Health Clinics & Services


Are You a Carer?

It is helpful to know if you have a Carer (someone who takes on an unpaid caring role) or if you are a Carer for someone else. We have a page dedicated to Carers where you can also register with us as a carer so we can provide you with additional support.

Promoting Better Health

Diabetes

We ask that all patients with diabetes make a double appointment at least annually.

Asthma, Heart Disease or Stroke

Patients with asthma, heart disease or stroke should have an annual check up with the relevant nurse.

High Blood Pressure

Patients with high blood pressure should have a check twice a year with the nurse.

Health MOT

If you are over 40 years come and have an MOT every 5 years. A Health Check can be booked with one of our Health Care Assistants. For more information please visit www.healthcheck.nhs.uk

Antenatal Care

Once your pregnancy has been confirmed you can make an appointment at a variety of clinics offering antenatal and postnatal care.

To refer yourself to hospital to see a midwife if you are pregnant:

Whittington Hospital Tel: 0207 288 3321 www.whittington.nhs.uk

North Middlesex Hospital Tel: 0208 887 2614 www.northmid.nhs.uk

Baby Clinic

Open 2pm—4pm Weds, by appointment for 0—5 years, including 8 week baby check and immunisations.

Cervical Smears

Please book an appointment with the practice nurse.

Contraception and Sexual Health

All the doctors offer contraception advice for starting contraception and the nursing staff offer follow up appointments for contraception, we offer IUD/IUS fitting and contraception implant fitting.

Our clinicians can offer sexual health advice.

Further information regarding sexual health can also be found by visiting the Haringey London website.

Health Visitor Service

Our Health Visitor Services are based at The Laurels Health Centre on St Anns Road (N15 3TH) - Tel: 0203 224 4200. They are available to help with health matters relating to the under 5 year old children, e.g. feeding difficulties, sleep problems.

Musculoskeletal Specialist

Patients with joint or muscle pain (particularly for backs shoulders knees necks or symptoms of tingling) can self refer via the reception to our Musculoskeletal Specialist.

You do not need to see the doctor first. Just ask the receptionist for an appointment in our MSK Clinic.

Physiotherapy

The physiotherapist deals with muscle and joint problems e.g.back pain, arthritis, injuries etc. They may use a variety of treatments including manipulation, acupuncture and TENS. An important part of treatment is giving advice and exercise "homework" to prevent/reduce future problems.

Patient Self Referral to Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Form.

Smoking Cessation Clinic

Help with smoking cessation includes one to one consultations over an average period of twelve weeks. During this time, you will receive advice and support from one of our experienced practice nurses as well as undergoing nicotine replacement therapy.

Stopping smoking requires motivation and commitment but the success rate of our patients is well over 50%.

We are running smoking cessation clinics on Wednesday afternoons.

You can also complete our online Smoking Status Form.

Vaccinations

Flu Clinics:

Held each Autumn. Patients with chest, heart and kidney disease, diabetes or patients over 65yrs are invited.

Children’s Vaccinations:

All children are encouraged to complete their immunisations, these are given by our practice nurses.

Traveling Abroad:

Please view our Travel Health & Vaccinations page.

Well Woman Clinic

Open 4.30pm—6pm Weds by appointment for any women’s health issues.

Non-NHS Services

Some of the services we offer are not covered by the NHS, and so a fee is charged.

Examples include:

  • Driving licences
  • Some travel vaccinations
  • Medical reports for third parties (insurance companies, employers etc),
  • Private medical certificates.

Unfortunately we do not provide witnessing of photographs for passports.

Details of charges can be obtained at reception.

Non-NHS Examinations

The Doctors are happy to carry out medicals, eg insurance and driving licence, and usually require a double appointment. Please telephone the surgery for further details.

Please ask at reception for an indication of the charges for these services.

Copies of Referral Letters

If you would like a copy of a referral letter please ask at reception.

Interpretation Services

These are available by arrangement. Please let reception know.

Chaperone

Please ask you require a chaperone at your appointment or a doctor of the same sex.