotion e.g., dietary advice and advice on smoking
- Post Natal Exams
- Spirometry (lung function tests)
- New Patient Screening
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.
The District Nurse is available to see you in your home and help with dressings and removal of sutures, advice and care of the acutely and chronically sick and terminally ill and advice on incontinence and supplying pads and other aids.
Our Health Visitors can be contacted on:
Chase Medical Practice 01543 879787.
Health Hayes Health Centre 01543 277933.
They are available to help with health matters relating to the under-5s eg. feeding difficulties, sleep problems.
Baby Clinics are held at each surgery as follows:
Chase Medical Practice: Each Tuesday 2.00pm – 3.00pm.
Health Hayes Health Centre: Each Monday 1.30pm – 4.00pm
Health Visiting Hub for Cannock and Lichfield
If you need help and advice from a health visitor for common issues such as minor illness, behaviour and weaning telephone Cannock and Lichfields Health visiting hub 01543 431586.
The Community Midwives provide an antenatal clinic at the surgeries. The Practice shares antenatal care with the local consultant obstetricians.
Chase Medical Practice: Thursdays 1.00pm - 3.00pm.
Health Hayes Health Centre: Mondays 1.00 pm - 4.00pm.
Community Psychiatric Nurse
The Community Psychiatric Nurse provides a counselling Service at the surgery by appointment. Patients will need to be referred to this through one of the GPs.
A counselling service is provided at the surgery by appointment. Patients will need to be referred by the doctor.
Our Practice Pharmacist can deal with medication queries, medication reviews, minor ailments and long term condition reviews. You may therefore be offered an appointment to see our Practice Pharmacist is this is appropriate.
In addition to the Essential Services provided by the practice, the practice also provides the following additional services:
- Childhood Vaccinations and Immunisations
- Flu & Pneumococcal Immunisations
- Minor Surgery
- Near Patient Testing
- Anti-coagulation Monitoring
- Neonatal Examinations
- Post Natal Examinations
In addition, Community physiotherapy, chiropody and occupational therapy can be arranged locally by the Doctors.
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
- 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 available here and is also displayed in our Waiting Area. It you have any queries regarding these, please enquire at Reception.
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.
Sexual Health Services are provided by the South Staffordshire Sexual Health Service, for further information please see our 'Local Care and Support' page.
We have a sensitive and confidential approach with young people.
If you have any concerns relating to your health, please arrange an appointment with the Practice Nurse or one of the Doctors.
Please see our 'Teenage Health Advice & Services' page for further information.
We offer a full range of vaccinations for foreign travel. For all advice and information regarding foreign travel please see our Travel page.
Most travel vaccinations provide to patient are under NHS expense which is free of charge. Our Practice Nurse is fully qualified and experienced. We offer readily available appointment for travel vaccination every week.
The Practice is not able to offer support for weight management, alcohol reduction or smoking cessation. For support and advice please contact The Staffordshire Healthy Hub.Find out more on our Local Care and Support page.