Clinics & Services
In accordance with The Department of Health guidelines, we recommend Influenza Vaccination for patients with diabetes, heart, lung or kidney disease and residents of nursing and rest homes. In addition, all adults are recommended to have tetanus booster immunisations every ten years after the initial course of three immunisations.
Pnuemovax is for protection against a bacteria that often causes pneumonia. It is recommended.
- Anytime by appointment with all Doctors.
- Midwives - The community midwives who look after Old Steine patients run their antenatal clinic all day Fridays from the Tarner Children’s Centre, Ivory Place, Brighton, BN2 9QE. Please Telephone 01273 296700 for appointments with them.
For more information on asthma please visit the NHS Choices/Asthma website
Cervical smears are undertaken by the Practice Nurses. The National Screening Programme offers testing to women aged 25-49 every 3 years, and aged 50-64 every 5 years. Please do not ignore your recall letter.
This clinic is run by the Nurses who will be present to answer queries and to offer advice if you have any problems.
For more information on immunisations please visit the NHS Immunisation Information website
By appointment with Dr Hooley or Dr Martin
We run a family planning and sexual health clinic on:
Mondays (Dr Gersten) 3:30pm - 6:00pm
For more information on family planning please visit the Family Planning Association website.
Health Promotion Clinic
Also known as ‘MOT’ checks, these three yearly checks are available to anyone aged 16 - 75 years upon request.
Please ask as at reception.
Dr Jenkins performs minor operations every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30. Pre-Assessment consultations can be held with any of the Doctors or Nurses.
New Patient Appointment
This important appointment ensures that we have all the essential information about new patients before their notes arrive at the practice.
If you have recently registered at the Practice please be sure to have a new patient health check.
Smoking Cessation Clinic
By appointment with Sarah our Health Practitioner.
For more information on stopping smoking please visit the NHS Giving Up Smoking website.
Our Nurses offer special advice to anyone with contraceptive problems - in total confidence.