Baby & Child Health
Your Health visitor is determined by your address and not at the practice. They can be contacted on 01463 706700.
Our practice nurses run regular immunisation clinics, please contact reception for details and availability.
The GPs have postnatal clinic for mum's and babies where you can discuss all aspects of postnatal health and contraception options. These times vary depending on the week - please contact reception to discuss.
Family Planning + Contraception
Advice and assistance on all types of contraception and sexual health are available from the practice nurses and the doctors. We currently offer long acting contraceptive options in addition to pills, condoms, diaphragms. These are: coil insertions, contraceptive implants and injections, all of which are available at the practice during special appointments.
*Implant and coil services are currently being directed to Highland Sexual Health - 01463 888300*
Emergency contraception "morning-after pill" or coil can be obtained from the practice by appointment / advice line, NHS 24 or A&E if out of hours, Highland Brook or Highland Sexual health (01463 704202)
You can also approach your local pharmacy to discuss the "morning after pill".
Mental Health Team
We are delighted to now be able to offer this service within the Practice. To get an appointment with the team, your GP will refer you if they feel it would be beneficial to you.
You will be asked to complete some questionnaires so the team can assess you and provide you with the best support possible. Please complete these before your appointment. See links below
If you are in crisis and feel you cannot wait for your appointment, please contact the Practice on 01463 713 939 or if it is out of our hours, the NHS 24 Mental Health Hub on 111. Alternatively, you can access the Breathing Space on 0800 838587 or the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90. You can also text Mikeysline for support on 07786 20 77 55.
Core-10 Questionnaire: Electronic Copy - use the drop down lists to complete
Core-10 Questionnaire: Paper Copy - please print and complete
PHQ-9 Questionnaire: Please complete in context of how you have felt in the last 2 weeks
GAD-7 Scores Questionnaire: Please complete in the context of how you have felt in the last 2 weeks
The Physiotherapist at Fairfield works on a Monday and Thursday. Please see the following information on when you may need to use a Physiotherapist and how it can help.
We offer help and support for lifestyle changes relating to heart disease, asthma, diabetes, smoking, alcohol and nutrition/diet; please ask receptionist for an appointment.
Vaccinations for foreign travel
*We are not currently running the travel clinic at the Practice – Alternatively you can book this service with Boots Pharmacy via the following link* -
Travel Clinic – Boots Pharmacy
The practice nurses can advise on and administer vaccination for travel overseas in accordance with current recommended guidelines. The practice is a member of The British Travel Health Association.
Ideally vaccination should be started 8 weeks in advance of travelling, although accelerated courses can be organised. Please make an appointment to see the practice nurse for travel advice Please complete a Patient Travel Questionnaire in advance of your nurse appointment - you can obtain these from receptionist in advance of appointment or complete it online.
Certain travel advice / provision of vaccinations or prescriptions for these items are chargeable. Please contact reception for details of charges. These must be paid prior to your consultation if applicable.
The Practice Nurse offers a wide range of services including contraception advice, sexual health, cervical smears (screening), diabetes, travel health, lifestyle advice, wound management and chronic disease management. Appointments can be made Monday - Friday to receive care and advice about all aspects of health.
We offer an advice service by telephone for you to speak to one of our nurses. This service is available daily Monday- Friday. Please contact reception to book a telephone consultation
Every new patient has the opportunity to arrange an appointment with the healthcare assistant for a new patient health check.
If you have not had a consultation within the last 3 years with a clinician who works at the surgery you may wish to consider a health check with one of our healthcare assistants.
If you are over 75 you may wish to consider an annual health check with one of our practice nurses or healthcare assistants.
If you have any chronic disease e.g: diabetes, asthma, epilepsy or high blood pressure you will be automatically invited for regular reviews.
We offer all general medical service and a range of extra service e.g: minor surgery procedures, contraceptive implant / coil insertions, joint injections, specialist diabetic care and warfarin management.
We may also be able to provide a range of private medical services e.g; medical / insurance reports, letters or form filling and private / HGV medical examinations. Please note there may be a cost for these services.
We can only provide these for our registered patients. Please contact reception for details.