Beechwood Medical Centre


Travel clinic

Advice and travel vaccination

Blood pressure

Blood pressure checks

Cervical cytology/Smear Test

A cervical screening test (previously known as a smear test) is a method of detecting abnormal cells on the cervix. The cervix is the entrance to the womb from the vagina.

Detecting and removing abnormal cervical cells can prevent cervical cancer.

Elderly patients

If you find it difficult to get to the surgery please inform the receptionist

Specialist diabetic clinic

Insulin initiation

Diabetic dietician clinic

Maternity care

Child health clinic

You will be offered regular health and development reviews (health visitor checks) for your baby until they are two. These are to support you and your baby, and make sure their development is on track.

The reviews are usually done by your health visitor or a member of their team at the GP surgery.

Health promotion

Child immunisation


We have an in-house phlebotomist who works everyday from 8:30am to 11:00am.

Contraceptive check

Whatever questions you have about getting and using contraception, please book an appointment to see the Practice Nurse.

Heart failure clinic

Heart failure doesn’t mean your heart has stopped working – it just needs some support to help it work better. It can occur at any age, but is most common in older people.

Heart failure is a long-term condition that tends to get gradually worse over time. It can’t usually be cured, but the symptoms can often be controlled for many years (

Smoking advice

Social prescribing clinic

Family support coordinator

Alcohol advice



Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 13th September, 2017