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Easter 2014

We are closed on the Public Holidays: Friday 18th April 2014 and Monday 21st April 2014. Call 111 for advice.

Cancer Awareness Event 26th March. Click here for  details

Action plans for 2013-14. Take our survey- click on the "take our questionnaire" picture at the bottom of the home page.


Dr Victoria Froome has decided not to return to work at Paddington Green Health Centre at the end of her maternity leave in January 2014. She plans to spend more time at home with her young family. Dr Abigail Gaunt is Dr Froome's locum. The new permanent doctor who will look after Dr Froome's list is Dr Farrah Jarral, from 1st April 2014.

3rd Patient Participation Group Newsletter

Our PPG has written its 3rd newsletter for patients. It has a lot of useful information in it and includes a feature on our phlebotomist, Jodie. Click on the link on the main page to left.



August 2013
For new information about how your data may be shared click on "Electronic Records" below and read about Care.Data.

Jan 2014 - vaccine shortages

There is a national shortage of typhoid vaccines and we apologise but we cannot currently offer this vaccination to under 15s and have limited supplies for adults. You may be able to get this at a local, private, travel clinic.


The manufacturers of ACWY have no supplies and we are not able to obtain any. Some local travel clinics may have supplies.


Yellow Fever - there is currently a world wide shortage and we have no supplies.




December 2012 PATIENT SURVEY

84% of all patient ratings about this practice were good, very good or excellent. Thank you for taking part in this survey. Click below for the full report.

Local Patient Report 2012-13


PADDINGTON GREEN IS HIGHLY COMMENDED:

The Elisabeth Paice Awards were presented to winners at the London Deanery in BMA House, London at the end of October.

Winners were recognised for educational excellence in their category and awarded for outstanding commitment and contribution to postgraduate dental and medical education. The awards incorporated dental and GP practices as well as London trusts.

Paddington Green was highly commended in the general practice category.

WELLWATCH

This is a new service to help people with long term conditions. Find out more.

SHAPING A HEALTHIER FUTURE

The public consultation on how best to provide high quality healthcare to the two million people who live in North West London is now live.

Visit: www.healthiernorthwestlondon.nhs.uk

Call: freephone 0800 881 5209

Email: consultation@nw.london.nhs.uk


PASSPORT COUNTERSIGNATURES

We are sorry but our doctors can no longer countersign passport applications.

The Identity and Passport Office have changed the rules about who can countersign. GPs can only countersign if they are a personal friend of the applicant.

See www.direct.gov.uk for more information.

Text appointment reminders.

please make sure that we always have your current mobile telephone number and address details.

Phlebotomy (bloods) Service

There is a walk-in service for blood tests between 8.30am - 11.30am Monday to Friday. Patients are seen in order of arrival. You can book an appointment for a fasting blood test or a Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT) if you doctor has requested these tests; these patients are seen out of order, at the time of their appointment.

Test Results
Please wait for one week before telephoning for your test results. This allows time for the result to come back to the practice from the hospital, and for your doctor to check it. Please call between 10am and 4.30pm to request your results. (we are closed between 1pm - 2pm). A receptionist will ask one of our practice nurses to call you back on the same day. Make sure we have the correct telephone number for you.

Free prescriptions for cancer patients
From 1st April 2009 cancer patients in England are entitled to free prescriptions. Apply for an exemption certificate by collecting an application form from your GP or oncology clinic now.

Out of Hours
If you have a medical emergency when we are closed and you cannot wait until the surgery re-opens then call 111. Calls are free. 

Do you need help to get to GP/Hospital appointments? Westminster Health Link can help.
Flyer and Application Form

 
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