The Poplars Medical Centre202 Partington LaneSwintonManchester, M27 0NATel: 0161 794 6237
We offer and encourage patients to have health checks as follows:
The Practice Nursescarry out a wide range of nursing procedures at the Practice. They are also specially trained in conducting
They are supported by the Assistant Practitioners and phlebotomist who are trained to take blood samples, blood pressure monitoring and general health checks.
Health Visitors Health Visitors are general Nurses with further training in health care for all ages, but especially families with young children. They offer a service at home or at the Practice or Swinton Clinic. They can be contacted between 9.00am -5.00pm Monday to Friday on 0161 212 5100 District NurseThe District Nurseworks with your Doctor and performs nursing procedures at their clinic or at home for housebound patients. They can be contacted at Swinton Clinic on 0161 212 5110.
The Midwife carries out antenatal checks and operates the booking-in clinic for the hospital. She is available each Tuesday or Wednesday. There are numerous other services provided at The Poplars Medical Centre by Salford PCT and Salford & Trafford Mental Health Trust, including podiatry, psychology and alcohol services.
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
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