Dalston Practice 1B Madinah Road London E8 1PG Tel: 020 7275 0077 Fax: 020 7923 9209
CLINICS AND SERVICES WE PROVIDE
Range of Services
The practice provides a range of services and clinics in addition to 'essential services' (i.e. general patient care, including managing health needs, chronic diseases, and terminal illnesses).
All care is agreed in discussion with the patient and involves decisions about appropriate ongoing treatment for the duration of that condition, including relevant health promotion advice and referral as appropriate.
- Cervical screening
- Child health surveillance
- Contraceptive services
- Immunisations and vaccinations
- Travel immunisations
- Maternity care
Other Services available:
- Heart Failure Specialist Nurse
- Diabetic Specialist Nurse
In addition to the above, the practice offers various enhanced services, e.g. diabetes, sexual health, extended hours etc.
The Practice Nurse
The nurse is able to help you with:
- New registration health checks
- Travel advice and immunisations
- Immunisations for children and adults
- Ear irrigation/syringing
- Chronic disease management, e.g. diabetes, asthma/COPD, hypertension, etc
- Pregnancy tests and contraceptive advice
- Cervical smear tests
- Smoking cessation advice
- Healthy living advice including diet, and weight management
- Chlamydia and STI screening
- Suture removal
The district nurses provide services including: assessing the health needs of housebound patients, monitoring long-term health problems in housebound patients, care of terminally ill patients and support for their family. They can be contacted on 020 7683 5134.
Health visitors are able to provide you with information and advice on child health/immunisations, etc. The health visitors are attached to the baby clinic, and are at the practice during the baby clinic hours.
The Health Visitors team can be contacted on 020 7683 4549/8.
Our practice has an attached midwife provided by Homerton. Patients should book an appointment with the GP who will arrange an antenatal referral, give information on choice of provider, and refer to the midwife. The midwife/ante-natal clinic is on Wednesday between 09:00 and 13:00. Patients are seen in this clinic by appointment.
Non NHS services
Certain services are not available under the NHS, e.g. a DVLA examination, third party letters, and certain travel immunisations. The reception staff will be able to book an appointment for you and inform you of the fee.
If you require further information about any of the above, or have a query about something not listed here, please call our reception on 020 7275 0077.