Patients, both adults and children, are seen by the practice nurse for appropriate education, advice and supervision of treatment. The clinic also provides individual management plans, where appropriate, and follow-up care. A double appointment can be made with reception.
Minor Surgery - Tuesday 2.00 - 5.00pm (alternate)
Dr Gracey runs these clinics with assistance from the practice nurse. Many minor surgical procedures such as the removal of cysts and skin lesions can be carried out quickly and comfortably under local anaesthesia at this clinic. Appointments are by referral from your doctor. Dr Cheyne does joint injections.
Skin Clinic - Tuesday afternoon
This clinic is held on Tuesday afternoons, every 8 weeks. A number of skin conditions can be treated at this clinic on referral from your doctor.
Cervical Smear Clinic
In Northern Ireland cervical screening (often called a smear test) is offered to all women aged 25 – 64. This is the age group where screening has been shown to be of most benefit. These appointments are with the Practice Nurse. For more information please see the attached link www.cancerscreening.hscni.net
The treatment of several diseases, particularly in the field of rheumatology, is increasingly reliant on drugs that, while clinically effective, need regular blood monitoring. These blood tests will be carried out by the practice nurses or Health Care Assistant upon referral from your doctor.
Our diabetic patients are seen by Practice Nurse Pauline Orr, who has a diploma in Diabetes Management in Primary Care. Patients are referred to this clinic to obtain appropriate education and advice, to help maximise their effective control and reduce the risks of any complication with diabetes.
Child Health Clinic - Thursday 11.00am - 12 noon
Almost 10% of our patients are under five years old. We have developed this clinic to assess children as they grow, to protect and immunise them against disease and to offer parents encouragement and advice.
This monitoring clinic is for the care of patients taking Warfarin and is run by the practice nurse.
Appointments are made to suit the patient in treatment room.
Tetanus and Polio - all adults should ensure they are adequately immunised against tetanus and polio.
Flu vaccinations - available each autumn for those patients who are over 65 or at risk due to certain medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, kidney disease or heart trouble or who are pregnant.
For advice on either of these services please contact reception to make an appointment with the practice nurse.
If a you as a patient discover you are pregnant, you can self refer to the Midwifery Led clinics using the links below. This clinic is called the MOAN clinic. You may make a booking appointment with the GP but they too will be directing you to self refer to the MOAN clinic. Full antenatal and postnatal care is now provided by the MOAN Clinic (midwifery led) and Ormeau Park Surgery will not be offering shared care.
You should make an appointment with the nurse at the surgery for your flu vaccination at any time during your pregnancy and for your whooping cough vaccinations after 16 weeks.
Midwife led antenatal care is considered best practice by the RCGP.
Click here to self-refer for Maternity services for the Royal Maternity Hospital or Mater Hospital.
Click here to self-refer for Maternity services for the Ulster Hospital or Lagan Valley Hospital.
Your doctor is happy to advise on all aspects of family planning and contraceptive services.
Are you a carer? Are you, without payment, looking after or providing help and support to your husband, daughter, son, parent or a friend who could not manage otherwise because of frailty, illness or disability? Then yes, you are a carer.
Find more information at the following link: www.belfasttrust.hscni.net/services/CarersServices.htm
Belfast Carers Centre provides practical and emotional support to carers who live in or care for someone who lives in the geographical area of the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and potentially other parts of Northern Ireland. More information can be accessed at the following link:
Contact the Belfast Carers Centre on 9073 0173 or at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit them at The Mount Business Centre, 2 Woodstock Link, BELFAST, BT6 8DD.