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Welcome to Brook Green Medical Centre

Flu Season 2015

Get your Flu Jab at the Brook Green Medical Centre:

Influenza vaccinations are strongly reccomended for the following patients.

  • everyone aged 65 years or over,
  • those with long term health conditions such as diabetes, respiratory, kidney or heart problems or immunosuppression.
  • carers
  • pregnant women

Those in the above groups are suseptible to the complications of flu. If you are in one of these groups we recommend that you have a vaccination.

Housebound paitents who qualify for the vaccination will be given the vaccination at home.

 NHS Care.data scheme

Every household in England should have received a leaflet from NHS England entitled "Better information means better care"
The leaflet gives information about the benefits of sharing your medical data held by your GP. 
If you are happy to share information you need do nothing.  If you are not happy you may opt out.  To do this please print and complete our OPT OUT FORM.  We do need a signed copy so please bring it to the surgery or post it to us.

Please read the NHS leaflet thoroughly before making your decision.
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Click on the link for our Practice Leaflet

 

Minor Surgery - Did you know?

We can remove moles, skin tags and some lumps and bumps. If your doctor decides that your minor surgery can be done here, you will be asked to make an appointment. Please be sure to tell the receptionist the treatment you require.

WELCOME

Whether you are already a patient or looking for a new doctor in the Hammersmith, West Kensington, Shepherd's Bush or North Fulham area we hope you will find the information on this website useful.  We aim to offer everyone in our care a high quality service and hope that this website helps you to get the best from the practice.  We are predominantly an NHS Practice, but we offer private GP medical services to those who wish to register as private patients. 

The Practice

This practice is a GP partnership. We have 10 permanent  doctors at the moment (six female and four male) and two female  nurses.  Additionally, as we are a training practice we may have up to three GP Registrars with us at any given time.  David Wingfield, Anna Wilson, James Cavanagh and Kirsten Macphee are accredited GP trainers. 

We are a family practice committed to providing clinical excellence and good service to all our patients. Our purpose-built surgery has access and facilities for disabled patients. We work as a team with District Nurses, Health Visitors, Midwives, Psychiatric Nurses, Physiotherapists, Dietitians and Drug & Alcohol Link Workers.  We work closely with Imperial College in  teaching  undegraduate medical students and collaborate with them in research projects.  We provide GP services to Emmaus House, Acton, a drop-in centre for the homeless and to St Vincent's Care Home in Hammersmith.

Any person who lives within our catchment area may register with us. Please bring proof of identity and proof of address with you when you come to register.

Our practice is within the Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). http://www.hammersmithfulhamccg.nhs.uk/

Same Day Appointments - Urgent Care weekdays

All patients can talk to a GP over the telephone on the same day that they request an "urgent" consultation.  Between 09:00 and 12:00 and between 14:00 and 17:00, telephone requests are logged and a doctor returns these calls, in turn, in our urgent care service.  The doctor will ask you to come to the surgery if necessary.  YOU CAN ALWAYS HAVE AN ON-THE-DAY APPOINTMENT IF YOU NEED URGENT CARE ON A WEEKDAY.  Saturday surgeries are for booked appointments only.  Go to Appointments for full details of our ON CALL APPOINTMENT SYSTEM.

Booking Appointments Ahead

Normally, you will be able to book an appointment up to one month ahead with any GP or nurse.  Please book appointments for pill checks and smears with a nurse and not with a doctor.