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Floriana Health Centre

Where are we located?
 
 
Floriana Health Centre is located in F.S. Fenech street, Floriana. FRN-1940.
 
Telephone numbers: 25680000​
 
Open: Monday to Sunday (24hrs); for cases requiring immediate medical care: 8pm - 8am
 
Please bring your ID card when accessing any service at the Health Centre.
 
For map details please click here.
 

 
Catchment area
 
Floriana Health Centre offers its services to residents of Floriana, Valletta, Marsa, Hamrun, Pieta and St Venera.
 
Clients from Gzira Health Centre and Qormi Health Centre catchement areas requiring urgent GP services are to attend at Floriana Health Centre, when their respective Health Centres are not offering GP services.
 

 
Peripheral Clinics
 
The following peripheral clinics fall under the jurisdiction of Floriana Health Centre:
 
Marsa, Valletta, St Venera and Hamrun.
 
A General Practitioner and a Nurse are in attendance. This service provides repeat prescriptions, blood pressure monitoring, blood glucose testing and general medical advice.
 
Each clinic caters for clients residing in their respective area as per ID card locality. Attendance is by appointment to be given by the nurse at the peripheral clinic.
 
Kindly follow link for schedule of opening hours. Please click here for further details.

 
Services offered at Floriana Health Centre include:
 
 
Medical Digital Imaging (X-Ray) Service
 

 
Anticoagulant Clinic Point of Care
 
Monday to Friday: 8am to 11am by appointment.
 
Patients are referred from Mater Dei Hospital or from Health Centre GPs.
 
Patients on long-term Warfarin treatment may benefit from INR testing in the Point of Care (POC) Clinic.
 
Patients need to have a stable INR level to be eligible at attend POC.
 
A finger prick blood sample is taken. The result is immediately available and the patient is given a prescription with the required warfarin dose. 
 
Patients are referred from MDH by appointment.
 
telephone number25680251
 
 

 
Cardiology Clinic
 
This clinic is run by Dr T. Tilney every Friday from 7am to 1pm.
 
Patients are seen by appointment and are referred from Mater Dei Hospital.

 
telephone number25680218​
 
 

 
Chronic Disease Management Clinic

This clinic caters for follow-up of chronic medical conditions.
 
Monday, Tuesday and Friday (new cases): 11:30am - 1pm
 
Wednesday and Thursdays (follow-up cases): 12:00 - 1pm
 
Patients can be referred from the GP.
 
telephone number25680242 / 25680216
 
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Dementia Clinic
 
This clinic operates every Friday from noon to 4pm by appointment.
 
To attend this clinic you are kindly requested to send the Ticket of Referral from your GP to: 
The Medical Office, Rehabilitation Hospital Karin Grech, G'Mangia Hill, Pieta.
 
If you have any queries, please phone:
 
telephone number22081926 (at Karin Grech Hospital)
 
 

 
Diabetes Clinic
 
Monday to Friday: 8am - 1pm.
 
You may be referred to this clinic by the health centre doctor, your family doctor or from the Diabetes Clinic Mater Dei Hospital.
 
You will receive an appointment notice by post.
Follow-up appointments are given during visits. 

telephone number

25680270 / 271

 
 

 
ECG Clinic
 
This clinic is open every Wednesday morning, by appointment.
 
You may be referred for an ECG by your doctor who has to fill in a ticket of referral to a Government hospital/health centre, or by the Health Centre doctor who has to fill in a Health Centre ECG request form.
 
Please phone the Health Centre reception desk for an appointment between 10am and 8pm on weekdays.
 
The consultant physician will issue a report regarding your ECG.
 
 
telephone number
25680226 / 25680000
 
 

 
Fibromyalgia Clinic
 
Clinic is open every Friday afternoon from 2pm to 6pm or 1pm to 5pm alternate weeks, by appointment.
 
New cases are referred from Mater Dei Hospital.
 
Follow-up appointments are given at the Health Centre Reception
 
The Fibromyalgia clinic is run in collaboration between the Primary Health Care Department and the Rheumatology Department at Mater Dei Hospital.
 
 
telephone number 25680201/2 / 25680000
 

 
Glaucoma Screening
 
 
To attend this clinic you need to call the Health Centre for an appointment. No referrals are needed.
 
Screening is targeted at:
 
• people who are 45 years old or older
• people who are 35 years old or older who suffer from diabetes
• people who are 35 years or older and have a family history of diabetes and/or glaucoma.
 
 
This Clinic opens on Wednesdays from 8am to noon by appointment.
 
 
Newly diagnosed and follow up of Glaucoma patients are referred from Ophthalmologist, on Tuesdays.
 
 
telephone number 25680252 / 25680000
 

 
GP Services
 
Walk-ins: available 24/7. No appointment is needed: Open daily 8am to 8pm, cases requiring immediate medical care: 8pm to 8am.
 
Repeat Prescriptions: by appointment. Please bring the green Treatment card with your updated current treatment.
 
Chronic Disease Management Clinic: for control of chronic conditions managed by a General Practitioner (excluding diabetes, for which there is a specific service). Examples: hypertension, dyslipidaemia, asthma, osteoporosis.
 
Results Review Clinic: This is a follow up appointment to discuss your investigations results.
 

 
Gynaecology and Post-Natal Clinic

This clinic operates on Tuesdays: 8am to 12:45pm (by appointment).
 
Gynaecology: Referrals from Health Centre GP/Private GP.
 
To make an appointment please phone Health Centre and bring Ticket of Referral with you on day of appointment.
 
Antenatal: Referred from Mater Dei Antenatal Clinic.
 
Postnatal: on discharge from Mater Dei Obstetric Unit (upon Mother's request) an appointment will be sent by post from the Health Centre. Any queries regarding appointments please phone 25680239.
 
Cervical Screening: referred from the National Cervical Screening Department.
 
telephone number 25680218 / 25680000
 

 
 
Medical Consultant Clinic

You may be referred to this clinic by the Health Centre doctor or your family doctor.
 
Mondays: 2pm to 6pm - (Profs Psaila).
 
Wednesdays (new cases): 8am to 11am - (Dr M. Tilney).
 
Thursdays (follow-up and Schedule V): 8am to 11am - (Dr M.Tilney).
 
telephone number 25680218 / 25680000

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Medical Digital Imaging (X-Ray) Service

The Medical Digital Imaging Service (X-Ray) at this health centre is offered from Monday to Saturday from 8am to 7pm, excluding public holidays.
 
The radiographer can be contacted by telephone on telephone number25680255 between the above mentioned times.
For any other queries please contact Floriana Health Centre on telephone number25680000.
 
The radiographer must be informed immediately if there is a possibility of pregnancy.
 
For further details please click here​.

 
telephone number25680255
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National Immunisation Services

Monday to Friday: 7.30am - 2pm and Saturdays from 7.30am - noon.
 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 2.30pm - 7pm.
 
To attend this clinic you are kindly requested to call the Health Centre for an appointment during clinic hours. No referrals are needed.
You are requested to bring the immunisation record for the nurse to update.
Childhood immunisations as recommended on the National Immunization Schedule are given free of charge to Maltese Residents.
 
Other vaccines prescribed by a doctor and purchased by Clients are administered free of charge.

The Travel Immunization Clinic offers travel health information and vaccination services for people travelling abroad. 
 
telephone number 25680222-3-4 / 25680000
 
 

 
Nursing Services

We cater for walk-in emergencies not suspected to need hospital emergency care: open 24/7
 
An appointment is required for:
  • Blood letting
  • Ear syringing
  • Review of sutures and minor wounds

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Ophthalmic Clinic
 
Monday to Friday and Sunday: all sevices by appointment
 
The following ophthalmic services are offered at Floriana Health Centre:

Glaucoma Clinic for newly diagnosed and follow-up of Glaucoma patients referred by ophthalmic nurses (Alternate Tuesdays - by ophthalmologist).

Glaucoma Clinic by specialised nurses for stabilised glaucoma patients - (Mondays and alternate Tuesdays).

Refraction (visual acuity/ghan-nuccali) by optometrist - (Wednesdays)

Screening for diabetic retinopathy ( damage to the eye as a result of diabetes) - referred by GP - (Mondays QHC patients, Tuesdays GHC patients, Wednesdays PHC patients, Thursdays FHC patients)

Glaucoma screening (Fridays): No referrals are needed. Screening is targeted at:

  • people who are 40 years old or older
  • people who are 35 years or older who suffer from diabetes
  • people who are 35 years old or older and have a family history of diabetes and/or glaucoma.
 
Retinopathy / glaucoma screening is performed every Sunday from 7.30.am to 3.30pm.
 
For more details about the clinic please contact us on the telephone numbers below.

 
telephone number 25680252 / 25680000

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Orthopaedic Clinic

Monday: 7am to 10:30am.
 
Patients are seen by appointment and are referred from MDH.

 

telephone number 25680218

 

 

 
Physiotherapy Clinic
 
Monday to Friday: 7.30am - 3pm
 
Alternate Saturday: 7.30am - 12.00.
 
Mondays: 3pm - 7pm.
 
By appointment after referrals by health centre or private GP and Orthopaedic consultants attending at FHC only. 
 
telephone number 25680210-1 / 25680000
 
Plaster Services

Some particular fractures may be treated at the Health Centre, after consultation with orthopaedic specialists from Mater Dei Hospital. In such cases, a plaster back slab may be applied and the patient is then given a follow-up appointment at Mater Dei Fresh Trauma Clinic.
 
Monday - Saturday: 8am - 7pm.
 
telephone number25680206​
 

 
Podiatry Clinic

Routine Podiatry treatments:
 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 8am - 2.15pm.
Tuesdays:                                                      8am - 7.15pm
 
This clinic is by appointment. A referral is not required. Please call our reception desk for an appointment between 10am till 8 pm on weekdays.

Vascular Screening Clinic:
 
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 8am - 1pm
Thursday:                                          8am - 10am
 
Referral by podiatrist.
Follow-up appointments are set according to clinical need.
Routine cutting of toenails are performed only in conditions that warrant the treatment from a qualified Podiatrist as listed hereunder:
  • High risk patients which are those with vascular insufficiency, peripheral diabetic neuropathy and/or those on anti-coagulant medications. 
  • An active nail pathology
  • A history of hip replacement within the previous 6 months
  • Mentally infirm patients
  • A history of vertebra slipped disk, spine lesions and trauma, and neurological conditions
  • On chemotherapy/immunosuppressants
  • Physical disability as defined after an assessment and appropriate medical evidence shown
  • Any other case deemed necessary after assessment by a podiatrist
 
 
telephone number 25680256 / 25680000
 
 

 
Schedule V Clinic

Free medication for the treatment and control of chronic conditions as listed in Schedule V of the Social Security Act. You may be referred to this clinic by the Health Centre doctor or family doctor.
 
Please call the reception desk for an appointment.
 
Schedule V cards issued from the Departments of Surgery, Gynaecology, Ophthalmology and Psychiatry at St Luke's Hospital can only be renewed by the same department and cannot be renewed at the Health Centre.
 
If you are still attending the Medical Outpatients Clinic at Mater Dei Hospital on a regular basis, your Schedule V card issue and renewal should be obtained from your consultant at the Medical Outpatients and not from the Health Centre.

New cases by appointment. Please bring Ticket of Referral to Reception. You will received an appointment by post.

 
telephone number 25680218 / 25680000
 

 
Scoliosis Review Clinic

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4pm - 7pm (by appointment).
 
Referrals to the clinic are from doctors from the School Health Services (following scoliosis screening in schools), or by doctors from Health Centres or Private Practice.
 
Children and adolescents with mild scoliosis are monitored on a regular basis and advice and treatment given.
 
telephone number 25680228 / 25680245
 

Smoking Cessation Clinic

This clinic is open every Wednesday between 5pm to 7pm. For further details please click here​.
 
This is organized by the Health Promotion Unit.
 
All appointments are done through the Health Promotion Unit.

telephone number 23266000
 
 

 
Speech Language Clinic
 
 
This clinic is open from Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 3:30pm. 
 
For more information please click here.
 
telephone number 25680229 / 25680000
 

 
 
Tissue Viability Clinic
 
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm (by appointment).
Sundays: 8am - 5pm
 
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Well Baby Clinic
 
Monitoring and recording of children's development and advice on immunisation and feeding.
 
After your baby is born, you will automatically be referred from the Post-Natal Ward at Mater Dei Hospital. If your baby was born at a private clinic or hospital, you can still phone for an appointment at the clinic.
 
Routine visits are necessary when your baby is:

• 6 - 8 weeks old
• 8 months old
• 18 months old.

These visits require an appointment which you will receive from the Well Baby Clinic.
 
The 6-8 week examination is usually booked on the same day as the first vaccination is due.

Please bring the 'Baby's Book' you are given at the Post-Natal Ward.

This Clinic opens on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8am to 3pm.

Between 12:30pm and 2pm parents may call to check their baby's weight.  back to services offered button

telephone number 25680226 / 25680000
 
 

 
 
Wound Clinic

Monday to Saturday:  10.30am - 3pm

Sundays & Public Holidays: 8am - 5pm. 

 
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Complaints and Suggestions


Clients are kindly requested to contact a member of the management team:


Dr Tania Mizzi
Principal General Practitioner 
telephone number 25680233


Ms Jeanette Calleja
ChargeNurse  
telephone number 25680247


Ms Maria Busuttil
Deputy Charge Nurse 
telephone number 25680248
 

Mr Godwin Lughermo
A/Deputy Charge Nurse 
telephone number 25680248
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