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Streatham Common Practice
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How To Contact Us
|Postal address||Streatham Common Practice, St Andrew's Church Room, Guildersfield Road, London SW16 5LS|
|Telephone no||0203 049 5470|
email messages should be for general administrative matters and non-urgent enquiries only.
AppointmentsYou are now able to book an appointment online. Patients must register for online access in person at the reception desk.
If you have already registered, book an appointment online by clicking here.
Telephone ConsultationsTelephone consultations are available each day to speak to either a doctor or a nurse.read more.
RegisteringRegistration takes up to 48 hours to complete. After this you will be able to book an appointment with a clinician.read more.
The current complement comprises Doctors Danson, Proctor, Savage, Ngo, Jakeways, Southworth, Rakin & Sleeth.
We are a training practice, with one of our core values being the education and development of the next generation of doctors. We see this as being extremely important and as such we run an active teaching programme for both undergraduate medical students and post graduate doctors pursuing higher training to become specialists in general practice. We are very grateful to our patients for their active participation in this education. You also have the option to opt out of seeing a trainee if you want to.
Medical students and nurses also occasionally visit for teaching puposes and may sit with a doctor or nurse to observe a surgery. Sometimes we may videotape surgeries for training purposes, but confidentiality is strictly observed and your permission is sought. If you do not wish to have an observer or be videod please let the receptionist or doctor know at the time.
There are nine consulting rooms on ground floor and there is disabled access to a toilet at Guilderfield Road site, and a lift at Baldry Gardens site that provides access to teh first floor consulting rooms.
Help Us To Help You
We are continually trying to improve our service. If you have any suggestions, comments or complaints please speak to the practice manager or one of the doctors, or put a note in the suggestion box in the lobby.
If you are a carer for a friend, relative or neighbour, please let us know at reception. It does not matter if the person you care for lives with you or not - you are still a carer for them.
The practice functions under the auspices of the Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group 020 3049 4444 and, ultimately, NHS England, 0300 311 2233.
Practice News and Notices
New Appointment System
As of Monday 29th September 2014 there will be a new appointment system introduced. This is following feedback and in consultation with our Patient Participation Group.
Every Monday to Friday we will have a triage doctor who will deal with all urgent appointments.
If you feel that you are unable to wait for a routine appointment please call 020 3049 5470 and arrange for the triage doctor to call you back. The doctor will assess whether you need an appointment and agree whether to bring you in.
Patients who come to the surgery will not automatically be seen. Nothing else will be available on the day.
Make sure you get your flu jab - appointments are now available.
You should have a flu jab if you are over 65 years of age; or under 65 and suffering from either diabetes, asthma (for which you take regular inhaled steroids), heart disease, renal/kidney disease, chronic chest disease e.g. emphysema or decreased immunity due to disease or treatment, especially if you have had your spleen removed.
The practice is planning to temporarily close the Baldry Gardens site in the afternoons from
Monday 2nd June 2014.
IF YOU REPEATEDLY FAIL TO ATTEND FOR APPOINTMENTS YOU MAY BE REMOVED FROM THE PRACTICE LIST AND HAVE TO FIND AN ALTERNATIVE GP PRACTICE.
The Team at Streatham Common Practice
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