Posted on January 24th, 2023
We have a walk in clinic this Thursday and Friday Morning between 9:00 – 13:30..
Please come in and let the receptionist know.
In recognition of the barriers to healthcare access faced by people in vulnerable
circumstances, including migrants, we commit to protecting the human right to health.
We will take steps to ensure that everyone in our community may fulfill their
entitlement to quality healthcare.
In partnership with Doctors of the World UK, we will ensure that our practice offers a
welcoming space for everyone who seeks to use our services.
We are proud to be a safe surgery for everyone in our community, and pledge to ensure that everyone in our community receives the quality healthcare they are entitled to. In partnership with Doctors of the World UK, we will ensure that our practice offers a welcoming space for everyone who seeks to use our services. We will ensure that a lack of identification, proof of address, or immigration status do not prevent patient registration.
If you have a Richmond GP, you can now access the local NHS physiotherapy service directly, without seeing your GP first. Any person above 16 years of age can refer themselves directly to a physiotherapist without seeing a GP. We provide specialist assessment, early advice, and treatment for people with back, neck or joint complaints; problems following injuries; muscle or tendon problems or any recent changes in a long-standing condition.
If imaging (X-Ray,MRI, or Ultrasound) or a consultant opinion is required, this will all be arranged. Once we receive your referral, we will: either send you advice and appropriate guidance, exercises in the post or by email, or, arrange a face-to-face assessment.
All patients are prioritised as either urgent or routine according to their clinical need. Before Submitting A Referral Please Read The Important Information Below
Changes in your bladder or bowel habits
Numbness or tingling around your back passage or genitals
Numbness, pins and needles, or weakness in both legs
A hot swollen joint
Constant severe pain that you are unable find relief from
Unexpected weight loss
Generally feel unwell or have a fever
Via the internet: You can refer yourself to the service online at https://selfrefer.richmondgpalliance.co.uk Click on this link or enter the address and it will take you directly to the self-referral form that you need to complete and send.
Once submitted, your requirements will be assessed by a senior physiotherapist. They will aim to contact you within four working days, if needed you can expect a routine physiotherapy appointment within 4-6 weeks or, an urgent appointment within 1 week.
If you are unable to use a computer or do not have someone to help you, you can call the team on 020 8714 4019 between 10.00am and 12.30pm. The team will go through the form with you and fill it in on your behalf.
For further patient information visit: www.hrch.nhs.uk