Patient Information & Resources

A-Z of services available at Rutherford Medical Centre

Antenatal clinic

All doctors provide antenatal care together with our local team of midwives. We have antenatal clinics every week on Thursdays.

Asthma and COPD checks

Regular checks are advised with the doctors or senior practice nurse for patients with asthma and COPD(chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). The review will include discussion of medication and inhaler techniques.

Cervical smear tests

All female patients between the ages of 25 to 64 are advised to have regular smear tests. The tests are carried out by the practice nurses.

Child health surveillance clinics

We provide a development programme and health checks for all children under the age of five.

Child immunisations

We recommend that all babies and children are fully immunised. If you have any worries about vaccination please discuss these with the doctor or health visitor.

Cardiovascular clinic

Our senior practice nurse Lorraine has undergone extensive training in the care of coronary heart disease and other associated conditions. All our patients with heart disease or other disease of the vascular system will be invited to attend for annual checks.

Diabetic clinic

Lorraine is fully trained and experienced in diabetic care and carries out regular reviews of all our patients with diabetes. She coordinates aspects of diabetes care with other members of the health care team.

Family planning

A full range of contraceptive advice is given by all doctors during normal surgery appointments.

Hypertension (blood pressure) checks

Regular checks are advised with the practice nurse or health care assistant to monitor your blood pressure.

Minor surgery

Dr Cuthbert and Dr Dayaram run our in-house minor surgery clinics. Please make an appointment with them for assessment first.