A chronic disease is one that is on-going like diabetes or hypertension (high blood pressure). We offer comprehensive management of chronic disease based on the best available research evidence, and in accordance with NHS regulations and requirements.
In the case of some chronic diseases it is advisable to have regular monitoring checks. This may involve a full annual check with one of the specialist nurses. You will be invited to attend clinic on a regular basis (usually annually). If you feel that you are overdue a review please speak to a member of the reception staff.
- Chronic kidney disease
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Coronary heart disease
- Heart failure
- Hypertension ( high blood pressure)
- Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
Some other chronic diseases are more likely to be monitored in surgery with your doctor, for example
- Parkinson’s disease