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You can now send secure electronic messages from your computer or mobile device to your named GP. This is via the Patient Access website or app. Your named GP will respond to your message within 2 working days.
We hope that patients will find this a convenient way to access advice and healthcare from the surgery. Please do not use it for urgent medical requests.
A video demonstrating how to use this service can be seen here.
More details about this and other online patient services can be found in the ONLINE SERVICES section of this website.
Weekly clinic - please ask reception or your GP/nurse to book you into this clinic.
Shela our Healthcare Assistant offers blood testing clinics at the practice every day. However, there are a number of local clinics where you can walk in without an appointment to have your blood test. Reception can provide you with the details for this walk-in service.
Cervical smears are offered every three years to all women aged 25-49 years, and every 5 years for those aged 50-64 years. Please book an appointment with our Practice Nurses.
Our Practice Nurses are able to offer immunisation clinics twice a week for all childhood immunisations:
We also undertake baby six week health checks which includes a doctor being present. Please ensure that you bring the baby's red book with you to all clinics. Immunisations cannot be given without the red book.
There are a number of psychologists and therapists who hold regular clinics at the practice. The psychological therapies service is provided by iCope. They are able to help with common problems such as anxiety, depression, phobias and insomnia. You are able to self refer via their website, or you can ask your GP or practice nurse for a referral.
We can arrange for an interpreter to be present for your routine GP or nurse appointment for for patients whose first language is not English. Please let us know if you need this service when booking an appointment. The service is not usually available for urgent appointments, but we can use a secure telephone interpreting service for urgent care if needed.
The doctors and nurses work together for patients to provide care for patients with chronic disease. This includes regular annual check-ups.
We have a machine in reception that you are welcome to pop in and use anytime to measure your own blood pressure. It is very easy to use. It will tell you if your blood pressure is abnormal. It can also check your weight and can ask you some health screening questions.
Local pharmacies in Islington run a minor ailment scheme whereby you can see your pharmacist for treatment of common, minor conditions such as coughs and colds, hayfever and diarrhoea. This is an excellent way to access expert healthcare rapidly. For more information, speak to our receptionists.
Minor Eye Conditions Services (MECS)
A new NHS service providing free assessment and treatment for minor eye conditions through your local optometrist. MECS is a free service available to all patients registered with an Islington GP. The service is designed for the assessment and treatment of recently occurring medical eye conditions. To access MECS you can self-refer by asking to be seen under the minor eye condition service. A leaflet containing further details of the participating Optometrists in Islington can be collected from reception at our practice.
We have a practice based pharmacist who can see patients for medication reviews and support for patients with long term conditions.
We offer NHS health checks for the over 45s, and prevention health checks for patients at risk of certain long term conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and COPD.
Please make an appointment to see one of our three smoking cessation advisors for help with giving up smoking. Clinics are generally held on a Thursday morning, but appointments can be made throughout the week if this is not a convenient time for you. Alternatively you can see your local pharmacist, or find other NHS support services to stop smoking here.
The doctors and nurses provide a wide range of sexual health advice and screening which includes:
If you need emergency contraception, please call the surgery and we can arrange to provide this.
All services are strictly confidential.
We provide a full travel clinic service. Please click here for more details.
We are able to provide a limited number of convenient non NHS services for patients including:
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