Elmbank Group Practice

Elmbank Group Practice

Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2XE

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NHS

Telephone: 0345 337 0710

Fax: 01224 661599

Clinics & Services

Lifestyle Management and Well Person Advice – this includes blood pressure management and advice on your smoking, alcohol and dietary habits.

Chest Clinic – patients with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be invited to attend the practice for a review of their inhalers/chest condition.

Cardiovascular Clinic – patients who have high blood pressure or who have had angina, a heart attack, stroke or heart disease will be invited to attend this clinic for a check-up.

Diabetes – care of patients with diabetes will be provided within the practice or in partnership with the hospital diabetic clinic.

Well Woman Screening – this includes cervical screening, teaching self-examination of breasts, blood pressure and general advice.

Travel Immunisation – advice and immunisations are available from the practice nurses by appointment only.

Please phone 0845 33 70 710 to make an appointment with the practice nurses for any of the above. When appropriate, you may be seen at one of these clinics by our nurse assistant who is not a qualified nurse, but is trained and competent to undertake certain procedures.

Minor Surgery – Dr Provan, Dr Guru and Dr Bhana carry out surgical procedures for the removal of minor skin lesions such as skin tags and sebaceous cysts. If you wish a lesion removed, you should first of all make a routine appointment with one of these doctors.

Other Services

Child Health – to ensure your child is developing normally, development will be reviewed at regular intervals up to the age of 5 years. Regular support is offered throughout childhood. There is a Well Baby Clinic on Tuesdays 13:30 – 15:00 where the health visitor is available for advice.

Childhood Immunisation – the immunisation programme is run by the health visiting team. Invitations will be sent to a child when routine immunisations are due.

Antenatal and Postnatal Care – antenatal care is provided by the midwife and the postnatal check is carried out by the doctor.

Family Planning Service – the doctors offer a full range of services and counselling including fitting and removal of coils and implants. If you wish to undergo one of these procedures, you should first of all make a routine appointment with Dr Phull.

Elderly – the District Nursing Team manage the care of housebound patients. If you have any concerns about an elderly relative, please contact the District Nurses on 553984.