Clinics and Services
Blood Test Clinics
Blood test clinics are held in the mornings Monday to Friday. If you have been directed by your doctor to have a blood test, please make an appointment with reception. You can also make an appointment by completing the get help for any health problem form. Please remember to bring the relevant form with you.
Blood tests are also available at Worthing and St Richard’s hospitals if your need is urgent.
A Warfarin clinic is held at Littlehampton health centre Tuesday 09:00-10:00. We do not take blood tests on under 16’s.
Specimens are sent to the hospital each day. If you are asked to bring a specimen in, please ensure that we receive it before 12:00 to ensure it is taken to the hospital by hospital transport.
Cervical Smear Tests
Our practice nurses run a weekly clinic and can also offer early morning appointments for workers at 08:00.
A diabetic nurse holds a regular clinic for diabetes sufferers.
An asthma nurse specialist holds a regular clinic for asthma sufferers. Patients are either referred by one of the doctors, or invited to attend as part of a routine review of medication.
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an annual review of your asthma symptoms, please complete the Asthma Review form.
Chronic Disease Monitoring Clinic (CDM)
This annual review clinic is for patients who have one of the following conditions:
- Coronary heart disease
- Hypertension – If you have been advised by the surgery to submit your blood pressure readings on a regular basis, please complete the Blood Pressure Review form.
- COPD – If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a COPD assessment, please complete the COPD Assessment form.
- Mental health problems
You will be sent an appointment by the surgery to see our healthcare assistant who will carry out basic checks. You will then be given an appointment to see the nurse or the doctor if necessary. If you are unable to attend the appointment please telephone 01903 735200 or complete the Cancel an Appointment form.
Smoking Cessation Clinic
These clinics are run by our smoking cessation nurse and are held weekly. Please ask at reception for information or to book an appointment.
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a smoking review on a regular basis, please complete the Smoking Review form.
Advice leaflets can be obtained at reception.You can contact reception by completing the Ask Reception a Question form.
Family Planning Advice
Our practice nurses are qualified to give family planning advice. The practice now offers a coil and contraceptive/implant insertion service. Patients needing emergency contraception should telephone the surgery on 01903 735200 and will usually be given an appointment within four hours.
If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a contraceptive pill review, please complete the Contraceptive Pill Review form.
Child Health Checks and Immunisations
Our doctors and health visitors offer health checks and the practice nurses give immunisations. Your child will be sent an appointment by the surgery.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. They are now situated at Angmering medical centre who can be contacted on 01903 775758.
Did you know you are entitled to a free flu vaccination if you have any of the following chronic conditions?
- Respiratory disease
- Heart disease
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Neurological disease
- Immunosuppression (Including asplenia)
Or you are:
- Over 65
- A carer
Please ask at reception or complete the get help for any health problem form for an appointment.
Patients over 65 or those deemed to be at risk will be invited to receive this vaccination to protect them from pneumonia.
Shingles vaccines are currently being offered to patients aged 70, 78 and 79. You will be sent a letter inviting you for an appointment.
Minor Illness Clinic
This is a nurse-run clinic, held every weekday morning.
Fitzalan Medical Group also offers extra services to all our patients, which include:
- 24hr blood pressure monitoring
Should you require travel vaccinations we advise you to contact the Sussex Travel Clinic on:
- Hove: 01273 749100
- Worthing: 254774
- Asda Ferring: 01903 540100
- Boots Chemist in Worthing: 01902 207106.
If you would like malaria tablets, these can be purchased by contacting the pharmacy at Sainsburys, Tesco or Asda to arrange an appointment.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the Travel in the EU page.