Ladies Health

Updated on 10th September 2018 at 11:10 am


All eligible women  in our Practice aged 25 – 64, are invited for regular cervical smear tests to detect any early changes that might lead to cancer later on. Women aged 25 – 49 years are invited every 3 years and Women aged 50 – 64 years every 5 years.


Family Planning Services

Contraceptive advice is available within any of the Doctors surgery sessions, however, our Practice Nurses can offer a full range of contraceptive services.  Family planning supplies can be obtained free of charge from both Surgeries. Please speak to one of our Nurses for details.

Coil fittings are available.  Please make an appointment with Gudrun Heslop our Practice Nurse.  Implants are also available, please ask for an appointment to discuss this with Dr Wright.


Coil fittings can also be arranged at the following locations:

Hexham Family Planning Service/Contraceptive sessions

Tuesday 4.00pm – 6.30pm
Tynedale Patient Centre
East Wing
Hexham Hospital

tel:  01670 515151 for an appointment



Haltwhistle Health Centre      3rd Wednesday of Month   2.00pm – 4.00pm
Greencroft Avenue
Haltwhistle                              telephone: 01434 320448


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