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Mosta Health Centre

 
Where are we?
 
Mosta Health Centre is located just above the Mosta Police Station in the Mosta Civic Centre block, Pjazza Rotunda, Mosta MST-9059 near the Mosta Rotunda Church. 
 
For map details please click here.
 
Image showing Mosta Health Centre entrance 
 
 
 

Catchment area 
 
Mosta Health Centre offers its services mainly to residents of Mosta (Bidnija), Naxxar (Birguma, Maghtab, Salina, Bahar ic-Caghaq), San Pawl il-Bahar (Bugibba, Qawra, Xemxija, Ghajn Tuffieha,Wardija, Pwales), Mellieha (Selmun, Ghadira, Marfa, Cirkewwa), Manikata, Burmarrad, Mgarr (Zebbiegh), Gharghur (Xwieki).
 
Between 8pm and 8am (Monday to Friday), between 1pm and 8am on Saturdays and all day on Sundays and Public Holidays, the catchment areas of Rabat Health Centre are included in the Mosta areas.
 
Between 5pm and 8am (Monday to Friday) between 1.00pm and 8.00am on Saturdays and Public Holidays, the catchment areas of B'Kara Health Centre are included in the Mosta areas.

Opening days: Monday to Sunday

Please click Entitlement Guidelines​ for further details about your entitlement to the services offered.​ 
 

Community Clinics
 
The following peripheral clinics fall under the jurisdiction of Mosta Health Centre:
  • Naxxar
  • Mellieha
A general practitioner and a nurse are in attendance. These clinics run by an appointment system. This service provides repeat prescriptions, blood pressure monitoring and general medical advice. (Each clinic caters for clients residing in their respective area as per ID card locality.) 
 
Please click here for further details.

Services offered include:
 
Blood Letting Service


 
Acute area Reception 

This area comprises the treatment room, the wound clinic and the GP rooms.

Image showing waiting room and acute reception area 

 
Follow-up & Specialist Clinics Reception area
 
Image showing follow up and specialist clinics reception area
 

Clinics Whereabouts
 ​
Ground Floor 
Follow-up & Specialist Clinics area
(1st Floor - then on your right) 
Acute area
(1st Floor - then on your left) 
     
Immunization Clinic Physiotherapy Clinic GP Clinics
Well Baby Clinic Ophthalmic Clinic Treatment
Gynae / Bone Density Clinic Orthopaedic Clinic Wound Clinic
Speech Therapy Clinic Diabetes Clinic Repeat Prescription
Mental Health Clinic Medical Consultant Clinic / Schedule V Clinic
Podology Clinic
​Point of Care - Anticoagulation Clinic (POC-ACC)
Minor Operations Theatre


More detailed information about the services offered:
 
 
Anticoagulant Clinic - Point of Care
 
Patients on long term  Warfarin  treatment may benefit from INR testing in the specialised Point of Care (POC)  clinic.
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 need to have a stable INR level to be eligible to attend POC and be referred by the Health Centre GPs or Consultants.
Clinic runs from Monday to Friday by appointment.
 

 
Blood Letting Service
 
This service is available from Monday to Saturday from 7:30am to 9am by appointment.

Please bring with you your Identity Card, appointment booklet and the investigation order form (properly filled in by your doctor) if referred from a private family doctor/consultant.

Check whether any measures (such as fasting) need to be taken prior to the blood letting.
 


Diabetes Clinic

This clinic is open from Monday to Friday from 8am till 1pm.
 
You may be referred to this clinic by the health centre doctor, your family doctor or from the Diabetes Clinic Mater Dei Hospital.
 
Attendance to this clinic is by appointment.

 
Please bring with you your Identity Card, appointment booklet (green) and any blood pressure and blood glucose monitoring charts, together with your treatment card/medication list.

 
There is no need to be fasting prior to attending to this clinic.

 
Follow-up appointments are given during visits. 



Dietitian​

The Dietician Clinic is run by a Healthcare Professional licensed to assess, diagnose and treat nutritional related disorders. These include:

  • ​​Malnutrition
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Renal problems
  • Hepatic problems
  • Food allergies and intolerance
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Heart-related conditions including hypertension and hyperlipidaemia​​​

The service is offered as a one-to-one consultation during which meal plans based on the patient’s nutritional requirements are devised

Attendance:

A doctor’s referral is required for an appointment. Patients are to present the referral at the reception desk. An appointment will be booked by the  dietician at Mosta Health Centre.


Clinic Schedule:
Available on Monday from 10.00am till 7.00pm by appointment.



Ear Syringing

Ear syringing from Monday to Saturday – 11am till 12 MD by appointment.
For more information regarding ear syringing please click here

 
ECG Clinic
 
This clinic is open on Thursday from 8am till 1:30pm.
 
You are entitled to be referred for an ECG by your doctor who has to fill in a ticket of referral to a Government hospital/health centre (DH22), or by the Health Centre doctor who has to fill in a Health Centre ECG request form.
Please bring with you your Identity Card, appointment booklet and the ECG request form.
 
ECGs are taken only by appointment except in emergencies.
 
Please phone the Health Centre reception desk for an appointment between 10am and 5pm on weekdays. The consultant physician will issue a report on your ECG, after you have had your ECG. 
 

 
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 40 years old or older 
• people who are 35 years or older and have a family history of diabetes and/or glaucoma.
 
This Clinic runs by appointment system. 
 

 
Gynae and Post-Natal Clinic
 
This clinic operates on Mondays by appointment, receiving referrals by the health centre GPs as well as GPs working in private practice. 

 
To make an appointment  for gynaecological consultation, please present a Ticket of  Referral at the health centre’s reception desk any day of the week.

 
For an antenatal or postnatal visit, please phone on the clinic day and ask for Gynae clinic nurses. 

 
Please bring with you your Identity Card, appointment booklet and any relevant documents.

 
Gynae and post natal clinic telephone number  22695717/8


Medical Consultant & Schedule V Clinic
 
This Clinic is open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
You may be referred to this clinic by the Health Centre doctor or your family doctor.
To make an appointment, please present the referral ticket at the reception desk. This will be vetted by the Consultant Physician and you will be contacted back and an appointment date given.
 
Appointments for follow-ups and Schedule V are given as indicated by the physician according to clinical need.
Two medical consultants run this clinic, namely Dr C. Azzopardi and Dr M. Farrugia in alphabetical order.

Dr C. Azzopardi is in attendance on Tuesdays
Clinic hours: 8am - 3pm

 
Dr M. Farrugia is in attendance on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Clinic contact hours: 8am - noon

For further details please click here
 

Medical Digital Imaging (X-Ray) Service

The Medical Digital Imaging Service (X-Ray) at this health centre is offered 24 hours all year round including pubic holidays.
 
The radiographer can be contacted by telephone on telephone number 22695741 

 
For any other queries please contact Health Centre on telephone number 22695000
 
Patients for X-Rays are either referred by the health centre doctor via computer network or by patients' private doctor (GP) after duly filling a special x-ray request form.
 
For further details please click here​.
 

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Minor Interventions Theatre

 
Orthopaedic minor operations - on Fridays.

 

National Immunisation Services

 
This clinic is open on Monday to Friday from 7:30am till 1.30pm and Saturdays from 7.30am till 12 (noon).
 
On Tuesday the clinic is also open from 2.30pm and 7pm.
 
To attend this clinic you need 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.
 
Scheduled childhood immunisations recommended by the department for persons considered at risk are given free of charge.
 
Children who miss out on their immunisation for Hepatitis B and MMR carried out in schools can receive such immunisation at this clinic. 


Nursing Services
 
Open  Monday to Sunday 24hr service for emergeny nursing care.
Appointments are required for:
  • Blood letting
  • Removal of sutures from 10am to 5pm by appointment. 
  • Wound reviews
  • Plaster application (as part of emergency nursing care not by appointment)     


 
Ophthalmic Clinic
 
The eye care services are provided by the ophthalmologist, the optometrist and the ophthalmic nurse.
Services offered include:
  • Glaucoma screening - Screening for high eye pressure
  • Glaucoma clinic - Patients on treatment for glaucoma are seen every 6months or before by doctor/nurse
  • Optometry - Eyesight testing as well as screening for the effect of diabetes on the eyes

The family doctor or the Health Centre doctor may refer to this clinic. One may be referred from the Diabetes Clinic or the hospital; school children may be referred by the school health services. For glaucoma screening self referral is also acceptable.
 
The clinic is open from Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 12:30pm and alternate Saturdays from 7:30am to noon.
Appointments are dealt with at the reception (telephone numbers below) but when need be, the calls are passed through the clinic. 
 

 
Physiotherapy Services
 
Clinic hours
Appointments for physiotherapy services are available 
  • Monday to Friday 7:45 to 14:00
  • Alternate Saturdays 7:45 to 11:30
  • Afternoon sessions are available in Mosta health centre.

Physiotherapy at Mellieha Community Centre
Physiotherapy services are available at the Mellieha Community Centre on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Clinical hours 7:45 to 13:45

In community clinics, the patient may either present a ticket of referral from a health centre GP or the family GP or the patient may also self-refer (make an appointment without GP referral).

Appointments
Appointments may be made by phone on 22774418 from 7:30 to 14:00 or by visiting the health centre with the referral.

Only clients who are 16+ and have a musculoskeletal condition are eligible to attend physiotherapy clinics at health centres.

Physiotherapy clinic telephone number  22774418
 

 
Podology Clinic
 
Attendance to this clinic is for screening and for treatment for any ailment of the feet.
 
The clinic is by appointment. A referral is not required. Please call the reception desk 22695701 for an appointment.
 
The clinic is open from Monday to Friday between 8am and 2pm and on Saturdays between 8am and noon.
 
Routine cutting of toe nails is not a service offered by the Podiatry clinic. If one suffers from diabetes or from circulatory lesions of the feet, one may, however, ask for this service. 



 
Skin Tag Clinic

 
This service is provided once or twice a week on an appointment system, through Boffa Hospital - Dermatology. Service involves removal of skin tags by electrocautery.
 
 

Speech Language Clinic

This clinic is open from Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 3:30pm.
 
For more information please click here
 

 
 
Well Baby Clinic

Monitoring and recording of children's development and advice on immunisation and feeding.
 
After your baby is born, you will receive an appointment by mail for the baby’s first visit at Well Baby Clinic situated within the Health Centre. This visit takes place when the baby is around 6 - 8 weeks of age. If your baby was born at a private clinic or hospital, you can still phone for an appointment at the clinic. The 6-8 week examination is usually booked on the same day as the first vaccination is due.
Routine visits are necessary when your baby is:
• 6 - 8 weeks old
• 8 months old
• 18 months old. 
 
All these visits are by appointment which you will receive by mail. Change of appointment may be made by phone on the clinic days.
Please bring the 'Baby's Book' you are given from the Obstetrics Ward when you bring your baby for the visit.
 
The Well Baby Clinic at Mosta Health Centre operates on Thursdays and Fridays.There is also an evening clinic on Mondays starting at 5pm.
 
Between 12.30pm and 2pm parents may drop in at the Clinic to check their baby's weight without a need for appointment. 


 
Wound Review Clinic

This service is available from Monday to Friday from 10am to 6.30pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 9.30am to 6pm.
Attendance to this clinic is by appointment.
Please bring your appointment booklet and identity card with you. 
 


 
Complaints and Suggestions
 
Clients are kindly requested to contact a member of the management team:
 
Dr Alexandra Baldacchino
Principal General Practitioner 

Ms Lucy Portelli
Charge Nurse 

Mr Vince Bianco
Charge Nurse 

Ms Margaret Lia
Charge Nurse

Mr Ivon Spencer
Charge Nurse

 
Contact email addresscustomercare.phc@gov.mt​ ​​

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