Welcome to The Elmhurst Practice
With patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisation.
Dr Penfield & Dr Bowley's Retirement
It is with great sadness that we announce the retirement of Dr Penfield & Dr Bowley from the practice. They will both be leaving in December. We will be holding an open afternoon on Thursday 7th December 1:00pm - 3:30pm when you will be able to come in and say your farewells to them both.
Our partners Drs Lath & Uwais and Dr Bolt our salaried GP will be remaining at the practice.
The practice had it's Care Quality Commission inspection on 20th December 2016. you can read the report by clicking on CQC under further information to the right of this page. Alternatively you can see our overall rating by clicking CQC Overall rating 2016
Patient Survey 2017
Please take our patient survey by clicking on the box at the bottom of the page that says "Let us know what you think about the services we offer".
Protected Learning Event
Due to on-going traning the practice will be closed on the morning of Wednesday 18th October and will open at 2:00pm. If you require medical attention that will not wait until we open please telephone 0330 100 4471
Need to see a GP in the evening or at the weekend?
You can now book an appointment for urgent conditions usually managed by GP's during the evening and weekend by directly calling 020 3770 1888. The appointments line is open 2-9pm Mon - Fri and 9am-6pm Sat, Sun and bank holidays. (Outside of the hours please call 111)
These clinics are NOT a walk in system and are NOT for ongoing chronic problems e.g heart disease, diabets etc. You will be seen by either a GP or nurse practitioner by appointment only.
The nearest surgery hosting this service is at Southdene sugery near the roundabout in George Lane. Appointments are available 6:30pm-10:00pm Monday - Friday and 3:30pm-8:00pm weekends.
This surgery is a member if Healthbridge Federation who are porviding this service.
Accident & Emergency
We along with all local practices are looking at ways of reducing unnecessary visits to A&E as this service should only be used for accidents or an emergency that may be life threatening. Please click on the link to view or download an information leaflet Accident & Emergency Use Leaflet There is further information about the use of A&E and services you can access in your area. Please click here for details.
Minor Ailments Scheme
Pharmacies offer a Minor Ailments Service which could save you a trip to the doctor and the service is free. Please click on the link for more information and ailments that they cover and to view or download the leaflet 100309_Minor_ailments_leaflet.pdf
(Site updated 31/10/2017)