Health Screening

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening (AAA)

This is offered to men in their 65th year to detect abdominal aortic aneurysms (a dangerous swelling in the aorta). Men over 65 can self-refer.

AAA patient leaflet

Bowel Cancer Screening

A home testing kit is offered to men and women aged 60 to 74.

Breast Screening

This is offered to women aged 50 to 70 to detect early signs of breast cancer. Women aged 70 and over can self-refer.

Cervical Screening

This is offered to women aged 25 to 64 to check the health of cells in the cervix. It is offered every three years between the ages of 26 and 49, and every five years between the ages of 50 and 64.

Diabetic Eye Screening

From the age of 12, all people with diabetes are offered an annual diabetic eye test to check for early signs of diabetic retinopathy.

 

COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME

Covid-19 Vaccinations for Appletree Patients commenced on 7th January 2021.

We are currently prioritising our workload to deliver the Covid-19 vaccination programme.  Consequently, there may be a longer wait than usual for non-essential services during this time.

If you have a non-urgent query or problem, please consider using the pharmacy, 111 or Minor Injury units for advice where possible and appropriate.

Click here for more information on how the vaccination will be rolled out Covid-19 Vaccine information page.

There is no need to contact us to book a covid vaccination; we will contact you when it is your turn to be vaccinated.  Thank you for your patience.