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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.

BLOOD TESTS !

Patients can choose to go to Finchley Memorial Hospital or the Whittington Hospital for their blood tests. Please inform the doctor where you wish to go so that they give you the correct Hospital Blood Form !

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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. 

 

CHRISTMAS WEEK SURGERY OPENING HOURS:

Monday 22DEC14          Open all day as usual

Tuesday 23DEC14         Open all day as usual

Wednesday 24DEC14    Open in the morning as usual

                                         CLOSED in the afternoon as usual (for medical emergencies during that afternoon ONLY, please call BARNDOC on tel: 020 8865 0350 between 13:30 hrs and 18:30 hrs only. Outside these hours, contact NHS 111

Thursday 25DEC14       Closed ALL DAY  (Christmas Day)

Friday 26DEC14             Closed ALL DAY  (Boxing Day)

 (Surgery will reopen on Monday 29th December 2014)

NEW YEAR WEEK SURGERY OPENING HOURS:

Monday 29DEC14         Open all day as usual

Tuesday 30DEC14        Open all day as usual

Wednesday 31DEC14   Open in the morning as usual

                                       CLOSED in the afternoon as usual (for medical emergencies during that afternoon ONLY, please call BARNDOC on tel: 020 8865 0350 between 13:30 hrs and 18:30 hrs only. Outside these hours, contact NHS 111)

 Thursday 01JAN14      Closed ALL DAY  (New Year day)

 Friday 02JAN15            Open all day as usual

Outside of these times, please Call NHS 111 for medical advice and treatment

Patients are reminded that they should make sure they have enough medicine to last them over the Christmas and New Year week, and also to request their repeat prescriptions well in advance to avoid the last minute rush.

 Seasons Greetings from all the Staff at East Finchley Medical Practice !

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EBOLA ALERT !

Dear Patients,

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)

 

SEASONAL INFLUENZA VACCINATION CAMPAIGN 2014-15

We will be running a Flu Walk-in Clinic for all patients aged 65 and over on TUESDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2014 from 13:00 hrs to 14:15 hrs.

All other patients who are considered at risk because of a chronic medical condition need to book an appointment at one of the Special Flu Clinics which will be run from Monday 22nd September, through to November 2014.



Out of Hours /Deputising Service:  NHS111 Service
When the surgery is closed - in the evening, at night,during the weekend and on bank holidays - call 111
NHS 111 is a new 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 betwen 13:30 hrs and 18:30 hrs.

Outside of these times, please refer to Opening Hours / Closing Hours section.

 

 

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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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