Potterells Medical CentreStation RoadNorth MymmsHerts, AL9 7SNTel: 01707 273338
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Primary Care Networks. As part of new initiative by NHS England we are working together with the other practices in Hatfield to provide additional services to our patients. A clinical pharmacist will be starting soon through this new initiative.
Chronic Disease Reviews
Our patients with any of the above conditions will be regularly reviewed by our GP’s and practice nurses.
When you find out you are expecting a baby then book a routine appointment with a GP to arrange to be booked for your antenatal care with the midwives. Subsequent to booking your care is taken over by the midwife team and all your antenatal appointments and arrangements are made by them.
The local community midwives have drop in Clinic every Tuesday at De Havilland Clinic in Hatfield from 9.30 - 11.00 am. No appointment needed for your first attendance, thereafter they will give you a booked appointment.
First childhood vaccines are done at the same appointment as the first developmental check, which is at eight weeks of age. The immunisation schedule is described here.
Travel Health and Immunisations
Immunisation can be arranged with our practice nurses by appointment, two months before departure. Before you meet the nurses we ask you to visit htttp://travelhealthpro.org.uk then complete the Travel Questionnaire This questionnaire can be found on the above Travel Vaccinations tab
A number of our GPs will perform minor operative procedures for removal of skin lesions, removal of ingrown toenails and the like. Please see a GP in a routine surgery who can then arrange an appointment at our Tuesday afternoon clinics. Please note we do not treat warts/verrucas.
Available from September each year for all patients over 65 years and those in high-risk groups such as diabetics, asthmatics,those with heart and chest disease and pregnant women. Supplies of the vaccine usually arrive at the end of September.
Special clinics will be arranged and advertised at the surgery and here on the website near the time.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel vaccinations. Please visit https://travelhealthpro.org.uk before you book your appointment to ensure awareness of other health issues that may be relevant to the country you are visiting.
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.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please complete this form and print it out before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales.
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