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Appointments

GP Consultations

An appointment system operates at this surgery and all appointments should be made in advance by telephoning or visiting the reception during opening hours.

We would respectfully remind patients, that if you arrive late for your appointment, you may not be seen.

On-line Appointment Booking

Apointments can now be booked or cancelled on-line via SystmOnline by clicking on the link at the top of this page. Please note you will need to register for this service.

Emergency Appointments

Emergency appointments are for patients who need urgent medical attention. You may be seen initially by the Triage Nurse who will consult with the doctor if necessary.

If an emergency appointment is needed please contact the practice as early as possible during surgery hours.

Telephone Appointments

A doctor is available on a daily basis to answer phone calls from patients who need advice. Please speak to one of our reception staff to make an appointment. The doctor may ask you to make an appointment to be seen.

If you wish to speak with the practice nurse, please telephone the surgery as early as possible during surgery hours. The receptionist will advise you of the best time to telephone or will give your details to the nurse who will contact you as soon as possible.

Practice Nurse Appointments

Practice Nurse clinics are held Monday to Friday:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 08:00 to 20:00

Thursday and Friday 08:00 – 19:00

Practice Nurses also hold triage clinics and all nurses can provide help and advice regarding:

  • General Health Advice
  • Child and Adult Immunisations
  • Please note: Yellow Fever and Meningitis ACWY are chargeable vaccinations.
  • Flu and Pneumonia protection
  • Baby checks
  • Contraceptive / Family Planning Advice
  • Contraceptive Injections
  • HRT Advice
  • Hypertension (Blood Pressure) Management
  • Cervical Screening
  • ECG / Spirometry Screening (at Doctors request)
  • Asthma Management
  • Minor Surgery services

You may be asked to see one of the Practice Nurses or the Health Care Assistant whilst waiting to see the doctor to have a general health check which will include a Blood Pressure check and life style advice. 

The Practice is a recognised Yellow Fever centre for non-registered patients.

Private Interview Room

A private interview room is available should you need to speak to a member of our reception team in private. 

Chaperone Policy

Leyton Healthcare is committed to providing a safe, comfortable environment where patients and staff can be confident that the best practice is being followed at all times and the safety of everyone is of paramount importance.

For most patients, respect, explanation, consent and privacy take precedence over the need for a chaperone. The presence of a third party does not negate the need for adequate explanation and courtesy and cannot provide full assurance that the procedure or examination is conducted appropriately.

All patients are entitled to have a chaperone present for any consultation, examination or procedure where they feel one is required.

Patients are advised to ask for a chaperone if required, at the time of booking an appointment, if possible, so that arrangements can be made and the appointment is not delayed in any way. The Healthcare Professional may also require a chaperone to be present for certain consultations.

Please ask the receptionist for a copy of our Chaperone Policy.

Did Not Attend Policy

Each month up to 400 appointments go to waste.

Should you be unable to attend or no longer need to attend, PLEASE, PLEASE, remember to cancel your appointment in good time so it can be offered to someone else. It is Practice policy to review the registration of Patients who continually fail to attend their appointments ultimately resulting in removal from the Practice list.

 
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