Asthma

You will be called annually for an Asthma Review. It is important that you attend this appointment or let us know if you’re not able to so we can offer this appointment to other Asthma patients.

Ante-natal

Antenatal clinics are run by Community Midwives on a Tuesday and Wednesday PM in Bellevue Surgery and on Thursday AM in Bettws Health Centre.

Child health

Child Health Clinics are run at:

Bellevue Wednesday 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Bettws Thursday 1.00pm – 3.30pm

Child immunisations

We strongly recommend that all children are immunised according to the nationally recommended standard schedule.
The current child immunisation schedule is:

Two months old
Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio vaccine and Hib (DTaP/IPV/Hib) as one injection
Pneumoccocal (PCV)

Three months old
Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio vaccine and Hib (DTaP/IPV/Hib) as one injection
Meningitis C (MenC)

Four months old
Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio vaccine and Hib (DTaP/IPV/Hib) as one injection
Pneumoccocal (PCV)
Meningitis C (MenC)

At around 12 months
Hib and meningitis C one injection
At around 13 months
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (German Measles) (MMR) one injection. For further information on MMR, visit NHS Choices Pneumococcal (w.e.f. 04/09/06)

3 to 5 years (pre-school)
Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated polio vaccine (DTaP/IPV)
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (German Measles) (MMR)

These are the current national recommendations, but may be changed from time to time.
NHS Immunisation Information for more information on childhood immunisation.

Mental Health

We have two Advanced Mental Health Nurse Practitioners as part of our team who are able to see patients for mental health matters including medication reviews.

Smoking cessation

All our nurses are trained and able to give advice, help and support on smoking cessation and are able to prescribe nicotine replacement therapy on prescription.

Useful stop smoking websites include:

Help Me Quit – a bilingual website with information on all NHS stop smoking services in Wales

British Heart Foundation – Offers information, advice and guidance on the effects of smoking and how you can quit.

Smoking Cessation – NHS Direct Site – if you smoke, giving up is probably the greatest
single step you can take to improve your health.

Quit Org – Quit is the independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop.

Smoking Quitters Cost Tool – Calculate the money you will save with NHS Direct quitters cost calculator and plan how to spend it.

ASH – Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a campaigning public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco.