Medical examinations for certain purposes are not covered by the NHS. These need special appointments for up to half an hour and a fee is payable. This relates to matters such as cancellation of holiday, fitness to travel, medicals for driving, pre-employment check ups, etc.
Self Help Groups
Information regarding Self Help Groups is available on request from the practice manager.
Diabetes, Asthma, Heart Disease, Travel, Immunisations
If you are travelling abroad please book an appointment with the nurse at least six weeks prior to travel. Some vaccinations and medications are not available on the NHS and will incur a fee.
Child Health Surveillance
• 6 week check is carried out by the doctor.
• All other childhood checks are carried out by the health visitor who is based at Chalkhill Primary Care Centre. Telephone number: 020 8736 7128.
A comprehensive immunisation programme, following the guidelines laid down by the Department of Health, is carried out at the surgery. Advice will be given either by the doctors, practice nurses or health visitor.
Any age group seen will be provided with the most appropriate health care and will have the same level of privacy and confidentiality as other patients.