The Surgery supports the national screening arrangements for the following:
- Women up to the age of 35 will be recalled every three years. Women over the age of 35 will be recalled every five years.
- Women between the ages of 50 – 64 years are routinely invited for breast screening every three years.
Aortic Aneurysm Screening
- This is an ultrasound test for men aged 65 which is offered at the surgery. This checks for an abnormal widening of the main artery of the body, the aorta.
Diabetic Eye Screening
- Screening for diabetic patients over the age of 16 to check for damage at the back of the eye, a condition called Diabetic Retinopathy. This is performed every two years at the Surgery using a special camera.