Fairfield Medical Centre Lower Road Bookham Surrey, KT23 4DHTel: 01372 455450
Below is an overview of the services offered by Fairfield Medical Centre. If you cannot find what you’re looking for then do not hesitate to contact the surgery.
The injected flu vaccine is offered free of charge on the NHS to people who are at risk. This is to ensure they are protected against catching flu and developing serious complications.
For more information about who is eligible for a free flu vaccine (and for information about children) - please click here.
Our flu clinics are now available to book. They are available to:
Children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will be offered a flu vaccine in their schools.
There are 3 different types of flu vaccine available this year - so please make sure that you book into the right clinic.
For more information or to book a flu vaccine appointment please contact our reception team on; 01372 455450.
For a leaflet summarising who is eligible for free flu vaccines and with the details of our flu clinics - please click here.
General Medical Services
Our team of doctors provide general medical services. Several appointments types are available; please see the opening & appointment page for further information.
Our nursing team provide a varied range of services including: wound care, chronic disease monitoring, immunisations including childhood and travel, lifestyle advice including diet and smoking cessation.
Should an intimate examination be required during a consultation it our practice policy to offer a chaperone. The chaperone may be another doctor, a nurse or a member of our reception team. You do have the right to refuse a chaperone and equally if you would like a chaperone and have not been offered one then please do not hesitate to ask.
Dr Stephenson provides minor surgery for suitable lumps & bumps. You must be seen by a doctor before being booked into this clinic.
Phlebotomy (blood tests)
Tanya Hulford provides phlebotomy services for the practice. You will need to be advised by a nurse or doctor before booking any blood tests.You may agree with your doctor in advance to receive a text message if all your results are normal.
The community midwife team run a weekly antenatal clinic at the practice.
NHS Health Checks
We are currently offering NHS Health Checks for patients aged 40 - 75yrs who DO NOT already suffer with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease or diabetes. Further information can be found here.
Please contact the surgery to see if you are eligible for this service. If you are you will be booked in to see our Health Care Advisor.
Onsite physiotherapy is a private service independent of the practice run by Bookham Chartered Physiotherapy Service.
Health Visitor Services
The local Health Visitor team are in regular contact with the practice. They can be contacted directly on 01372 384327.
We have a fully accredited, private on-site podiatry service provided. Please visit the website for further details:
Please note that the practice does not offer a private travel vaccination service.
We can provide a limited range of NHS available travel vaccinations (subject to availability) - including:
If you are planning to travel, are currently registered with our practice and believe that you need one of the above vaccinations - please call to book a 10 minute nurse appointment. You will need to tell us where you plan to visit when you book the appointment.
A leaflet is available which provides further advice about how you can find out what vaccinations you have already had and where you can go to for your vaccinations: travel leaflet
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below:
How to plan your appointments
If you are planning to travel abroad - it is important to make your initial appointment with your chosen travel vaccination provider as below:
- Your initial appointment needs to be at least 8 weeks before you travel. This is because many travel vaccinations may not held in stock and may have to be ordered for you - and you need to have the vaccinations in enough time to allow them to work before your travel date.
- Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Travel clinics in our area can be found by searching on websites.
A limited list of private travel clinics in our local area is listed in our leaflet (as above - though please note that we cannot recommend them and other travel clinics are available).
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
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