Evening and Weekend GP Appointments

Patient Notice:

Evening and weekend GP appointments available for patients at

Somers Town Medical Centre. 
77–83 Chalton Street, London NW1 1HY

Appointments available on weekdays 18:30–20:00 and on weekends 08:00–20.00.

Patients can self-refer by calling the Patient Booking Line (08:00–20:00): 020 7391 9979

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Patient Notice:

Brunswick Medical Centre will close on the following
Bank Holidays.

Monday 6 May 2019 - CLOSED
Monday 27 May 2019 - CLOSED

If you need medical assistance whilst the surgery is closed please call the Out of Hours Service on 111
Or
Camden GP Hubs on 0207 391 9979
(Mon-Fri: 6.30-8pm ; Sat-Sun and Bank Holidays: 8am-8pm)

Call 999 for life-threatening emergencies.

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Patient Participation Group

Have Your Say!

Would you like to have a say about the services provided at Brunswick Medical Centre? The Patient Group would like to hear your views.

*** Next PPG Meeting: 5 June at 4pm ***

If you cannot attend, please email any suggestions to brunswickmedicalcentre@nhs.net

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Patient notice :

***There will be emergency work carried out on the front entrance door of the surgery 9.5.19 from 5.30pm onwards. Patients needing medical advice from 5.30pm-6.30pm can call the surgery for telephone advice or do online consultation. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. ***

Appointments

Booking Appointments at Brunswick Medical Centre

Routine appointments with doctors can be booked by telephoning 0207 837 3057 or making an appointment directly with reception.  It may be that you do not need to see a doctor but instead need to see one of the other heath care workers. If so, please ask the receptionist who will help you.

Remember if you are not able to attend your appointment do tell us so that we can offer the appointment to someone else.

Booking appointments online with EMIS Patient Access

EMIS Patient Access allows patients to book and manage their appointments online and also to request repeat medication. From the 1st August 2014 registered patients aged 16 years and over will be able to view their medical records On Line.  To have access you will need a password please ask at reception. Also a photo ID will need to be shown at reception to go ahead with the process.

  • If you don’t have a PatientAccess account, please request one from reception staff.
  • If you already have an account or have the necessary document to create one please go to https://patient.emisaccess.co.uk/Account/Login? to access the EMIS booking system.

Routine Appointments
These are appointments that are non-urgent and can be booked up to 4 weeks in advance.

Appointments with a Doctor/GP are set at 10 min intervals. The 10 minutes includes ;time to find out your health concerns and recording that in your records, having a discussion about next steps / treatment options and issuing of medication/referral letter/advice leaflets as appropriate.

If you feel you have more than one clinical problem that you wish to discuss with the Doctor, you can book a double appointment to give you more time with the doctor. Similarly if English is not your first language, it will be beneficial to have a double appointment to allow time for translation.

If two or more members of a family need to be seen, a separate appointment is needed for each person.

Same Day Appointments

We offer same day appointments as from 8.00am (Monday-Friday) and 13.00 (Monday-Friday).

Online consultations
If you are not able to come to the practice, or you cannot find an appointment which suits you, you can consult a GP from the comfort of your home (or office, or bus stop!) All you have to do is click on the ‘Get started now’ icon on the right and answer a few questions about your health condition. Your responses will be seen by a Doctor and the necessary action will be taken by the end of the next working day.

EMERGENCY APPOINTMENTS
Please tell the receptionist if you have medical problems that require urgent attention, you will then be able to discuss matters with the doctor.

Emergency appointments are not suitable for ongoing medical problems or repeat prescriptions. It is helpful for the receptionist to know the nature of your problem to enable those with the most serious problems to be dealt with as quickly as possible. Some matters such as severe chest pain or heavy bleeding can be very serious, in such a situation an ambulance should be called (telephone 999) before contacting the surgery.

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There are several types of appointments available to all patients at Brunswick Medical Centre. When booking an appointment, a receptionist will ask you the reason you need the appointment. This is to ensure you get the right appointment with the right clinician.
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Evening and Weekend GP appointments at Camden GP Hubs

Camden Resident or registered with a Camden GP who find it difficult to attend their surgery during normal opening hours can access this service. Patients who wish to use this service must consent to the GP Hubs viewing their medical records.

Camden GP Hubs

To book an appointment:

  1. Self-refer. Call the Patient Booking Line (08:00-20:00) on 0207 391 9979
  2. Using the  Patient Online Booking Service
  3. Contact Brunswick Medical Centre.

Evening and weekend GP appointments available for patients at one of four GP Hubs:

Appointments available on weekdays 18:30–20:00 and on weekends 08:00–20.00.

GP Hubs are staffed by experienced GPs and Nurses and offer assessment and treatment for adults and children.

Other information about appointments:

INTERPRETING SERVICES
If you need an interpreter to help you when you see the GP or nurse, please tell us in advance so arrangements can be made.

HOME VISITS
These are for patients who are too frail, severely disabled or confined to bed and are unable to attend the surgery. To request a home visit on the same day, please call the surgery before 10.30am. The doctor will decide if a visit is necessary. Please do try to attend the surgery as, apart for being very time consuming, the care we can offer in the home is much less that we can provide in a well-equipped medical centre.

Out of Hours

In the vase of medical emergency please dial 999.

For other medical assistance when we are closed please telephone 111.

Nearest Walk in Centre – Soho Walk in Centre, 1 Frith Street London W1D 3HZ

Tel: 02075346500 (Weekdays 8am-8pm; Weekends/ Bank Holidays (10am-8pm)

EMERGENCIES AWAY FROM HOME
Should you need medical advice away from home, you are entitled to treatment, as a temporary resident, from a doctor in the area where you are staying.

Chaperone

All patients are entitled to have a chaperone present for any consultation, examination or procedure where they consider one is required. The chaperone may be a family member or friend, but on occasions a formal chaperone may be preferred.

Patients are advised to ask for a chaperone if required, the Healthcare Professional may also require a chaperone to be present for certain consultations.

Lateness and Cancellations

If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may have to re-book your appointment. If your situation is urgent then you may have to wait to see the doctor as an emergency.

Cancellations.

If you cannot attend for your booked appointment please call the surgery to cancel as early as possible so that your appointment can be offered to another patient. Appointments can also be cancelled through the appointment text reminder.