All members of the practice team place particular emphasis on preventive medicine. We want to help you to achieve
a healthy lifestyle, and can offer the following range of services. Please ask for an appointment.
General health checks are offered to all patients when they register with the practice.
We also offer checks to patients aged 16 - 75 who have not attended the surgery within the past 3 years.
Help and advice on stopping smoking is available from the doctors or practice nurses. We work with the PCT's Quit
Smoking Programme 0845 602 4663
Advice is available on keeping alcohol intake within safe limits. We also work with the Community Alcohol Service
in Basingstoke who can offer a range of services to those who have a problem with their alcohol intake.
Diet & Exercise
Help on diet and losing weight is available from the practice nurses. Exercise is an excellent way to aid weight loss
and achieve fitness. We can arrange for a subsidised exercise programme at Alton Sports Centre.
Contraception and Sexual Health
Contraceptive and sexual health advice is freely available from the doctor for all patients.
Advice for foreign travel including immunisations is available. Please give the details to the receptionist, and the
nurse will arrange an appointment. There may be a charge for some items which are not covered by the NHS.