Latest News and Announcements (January to February 2017)
Evening and Weekend Appointments
Practices in the Camden CCG area are working together to provide extended access to routine GP and nurse appointments in the evenings and on weekends. At present routine pre-booked GP and nurse appointments held at three different locations:
- Somers Town Medical Centre (Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:30; Sat & Sun 08:00 - 20:00)
- West Hampstead Medical Centre (Sat 08:00 - 20:00)
- Hampstead Group Practice (Sat & Sun 08:00 - 20:00)
Appointments booked via NHS 111 or via the reception team at the Abbey Medical Centre.
Please click here for more information and for maps and directions.
Blood tests - important information
Due to staffing constraints, we will no longer be able to offer blood tests to patients under the age of 65 for the foreseeable future. Click here for more information.
The Abbey Medical Centre has been working with neighbouring GP practices to offer you evening, Saturday and Sunday appointments.
Practices in the Camden CCG area are working together to provide extended access to routine GP and nurse appointments in the evenings and on weekends. At present routine pre-booked GP and nurse appointments held at three different locations. Click for more information.
The Abbey Medical Centre is welcoming new patients.
Click here to find out how to join the Abbey Medical Centre.
If you want to quit smoking, there are many ways in which we can help you.
The Abbey Medical Centre runs a stop smoking clinic and there are also a number of stop smoking services available across Camden for our patients.
It is now easy to get help to lose weight and you don't need a referral from your GP.
The Community Weight Management Service is provided by Camden Sports & Physical Activity Service. They provide a 12 week group weight-loss programme of exercise and dietary advice for overweight or obese adults. It comprises nutritional advice, healthy eating guidance and support to get active.
If you are:
-over the age of 18
-if your Body Mass Index is more then 25 (calculate your BMI here)
-if you are registered at this surgery
You can ask your GP to refer you - or refer yourself by calling on 020 7974 3019 online by visiting http://tiny.cc/loseweightcamden
Did you know that you can refer yourself to a number of different services and clinics from the comfort of your computer without the need to see your doctor. These include Psychology, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Weight Management Services, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Pregnancy Care, Family Planning, Sexual Health Clinics, and Incontinence Clinics. Click here for more information.
If you are not certain that these services are suitable for you, please make a telephone or face-to-face appointment with your GP to discuss things further.
Would you like to improve your sleep?
This month, our health blog highlights the common and distressing problem of insomnia. Written by guest author Dr Hugh Selsick, Consultant from the Insomnia Clinic at University College Hospital the post contains useful information and a helpful video. Click here to find out more.
In Camden there are proposals to share your health data. The team at the Abbey Medical Centre believe that all of our patients should know about these proposals.
Click here for further information.
Would you recommend the Abbey Medical Centre to your friends or family? Click here to find out more about The Friends and Family Test to have your say.