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Bank Holiday Opening Times: Friday 8th May from 8am - 6.30pm - More information.

The practice will be open on Bank Holiday Friday, 8 May from 8am - 6.30pm. You will be able to speak with a GP if you require advice, book an appointment and sort out a prescription. Due to Covid 19, we ask that you call the practice or complete an online consultation first. This way we can make sure, we meet your needs in the best way possible.

The amazing Dr Tim Gerrard has now retired.  Please see here for his note to all the patients who knew him.

Dr Tim Gerrard retired on 5 April 2020 after 32 years as a Partner in the practice. We will all miss him and send him our very best wishes for a long, happy, active and fulfilling retirement​.  We had planned to hold a number of events to mark Dr Gerrard's retirement however the current Covid19 pandemic has unfortunately affected our ability to go ahead with these for the time being.  We hope to be able to hold some kind of an event once things return to normal but for now we would like to thank all who have sent messages of goodwill for Tim.

 

If you are worried about the impact of coronavirus on your money, accessing essential items or accessing the support you need, please call our Connected Communities line - tel: 020 8489 4431. This line is open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm.  Please also see the Connected Communities web page - https://www.haringey.gov.uk/community/connected-communities

For up to date information on the Coronavirus, please see https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/common-questions/  and https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ Do not come into the surgery if you have travelled from a specified country or had contact with a confirmed case in the last 14 days.

For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances.  These can be accessed at: https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19

See answers to some commonly asked questions from patients here

 

We are not able to offer pneumococcal vaccine due to national shortages.  Any remaining stock will be given to those eligible people at high risk. 

Read our recent Patient Participant Group Minutes here.
What is the NHS?!  See this informative visual 8 minute video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IkFUr3D8wc&feature=youtu.be

Read our Summer 2019 newsletter here.

Read the latest update on our plans to try and move buildings here.

 

As measles is circulating in England and the rest of Europe, Public Health England (PHE) is urging all teenagers to check they are up to date with vaccinations including the MMR vaccine. They are urging all parents to make sure all their children are up to date with their vaccinations including MMR.  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/measles-and-summer-travel-to-europe

If you are anxious, stressed, sleep deprived, feeling sad or low have a look at this website https://www.good-thinking.uk/

Find out about data sharing, GDPR and opting out here

From 25 May 2018, the NHS introduced a national data opt out to give patients more control over how their confidential patient information is used for research and planning purposes.

Patients can find out more about data use and the choice you can make online at https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/

Want to give up smoking? We have a smoking cessation advisor here (Carrie) who can provide one to one support. 

 Travelling abroad with medication? Read this helpful article here.

Read 'Help your GP to help you' an article by Which.co.uk which we contributed to!

We part of a GP federation and can offer evening weekday GP appointments throughout the week 6:30 - 8pm and between 8am - 8pm on Saturday and Sunday appointments at local surgeries.   Please ask to book one for routine appointments.

In light of the recent media interest in the HPV vaccine, Public Health England’s national immunisation team have produced an excellent factsheet https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hpv-vaccination-and-cervical-cancer-addressing-the-myths

Find out about all the services you can self refer to here.

Vitamin D Patient Information Click on this link Vitamin D Patient Information for information on who should take Vitamin D as a supplement.

We are encouraging our adult patients to sign up to Patient Online Access.  29% have done so already.  It allows you to book appointments, view aspects of your medical record and order repeat medication.  Come to reception with photo ID.

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