WE ARE NOW REGISTERING NEW PATIENTS! MEET THE PRACTICE STAFF ST JOHNS WOOD MEDICAL PRACTICE DOCTORS: In order to register as an NHS patient you must, be living within our practice boundary. You may be asked to bring in proof of identity and address in the form of a passport or utility bill. (Please ask reception if your address falls within our area) You will be automatically registered with one of the Partners, but will be able to see the doctor of your choice, subject to availability. Dr Steven Charkin: (Male) MB BS Dr Dennis Abadi: (Male) BSc; MBBS; DRCOG Dr Julia Miller: (Female) BSc; MBBS; DFFP Dr Rhian Jones: (Female) MBBS; MRCGP; DRCOG; DCH; DFFP Dr Jasmin Pawa: (Female) MBBS; MRCGP; DRCOG; DFFP Dr Edward Leigh: (Male) MBBS; DRCOG SURGERY OPENING TIMES Dr Tina Sharma: (Female) MRCGP; MBChB; DRCOG; DFFP The St Johns Wood Medical Practice started over 40 years ago and we have been in new purpose built premises with easy access for our disabled patients since January 2008. We provide comprehensive medical care to all our registered patients, regardless of race, gender, age, religion, sexuality, disability or medical condition. The practice is a member of Central London Healthcare - a cluster of over 20 local NHS practices collaborating to deliver high quality, primary care and to improve NHS community based and Hospital Services on your behalf. NURSING TEAM: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Weekends Morning Afternoon 8.00am – 6.30pm 8.00am – 6.30pm 8.00am – 6.30pm 8.00am - 1.00pm 1.45pm 6.30pm 8.00am – 6.30pm Closed Appointments can be made either in person, telephone or online, please ask at reception for an online access letter, and then visit www.stjohnswood.nhs.uk Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to keep your appointment so that it can be allocated to another patient. Nurse Kathy Hulstrom: (Female) RGN Nurse Jean Chapman: (Female) RGN HCA Marie Cohen: (Female) MANAGEMENT TEAM: Practice Manager: Sharon Ryan Reception Manager: Brenda Slane St Johns Wood Medical Practice Brampton House Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth 60 Grove End Road NW8 9NH Tel. No. 020 3657 9449 Fax No. 0844 477 8591 www.stjohnswood.nhs.uk OUR SERVICES APPOINTMENTS: We offer a wide range of services including: Anticoagulation Clinic Antenatal Care Baby Clinic Cervical Smear Tests Childhood Immunisations Contraceptive Advice Long Term Condition Clinics Diabetes Asthma Heart Disease Minor Surgery Phlebotomy Clinic Travel Clinic Blood pressure monitoring Pregnancy testing Smoking cessation Dietary & lifestyle advice Treatment of minor injuries Dressings HOME VISITS: When a home visit is necessary please telephone before 10.00 am if possible. REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS: Please could you request your repeat prescription in writing and give the doctor 48 working hours notice. SICK CERTIFICATION: The patient is responsible for selfcertification for the first seven days of an illness. TEST RESULTS: Please call reception between 2:00pm - 4:00pm. WALK IN CENTRES: A NHS walk-in centre is based at 1 Frith Street (off Soho Square), W1V 5DH. Call: 020 7534 6500 RECEPTION & ADMIN STAFF: The practice has a medical secretary and several receptionists. They are there to assist you in making appointments, requesting home visits and dealing with all general enquiries. ZERO TOLERANCE: We have a zero tolerance policy for abuse and will remove from our list any patient who is physically or verbally abusive or threatening towards staff or other patients. OUT OF HOURS: If you have an urgent medical problem which cannot wait until the surgery re-opens please call the NHS 111 Service by dialing 1-1-1. Other healthcare professionals attached to the practice include: DISTRICT NURSES: HEALTH VISITORS: PRACTICE COUNSELLOR: COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY: Specialised nursing care, domiciliary assessments and general nursing advice to housebound patients. Qualified in health education, screening and counseling in pregnancy, childcare and developmental checks. If you wish to see the counsellor please make an appointment with the doctor. If you wish to see the CBT team please make an appointment with the doctor. The standard appointment time is 10 minutes, however if you feel you need more time, please let the receptionists know. ADDITIONAL SUGGESTIONS / COMPLAINTS Located in the waiting area is a suggestion box and we welcome your comments. Should you have a complaint, please contact Brenda Slane, Reception Manager. CONFIDENTIALITY We are a computerised practice and we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other guidance on privacy and data confidentiality. Information is NOT shared with any third party outside the Health Service (e.g. insurer, employer, and solicitor) without explicit consent and agreement. We are obliged by law to provide certain information e.g. notification of infectious diseases to Public Health Specialists. Everyone working for the NHS has a legal duty to keep information about you confidential and adhere to a Code of Practice on protecting patient confidentiality. If you would like access to your medical records, please apply in writing to Brenda Slane, Reception Manager.
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