HEATWAVE - WHAT TO DO
During the unprecidented HEATWAVE over the next couple of days our advise to patients is to to drink plenty of water a minimum of 2 hourly intervals. Keep doors, windows and curtains closed to maintain a cool enviroment. Avoid going out unless absolutely necessary. Use fans or damp towel to stay cool.
In the event you are sturggling or feeling unwell please contact us by completing the online triage form which can be accessed via the appointment tab on this website. Please give a full explanation of your symptoms as this will be triage by the clincial team and assess for the appropriate action.
Stay safe and cool
Fit to work notes
Patient can self certify without speaking to a health professional for up to 7 days.
Please see the following government link for clarification. https://www.gov.uk/taking-sick-leave
We will not provide a MED3 fit note until after the 7 day self certification period.
For a continuation MED3 fit note please use the patient triage form above.
Ophthalmology - The Royal Eye Unit - Kingston Hospital
Eye emergency clinic at Kingston Hospital’s Royal Eye Unit
Our eye emergency clinic in the Royal Eye Unit has now reopened following essential maintenance and renovation, to create more space and to improve the experience for our patients.
The walk-in eye casualty service at Kingston Hospital has been replaced with a booked appointment system. If you have an urgent eye problem, please phone 020 8934 6799 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm) so that we can book an appointment for you or signpost you to the most appropriate service for your requirements.
If you have an urgent eye problem outside of the hours of Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm, please call NHS 111.
For more information click here
COVID Spring Boosters 22
We have started our Spring booster clinics for the over 75's and the severely immune compromised.Patients will be contacted when we have stock for clinics at the surgery but you may wish to visit one of the other sites in our area.
Housebound patients will be receiving their vaccines very soon, apologies that we have had some delays.
Under 16 Covid Pass
NHS COVID passes are only available to patients 16 and over for foreign travel. Please check the entry requirements for the country you are visiting.
GP's will not provide letters as proof of recovery.