Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
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Woolstone Medical CentreWoolstone RoadLondon, SE23 2SGTel: 020 8699 1062
Telephone Calls to and from the practice:
Please note that all our telephone calls are recorded as advised by NHS England. Thank you for your understanding.
Bookings Wednesday mornings. Follow-up appointments Wednesday afternoon.
These are by appointment only with a practice nurse.
This is run by a practice nurse in conjunction with Dr Zimmermann, by appointment only.
Contraceptive care and advice is provided by all the doctors and some nurses during surgery hours. Please telephone the surgery for an appointment.
This clinic is run by our very experienced nurse on Monday evening 3.30 - 6.00pm for smears and discussion of women's health-related issues.
Dr Zimmermann carries out minor surgical procedures here at Woolstone Medical Centre by appointment. The doctors will be happy to advise you on this.
A counsellor is available. Please ask your doctor for an appointment.
We undertake some minor operations in the Practice such as removal of warts, moles and joint injections. Please speak to a doctor or nurse initially to discuss this.
An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes and residents of nursing and rest homes. We also advise anyone aged 65 plus to take the opportunity to get vaccinated with this and the pneumonia vaccine. Please contact the reception staff in October for details of the vaccination dates and to make an appointment. If you are unable to attend the surgery, a home visit will be arranged to undertake this facility.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to contact your local pharmacist to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
Lewisham CCG has also published on their website a travel vaccine directory.
Please click here
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below:
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
Please also note that we are not able to directly support any housing applications to the local council.
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