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)

77-83 Chalton St, Kings Cross, London NW1 1HY, 020 7387 6855

 

 

West Hampstead Medical Centre (Sat 08:00 - 20:00)

9 Solent Road, London, NW6 1TP, 0207 431 1588

 

 

Hampstead Group Practice (Sat & Sun 08:00 - 20:00)

75 Fleet Road, London, NW3 2QU, 020 7435 4000

 

Appointments can be booked via NHS 111 or via the reception team at the Abbey Medical Centre.

The following would be considered suitable use of the appointments:

  • Basic health status checks (BP, BMI, smoking/alcohol status)
  • Urine dip tests
  • Dressing changes
  • Suture/clip removal
  • Post-operative wound care
  • Vitamin B12 injections
  • Contraception - oral contraceptive 'pill checks' and Depo-Provera injection
  • Spirometry screening (not full diagnostic spirometry with reversibility)
  • Vaccinations
    • Influenza - adult and child
    • Pneumonia
    • Childhood immunisations
    • Pertussis / Whooping cough
  • Cervical screening

The following would not be considered appropriate for the extended hours clinics:

  • Routine reviews of mental health problems (e.g. schizophrenia, depression, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder)
  • Medication reviews
  • Issuing of repeat prescriptions
  • Minor surgery
  • Urgent/emergency problems
  • Sexual health screening
  • Shingles vaccine (retired age-group)
  • HPV immunisation
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Contraceptive implant or coil fitting
  • Phlebotomy