What we offer

Arundel Surgery offers a wide range of services and clinics:

  • NHS health checks
  • Clinics for people managing long-term conditions such as:
    • High blood pressure
    • Heart disease
    • Asthma & COPD
    • Diabetes
    • Cervical smears
  • Family planning
  • Nurse clinics for:
    • Dressings and leg ulcers
    • Suture removal
  • Cryotherapy (liquid Nitrogen)
  • Minor injuries
  • 12-hour blood pressure monitoring

Home Blood Presure Record Sheet

  • ECG’s
  • Spirometry
  • Doppler examinations

Doppler Information

We also offer Specialist NHS Clinics and Services:

 

Health visitor/baby clinics

Health visitor clinics are held at the surgery on every 2nd and 4th Wednesday morning of the month 9.30am-11.00am. The service provides screening clinics and offers advice in areas such as feeding, sleep and behavioural problems, postnatal depression and health education.

Dietician

Zoe Smith, a dietician based at St. Richard’s Hospital holds a clinic on alternate months at the surgery. She is happy to see and advise patients with any dietary problem or issue

Community midwife

A visiting midwife holds weekly clinics at the surgery and has regular contact with the doctors at the surgery.

 

Mental health services

Time-To-Talk

The service provides talking treatments, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to patients, who have either been referred by their GP or through self referral.

Mental health liaison practitioner

Provides follow up and support for patients who have been under the care of the Mental Health Services.

 

Dermatology/minor ops

We are fortunate in having a partner who is accredited in dermatological surgery (Dr. Mike Jenkins) and can undertake removal of symptomatic skin lesions as well as low-grade skin cancers (Basal Cell carcinomas) here at the surgery in our Minor Surgery Operating Suite. We can also biopsy lesions of unclear diagnosis.
Please note that the NHS will not fund removal of lesions for cosmetic reasons and we are unable to provide aesthetic services here at the surgery. We can however organise for the treatment/excision of cosmetic lesions by referral to an appropriate provider.

Sussex Community Dermatology Service (SCDS)

We host specialist dermatology clinics led by consultant dermatologist Dr. Andrew Morris here at the surgery, in a move to bring specialist services out of hospitals and closer to our patients in the community.
Dr. Mike Jenkins also carries out minor lesion and skin surgery clinics for the community dermatology service.

Surgery for in-growing toenails

Dr. Alex Thornton-Smith can perform wedge resections on recurrent, troublesome in-growing toenails, that have failed to respond to chiropody treatments.

Steroid injections

If you suffer from marked arthritis, we can inject specific joints with a steroid and aspirate fluid that has collected, to help relieve pain and improve mobility. This is not performed as first line treatment, has small associated risks and can only be performed a few times. It is usually an effective way to get you over an acute flare-up of symptoms.
We can also inject a variety of ligament & tendon problems such as plantar fasciitis, golf or tennis elbow, trigger fingers and tenosynovitis. If you are suitable for these treatments your GP will discuss the options with you in more depth.

Coils and implants

We can fit or change coils by prior arrangement only, with the doctor and nurse. You will need to see your own doctor first to assess suitability, discuss the procedure and advise you of any risks. We are currently unable to fit implants but can arrange this with another surgery locally.

 

Private medical services

Private medical examinations

Medical examinations for insurance policies, HGV, PSV drivers, elderly drivers, sports as well as for adoption or fostering can be arranged by appointment. Please ensure that you bring all the necessary paperwork or forms to your appointment.
We can complete insurance claim forms, reports, passports, legal reports, certificates of fitness and holiday cancellation forms as requested.
These are Non-NHS services and as such are subject to a fee, which will be in line with the latest recommended rates. Please confirm the fee when making your appointment or requesting your report/form or certificate.

Current charges for non-NHS services

 

Private chiropody

Debbie Burchell Bsc (hons), MBChA, MBChA, MSSch
Debbie holds a weekly clinic on Thursday afternoons.

 

Private physiotherapy

Sacha Pennington-Ellis Bsc (hons), Diploma in neuromuscular physiotherapy.
Sacha holds clinics at both the Arundel Surgery and at The Flintcroft Surgery in Walberton. For appointments and information about services please visit: www.arundelphysio.co.uk