Services We Offer
Sexual Health & Contraception
We are pleased to be able to offer sexual health advice/testing appointments for registered patients of Uni-City Medical Centre.
We also offer appointments for Contraception such as starting or monitoring contraceptive pills, depo injection, implant insertion, discussing long term options, referring to local services. If it is a new contraception please book a GP or ANP appointment. We do "pill checks" monitoring regualrly as part of this service too.
Physiotherapy self referral website: www.solent.nhs.uk/physioselfreferral
We can also offer a chance for an urgent (on-the-day) triage appointment with Physiotherapists, please call reception at 8am if you feel your physio needs are urgent. The therapist will call you on the same day and will either offer advice, return back to surgery or book to see you.
We offer the full schedule of baby immunisations. If you have any queries about immunisations for your child, please contact us by phone or online.
New patient and NHS health checks
New patients will be offered a health check when registering, this is important to give us a baseline view of your health.
Patients 45 and older will be offered an NHS health check.
Our Nurses provide comprehensive travel health advice and arrange for appropriate immunisations. Please contact reception at least 6-8 weeks before departure to complete form and pay deposit (£10) which is then returned to you once you have attended all appointments (on time). Vaccines need time to take effect and some may require a course over several weeks.
Click here to view more info or to complete form.
Our Gp's are able to perform minor surgries; joint injections, cyst removal and skin tags - please enquire for a detailed list.
Please contact reception to book in for an Ear Assessment (10minutes) if you feel you need an ear syringe. The nurse will assess your ears; and offer advice, if necessary will book further appointment for syringing.
Long Term Condition management
Our nurses and doctors are trained in the delivery of long term condition management, including but not limited to
- Cardiac conditions
- Gastrointestinal conditions
Our reception team may have to ask a bit of information such as size and location of wound - this is to allow enough time for your nurse appointment for wound checks, cleans and dressings.
We also offer suture removal.
Our nurses and HCA's are trained in taking blood samples. Please remember to bring your form if it is a hospital request.
We try to book Fasting blood tests earlier in the day (where possible) Fasting blood tests is to only have water for the 12 hours prior to your test (no food or other drinks).
If you have specific time sensitive blood test need, please let our reception team know when booking.
If you are needle phobic or have severe fear of needles, please let the team booking your appointment know so that they can book you a double slot.
Some blood tests cannot be performed at the surgery and you will be re-directed to either St mary's hospital or Queen Alexandra.
Sick Note (Fit Note)
Please submit your request for a sick certificate via our e-consultation service. (These are also known as a Fit Note) If the GP is happy to issue one and you have signed off for the first seven days then you will receive an sms when the certificate is ready with a link to view this.
SystmOnline is a website and an app provided by TPP which allows our patients to view their electronic medical records, as well as providing other features such as ordering repeat prescriptions.
As part of your registration with the surgery we offer the basic access form, however if you wish to have FULL ACCESS to your electronic medical records then please complete the form below, return it to us along with a copy of photo ID via email (PCCG.firstname.lastname@example.org)
A clinician has to review your request and once it has been signed off, you will recieve an SMS with login information / confirmation of full access given.
For more information regarding accessing your records, please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/about-the-nhs/how-to-get-your-medical-records/
We offer some non- NHS services such as:
- Medical checks (ie, when an employer or company requests such as the military)
- Some travel vaccines are not covered by the NHS and will need to be paid for privately
Please contact the surgery for further information by calling 02392 736006 or submitting an E-consult for administrative help.
The GP may, if needed, provide a letter for you for non-medical need such as "housing/ immigration / Work / University etc" these letters will encour a fee. You will be informed of the cost before the letter is processed, once letter has been typed you will receive a message from us for payment. Then letter will be ready to collect/sent electronically.
Please remember that this is an additional private service, therefore it may be a delay with this if the Clinician is busy in clinic/on leave.
“Cervical screening saves lives”
People between the ages of 25 and 64 are invited for regular cervical screening under the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. Those registered as female with their GP practice and aged 25 to 49 are invited for routine screening every 3 years. Those registered as female with their GP practice and aged 50 to 64 are invited for routine screening every 5 years. The first invitation for screening is sent at 24.5 years.
For more information, visit: www.nhs.uk/cervicalscreening
We work closely with local Secondary Care services and if necessary the clinician will write to them for advice or to see you in clinic. In view of this, please ensure you keep your contact details up to date.
Some referrals need to have information collected from yourself in advance. The secretaries at the surgery will contact you asking for this, it may be an sms or email with a form to complete, or it could be that you need to have certain tests prior to being seen in the hospital.
Due to the increasing demand in referrals and appointments within Secondary Care, there may be a wait until you are seen. Please try to speak to the department or Outpatient Booking Centre (02392 681700) to find out more information regarding waiting times.
COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
As a surgery we are no longer offering COVID vaccines onsite however please visit Coronavirus vaccinations - Portsmouth City Council for the most up to date list of locations and dates for your Vaccine/Booster