Please also see our COVID-19 information page
The current premises which house the practice have been a place of healing since it was built in 1888. On this land was a holy well after which Muswell Hill had been named. The well had become a place of healing pilgrimage after a 12th century Scottish king was cured after a visit to the "spring of fair water". And so it remains today that people visit the practice for the same reasons they have for centuries - health and well being, now under the care of Dr Hatjiosif and her team who acquired the premises in 1992.
The NHS is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine to people most at risk from coronavirus. The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus. For more details please click on - Covid-19 Vaccine.
We have been notified that 2nd vaccinations previously booked into Lordship Lane or Bounds Green must be cancelled as per the government guidance. Under current rules, patients will now receive their second dose between week 10 and 12 after the first dose. All patients will be contacted to inform them of the cancellation and will be contacted again within the next 9 weeks to book the 2nd vaccination.
Please do not call the practice or the service at this stage, we need to keep our phone lines open for urgent appointments. We do not know when vaccine will be resupplied so cannot book you in at this stage. However, if you have not heard 10 weeks after your first vaccine, you are able to call the service to check progress on 07584 182 181. We will update you when we receive further information.
The Covid vaccination campaign has been very positive so far. We have successfully booked 95% of our over 80's and 90% of our over 75's patient group. If you are aged over 75 and haven't been vaccinated yet, please contact the surgery to book an appointment for your Covid vaccination. Please note that you will have to attend either Lordship Lane Health Centre or Bounds Green Group Practice for your vaccination.
We have a picture below of Dr. Rebecca Hatjiosif getting her first dose of the covid vaccination.
This year's flu immunisation campaign is very important because we wish to avoid a possible flu epidemic coinciding with a surge in the covid pandemic this autumn and winter.
This year the flu vaccine is being offered on the NHS to:
If you would like to book an appointment or have any other queries please ring the surgery. You will now be offered a telephone appointment with the doctor first and if the doctor needs to see you, you will be offered a face to face appointment. You may be asked to wait outside on occasions when the patient waiting room is full, please do not worry as the reception team will call you back inside when it is your turn to see the doctor/nurse.
We kindly ask you to wear your face mask or face covering when you attend the surgery. Please stay two meters apart from others in order to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Please ring the surgery if you need more information.
Please see our dedicated Coronavirus Information Page for latest news.
In England, you must by law wear a face covering on public transport and in shops and supermarkets as of 24 July 2020.
The Government guidance suggests there is no requirement for evidence for exemption. It should be sufficient for someone to declare that they are eligible for an exemption directly with the person questioning them (eg bus driver).
Practices are therefore NOT REQUIRED to provide letters of support for those who fall under the list of exemptions, or to those who do not fall under the list of exemptions.
Some transport providers are providing evidence of exemptions themselves, see for example this information from First Bus and Arriva.
For more information please visit the government website regarding facemask use.
eConsult is free to use for NHS patients. Use eConsult to ask your GP surgery about your health symptoms, conditions or treatment. Answer a few short questions and we will get back to you within 2 working days. Please do not use this online form for urgent or emergency requests. The submitted forms will only be read during our opening hours. The forms will not be read on the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) or on bank holidays. Please contact 111 during out of hours or 999 if this is an emergency.
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For Support with daily living such as shopping, personal care, pet walking or just a friendly chat, you can ring:
Friends for Muswell Hill will help patients who are currently living within the boundary below:
Volunteers can provide help with the following:
You can self-refer for the above service on NHS Volunteers Responders
If you are struggling because of Covid -19 Please visit the govenrment website Coronavirus Support
they can support with the following:
Use this service if you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer.
This service is only for people who:
You do not need to get a note from a GP.
Please visit Isolation Note
You can self refer to a variety of services without needing to see a Doctor.
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You can now view your medical record, book your next appointment, or order your repeat prescription online using Patient Access. Available 24 hours a day, whether you're at home or work, it's especially useful when the practice is closed or telephone lines are busy. Register online or use the service.
Did you know we have a Patient Participation Group?
The purpose of the Patient Participation Group is to help us access and use your ideas for new projects, and gaining your views as to how the practice can improve and develop.Patient Group Page
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The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms
Stay at home if you have either:
a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
Use the NHS 111 Symptoms Checker
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
How long to stay at home
if you have symptoms of coronavirus, you'll need to stay at home for 7 days
if you live with someone who has symptoms, you'll need to stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person in the home started having symptoms
If you live with someone who is 70 or over, has a long-term condition, is pregnant or has a weakened immune system, try to find somewhere else for them to stay for 14 days.
If you have to stay at home together, try to keep away from each other as much as possible
Read the advice about staying at home. – link is https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/
For information on:
Support with daily living such as shopping, personal care, pet walking or just a friendly chat, you can ring Friends for Muswell Hill on 07787 360 470
Social distancing, visit https://gov.uk/guidance-on-social-distancing
You can find the latest information and advice on the GovUK - (COVID - 19)