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St James Medical Centre
 St James Medical Centre
national health service

Our Clinics & Services


Clinic Description
Family Planning

Contraception (advice, monitoring and prescribing of oral contraceptive pill and insertion and removal of contraception implants)

Antenatal Care As soon as you are aware that you are pregnant, make an appointment with the doctor who will take a history and carry out some general health checks before referring you to a local hospital of your choice. You will be given a shared care programme enlisting subsequent antenatal care.You will be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy either at the practice, by the midwife or at the hospital. We usually refer patients to Croydon University Hospital (Mayday), but please inform the doctor if you wish to be referred to another local hospital

Children Immunisations

Children are invited for immunisations as per the national recommendations.


We also provide 8 week baby check.


Regular check-ups and advice given regarding inhaler techniques and medication reviews

Flu Jabs

Recommended for those patients over the age of 65 or suffering from chronic medical conditions such as diabetes or heart and lung conditions.

Post-Natal Care Check-up at 8 weeks post delivery plus contraceptive advice.
Phlebotomy Routine blood tests
Diabetic Clinic Regular check-ups and advice from our diabetic nurse
Cryotherapy Removal of warts and verrucae.
Cervical Smears


Age Group (Years)   Frequency of Screening

25   First invitation
25 - 49       3 yearly
50 - 64          5 yearly


The NHS call and recall system invites women who are registered with a GP for cervical screening. This also keeps track of any follow-up investigation and, if all is well, recalls the woman for screening in three to five years time. It is therefore important that all women ensure their GP has their correct name and address.


Women who have not had a recent cervical test may be offered one when they attend their GP or family planning clinic for another matter.


Invasive cancer is rare in women under 25 but changes in the cervix are common. This means that younger women may get an abnormal result even when there is nothing wrong.

Minor Surgery We provide a comprehensive minor surgery including excisions of various lesions, joint injections and cryotherapy.
Blood Pressure Monitoring Regular monitoring checks with our Practice Nurses


Non-NHS Services


The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions. Our fees for these services, which are in line with BMA approved national guidelines, are displayed in the surgery.


Please be aware that some of these services could take upto 8 weeks due to the nature of the work involved. 


You will be advised of the time and fees when you put in a request.


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