The service we provide

 

Consultations usually take place at Beehive Healthcare, Chester and Wirral Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Clinic; however, due to the current pandemic, all consultations will be take place via video or telephone. For video consultations, you will not need to download any program or app. 

 

Below you will find a summary of what will happen during both the first consultation, and the follow-up consultation. Please contact us if you wish to know more details. In addition to the services below, we also offer additional services

 

First consultation (approximately 60 minutes)

 

About you...

 

We will:

  • gather a full assessment of your medical* and social history, plus family history and work/home life and hobbies
  • ask you to provide us with a basic self-examination i.e. weight, height and blood pressure (many pharmacies offer this service, often free of charge)
  • 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...

 

We 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: £245

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

 

Any questions?

 

 

Follow-up consultation (approximately 35 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: £155

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

  

Any questions?