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.
Protected Learning Time
Due to on-going training the practice will be CLOSED on the morning of Wednesday 16th September, 14th October, 11th November and 16th Decemeber and will open at 2:00pm. If you need medical attention that will not wiat until we re-open please telephone 0330 100 4471
Last year as part of our contract we were asked to advise all of our patients aged 75 years and over who their Named G.P. was. This year we have been asked to give the same information to all patients aged under 75 years and we will advise you when you have contact with the practice. You can still see the G.P. of your choice subject to availability. For more details please see NAMED GP on the right hand side of this page under further information.
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.
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, 9:00am-5:00pm Saturday and 9:00am-1:00pm Sunday.
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
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
(Site updated 05/10/2015)