Clinics & Services

Antenatal

Expecting a baby? Congratulations! We provide a full range of antenatal and postnatal care in partnership with the community midwifery team.

Expecting a baby is a natural process, not a medical condition, so you don't need to wrap yourself up in cotton wool! However, it's important to take care of yourself during your pregnancy so that your baby gets all the nutrients it needs and so that you are in good condition for the birth and beyond. 

Click here for our tips for a healthy pregnancy:

Child Health Clinics

Thurso Clinic Times

Children can be seen during routine surgery hours.

Halkirk Clinic Times

Children can be seen during routine surgery hours.

Your doctor will be happy to provide advice on any aspect of child health – simply make a routine surgery appointment. 

Many parents’ first port of call is the health visitor, a community nurse who is specially trained in child health. We provide a full child health surveillance service working alongside the local health visitors and school nurses. Routine examinations are carried out at our child health clinic at eight weeks.

Immunisations

Childhood immunisations are performed at the surgery. The schedule can be found here

Chronic Disease Management

At the Thurso and Halkirk Medical Practice we recognise the profound importance of risk reduction and primary prevention through our chronic disease management clinics, advice on diet and exercise and successful management of high blood pressure and the use of cholesterol lowering medication.

Thurso Clinic Times

Thurso patients can be seen during routine surgery times.

Halkirk Clinic Times

Halkirk patients can be seen during routine surgery times.

The Nursing Team will offer specialist advice and screening, including blood tests when appropriate.

Click on the list below for more information:

Ear Syringing

We carry out ear syringing at both surgeries. Please read this leaflet before making an appointment with the Practice Nurse to have this carried out.

Family Planning

Thurso Clinic Times

Thurso patients can be seen during routine surgery times.

Halkirk Clinic Times

Halkirk patients can be seen during routine surgery times.

We provide a full range of family planning services at both surgeries, including:

  • Oral contraceptive ("the pill")
  • Contraceptive injections
  • Fitting of implants
  • Fitting of diaphragms and caps
  • Fitting of coils
  • Emergency contraception (read more here)
  • Advice about sterilisation (male or female) and referral if required

We are able to offer family planning services to any patient, whether they are registered with this surgery or not. 

Physiotherapy

Thurso Clinic Times

Thursday 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Friday 9.00am – 2.00pm

Halkirk Clinic Times

Wednesday 8.30am – 12.30pm

Wednesday 2.00pm – 3.30pm

Podiatry

Patients can self refer to the podiatry department by completing the referral form below.

 
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