Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.

We are open and if you need to see your GP please visit our website, or telephone us.

Our opening ours are 8am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday.

You can also call NHS 111.

Please do not come to the surgery unless you have an appointment. Appointments are being delivered online and over the telephone and face-to-face, if appropriate. If you are waiting for a check-up, please be assured we will be in touch. Click HERE for information about booking an appointment at the practice.

We can arrange for documents and prescriptions to be sent electronically, to avoid the need to visit us. You can request sick certificates and prescriptions online and can register with the practice via our website.

If you are asked to come into the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering. Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.

You can find our more about how to access our services HERE . If you need to contact us, please submit an eConsult via this website or call us on 020 7738 7030. Our team will be carrying out most appointments by telephone or video. Documents, certificates and prescriptions will be sent electronically.

The situation is evolving, so to ensure you see the most up-to-date information, please visit the NHS webesite


Click HERE for details of useful information and services to support Lambeth residents during Covid-19.


We know that this is a difficult and worrying time for everyone – but particularly so for adults and children living with domestic abuse. Click HERE for links to help and support for you through this time. As always, if you or someone else is in immediate danger please call 999 and ask for the police.


WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I THINK I HAVE THE CORONAVIRUS?

Do NOT attend your GP practice, hospital or pharmacy. Self-isolate at home immediately and remain isolated for 7 days only if you have any of the below symptoms:

  • A high temperature
  • A new continuous cough
  • Loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste

If you have these symptoms, however mild, stay at home and do not leave the house for 10 days from when your symptoms started. You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them that you're staying at home. Please find official NHS guidance on self-isolation and staying at home HERE.

USE THE NHS 111 ONLINE CORONAVIRUS SERVICE IF:

  • You feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • Your condition gets worse
  • Your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

ONLY CALL 111 IF YOU CANNOT GET HELP ONLINE.

Please expect a significant delay in answering times as a result of the volume of calls currently being received.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT CORONAVIRUS TESTING IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE PRACTICE

To apply for a coronavirus test, please go to https://www.gov.uk/apply-coronavirus-test . If you do not have access to the internet, please phone The Coronavirus Testing Call Centre  0300 303 2713 (7am-11pm).


How to avoid catching or spreading coronavirus

Do:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water often - do this for at least 20 seconds
  • Always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissues or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • Put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards
  • Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell
  • Follow government advice about wearing face coverings

Don't:

  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

Please check our website regularly for updates. For up-to-date information and national guidance, visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19

Published: Mar 18, 2021