Knutsford Medical Partnership employ a clinical pharmacist to work across all 4 sites.
Clinical pharmacists work directly with GP’s and patients to ensure that the medications prescribed for patients contribute to the best possible health outcomes. Clinical Pharmacists assess the status of the patient’s health problems and determine whether the prescribed medications are optimally meeting the patient’s needs and goals of care. They advise the patient on how to best take his or her medications and undertake medication reviews.
Social prescribing involves helping patients to improve their health, wellbeing and social welfare by connecting them to community services which might be run by the council or a local charity. For example, signposting people who have been diagnosed with dementia to local dementia support groups. Knutsford Medical Partnership employs a social prescriber to offer these services.
Knutsford Medical Partnership employ a first contact physiotherapist.
A first contact practitioner is an experienced physiotherapist who has the advanced skills necessary to assess, diagnose and recommend appropriate treatment or referral for musculoskeletal (MSK) problems on a patient’s first contact with healthcare services e.g. when they visit their GP surgery.
Family Planning – All the doctors manage aspects of family planning during normal surgery appointments. All patients receiving family planning from the practice should be seen annually to ensure current contraception is appropriate and safe.
Maternity Care – Ante-natal and post-natal care is shared with the Community Midwives and hospitals; the reception staff at the practice can give information on how to contact the midwives and arrange your care.
Children’s Immunisation – Available by appointment with the practice nurse in a weekly immunisation clinic.
Child Health Clinics – Developmental screening with the doctor is done at approximately 8 weeks and is available by appointment only
Cervical Smears – Available by appointment with the nurses or doctors.
Travel – We offer all aspects of healthcare for the traveller, which includes immunisations and advice. To ensure maximum protection and reduce the likelihood of side effects spoiling your holiday vaccinations need to be given well in advance of your travel. Please make sure you arrange an appointment with the nurse at least 6 weeks before travel.
Minor Surgery – by arrangement with the doctor.
Charges are incurred for services not covered by the NHS. These will include private sick notes, medicals for insurance, work etc., private medical insurance forms or any tests that are not covered by the NHS.
Payment for the above will be the responsibility of the patient or the Insurance Company.