Latest News and Announcements (December 2016 to January 2017)
Congratulations to Dr Sohrabe
Congratulations to Dr Sohrabe who was elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners in an official ceremony on Friday 18th November.
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.
Practice opening hours over Christmas period
Friday 23rd December 2016 - 08.00 to 18.30
Monday 26th December to Tuesday 27th December – CLOSED
Wednesday 28th December - 08.00- 13.00
Thursday 29th December - 08.00-18.30
Friday 30th December - 08.00-18.30
Monday 2nd January 2017 - CLOSED
Re-opening as usual from Tuesday, 3rd of January
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.
The Abbey Medical Centre is welcoming new patients.
Click here to find out how to join the Abbey Medical Centre.
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.
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.
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.