Park SurgeryAlbion Way, HorshamWest Sussex, RH12 1BGTel: 01403 330266
Our reception team may ask for an indication of the problem if a patient asks to be seen urgently. This is to ensure that the patient can be directed to the best service, which may not always be a doctor or nurse practitioner appointment. Appointments in the Acute Unit should only be used for urgent concerns and to discuss one issue. If the problem is not an urgent one, a routine appointment should be made.
Park Surgery has an Acute Assessment Unit staffed by a nurse practitioner and doctor.
Appointments can be booked with the nurse practitioner in the Acute Assessment Unit on a same day basis via the surgery appointment system. Home visits where appropriate may also be arranged via the practice co-ordinator.
For further information on the services provided by the nurse practitioner at park surgery, please see the leaflet available at reception.
The Practice Nurses provide a wide range of services including:
Please ask Treatment Room reception for appointment availability.
First vaccinations are given by the doctor at the baby's 6-9 week check. Appointments for subsequent vaccinations should be made with one of the practice nurses. You will be reminded when these are due.
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Teen Clinic @ Park Surgery for young people aged 12-18
The service is open on Tuesdays between 4pm & 6pm. We would like you to make an appointment if possible - please call 0844 815 1511
Alternatively if something happens that you need to discuss urgently then please just call in and we should be able to see you.
Hello, I am the midwife for Park Surgery. My name is Julie Temple.
As you are now pregnant there are some decisions that you need to make at your first ante-natal appointment. You will have read the options regarding the maternity services that are local to you, which is provided in this pack.
For the majority of your pregnancy, it is hoped that your care will be provided by the Community Midwife and GP at the surgery. However, if during your pregnancy you or your baby have a medical problem, your care may need to be provided at the hospital of your choice.
If you wish such care to be in Horsham at the local hospital, then the hospital where you eventually have baby is East Surrey Hospital, Redhill.
Naturally, where you decide to have baby is your choice. When you see me at the surgery I will need to know where you wish to go, so that provision can be made for you to attend the hospital for the birth.
Your GP makes the initial referral to the Consultant for a patient's ante natal care and then shares ante natal care with the Midwife. The patient is referred to the Consultant at the hospital where the patient chooses to have her baby. This hospital would normally be within the area, i.e. Princess Royal Hospital, Royal Sussex County Hospital or Worthing and Southlands Hospital.
The Midwife is responsible for the general well being of mothers and babies and their ante natal care, and post natal care for up to 28 days after birth. The Midwife informs patients of their options and places for delivery and books the patient for a hospital or home birth. The midwife will discuss ante natal care and advise on diet and smoking and arrange for you to attend parent craft classes.
The Consultant is responsible for advice and management of high risk pregnancies and for any patient who develops problems during the ante natal period, delivery and/or the post natal period.
The Health Visitor will visit during the ante natal period if possible and then is responsible for care and advice for the child from birth to pre-school up to 5 years of age.
The Social Worker will be involved with families who need extra support and advice at what may be a difficult for them. Problems are flagged up by the Midwife, Health Visitor or GP and may range from general family aid to issues around child protection/abuse.
The Ultra Sonographer performs ultrasound scans which would routinely be a Nuchal scan at 12-13 weeks then another anomaly scan at 21 weeks. Scans can be performed at any time throughout the ante natal period to check for growth, dates etc. Any abnormalities detected are referred to either the local Consultant, GP and Midwife or to a London specialist if appropriate.
12 weeks - scan
20-23 weeks - scan
34 weeks -
Sally Hill MSc is an independent fully qualified and experienced sonographer who is now offering a private obstetric and gynaecological ultrasound service based at Park Surgery, Albion Way , Horsham. The existing service is well established and fully audited. Sally is very experienced having been involved in the original Nuchal Translucency research project with the Harris Birthright Trust which began in 1993. In addition she performs scans at all gestations of pregnancy and gynaecological ultrasound with an emphasis on high standards within a very friendly atmosphere.
We offer:Dating/Viability ScansHarmony Testing for Downs, Edwards and Pataus Syndrome11 – 14 week Combined TestGender scans from 12 weeks as part of a scan to check your baby is healthy15 – 20 week fetal wellbeing scans
Further information or appointments can be obtained from Sally Hill on the numbers shown below.
Telephone: 07811 695651 Email: email@example.com www.diagnosticultrasound.org.uk
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
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.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form 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.
Fees are charged, in advance, for any private work, e.g. medicals, signing of forms etc.
CHARGES FOR PRIVATE/NON-NHS SERVICES AT PARK SURGERY FROM 1ST OCTOBER 2016
Application for Firearm Certificate - Correspondence with Police Certification Authority - £50.00
Forms and Certificates
- without assessment (from records)
- with assessment
£70.00 plus time taken for assessment:
£50.00 single appt, £75.00 double appt,
£100.00 triple appt, and £100.00 per subsequent 30 minutes
(GP to sign as ‘Certificate Provider’)
- with appointment in surgery
- with visit
£100.00 double appt
Copies of Medical Records – see consent forms held at reception
Travel clinic services
NON REGISTERED PATIENTS – PLEASE APPLY TO PRIVATE CLINICS ELSEWHERE FROM 1st DECEMBER 2015 Chargeable Immunisations Price per Dose (registered patients only)
Hepatitis B per injection (3 doses required)
Hepatitis B per injection - Junior
Rabies per injection (3 doses required)
Tick Born Encephalitis per injection Price on application
Free of Charge (registered patients only)
Combined Diptheria, Tetanus & Polio
Combined Hepatitis A & Typhoid
Combined Hepatitis A & B
Hepatitis A – Junior
We have a reciprocal arrangement with local practices to administer the following vaccines for those patients not eligible under the NHS (depending on availability).
Park Surgery registered patients requiring the following vaccines will need to make arrangements to visit another local practice. The patient’s full medical history and consent will be required.
MMR over 25s
Phlebotomy (blood testing) clinics are held Monday to Friday at:
The Rainbow Unit at Horsham Hospital Walk in from 8 am to 12 mid-day.No appointment required NEW TIMES FROM 9 NOVEMBER 2015MONDAY AND TUESDAY THE CLINIC WILL BE OPEN FROM 8 AM TO 3.45 (last appt)WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY - 8 AM TO 12.00 NOONFasting patients and those on Warfarin should attend in the morning - other patients should make appointments later in the day
The Phlebotomy Walk-in Clinic at Crawley Hospital.Walk in from 08:00 to 16:30No appointment required
Patients must remember to bring their blood test forms with them
FASTING BLOOD TESTS
If you are having a FASTING blood test you must fast for 14 hours before your test. Do not eat anything after 7pm the previous nightYou MUST, however, continue to drink plain water (but not tea/coffee/fruit juice etc).You may want to bring a snack with you to eat following your fasting blood test.Bring your medication with you if you are a diabetic so that you can take it immediately after the blood test.
EATING and DRINKING
We advise you to drink plenty of fluid before any blood test. If you do not drink enough the phlebotomist may not be able to obtain a blood sample from you and you will have to rebook another appointment.
If, however, your Doctor has said you should have a restricted fluid intake please drink as advised.
For other information about blood tests please go to the following website. http://www.labtestsonline.org.uk
Please note that you DO NOT NEED TO contact the surgery for the results. We will contact you within 3 weeks to advise you if any follow up is necessary.You will NOT be contacted if your test is NORMAL and the Dr does not need to see you again.If you are still unwell, however, please ring to make another appointment with your GP.
Specimens must be left before 11.00 am and all bottles must be clearly labelled and sealed in a plastic bag.
Test and X-Ray Results
Your doctor will review your test result and contact you should you need to be seen. You do not need to contact the practice unless your doctor advises you to do so. If your doctor asks you to telephone regarding your result please only do so after 11.30 am.
If you need to contact the service direct please call 01403 214665/01403 214633Or email: HSCCG.firstname.lastname@example.org
You must be referred by your GP.
Patients with a routine referral are booked an appointment within 15 working days, urgent scans within 5 working days. These include;
- General abdominal
- Renal Tract/Bladder/Prostate
Please contact Sally Hill
Tel: 07811695651 or
Park Surgery also offers private scans in pregnancy and gynaecology, provided by Sally Hill, Director of Diagnostic Ultrasound Services.
Both obstetric and gynaecological scans can be done privately without a referral from your GP.
Early Viability and Dating Scan
5 to 10 weeks
Combined Test for Downs Syndrome Screening
11 to 14 weeks
Blood is taken any time from 10 weeks to enable the sonographer to discuss the combined test results at the time of your scan. This is the most accurate way of assessing Downs’s syndrome.
Further testing can be arranged if appropriate.
(Includes nasal bone screening and can include early gender determination 95% accurate.)
Harmony Blood Test for Downs Syndrome Screening
10 to 40 weeks
Fetal Wellbeing Scan (Can include gender determination) from 12 - 14 weeks (95% accurate) and from 16 - 20 weeks onwards (99% accurate)
12 to 20 weeks
For detailed information please see: www.diagnosticultrasound.org.uk
This centre has been approved by The Fetal Medicine Foundation, London. Director: Professor K. Nicolaides
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