Clinics & Services
Our nurses are trained to provide a wide range of services, eg immunisations, wound care, travel medicine and cervical screening. Pam is also a trained family planning nurse.
Training For General Practice
We are a GP training practice and often have qualified doctors working with us who are looking towards a career in general practice
From time to time we also have medical students attached to the practice who are considering a career in general practice. You will be advised by reception if the doctor is a student doctor. If you would prefer to see one of our practice doctors we will respect your wishes
Please ensure you book an appointment with a nurse two months prior to travel. Also please note you may be charged for some travel injections.
Teenagers may drop into our confidential Teenage Lifestyle Clinic ("No Worries"). Please ask for the Practice Nurse
– nurse Pam Ammann
All diabetics who are not regularly monitored at the hospital will be invited to attend this clinic on a regular basis. Progress should be carefully monitored to reduce the long term risks associated with diabetes, such as heart disease and deteriorating eyesight.
Asthma & Spirometry Clinic
– nurse Rachel Kemp
We have a trained asthma nurse who holds regular clinics. Regular monitoring of asthmatics is recommended and you are advised to make appointments at the clinic.
The Surgery has a well equipped treatment room and Dr Chandran is trained in a range of minor surgical procedures. Appointments for a minor operation should only be made after an initial consultation with Dr Chandran.
This service is available at Purton Surgery only. Ladies considering a coil need to see a GP initially to confirm suitability. It is the important to have some routine swabs 2 weeks before fitting.
This service is available at the surgery. Ladies considering an implanon need to see either Dr Chandran or Dr Gomara initially to discuss suitability. This can then be performed in a minor operation appointment.
A Child Health and Immunisation clinic is held every week at Purton Surgery and every other week at Cricklade Surgery.