Reception and Enquiries

Common Illnesses

Lets see what we can do…

Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

 

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

 

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

How can we help you?

For Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Long Term Conditions room.

Speak to someone now – Call NHS 111.

Call 111

Call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. 111
See a Nurse about vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure, etc.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone01635 917917
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone01635 917917
Visit a Minor Injuries Unit for minor burns, cuts, sports injuries, bites and bruises, minor dislocations etc.

Visit a Minor Injuries Unit

  • No appointment necessary
  • Quick access to medical help
  • Open till late and at weekends

Travel Service

How can we help you?

Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please make a double appointment with one of our nurses (we recommend 6-8 weeks) before your journey.

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.

Also visit

Advice and Help

Lets see what we can do…

For Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Long Term Conditions room.

Stop Smoking
Stop Smoking Clinic

Weekly Stop Smoking Clinics are held on Wednesday afternoons at the surgery.01635 917917

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Get Support Now

Choose from an app, Quit Kit, email, SMS and face-to-face guidance. Sign up now

Get a Plan

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan. Get a plan now

Further information

For more information about the benefits of stopping smoking, top tips and more visit

NHS Choices – Stop Smoking

One You – Thinking of quitting?

Weight Management
Eat4Health

The free weight management program serving West Berkshire. Find out more

One You Couch to 5K - Mobile App

The Couch to 5K app has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks. Grab your trainers, download the app and follow the step-by-step instructions.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle. Find out more

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight. Find out more

Want to get more active

Get help and advice from NHS Choices including 10 Minute workouts, 12 week fitness plan, running & cycling for beginners and much more. Get help now

One You Easy Meals - Mobile App

The free Easy Meals app is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll find delicious, easy meal ideas to help get you going if you’re ever short of inspiration.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Get started on the nhs 12 Week Weight Loss Plan

The plan is designed to help you lose weight and keep it off. Get started now

Am I a Healthy Weight

Calculation your BMI using this NHS Choices Tools

Further information

For more information about the benefits of losing weight, top tips and more visit

NHS Choices – Weight Loss

One You – How healthy is your food?

One You – How much have you moved today?

Drugs and Alcohol
One You Drinks Tracker - Mobile App

Drinking a bit too much can sneak up on you. Our free drinks tracker app makes it easy to keep an eye on the booze and take control with daily tips and feedback.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.0800 123 6600 Talk online

Local drug and alcohol addiction services

Swanswell is a national alcohol and drug charity that helps people change and be happy. Find services now

Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.0300 123 1110

Further information

For more information about the benefits of drinking less, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Drinking and Alcohol
Alternatively, for more information on how drug misuse can be harmful to your health visit NHS Choices – The Effects of Drugs

Mental Health
Talking Therapies Berkshire

A friendly and approachable service that helps people with problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias. Find out more

Samaritans

If something is troubling you, call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.116 123 Find out more

Mind

Information and Support for all mental health issues. Mind Infoline 0300 123 3393 Find out more

Rethink

Help, information and support for all those affected by mental illness. Find out more

Further information

For more information about mental health, ways to cope with it and more visit

NHS Choices – Mental Health

One You – Felling stressed?

Maternity
Community Midwives

Our community midwives hold ‘Booking In’ clinics and follow-up antenatal appointments on a Tuesday and Thursday every week. Contact Sue Jones on 07768 752564For general enquiries call 01635 273387 Find out more

Royal Berks - Maternity Information

A library of information leaflets on pregnancy, tests and scans, labour and childbirth and more. Read more

Planning your Pregnancy

If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy. Follow these steps

Further information

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here – NHS Choices – Your Pregnancy & Baby Guide

Child Health
Child Health Berkshire West

A guide for parents and carers of children aged birth – 5 years. Find out more

Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks. Find out more

Fever in Children

A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever. Find out more

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point. Find out more

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children. Find out more

Headlice

Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children. Find out more

Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS Choices – Childhood Illness

Sexual Health
The Edge West Berkshire

Chlamydia screening and general sexual health advice for under 25’s.01635 582002

The Florey walk-in clinic

Sexual Health clinics are available at the Florey Unit of the Royal Berks Hospital.0118 322 7202 Find out more

Family Planning Association

They are a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK. Find out more

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year. Get advice now

Sexual Health Help Line

The Family Planning Association Sexual health help line can give you confidential information and advice 0845 122 8690

Further information

For more information about Sexual Health topics including a contraception guide visit NHS Choices – Sexual Health

Flu Vaccine
Keeping Healthy
Health Watch West Berkshire

Stay in control of your health, wellbeing and get the right care for you and your family right when you need it. Find out more

Berkshire Health Care

Advice, support, assessment, treatment and therapies to support adults who have diagnosed learning disabilities. Find out more

West Berkshire Council

Health and wellbeing for older people. Find out more

One You

Health and lifestyle tips for modern living, all in one place. Find out more

Continence Advisory Service

Support, treatment and advice for anyone with a bladder or bowel problem.0118 9495145 Find out more

Hay fever
Hay fever

Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen. The symptoms of hay fever are caused when a person has an allergic reaction to pollen. Common hay fever symptoms are:

  • – a runny, itchy and/or blocked nose
  • – sneezing
  • – itchy eyes
Treatment - Steroid nasal sprays

Steroid nasal sprays help to prevent or reduce inflammation in the lining of the nose and some can help to relieve watery eyes.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Treatment - Decongestants

Decongestant nasal sprays and tablets are used to unblock the nose.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Treatment - Eye drops

Eye drops can be used to treat itchy or watery eyes.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Treatment - Antihistamines

Antihistamines help to relieve a runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Further information

For more information about hay fever and how to treat it visit

NHS Choices – Hay fever

Minor Injuries
West Berkshire Community Hospital

01635 273508Find out more

Reading Walk-in Health Centre

Offering a range of GP’s, practice nurses, emergency care practitioners and healthcare staff with no registration or appointment needed. Find out more

Westcall Out of Hours GP Service

If you need treatment that requires urgent attention and cannot wait until your own GP surgery is open. Find out more

Health Reviews

Here we can help you monitor your condition

If you have been invited to submit a health review by your doctor,
please select the relevant form below.

If you would like to request a health review, please visit Reception
and send us a request.

If you have several long term conditions we can synchronise your
review appointments so that you make a minimum number of
visits to the surgery. To request this you will need to fill in
a Synchronisation Form.

Medicines and prescriptions

Administration Office