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

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.

2nd Dose Covid-19 Vaccine

You will receive your invitation for your 2nd Covid-19 vaccination at approximately 10 weeks after your first injection.   Please wait for the booking team to contact you BUT if it is almost 12 weeks since your 1st dose and you have not yet received an invitation, please contact the surgery.  

All patients aged 50+

Patients aged 50+ can now book an appointment for their covid-19 vaccination at Babington Hospital.  If you have not received a text message, please contact the surgery to book.

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