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Seasonal Influenza Vaccination

Walk-in flu jab clinic: Tuesday 26th September 7am-8:30am

You are eligible for a FREE influenza vaccination if you:

  • are aged 65 or over
  • are pregnant
  • have a serious long-term health condition such as: asthma, COPD, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease
  • are very overweight (BMI of 40 or above)
  • are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person who would suffer if you became ill

Children aged 2 and 3 on 31 August 2017 are also eligible for a free influenza vaccination which is usually given as a nasal spray. Please await information of availability and appointments.

 Please come to our walk-in clinic or book an appointment with reception.

Children Aged 2 and 3 also eligible for the influenza vaccination - contact us to book an appointment.

Pneumonia Vaccination

Did you know you may be eligible for a pneumococcal (pneumonia) vaccine which protects against serious and potentially fatal pneumococcal infections?

You can book an appointment for the pneumococcal vaccine if you are:

  •       aged 65 or over

  •       aged two to 64 years and at-risk due to a long term health condition such as chronic heart disease, kidney disease, COPD or insulin dependant diabetes.

Named accountable GP for all Patients

All new and existing patients from the 1st of April 2015 will be allocated a named accountable GP. The named GP will take lead responsibility for the coordination of all services where required. Where the patient expresses a preference as to which GP they have assigned, we will make reasonable efforts to accommodate this request. Patients can continue to still be seen by any GP at the practice. 

All people aged 70 on 1st September 2014 are eligible to get the Shingles Vaccine
All people aged 70 on 01 SEP 2014 are eligible (ie all t hose born between 02 September 1942 and 01 September 1943 inclusive).  ALSO people aged 79 will be offered the vaccine in a catch-up programme (ie all those born between 02 September 1933 and 01 September 1934 inclusive)

 Your Emergency Care Summary:

The NHS is introducing the Summary Care Record, which will be used in emergency care.  The record will contain information about any medicines you are taking, allergies you suffer from and any bad reactions to medicines you have had, to ensure those caring for you have enough information to treat you safely.  For further details please click on the Further Information link on the right handside of the home page.

Free NHS Health Checks for patients aged 40 to 74

This new Health Check is part of a new national scheme to help prevent the onset of Heart Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Kidney Disease and Stroke.  Everyone between the ages of 40 and 74 who has not been diagnosed with the conditions mentioned above will soon be invited for a health check.  If you are outside the age range and concerned about your health, you should contact your GP. For more information visit www.nhs.uk/nhshealthcheck or call the NHS Health Check helpline on 0845 850 9850. 

Now offering Seasonal Influenza Vaccination for over 65s and people in 'at risk' groups. Click here for more information.

Also Nasal Spray Flu Vaccination for children aged 2 and 3 and 'at risk'. Click here for more information.

East Finchley Medical Practice is a long established child friendly medical practice serving the residents of East Finchley. We are situated just off the High Road on the corner of Baronsmere Road and Park Hall Road.

Our practice enjoys the support of 3 doctors, 2 practice nurses and a healthcare assistant. We offer a full range of primary care services and welcome new patients.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right handside.

Parking and Access

The surgery is within close walking distance from East Finchley Underground Station and Bus Stops on the High Road and Fortis Green. Parking is limited in the surrounding area. There is a disabled parking bay outside the surgery.

DO NOT park in the doctors' bays outside the surgery.

DO NOT park in the surgery parking bay.

DO NOT obstruct entrances and/or driveways

DO observe all parking restrictions.

If you are a wheelchair user or find it difficult to get upstairs please inform us at reception and we will arrange for you to be seen in a ground floor room.

Unattended Appointments

In February 2017 42 appointments were NOT ATTENDED. This is over 9 hours of our doctors’, nurses’ and healthcare assistants’ time.

It is important that we are NOTIFIED if you are unable to attend an appointment.

To cancel an appointment, call us on 0208 883 1458 or text back CANCEL via our text message reminder service. For more information please speak to reception.

 

(Site updated 21/09/2017)
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