Porters Avenue Surgery

Child & Family Surgery

Services

We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

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Appointments

To request an appointment Use the Evergreen Life app. We will respond within normal working hours. Our opening hours are detailed on our website. Phone us during our opening hours ... [continue] Appointments

Clinics

Clinics are closed on all bank holidays Clinics are closed on all bank holidays Family Planning Routine appointment with Nurse. Antenatal Care Routine antenatal check-ups by our qualified Clinicians Mother ... [continue] Clinics

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS and you can look up ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions, ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

Introducing Evergreen Life We use Evergreen Life at Porters Avenue Doctors surgery (And branch site Child and Family), which is an easy and fast way to ask for any kind ... [continue] Online services

Repeat prescriptions

To request a repeat prescription Use the Evergreen Life app Use the Emis Online service Complete the right-hand section of your previous prescription form. Leave it with the surgery or ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 self-certificate ... [continue] Sick certificates

Specialist and hospital care

If a GP or another member of our healthcare team believes you need hospital treatment or specialist care elsewhere, this can be organised on your behalf. If you prefer to ... [continue] Specialist and hospital care

Test results

Results are normally back within a week, although x-rays can take longer. If the doctor needs to discuss your results with you, we will contact you to make an appointment. ... [continue] Test results

Travel health

Stay safe and healthy abroad If you are travelling abroad you may need to be vaccinated. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss the vaccinations you will ... [continue] Travel health

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?