Clinics & Services
Contraception And Sexual Health Clinics (CASH)
From Monday 16th January 2017, the University Health Centre will be offering a drop-in Contraception and Sexual Health Clinic (CASH) which will run Monday - Friday 9:30am to 11:30am.
This clinic offers
- contraceptive ‘Pills’
- ‘morning after’ pill (MAP)
- implant counselling
- cervical screening
- STI screening for both male and female patients.
You do not need to book an appointment for this - just turn up!
Please note pre-bookable CASH clinic appointments will be available daily from 8:30am to 9:30am.
*This service is for registered patients only.*
Condoms are available to collect from the reception desk.
Various by appointment with the Nurse
Minor Injuries/ Illnesses
It may not be necessary to spend hours waiting in the A&E Department at the hospital. We can accommodate most Minor Injuries here at the Health Centre.
We can treat the following :-
- Knee Injuries
- Ankle Injuries
- Minor Hand/Wrist Injuries
- Minor Head Injuries
Please ask for further advice at Reception and save both you and the hospital time!
Minor Injuries - Broken Bones?
If you suspect that you have broken something please go directly to The A&E Department at your local hospital as the health centre does not have x-ray facilities on-site.
Blood Test Appointments
If you are required to have a blood test, you can make an appointment with the Phlebotomist, on a Wednesday morning, here at the surgery. Alternatively, you can collect your blood test form from reception and have your blood taken at the hospital; Huddersfield Royal Infirmary (HRI).
Opening Times: 8am – 5pm (Last admission for bloods is at 4:50pm)
8am – 11.30 am is very busy.
12pm – 2pm is quiet.
2pm – 5pm is fairly busy.
There is a late night service every Wednesday 5 – 6.30pm.
This service is by appointment only. Patients can make an appointment by telephoning 01484 342552.
Travel Clinics (including vaccinations)
Various - by appointment with the Nurse. Some vaccines do incur a fee made payable to the practice and/or to the pharmacy.
Weight Reduction Clinic
Various - by appointment with the Health Care Assistant e.g. weight loss, weight gain, low fat, healthy vegetarianism - any eating issues
By appointment with the Health Care Assistant e.g. counselling and support
Various – by appointment with the Nurse
Diabetics are invited to attend Diabetic Care Planning appointments. This includes a 10 minute appointment with the Phlebotomist to take a fasting blood sample. A 20 minute appointment with the Health Care Assistant and then 2 weeks later a 30 minute appointment with the Doctor. This gives patients the opportunity to discuss treatment and any problems.
Various – by appointment with the Health Care Assistant via Doctor’s referral
From 12th February the Kirklees Smoke Free Service will no longer accept new referrals. From this point, if you want to stop smoking there are a series of on-line resources www.nhs.uk/smokefree to help you quit or cut down. You can also contact your pharmacist for support to stop… Remember, it's important to minimise the harm of smoking by using e-cigarettes, eating a healthy diet and keeping physically active.
Pharmacies delivering Smoking Cessation
Weekly by appointment
Cryotherapy (Cryo) Clinic
Tuesday morning by appointment.
Baby Immunisation Clinic
By appointment with the nurse.
Wednesday afternoon 1:30pm- 3:30pm.
Available Thursday evening by appointment. Telephone for availability.
The Base Kirklees
20 and under? Need support around your substance use? The Base are here to offer support!
Please speak to a clinician about attending one of our drop-ins at the health centre.
Drop ins: 1st Friday of every month 1pm-3pm.
Telephone: 01484 541589
All the above services are Free and Confidential.