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If we are closed and you require medical advice please call 111 or in case of a life threatening emergency call 999.

PLEASE NOTE IF YOU NEED A BLOOD TEST THERE ARE NOW PHLEBOTOMY CLINICS RUNNING IN  ERITH HOSPITAL 8AM - 2PM BY APPOINTMENT ONLY PLEASE CALL 01322 356167 & WALK IN (NO APPT NEEDED)AT PLUMSTEAD HEALTH CENTRE, TEWSON ROAD 9AM - 12PM ALONG WITH QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL 8AM - 5PM AND QUEEN MARYS HOSPITAL 8AM - 4.30PM - MONDAY - FRIDAY ONLY

 

Nurse Services

We have 2 Part Time qualified Nurses who hold surgeries to advise on most ailments. They also run regular Chronic Disease management sessions such as diabetes, heart disease and asthma, COPD etc

We recommend regular health checks. Please make an appointment to see the nurse for the following:

Cervical smears, child and adult immunisations, Health promotion e.g.  weight reduction, asthma, diabetes , heart disease/stroke prevention, blood pressure checks,  sexual health advice and Over 75 health checks. Although out Nurse is trained Family Planning & smoking cessation this is now done in specialist Hubs which are booked though the surgery - There is a variety of locations for these services in the Greenwich Borough - Please contact Reception for details of one close to you.

Ante-Natal

Ante-natal clinics are held by Midwives at The Plumstead Health Centre. We follow local Hospital Protocols for Maternity Care. Ante- Natal booking is now done by self referral to the Midwife please ask at reception for telephone details.

Patients are generally referred to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich SE18. Post-natal checks (6 weeks after birth) are undertaken by the Doctor.

Pre-conceptual advice to couples planning a family, particularly to patients with pre-existing medical conditions, is offered by Doctor. Doctors also advise on diet alcohol & substance misuse, supplements and Genetic disorders etc. 

Contraception

Advice on contraception is given by all clinicians. Long Acting Contraceptive Services ie Coil Fitting/removal & implants are now carried out and the Greenwich Live Well Hubs in various locations across the Greenwich Borough... but are booked via the practice - Please speak to Reception staff to book.  Emergency contraception is offered to patients who contact the surgery within 72 hours of sexual intercourse. 

Baby Health Clinics

The doctors carry out 6-8 week Baby Checks & immunisations are carried out by the practice nurse.

Parents are advised to book appointments at the required stages. 

Minor Operations

We Specialise in minor operations and have a Theatre. Services include excision of lumps & bumps, vasectomy and circumcision. NHS or Private work is taken.  Further details about our vasectomy clinics can be obtained from Dr Gupta.

Community Services

The following services are provided: District Nurses, Community COPD, Community Gynaecology, Minor Surgery, Cardiology and Dermatology. To be referred to these, please see the doctor. 

Travel Clinic

We do, wherever possible offer travel vaccinations to our patients.  We recommend booking an appointment with the nurse at least six weeks before travelling.  

However, MALARIA PROPHYLAXIS is not available on the NHS.  Patients should attend an Outside Travel Clinic
or depending on the medication required could ask the Doctor for a private prescription.  Free advice relating to Malaria Prophylaxis is available from our Nurse. 

 
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