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 Services we provide

 

Clinics & Services

We provide the following services and clinics

  • Maternity
  • Contraception
  • Child Development
  • Travel/Immunisation Advice
  • Well Woman/Man Clinic
  • Minor Surgery
  • Asthma Clinic
  • Cervical Smears/ Breast Checks
  • Drug/Alcohol Clinic
  • Mental Health
  • Counselling
  • Family Planning
  • Non NHS Examination Facilities
  • Physiotherapy

Services for the Under 3’s & over 75’s

The practice provides the following age related services:

  • Child health surveillance
  • Health checks for over 75’s

Babies and Ladies

Childhood Immunizations and Cervical Smears

Contraception advice, insertions and removals

Post-natals and pre-natal (shared care with Midwifery service)

These are vital to your health, please make sure that you keep these very important appointments.


Maternity

  • To ensure you have a happy and healthy pregnancy and childbirth it is worth considering the following points:
  • Check you have had a Rubella (German Measles) vaccination
  • Keep up to date with your cervical smears. If you are trying for a baby, have a smear to avoid the need of having one during pregnancy
  • Try and retain your ideal weight. This helps both during and after your pregnancy.
  • Cut down on alcohol consumption, as this can affect your baby’s health
  • If you smoke, try, for the baby’s sake, to stop during your pregnancy . It may be the opportunity to stop altogether!
  • Eat sensibly and healthily but take certain precautions:
  • Avoid soft, unpasteurised cheese; patê and cooked chilled foods
  • A supplement of Vitamin B - Folic Acid - is good for your developing baby. Folic acid is also found in green leaf vegetables, fruit, nuts, wholemeal bread and rice

Post Natal Support

 

South Reading Surgery

257 Whitley Wood Road
Reading
Berkshire
RG2 8LE

Telephone: 0118 931 3515
Fax:            0118 975 7065

**please note we sometimes record our calls for training and quality purposes**

Shinfield Medical Practice

School Green
Shinfield
Reading
RG2 9EH

Telephone:  0118 931 3515
Fax:             0118 976 9111

**please note we sometimes record our calls for training and quality purposes**

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