The NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services and information on your smartphone or tablet. Millions of people are already using the NHS App to manage their health the easy way from the comfort of their homes.
Lewisham is overhauling the help that they give to unpaid carers in the area. Maximising Wellbeing of Unpaid Carers is a new service through Imago providing support and opportunities for Unpaid Adult Carers, Young Adult Carers and Young Carers We help Unpaid Carers get the support they need to maintain their own health, wellbeing and
Every year, more than a million lives are lost to hepatitis. We’re not waiting for change – we’re fighting to make it happen. We’re not waiting ‘We’re not waiting’ is call to action for WHD 2023. It’s a call to accelerate elimination efforts of viral hepatitis now and the urgent need for testing and treatment
Woolstone Medical Centre has put together a guide to practical implications of bereavement to help you through this difficult time. Grief and personal distress may make it hard to deal with urgent practical matters and formalities. The following guide is a simple list of steps you need to take when someone close to you dies.
As you may have seen, the NHS published a “Delivery plan for recovering access to primary care” on 9th May. Please note that the initiatives in this plan – including new services from pharmacies – have not started yet. They will come into effect over the coming months. In the meantime, please continue to contact
The Practice will be closed on the following days: Need to see a doctor? NHS 111 can help If you need to see a doctor but can’t get to your local practice you may be able to be seen outside of normal practice hours. Call 111 and if appropriate, the advisor will be able to schedule
Woolstone Medical Centre is proud to be working with Lewisham Food Bank. We have a box located in our reception area for which you can leave your donations. Lewisham Food Bank then collect on a regular basis to share out to those in need in the community. You can find out more about Lewisham Food
Domestic abuse is a pattern of behaviour on the part of the abuser designed to control his partner. It can happen at any point in a relationship, including after you have split up. Anyone forced to change their behaviour because they are frightened of their partner or ex-partner’s reaction is experiencing abuse. Domestic abuse can
The 2023 GP Patient Survey (GPPS) has now launched and will continue to run until March 2023. It is an independent survey run by Ipsos on behalf of NHS England, and the largest survey used to measure patient experience in the UK and is a key source for gathering feedback on general practice services and
The service has been created by the NHS and Doctaly to help monitor patients at home who have certain longterm conditions such as asthma, diabetes and hypertension. It is designed to help NHS healthcare professionals safely manage and monitor these patients without the patients needing to physically visit a GP practice. Many of these patients
London Ambulance Strikes December 2022 and January 2023 More information about the strikes can be found on the NHS.uk website at: NHS England » Information for the public on industrial action Please select hospital below for information regarding upcoming RCN Nursing strikes at: Guys Hospital Lewisham Hospital King’s College Hospital If you have an appointment
On Thursday 24 November 2022, NHS Digital published GP data by practice covering access, complaints and payments. Publication of the data is part of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care’s ‘Our Plan for Patients’ to enable patients to have more information available to choose the right practice for them. The publication of
People urged not to ignore COVID-19 booster invitation – as difficult winter could lie ahead It’s that time of the year when colds and flu sweep through the nation. This year it’s more important than ever to get a booster jab, not only against the flu but also COVID-19. The NHS are urging people not … Read more
Effective from Saturday 1st October, General Practice is required to deliver a range a primary care services between 18:30 – 20:00 on weekdays and 09:00 – 17:00 on Saturdays with some local discretion allowed. This is a compulsory change to the national primary care contract. Sydenham Green Group Practice, The Vale Medical Centre, Well’s Park Practice
We have started to send out invites to patients to book their Annual Flu Jab. This year we are offering patients the option of booking directly from your smartphone as well as calling the practice. The advantage of booking directly yourself is that you get to see what appointments are available at the time of
The Practice will be closed on the following days: