Specialist Core Services at the Centre
Antenatal care is usually shared between the Midwife, GP and local NHS hospital services.
This is run by the practice nurses and health visitor. The practice nurses give immunisations and the health visitor offers weighing, developmental checks, feeding advice and support for parents/carers. A doctor is always available for unwell mothers and babies to be seen.
Geographical Walk-in Baby Clinic
The clinic is currently being run at the Marylebone Health Centre on Mondays between 14:00 – 16:00.
Including Depot injection, combined oral pill, progesterone oral pill, vaginal ring, patches - via the nurses or doctors at the Marylebone Health Centre.
Services such as IUD, implants, IUS can be found via links below:
Margaret Pyke Centre
56 Dean Street
John Hunter Clinic
The nursing team offers a range of services including the following:
- Blood Pressure
- Blood Test
- Cervical Smear
- Childhood Immunisation
- Contraceptive Advice
- Ear Syringing
- Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Advice
- Injection e.g. Vitamin B12
- Minor Complaints
- Minor Injuries
- Stop Smoking Service
- Sexual Health Service
- Suture Removal
- Urine Checks
- Travel Advice And Vaccinations - please be aware there may be a charge for travel services not covered by the NHS and payment must be made before the vaccination is given.)
- 24hr Blood Pressure Monitoring
They also run a monitoring program for:
- High Blood Pressure
- Heart Disease
All patients have a routine health check with a nurse on registration (‘New Patient Health Check’). This includes your medical history, height, weight, blood pressure, urine test and other tests if clinically indicated. For patients over 50 we recommend a health promotion consultation and those over 75 we advise annual checks.
Women from 25 to 65 should have a cervical smear test, for early detection and prevention of cervical cancer, from a nurse or doctor every 3 to 5 years.
Women over 50 should have a mammogram every 3 years, for early detection of breast cancer, your doctor or nurse will advise you how to go about this.
All babies and children are subject to routine checks at 6-8 weeks, 6-8 months, 18-24 months and 3-5 years (pre-school) arranged by our health visitor.