The service I provide

 

Consultations take place at Beehive Healthcare, Chester and Wirral Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Clinic. Below you will find a summary of what will happen during both the first consultation, and the follow-up consultation. Please contact me if you wish to know more details. In addition to the services below, I also offer packages and additional services.

 

First consultation (approximately 60 minutes)

 

About you...

 

I will:

  • gather a full assessment of your medical* and social history, plus family history and work/home life and hobbies.
  • carry out a basic examination e.g. weight, height and blood pressure (further examination will not normally be included).
  • carry out an assessment of your lifestyle - e.g. nutrition, smoking, alcohol, exercise.
  • calculate personalised assessment scores - e.g. bone health risk score, calcium calculator, cardiovascular risk score.

*You will be asked about previous medical conditions/operations etc during your appointment.  You may consider asking your General Practice administrator to provide you with a brief summary of your medical records including medication and any recent blood test results which would be most helpful if brought on the day.

 

Listening and understanding...

 

I will:

  • discuss your specific needs/aims from the session.
  • explore all aspects of the menopause, as you so wish (including hormone replacement therapy together with non-hormonal alternatives and local oestrogen therapy).
  • include comprehensive advice re any preparations that are recommended including benefits versus risk discussion/advice.

 

Outcomes and actions... 

  • we will agree a personalised care plan, designed together, during the consultation.
  • your care plan may put forward recommendations for treatment, either via a letter to your General Practitioner, or as a private prescription, if you prefer.
  • you will receive advice on how to access help and advice after the consultation if required, plus on-line resources.
  • if you wish, a summary of the assessment and outcomes/recommendations will be forwarded to your General Practitioner.

Blood tests are available by referral if required (additional fees payable).

 

Cost: £235 (please see packages and additional services)

Preferred payment by debit/credit card directly following the consultation. Contact me if you wish to pay using a different method.

 

Any questions?

 

 

Follow-up consultation (approximately 30 minutes)

 

Review...

  • assess how any treatments prescribed are helping, and offer advice with regards to any side-effects or problems with treatment.
  • focus on your specific needs and menopause journey.
  • include general advice and recommendations for alterations for treatment, if required.
  • include blood pressure monitoring and weight measurement, if required.
  • reinforce previous advice on lifestyle (nutrition/exercise/alcohol/smoking).

 Update...

  • include review & update of your personalized care plan.
  • once again, if you wish, a summary of the assessment and outcomes/recommendations will be forwarded to your General Practitioner.

Blood tests are available by referral if required (additional fees payable).

 

Cost: £140 (please see packages and additional services)

Preferred payment is by debit/credit card directly following the consultation. Contact me if you wish to pay using a different method.

  

Any questions?