Kew Medical Practice

14 High Park Road, Kew, Richmond, TW9 4BH

Current time is 12:02 - Sorry, we're closed

NHS

Telephone: 020 8487 8292

Fax: 020 8878 9621

swlccg.kewmedicaladmin@nhs.net

Services on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th January between 8am-8pm.

 We have put on extra services over this weekend if you need urgent medical help that is not a life-threatening 999 emergency.

 This is to help local hospitals and the ambulance service as they are extremely busy at the moment.

 To access these services in Richmond please telephone 0333 405 2050 where you will be assessed by a clinician and offered an appointment if clinically required. This may be a video appointment or a face to face appointment.

 Outside of these hours please call 111.

 You could also consider using your local pharmacy for non-urgent health advice.

 Please only call 999 if it is a life-threatening emergency.

 Coronavirus Vaccination Update:

We are currently vaccinating our patients in Priority Group 3.

If you are part of this and have not been contacted, then please contact the practice on 0208 487 8292.

If you are not part of this group which is aged 70 and over and clinically extremely vulnerable, please be patient and you will be contacted as soon as we are able to offer you the vaccine.

Please DO NOT come to the surgery if you have returned from Denmark within the last 14 days, please ensure you isolate for 14 days on your return and do not attend any hospitals, pharmacies or routine appointments etc. If you have returned from South Africa, please DO NOT attend the surgery and isolate for 10 days as per government guidance, if you are acutely unwell please call the surgery but do not attend in person unless a clinician requests you to attend.

Covid-19 Advice

If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough or a high temperature, you are advised to stay at home for 14 days. If anyone in your household has any of the symptoms listed above, you are advised to stay at home for 14 days. In either case please do not book a GPappointment orattend your GP Practice.

If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need further medical help and advises you what to do, you can find this at 111.nhs.uk/covid-19.

Only call 111 direct if you cannot go online, or are advised to do so by the online service. 

For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus.

 If you have been advised to isolate either directly or by following Government or Public Health advice, and require an isolation note for your employer this can be found at 111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/.

For those self isolating in line with guidance, as well as those who have been advised to observe a 12 week period of social distancing due to being in an at risk group then you may wish to download and fill in the following document to provide to your employer RMG headed Covid-19 for employers.

For Support and Information during the Coronavirus pandemic COVID Useful websites for support and information

 

Feeling anxious?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means that life is changing for all of us for a while. It may cause you to feel anxious, stressed, worried, sad, bored, lonely or frustrated.

The Richmond Wellbeing Service is offering you telephone and video consultations to help you manage at this challenging time.  You can self refer by visiting their website.

The NHS website also has some resources available that may be useful. Please do not hesitate to contact the Practice if you need further guidance or support.

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

 

Seasonal Flu 2020-21

We still have flu vaccines available: Please call the practice to book

The practice flu season runs from the 1st of October the end of March. You are eligible for a season Flu Vaccine if you fall into the following criteria:

– All patients aged 65 and over

– Clinically at Risk (Including patients with CHD, Asthma, COPD, Immunisupressed)

– Pregnant Women

– Carers

Due to COVID, additional patients have been added to the cohort however vaccinations will not be offered to those (inc those 50-64) until those in the priority groups have been vaccinated and vaccines are available.

Click here for more information and details on who is eligible for a Free Flu Vaccine.

The practice is planning flu vaccination clinics at present and will update patients when clinics are available to book.

Remember, it is important to get vaccinated early to ensure you are protected.

Vaccines are limited therefore we encourage you to get vaccinated early in the Flu Season. If you are not vaccinated early and the practice vaccine supply runs out then there will not be another opportunity to be vaccinated for the flu season.

Childhood Flu Vaccines for 2 & 3 Year olds

There is a new cohort of patient who are eligible for the flu vaccine this coming season. These are All Children Aged 2 & 3 Year.

Vaccination are still available, please call to book

Please see poster

 

Please be advised that MSI’s services and clinics remain open throughout the new lockdown in England.

 

Throughout lockdown we are continuing to provide the following NHS funded essential services:

  • Early medical abortion (up to 9 weeks and 6 days)
  • Surgical abortion (up to 23 weeks and 6 days)
  • Vasectomy
  • STI screening (including HIV testing), as part of TOP treatment
  • LARC fitting and removal, as part of TOP treatment
  • Counselling
  • Safeguarding

It is important you and your colleagues are aware that our services remain fully open and operational during the new national lockdown, and that patients can self-refer for treatment without needing a GP appointment.

To help ease pressure on your practices during this time, please direct patients to self-refer for treatment by calling us on 0345 300 8090.

Our telephone lines are open 24/7 and are free to use. Please do feel free to share our telephone number/leaflets/posters in your practice or on your website.

 

You can also use Health Help Now to see what services are available for you in the borough of Richmond.

‘Know your risk’ online diabetes tool

Working together, Richmond Council, Diabetes UK and the CCG, have launched an online tool for people in the borough to see if they are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.  The tool is quick, easy and free to complete, and can be found here https://nhsdpp.diabetes.org.uk/c/start

New NHS sleep service now available for Londoners

Sleepio is a digital self-help programme based on CBT for insomnia that offers an effective and safe alternative to prescribing sleeping pills. Sleepio is now available for all Londoners via Good Thinking, the digital wellbeing service funded by all 32 London CCGs and is supported by the Mayor of London.

Simply signpost patients to www.good-thinking.uk/sleepio

NHS patients living and working in London can access the Sleepio programme without a referral. Please find attached further information for GPs, and a patient information leaflet about this service.

For further information, contact nhs@sleepio.com

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30 until 13:30
    14:30 until 18:30
  • Tuesday
    08:30 until 13:30
    14:30 until 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 13:30
    14:30 until 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 13:30
    14:30 until 18:30
  • Friday
    08:30 until 13:30
    14:30 until 18:30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED