The Lodge Surgery
Chippenham 01249 479809

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What services do we offer?


services available under the nhs contract

General management of medical conditions - acute problems and chronic illness:

  • Health promotion advice
  • Emergency care if appropriate
  • Referral for other services, if appropriate
  • Urgently required care for temporary patients
additional services
  • Cervical screening
  • Contraceptive services, including IUCD fittings and Nexplanon Implants
  • Vaccinations and immunisations
  • Child health surveillance
  • Maternity services - More information
  • Minor surgery procedures
practice nurse & health care assistant services
  • Chronic disease monitoring, including Ischemic Heart Disease, Hypertension, Asthma, Diabetes and COPD
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Dietary and weight reduction advice
  • Well woman/man checks
  • Smoking cessation
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Travel health Advice including vaccinations - More information
  • Children's immunisations - More information
  • Dressings
  • Ear care
  • Family planning and sexual health
district nurses

We have a team of attached district nurses caring for those who cannot attend the surgery.  If you need to contact a district nurse please ring the surgery and a receptionist can contact the nurse for you.


A counsellor attends the surgery on a regular basis. Self-referral is not possible and an initial consultation with one of the doctors is required.

Antenatal and postnatal Clinics

All doctors provide full maternity services, including preconception advice.

Postnatal Care
For the first 10 days or longer if necessary, the midwives will visit you. After 10 days one of the health visitors will be in contact with you and will arrange to visit you. The postnatal examination is usually carried out at six weeks after the birth along with a check up for the baby. Please make an appointment for this in the postnatal clinic.

Attached midwives: 01249 456434
Health visitors: 01249 446155

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Childhood Immunisations

All these are done at our weekly immunisation clinic on a Thursday afternoon. We believe that all the immunisations offered are safe and give good protection to children. We hope that all parents will allow their children to benefit from the immunisation programme. If any parent has a concern about immunisations they should discuss this with a doctor, health visitor or the nurse manager.

Further information on children's immunisations can be found at:

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Foreign Travel Health Advice

We are able to offer travel advice and all vaccinations with the exception of Yellow Fever.

As different countries have ever-changing requirements and recommendations we advise that you make an appointment as early as possible to plan the vaccination programme you need.  This appointment should be made with one of our nurses who keep up to date with requirements. 

We must have at least 4 weeks' notice prior to your travel date; otherwise you will need to organise to have these carried out at a travel clinic.

Further information on travel health can be found at:

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