The Colne Practice currently provide a range of services including:

  • GP appointments with named GP
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Blood tests
  • ECGs
  • Dressings
  • Injections
  • Chronic Disease Management clinics (diabetes, asthma, COPD, chronic heart disease, stroke/TIA)
  • Cervical Screening - by appointment with the practice nurse, Monday - Friday.
  • NHS health checks (40-74 years) - by appointment with a nurse
  • Baby immunisation clinics -Monday pm and Tuesday am
  • Travel immunisation - patients should complete the online questionnaire and book an appointment with the practice nurse.
  • Contraceptive Services - by appointment. Most doctors prescribe oral contraception and our nurses can do an annual oral contraceptive pill check.
  • Ante Natal Clinics - by appointment during surgery times. A midwife attends for Ante Natal Clinic on Thursdays.



General Medical Services (GMS) are provided free under the National Health Service (NHS). Charges are raised for non-GMS services such as the completion of private medical insurance claim forms, holiday cancellation insurance claim forms, counter-signature of passport photographs, etc.

A list of the most common charges as recommended by the British Medical Association (BMA) is displayed in reception at the surgery.

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