25:04:16 Outbreak of measles cases across London: Any patient with a rash, especially if preceded by a fever please telephone ahead before attending the practice.
Junior Doctors- Industrial Action: Primary care is expected knock on effect from 26th - 29th of April followed by a bank holiday closure.
Junior Doctor Strike 26th - 27th April: We expect an increase in patient activity from the 26th - 29th of April with consideration that Monday the 2nd of May is May Day Bank holiday. We have been informed by Public Health England to provide on the day appointments to help with the knock on effect of the industrial action. As a consequence there will be limited prebookable appointments. Please use NHS Choices website to identify walk in centres and pharmacies in your area, which also identifies services they provide. We will also be able to provide GP appointment via our Barnet Hub services which means you can make an appointment to see a GP at our designated GP practices in Barnet. Face to Face GP Appointments available on Mon and Fri night and Sat-Sun Mornings. We predict the phone lines to be very busy during these dates, however, our practice reception is open and accessible all day Monday to Friday 8:30am - 6pm
May Day Bank Holiday Monday 2nd of May 2016
Spring Bank Holiday Monday 30th May 2016
Please ensure that you have ordered your repeat medication well in advance so that you have enough over the bank holiday weekend !
Out of Hours /Deputising Service: NHS 111 Service
When the surgery is closed - in the evening, at night, during the weekend and on bank holidays - call 111.
NHS 111 is a non-emergency telephone service designed to help people access local health services. Local residents are able to call 111 when they need medical help and advice, but it is NOT a 999 emergency. For less urgent health needs, residents should still contact their GP during normal opening hours.
OUT OF HOURS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS
Patients who require medical assistance when the surgery is closed on wednesday afternoons, which cannot wait until the surgery re-opens on thursday morning, should telephone BARNDOC on this exclusive telephone number: 020 8865 0350 between 13:30 hrs and 18:30 hrs.
Outside of these times, please refer to Opening Hours / Closing Hours section.
EBOLA ALERT !
If you have travelled to Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria in the last 21 days and have developped a fever of >38 C, a headache, diarrhoea, joint & muscle pain, and a sore throat, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY. Instead stay at home, telephone us on tel: 020 8883 1458 and book a Telephone Consultation with a doctor first to avoid contact with other patients and staff. Outside surgery hours, at weekends and bank holidays, please telephone NSH 111 (by dialling 111 on your telephone keypad).
Thank you for your co-operation
(for further information on Ebola, please click on the following NHS Choices link: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/ebola-virus/pages/ebola-virus.aspx)
East Finchley Medical Centre
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 and within a walking distance of East Finchley Underground Station.
The surgery can be accessed by car, but car parking close-by is extremely limited and with time restrictions. Our practice currently enjoys the support of 3 doctors and a full time practice nurse. We offer a full range of primary care services and welcome new patients.
We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma, COPD and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, childhood vaccinations, travel vaccination, smoking cessation and well-person check-ups.
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.
(Site updated 25/04/2016)