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Treatment rooms

What the service does
How to access the service

What the service does

Treatment room nurses work in partnership with GP staff in health centres across Belfast.

The nurses can:

  • provide treatment
  • discuss health issues
  • refer you to other health professionals

Treatment room nurses carry out a wide range of clinical procedures and offer specialist advice on health and lifestyle issues. They provide appointments and clinics for:

  • childhood immunisations
  • travel vaccinations
  • diabetes
  • well woman
  • smears

Treatment rooms are available to all patients registered with a GP in the relevant health centre. They are also available to other patients in the following circumstances:

  • an emergency
  • where your physical condition temporarily prevents you from attending your own health centre
  • where you are resident in another area for a short time, for example a holiday

How to access the service

Your GP can refer you to the treatment room or arrange an appointment with the nurse following a consultation. After your treatment, the nurse may give you a follow-up appointment.

You can also arrange an appointment with the nurse by speaking directly to your GP receptionist. You will need to give the receptionist details of what the appointment is for.

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