Our Services

The Fishponds Family Practice

  • Vaccinations


    Tetanus It is very important for adults to keep their tetanus immunity up to date. If you have not had five doses in your lifetime then you may need a booster. Influenza and Pneumonia Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations are provided…

  • Health Check

    Health Check

    Our practice nurses are pleased to offer NHS health checks for those between the ages of 40 and 74. They are aimed at lowering people’s risk of developing heart disease, kidney disease and type 2 diabetes and of suffering from…

  • Counselling


    For those with on- going mental health problems we have access to a free, NHS funded, service provided by LIFT Psychology. They offer courses and one to one therapy for people struggling with a range of conditions including: Stress Depression…

  • Drugs and Alcohol

    Drugs and Alcohol

    ALCOHOL COUNSELLING You can be referred to this service by your GP and click here to find out more about ARA from their website: DRUG COUNSELLING The practice offers treatment for people who are misusing drugs in conjunction with drug liaison…

  • Nursing Services

    Nursing Services

    PRACTICE NURSES The practice nurse team all hold diplomas in specific disease areas with a wealth of knowledge and expertise. They see patients by appointment only, holding clinics every day of the week. They perform regular screening and monitoring of patients…

  • Sexual Health

    Sexual Health

    Cervical Smear Tests These are carried out routinely by a practice nurse. It is recommended that all women between the ages of 25 – 49 have a smear test every three years, with five yearly tests after that. You will…

  • Babies and Childrens Health

    Babies and Childrens Health

    A full programme of childrens services is undertaken at the surgery, where the doctors work in co-operation with the health visitors and practice nurses to provide a comprehensive service of examinations, vaccinations and advice. MATERNITY Our midwife, Jo Snow, provides…

  • Travel Clinic

    Travel Clinic

    For those heading to exotic or off-the-beaten-track places, the treatment room nurses run a comprehensive travel clinic and are happy to give advice on vaccinations, malaria tablets and any other medication you may need. We hold stocks of a number…