NEW PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICE AVAILABLE AT THE PRACTICE
Did you know we now have a specialist Physiotherapy service operating from this practice?
- Are you suffering from bone, joint or muscle pain?
- Did you know you can now book an appointment to see a Physiotherapist who has been specifically for these symptoms rather than a Doctor?
What will they be able to do:
- Assess you and diagnose what’s happening
- Give expert advice on how best to manage your condition
- Refer you on to specialist services if necessary
How to Book:
- You can book an appointment by speaking to the receptionist and asking for an appointment with the Physiotherapist.
GP and Practice Nurse Services
Anticoagulation Clinic (Warfarin)
This clinic is run by a specialist nurse. This provides a monitoring service for patients on warfarin and other anticoagulants. Clinics are held by appointment at the Highfield Health Centre (Tong Medical Practice) every Thursday.
This clinic is run by GPs and Midwives for pregnant women.
This clinic is run by Sister P Kontos (Practice Nurse) for over 5 year olds to establish diagnosis, check inhaler technique, monitor treatment and offer advice and support.
This clinic is run for the Mother and Baby check. Baby will have its 1st immunisations and 8 Week Check. Post Natal checks can be booked with Anne Petty from 6 weeks after giving birth.
Blood Pressure & 24 Hour BP Monitoring
Our hypertension clinic is run by OUR HCA'S (Healthcare Assistants).
Chaperone and Interpreter Services
The practice offers a chaperone service to both male and female patients. No prior arrangements are necessary. The practice also offers an interpretation service, but it is by prior arrangement or by telephone link for emergencies.
Chronic Kidney Disease
This Clinic is run by a Practice Nurse with specialist knowledge to advise and monitor patients with this condition.
COPD – Spirometry
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Management, this clinic is run by our Practice Nurse and Senior Healthcare Assistant.
Coronary Heart Disease
This clinic is run by a Practice Nurse with specialist knowledge to advise and monitor patients with this condition.
The diabetes management clinic is run by Sister P Kontos (Practice Nurse)
This service is carried out by our HCA's but you must be seen by a GP or Advanced Nurse Practitioner first for them to ascertain that syringing is necessary/appropriate.
An electrocardiogram is used to detect abnormal heart rhythms and to investigate the cause of chest pains. This test is performed by Snr HCA V Fold or HCA C Thompson (Healthcare Assistants)
The Epilepsy Clinic is run by our Practice Nurses.
Children's immunisations are administered by our Practice Nurses.
Minor Wounds and Removal of Stitches and Staples
We hold 2 Clinics each week (Tuesday morning and Friday afternoon) to perform this service. Please contact the Surgery to arrange an appointment.
Sexual Health & Contraception
Unfortunately, we no longer provide sexual health clinics. Please contact Locala on 0303 3309500 and they will advise you further.
We do offer coil and implant fittings/removals. Please contact the surgery to make an appointment.
Smear Tests (Cervical Screening)
Smear tests are carried out by our Practice Nurses.
Unfortunately, we no longer provide this service at the Practice. For advice and help on quitting smoking, call 01274 437700, they will advise you further.
Health Visitor Services
Breast Feeding Support / Advice
Children’s Sleep Disorder clinic
Continence Advice and Assessment
Locality Baby Clinics
Parenting Programme with CAMHS
Post Natal Depression Support
Smoking Cessation Advice
Speech & Language Programme
PLEASE NOTE THAT FROM 1ST JULY 2019 THERE WILL NO LONGER BE A DROP IN CLINIC HELD AT TONG MEDICAL PRACTICE ON A THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR HEALTH VISITOR ON 01274 221223
District Nursing Services
Leg Ulcer management
Secondary Care Services
Community Matrons & Case Managers
We have a diabetic Dietician who attends the Surgery once a month to offer dietary advice to our diabetic Patients. Please speak to a member of the nursing staff or doctor if you would like to see the Dietician.
A GP with Special Interest(GPwSI) in Epilepsy runs an outreach clinic here every week.
Holmewood Advice Service
Mental Health Services
We have a permanent Podiatrist based here full time called Tom Morgan. He is a Senior Podiatrist employed by Bradford District Care Trust, the Podiatry Appointments are by referral only and are managed centrally by the Administration Hub, which you can contact on 01274 251777.
Talking Therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy