At Whitestone Surgery we are pleased to offer the following clinics and services in addition to routine GP or nurse appointments.

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You may have noticed that when you ring for an appointment the receptionist now asks you why. Click here for a brief explanation.

NHS Services

  • Annual Health MOT

    As part of our commitment to doing everything we can to improve all aspects of health and well-being, Whitestone Surgery offers a proactive Annual Health MOT in the month of your birth for general health reviews and lifestyle advice. The MOTs are tailored to specific patient needs and can be carried out by telephone or face-to-face appointment at the surgery.

    To find out more, contact reception on 02476 641911.

    Please don’t forget to book your blood test the month before your MOT.

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  • Ante-natal and post-natal care

    Whitestone Surgery is one of the few GP surgeries which offer an in-house midwifery service for expectant mothers. Our midwife, Carole Hemmings, provides ante- and post-natal care. She was featured on the BBC3 documentary Misbehaving Mums To Be.

    To find out more contact reception on 02476 641 911.

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  • Asthma care

    Our chronic disease management is of the highest quality. As part of our Annual Health MOT, we produce a care plan with our asthmatic patients, proven to improve symptom control. We provide advice on how best to manage your condition, understand new medication and improve inhaler technique. Our surveys show that our patients are better able to self-manage asthma, seek advice, improve their quality of life, reduce complications and prevent hospital admissions.

  • Blood Tests

    Free blood test services are available at:

    • Newtown Road Community Centre
    • Bulkington Community Centre
    • Bedworth Health Centre

    Click here for more info.

    For a fee, mobile phlebotomists now offer blood tests in the comfort of your own home.

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  • Cervical Smears

    A confidential, discreet cervical smear service is offered during our nurse-led clinics. It is recommended that routine smear tests be carried out on women aged 25-49 every 3 years and women aged 50-64 every 5 years. The invitations are sent out via The National Screening Service.

    For more information click here

  • Chlamydia Screenings

    A confidential, discreet service is offered during our GP and nurse-led clinics. For further advice on sexual health, relationships and infections click here.

  • Diabetic Care

    Our chronic disease management is of the highest quality. As part of our Annual Health MOT, we produce a care plan with our diabetic patients, proven to improve symptom control. We provide advice on how best to manage your condition, understand new medication and improve lifestyle choices. Our surveys show that our patients are better able to self-manage diabetes, seek advice, improve their quality of life, reduce complications and prevent hospital admissions.

    For more info about diabetes click here.

  • Family Planning Services

    A confidential, discreet service is offered during our GP and nurse-led clinics. We offer general advice about contraception services and annual coil checks. For more information click here.

  • Flu Vaccination Clinic

    The flu vaccination is given free on the NHS as an annual injection to:

    • adults over the age of 18 at risk of flu with an underlying health condition (including everyone over 65)
    • children aged six months to two years at risk of flu with an underlying health condition such as long term heart or respiratory disease
    • pregnant woman any stage of pregnancy

    The flu vaccine is also offered as a nasal spray annually to children aged 2-18 years at risk of flu with an underlying long term condition and also to healthy children aged 2-4 years. For more information click here.

  • Infant, Childhood and Teenage Vaccinations

    These are routine vaccinations that are offered free of charge on the NHS to all babies and children in the UK. Childhood vaccination appointments are available daily; please speak to reception for appointments.

    For more information click here.

  • Minor Operations

    Minor operations are provided by Dr Albert Benjamin, Clinical Director of Humanitas Healthcare Services. Procedures are delivered at Whitestone and other surgeries within the Bedworth and Bulkington Primary Care Network.

    To find out more, contact reception on 02476 641911.

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  • Pain Management

    If you suffer with long-term or chronic pain, then our pain management protocols found in our routine GP & nurse-led clinics, may be of significant value to you. Treatment of pain is often further enhanced by physiotherapy and hypnotherapy. Both these additional services are now available at Whitestone Surgery. Why not contact us on 02476 641911 to find out more.

  • Physiotherapy

    Services are provided in partnership with other surgeries in the Bedworth and Bulkington Primary Care Network. Whitestone patients are seen at Bulkington Surgery.

    To find out more, contact reception on 02476 641911.

  • Routine Health Checks/Health Promotion

    As part of our commitment to doing everything we can to improve all aspects of health and well-being, Whitestone Surgery offers a proactive Annual Health MOT in the month of your birth for general health reviews and lifestyle advice. The MOTs are tailored to specific patient needs and can be carried out by telephone or face-to-face appointment at the surgery.

    To find out more, contact reception on 02476 641911.

    Please don’t forget to book your blood test the month before your MOT.

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  • Stop Smoking

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    As part of our commitment to doing everything we can to improve all aspects of your health and well-being, Whitestone Surgery offers a proactive stop smoking programme designed to give smokers the very best chance of quitting. Our health promotion service puts on average £2,686 per year back in to your pocket!!

    Click Here to download our free smoking information pack, or pick up a copy from reception. It is essential to fill in pages two, three and four before your first appointment and bring it along for your first consultation.

    Whitestone surgery also offers hypnotherapy to help you stop smoking. For more information about hypnotherapy please visit www.angelgoldhypnotherapy.co.uk or speak to reception.

    For more information and resources to help you stop smoking visit:

    www.nhs.uk/smokefree/help-and-advice

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Warwickshire-Stop-Smoking-Service/23644942617

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  • Temporary Residents

    Are you a visitor to the Whitestone area, and need medical attention? Please enquire at reception on 02476 641 911 and we will be most happy to serve you.

Whitestone Community Services

  • Advisory Service

    We offer a regular advisory session for a range of financial and personal issues, taking place on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Please ask at reception or contact the Whitestone Patient Participation Group for more details.

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    Sylvia Golds – Citizen’s Advice Service Lead

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  • Caring Café

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    Are you a Carer? Come along to our Caring Café where information is available and people to talk to over a cup of tea and a slice of cake.

    Click here for more information.

    Pat Colledge

    Pat Colledge – Caring Café Service Lead

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  • Community Forum Rooms

    Community Forum Rooms are now available. Contact us if you are part of a group or forum which needs access to a central meeting place.

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  • Computer Group

    Whitestone Computer Group

    Whitestone Surgery’s Computer Group programme has been developed to help and support Whitestone Surgery patients and the wider community by offering the chance to learn basic computer skills.

    For more information speak to one of the receptionists or click here to drop us an email.

    David Fiander

    David Fiander – Computer Group Service Lead

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  • Covid-19 Care Response Group

    Whitestone Covid-19 Care Response Group

    Would you like to volunteer to help, or do you need more assistance at this time? Click here to find out more.

  • Groundbreakers Allotment Club

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    Come and join us for some gardening therapy and make new friends too!

    Groundbreakers Allotment Club is open to everyone and it’s free to join. Meetings are at Greenmoor Community Allotments in Nuneaton and are organised by WS-PPG member Ann Panton. Donations donations of plants and seeds are gratefully received.

    Click here for more information.

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    Ann Panton – Groundbreakers Service Lead

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  • Happy Healthy & Involved

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    A project delivering a new vision for participation in the community of Nuneaton and Bedworth. It’s aim is to identify the needs and requirements of residents in terms of reducing loneliness and isolation and creating better health and wellbeing..

    Find out how you can participate and what services are available by visiting www.happyhealthyandinvolved.org.

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  • Memory Group

    For those struggling to reminiscence, we offer a Memory Group. We meet up to create new memories and friendships. For more information, please contact the Patient Participation Group.

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    Dotty Doyle – Memory Group Service Lead

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  • Patient Participation Group

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    PURPOSE OF THE GROUP

    To be an independent patient-focused voice representing the views of the population and communities of Whitestone surgery. With specific reference to health and social matters that influence the strategic planning of the surgery while ensuring compliance to high quality standards.

    Come and join the team. We value your opinions to help improve our service to the local community. Click here for more information.

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    Tricia Lawlor – WS-PPG Chair

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  • Positive Vibes, Healthy Lives

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    POSITIVE VIBES HEALTHY LIVES: Exploring together health and wellbeing activities for our 12 to 16 year olds.

    We are very fortunate to have working with us, Hannah King, an MSc Psychology graduate, who is interested in working with this age group. Hannah has offered to work in association with our award-winning Patient Participation Group, to gather feedback from our younger patient population about activities which could be offered in the community.

    For more information and to get involved, please click here.

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  • Whitestone Integrated Care Facility

    Whitestone Integrated Care Facility

    We are now in extensive communication with a range of stakeholders to deliver this exciting project.

    CLICK HERE for further information.

  • Whitestone Job Club

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    Visit Whitestone Job Club and put a stop to endless job searching.

    Good healthcare is closely linked to employment prospects. As part of our commitment to improving all aspects our patients’ health and well-being we work in partnership with Vinda Parnandi, a teacher with extensive experience in helping people succeeed in finding employment.

    For more information, please email whitestonejobclub@gmail.com, or call into Whitestone Surgery to book an appointment.

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    Vinda Parnandi – Whitestone Job Club Service Lead

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Additional Private Services

  • Chiropody

    Ian Stallard is a HPC registered private chiropodist recommended by Whitestone Surgery. His fully mobile practice provides a range of comprehensive treatments in the comfort of your own home. These include:

    Diabetic foot Management
    Corn and Callus removal and prevention
    Bespoke control/comfort insoles
    Padding and strapping for sprains/strains/pains
    Nail control

    To find out more, contact reception on 02476 641911.

    Ian Stallard

  • Counselling

    Safe Haven Counselling is a professional counselling service at Whitestone Surgery that provides care and support for individuals. You will be welcomed into a safe and confidential setting where you will have the opportunity to talk through any difficulties you are facing. This will happen at your own pace and without judgement.

    Wendy Tarr offers Counselling for a range of issues some of which include:

    • bereavement and loss
    • stress
    • anxiety
    • depression
    • low self-esteem
    • relationship difficulties
    • work related issues (including bullying in the workplace)
    • trauma

    Your initial consultation is free of charge.
    Please contact Wendy Tarr at http://safehaven.counselling.co.uk/ or 07473 149966 to arrange an appointment.

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  • Hypnotherapy

    Hypnosis is a deep state of relaxation, which can help you:

    • stop smoking
    • lose excess weight
    • deal with anxiety & panic attacks
    • overcome depression
    • combat low confidence
    • conquer fears & phobias …and more!

    Angel Gold is a friendly and experienced clinical hypnotherapist based at Whitestone Surgery. Please call for more information or to book a free consultation and find out how hypnotherapy can help you overcome your problems.

    call 07940 930961 or visit: www.angelgoldhypnotherapy.co.uk

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    Angel Gold

  • Health and Fitness Bootcamp FM

    • 1-2-1 personal training specialists
    • Corporate health and well-being services
    • School mentoring programs
    • GP exercise referral programs
    • Home of BOOTCAMP FM Fun-Varied-Challenging

    www.bootcampfm.com

    Tel: 02477 670510 Mobile: 07503 029138

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  • Insurance Forms

    We provide a wide range of reports and certificates which are individually priced. To find out more, contact reception on 02476 641911.

  • Listening Service

    Studies suggest that simply listening to someone tell their story, in a safe, non-judgemental environment, where empathy is paramount, can help a person process their experiences and feelings. They feel more at ease and better to cope with life as a result.

    Heather Beale was previously a secondary school teacher for 25 years before moving into a career change. She is now a qualified Level 3 trained listener, having studied with the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body. She offers a safe space for you to talk about what is troubling you with someone outside of your situation.

    Click here to download the Listening Service Agreement.

    Contact Reception for further details.

    Heather Beale

  • Medical Examinations and Reports

    We provide a wide range of reports and certificates which are individually priced:

    • private prescription
    • sports certification
    • private sick note
    • short letters (to whom it may concern…)
    • vaccination certificate
    • driving license
    • child-minder Ofsted health declaration form
    • copy of medical notes

    For more information enquire at reception.

 

Over the coming months we are excited about the new services we will be launching. Keep an eye on our latest news section for details.

  • We value your feedback

    Do you have any suggestions, ideas or concerns? Are you interested in coming along to find out more? Why not contact us or drop in at reception.

Frequently asked questions

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  • Phone The Surgery

    Reception is open from 08:30 to 18:30.
    Please phone to make an appointment on 02476 641911
  • Out Of Hours

    If you need medical help fast, but it is not life-threatening call 111.