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Take Care of Yourself

Find some great ideas about how to take care of your own health through healthy living, exercise, eating well and tips for stopping smoking. (more…)

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MEASLES

There is currently a measles outbreak, and there have been several cases in Kent. It is important that any eligible person should have two MMR vaccinations according to the national immunisation schedule. Please book in with a nurse if necessary. We ask, any patient with a rash, especially if preceded by a fever, to telephone […]

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Introduction of the new NHS 111 Service

This service is designed to make it easier for patients to access urgent local healthcare services. From its launch, there will be 3 numbers that patients need to know in times of requiring urgent health care: 999 for life threatening emergencies 01622 737326 for your GP practice 111 for medical help (not 999 emergency) outside […]

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Patient choice

WE ARE PART OF THE GOVERNMENT PILOT SCHEME TO GIVE PATIENTS GREATER CHOICE OVER WHERE THEY CAN BE SEEN BY A GP PRACTICE.  PATIENTS CAN NOW: REGISTER WITH A PRACTICE TAKING PART IN THE SCHEME IN TOWER HAMLETS, WESTMINSTER AND CITY AND HACKNEY PRIMARY CARE TRUSTS, IN NOTTINGHAM CITY PCT, MANCHESTER TEACHING PCT AND IN […]

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“Why is the doctor always running late?” patients ask.

It is the nature of General Practice that some interruptions are unavoidable. Never-the-less if you are kept waiting then the commonest reason is that patients ahead of you have taken too long. We operate a 10 minute appointment system. This is the expected average time for a consultation. If the first three patients in a surgery […]

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Our thanks

All the doctors and staff would like to thank those patients who have so generously donated to our equipment fund.  Rest assured your gift to the practice is put towards the care and welfare of those associated with the practice.

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