Streche Road, Wareham, BH20 4PG
Telephone: 01929 553444
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There are several clinics specially for looking after patients with ongoing conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and other breathing conditions. You will be sent an appointment to attend if it’s appropriate, but if you feel you need to be seen beforehand, this can usually be arranged. Specially trained practice nurses mainly run the clinics. If you are usually seen for more than one chronic condition it is possible for you to be reviewed in just one appointment, please ask reception when making your appointment.
We are able to perform a variety of investigations within the surgery including:
Please note: You will be contacted if your results are unusual.
Should transgender men have cervical screening tests?
Cervical screening checks the health of cells in the cervix. Detecting and removing abnormal cervical cells can prevent cervical cancer.
Cervical screening is available every three years at ages 25 to 49, and every five years at ages 50 to 64.
Trans men who still have a cervix are entitled to have cervical screening. If you are:
Trans men (individuals who have changed gender from female to male) who have had a total hysterectomy do not need to have cervical screening tests.
You can ask your GP to remove you from the cervical screening list if:
If you are asked to provide a specimen by your GP or nurse, it is vital that the pot is clearly marked with your name and date of birth. If we are not able to identify you, the specimen will be disposed of. If your specimen needs to be sent to the hospital for testing, please bring it to the surgery by 11:30am. Please click on the link for How to collect a faecal (poo) specimen at home.
Ear irrigation is not available at Wareham Surgery. The practice is not funded to provide this service and, more importantly, the risks to patients, for example perforation of ear drums, are outweighed by the benefits. Please click the link for further information. Please note, there is currently a waiting list for microsuction at Poole Hospital.
The following providers offer ear cleaning services. (Please note, mention of any service listed below must not be read as an endorsement by Wareham Surgery of said service).
Wax Away Ear Care – 07497 141806 (Home visiting available)
HearWell – 07761 675336 (Home visiting available)
Jane Smith – 01202 280380 (Home visiting available)
The Ear Waxinator – 07472 118753 (Home visiting available)
Ear Wax Clinic – 10 Plantation Road, Poole. 01202 985288
Most of the doctors are trained and experienced in performing minor surgery including the removal of skin lesions, joint injections and cryotherapy (treating skin lesions with liquid nitrogen). These appointments are limited so there is usually a waiting list.
Dressings can be done by the nurses and healthcare assistants. We also run clinics for the management of leg ulcers. Click here for the leg ulcer dressings formulary
These are available by appointment with the practice nurse. Please note this consists of blood pressure, height and weight measurement and healthy lifestyle advice.
We do not provide Occupational Health services at Wareham Surgery.