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Open Door Clinics and Services

Open Door Clinics and Services

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Our services are available for anyone in the community, with support available for those with additional needs including people:

Our practice offers a range of health services including:

NHS Health Checks

All patients aged 40 – 70 years of age are eligible for a free NHS Health Check every 5 years. The check will include lifestyle advice and screening for possible signs of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease or diabetes. If you are aged over 65 you will also be told the signs and symptoms of dementia to look out for.

The check takes between 20 – 30 minutes.

Diabetes Clinics

For patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes we run a Diabetes Clinic where your diabetes control will be assessed and you will have the opportunity to discuss with the medical team any problems or questions you may have. 

Cervical Screening

All women aged 25 – 64 are eligible for cervical screening every 3 – 5 years.

Minor Illness

Our Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Practice Nurse are able to diagnose, treat and arrange prescriptions for many minor illnesses without the need for a GP appointment. These include:

If you think your problem could be treated by a Practice Nurse, please ask at reception or when you call to book an appointment.

Practice Nurse Appointments

Appointments can be booked for ear syringing, removal of sutures, dressing of wounds, injections, blood samples etc.

For a full list of what services each of our medical team provide, click here.

Student Counselling Services

Counselling provides people with the opportunity to talk about their feelings or any issues that they are experiencing. They are able to explore the reasons for their behaviours and consider how to make positive changes in their lives.

If you would like to speak to someone in confidence about issues that you are experiencing such as emotional, relationship, bereavement, health issues or debt difficulties please contact staff at Open Door. You can make a self-referral or a professional can referral you into this service.

Please visit Open Door Albion Street Grimsby DN32 7DL to complete a referral form.

Positive Health Clinics

Free clinics providing confidential sexual health information and advice. Our Positive Health clinics are drop in clinics, so no appointment necessary, and operate the second Thursday of every month between 3pm and 7pm.

Free Insti HIV testing with results available in 60 seconds. Free condoms, information and advice on sexual health. These are free clinics and strictly confidential.

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Tuberculosis (TB) Community Clinic

TB is a bacteria which usually effects the lungs but it can affect other parts of the body. It is an airborne disease and can be transmitted to others when a person is infectious. TB is a notifiable disease under the Public Health (control of Disease) Act 1984.

The TB Community team provides a TB nurse who has a specialist knowledge of TB, its management and control. The service is community based and the team have a good understanding of the issues in their local area and are sensitive to people’s situations and culture in providing TB services to the North East Lincolnshire area, whilst working closely with TB Consultants from the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital. 

Our aim is to support people diagnosed with TB and their families including medical and social support throughout the course of treatment and to ensure patients complete the treatment.

We also:

Telephone number: 07775 034152

Message service available 

Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm excluding bank holidays.

Patients can self-refer/Health Professionals can refer by SystmOne electronic referral.