Practice Nurses

Our practice nurses are available Monday to Friday and provide a range of services including:

  • bandaged_armEar Care
  • Dressings
  • Spirometry
  • Vaccinations and Immunisations
  • Travel advice and vaccinations
  • Breast Awareness
  • Cervical Smears
  • Contraceptive Checks
  • Chronic Disease Management such as diabetes, asthma, hypertension, chronic heart disease
  • Minor Injuries
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Well person clinics
  • Weight Management

We have a fully trained Phlebotomist to take blood samples.

Please note that our clinics are by appointment only.


New to Orchard for anyone aged 13 to 24 years of age......

We are now a collection point for free condoms and lubes if you are aged between 13 & 24 years old and have a C-card.  Our staff are fully trained to give these out.  We have lots in stock.  You dont have to be a patient at Orchard to collect them just show your C-card to one of our receptionists.

If you would like to register for a C-card please click on the link below to find a registration point near you.

Ante-Natal Clinics

For the care of expectant mothers.  By appointment with the Midwife, please call the Practice to make an appointment.  Post natal examinations are undertaken by the doctor.  You will be sent an appointment to see the doctor, 6-8 weeks after doctor_baby_girlthe birth of your baby.

Well Baby/Child Health Clinics/Health Visitor

 Please click the link for Child Health Clinics in the area Child Health Clinics 

Minor Surgery & Cryotherapy

Minor surgical procedure for removing moles, skin tags etc, these procedures are carried out by the doctors and or nurse practitioner.  Appointment is by prior arrangement with the doctor or nurse practitioner.

Travel Clinics

We are now offering travel advice and some NHS vaccinations to travel.  Each patient going abroad will have to complete a Travel Assessment Form and return it to the practice either in person or via email to  To be able to offer travel advice and give vaccinations we would need at least 6 weeks as minimum notice prior to departure, if this is insufficient time we would recommend you try a private clinic.  

Chronic Disease Management

We hold clinics for the management of selected long-term medical conditions including asthma, diabetes, chronic heart disease, high blood pressure, smoking cessation etc.  Please ask at reception to make an appointment to see the nurse.


Everyone is advised to keep up-to-date with immunisations and vaccinations including tetanus and polio.  Please ask at reception for further details.

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