Practice Nurse Clinic
Wound dressings, ear syringing, suture removal, health checks, smears, children immunisation, etc.
If the GP has requested you have a Blood test, this can be done at the practice by appointment-please speak to Reception for more details.
Maternity Booking and Ante-Natal Clinic
The GP and midwives from Lewisham and St Thomas’s, in conjunction provide these with the hospital where appropriate.
These are available free of charge for patients registered with the practice. Patients must have been seen by a doctor or nurse and referred by them to these clinics.
Once treatment has ended a new referral from the doctor or nurse is required before patients can re-attend one of the clinics.
Non NHS Services
Certain services such as private sick certificates, insurance claim forms and some medical examinations, are not covered by NHS. Charges are made in line with British Medical Association recommendations. Please ask at reception for details. If you require these services you should arrange a non-urgent (routine) appointment.
Health Visiting Services
The health visitors provide advice on health care, especially for expectant mothers, babies, toddlers, young children, those with special needs and the elderly.
The health visitor will make a home visit to all new mothers and their babies between the 11th and 14th day after the birth.
You can contact your health visitor at Waldron on 020 3049 3475 Monday – Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm, or in the Well Baby Clinic.
These are provided by the doctor, health visitors and practice nurses as appropriate. They include:
- Development Checks (appointment required),
- Immunisation Clinic (appointment required).
- Our Well Baby Clinic where you can talk to a Health Visitor and get your baby weighed runs on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each Month between 09:30 – 11:15 (appointment not required).
New patients are given a unique passcode to complete a health check on the Surgery Pod. This involves answering some questions and carrying out some routine investigations which will include blood pressure, height & weight, measurement. The information will help us to provide you with medical assistance until your old notes arrive from your previous GP.
Some of our staff speak languages other than English. These include Gujerati, Urdu and Chinese.
We have vietnamese interpreter on site on Wednesdays. We also have access to a range of other languages via telephone interpreter.
If you require an interpreter please inform the reception staff, giving at least 48 hours’ notice prior to your appointment.
You can also access the Minor Ailments Service / Pharmacy First Service, please click on the following link for Common ailments that your local pharmacist can help you resolve under the scheme http://www.lewishamccg.nhs.uk/your-health/Pages/Pharmacy-First.aspx
Travel Vaccinations/Travel Health services
If these are required we advise patients to consider one of the providers listed in the following document: