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Baby Clinic

Tuesday 1.30 - 3.00pm
The baby clinics are run for child development checks and acute conditions in children.

Diabetes Clinic

Friday 1.30 - 2.45pm
Please contact reception to book an appointment.

Smear Clinic

Tuesday 4.30 - 5.30pm

Immunisation Clinic

Tuesday 1.30 - 2.30pm

Family Planning

Contraceptive care is provided by all doctors and nurses during normal surgery hours.

Coil fitting and Nexplanon insertion are available in the surgery*. Please contact reception for further details.

*Coil fitting and Nexplanon insertion appointments can be made up to 10 days in advance. You will require a double appointment with the doctor and a practice nurse.

Minor Surgery

Wednesday 1.30 - 2.45pm
Minor surgical procedures are carried out by appointment. The doctors will be happy to advise you on this.

Joint injections are performed during normal surgery hours.

Wound Care

Our Nurse provides post-operative wound care.

Non-NHS Examinations

The doctors are happy to carry out medicals, eg insurance and driving licence. Please telephone the surgery specifying the reason for the appointment. The fees charged for these services are in line with the BMA-recommended charges.

Travel Immunisation/Vaccinations

Please make an appointment as soon as possible (ideally at the time you book your journey), but at least 8 weeks prior to your holiday to ensure adequate cover. A charge will be made for certain immunisations and vaccinations which are not covered by the NHS. A list of these charges is held at reception.

Yellow Fever

Vaccinations cannot be provided at the surgery. There are two approved clinics in the area:

Roding Hospital: 0208 551 1100
South Woodford Health Centre: 0208 491 3333

Flu Vaccination

An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes and residents of nursing and rest homes.

Please contact the reception staff in September for details of the vaccination dates and to make an appointment. If you are unable to attend the surgery, a home visit will be arranged to undertake this facility.

Do not book a flu vaccination unless you fall into one of the high risk groups.

The following patients are considered to be at a higher than average risk of developing complications of flu and it is recommended that you should have a flu jab if you:

  • Are 65 or over
  • Have a serious medical condition (see below)
  • Live in a residential or nursing home
  • Are the main Carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
  • Are a healthcare or social care professional directly involved in patient care

Medical Conditions that put you at higher risk of flu:

  • Chronic (long-term) respiratory disease, such as severe asthma, COPD or bronchitis
  • Chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Chronic neurological disease, such as Parkinson's disease or motor neurone disease
  • Diabetes
  • A weakened immune system due to disease (such as HIV/AIDS) or treatment (such as cancer treatment)

Blood Tests

If you are requiring a blood test, you can visit one of the following facilities:

Monday to Friday
Wanstead Hospital ( Heronwood & Galleon)

8.00am to 1.30pm

Langthorne Health Centre

8.30am to 12.30pm – Appointment bookable online

St James Health Centre 8.00am to 11.30am
Silverthorne Centre Chingford Hospital 08.30am to 1.00pm  - Appointment bookable online

Forest Medical Centre Loughton

8.30am to 1.00pm – New Phone Number; 0208 535 6888
Oliver Road Poly Clinic (Thursdays only) 8.30am to 12.00pm

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