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Addington Medical Centre
Dr Andrew Painter
Dr Minoti Patel
Dr Gareth Dee
Dr Ayodele Awe
   
46 Station Road, New Barnet, Herts, EN5 1QH

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Addington Medical Centre
020 8441 4425
Surgery Opening Hours
Monday
08.30 - 18.30
Tuesday
08.30 - 18.30
Wednesday
08.30 - 18.30
Thursday
08.30 - 18.30
Friday
08.30 - 18.30

Out of Hours: 111

Early morning and mid-afternoon telephone advice when the surgery lines are closed is provided by

Barndoc: 020 8865 0350

08.00-08.30 Mon-Fri

14.00-15.00 Mon-Fri



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Services

 

Antenatal Clinic

Held by the Community Midwife and a doctor every week on Tuesday afternoons.

During pregnancy you should start to attend the antenatal clinic after your initial check up and scan at the hospital clinic on a monthly basis. Later in the pregnancy the appointments may be more frequent. Please always bring a specimen of urine to the appointment and also remember to bring your Pregnancy Folder.

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Asthma Clinic

All patients with Asthma should have an annual review with the Practice Nurse. Please ask the Receptionist for available appointments. Remember to bring any inhalers that you use so that the nurse can demonstrate how to use them correctly.

More information about Asthma is available from Asthma UK or from NHS Choices.

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Baby Clinic

The Baby Clinic is specifically for babies 6 week checks by the doctor, and for childhood immunisations by the nurse.

The Baby Clinic is solely for babies and it is unfortunately not possible for mothers to have their 6 week post-natal check at the same time. Please book a separate appointment for this.

Further advice about looking after your baby is available from the Health Visitor who has a regular clinic at Vale Drive Primary Health Centre or from NHS Choices.

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Chaperones

If at any stage you feel that you would like to have a chaperone present during your consultation please mention this to the Receptionist or the Doctor. We have several members of staff who are trained to act as chaperones.

 

CHD (Coronary Heart Disease) Clinic

Anyone with Heart Disease should attend this clinic with the nurse at least once a year. You will receive an annual invitation from the Appointments Clerk. Two weeks before your appointment you should arrange to have a fasting blood test so that the nurse can discuss the results with you when you come to the clinic.

For more information visit the British Heart Foundation web-site or NHS Choices.

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COPD (Lung Disease) Clinic

All patients with COPD should attend this clinic with the nurse at least once a year. An appointment will be sent to you by the Appointments Clerk. Please remember to bring your inhalers with you so that the nurse can demonstrate how to use them properly.

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Diabetic Clinic

The Diabetic Clinic is held on alternate Wednesday afternoons. All patients with Diabetes should attend this clinic or a hospital diabetic clinic at least annually. You will receive an invitation from the Appointments Clerk. Two weeks before your appointment you should arrange to have a fasting blood test so that the doctor can discuss the results with you when you come to the clinic.

More information about Diabetes is available on the Diabetes page on this web-site, or from Diabetes UK, or NHS Choices.

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Female Doctors

We have 2 female doctors at the surgery and 4 female nurses. If you would prefer to see a female doctor or nurse please mention this to the Receptionist when you book your appointment.

 

Flu Vaccination Clinics

The winter Influenza vaccinations are usually available from September until February.

People at particular risk are:

  • anyone aged 65 or over

all patients with:

  • asthma
  • COPD (lung disease)
  • CHD (heart disease)
  • diabetes
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • stroke/TIA or multiple sclerosis

and patients who are:

  • pregnant
  • very overweight (BMI>35)
  • carers of an elderly or disabled person
  • living in residential or nursing homes
  • NHS staff

If you are in one of the high-risk groups listed above please also check whether you have previously had the Pneumonia vaccination which could also be given at the same time. The Pneumonia vaccination only needs to be given once.

Flu clinics are for vaccinations only and other health matters cannot be dealt with in these appointments.

Further information about the Flu jab is available at NHS Choices.

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Minor Surgery Clinic

The Minor Surgery Clinic is held on Monday afternoons and is mainly for the removal of small skin lesions. You will need to make a non-urgent appointment with any of the doctors in a normal surgery to discuss your problem before your name can be added to the list for Minor Surgery.

 

 

Sexual Health Clinic

For information about the Sexual Health Clinic please visit the Sexual Health Clinic page of this web-site.

Downloads:

Sexual Health Clinic Questionnaire [pdf]pdf

Sexual Health Clinic Information Sheet [pdf]pdf

 

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Smoking Cessation Clinic

If you need help to stop smoking you can request an appointment with one of our Practice Nurses who have had Smoking Cessation training. Further information can be obtained from the NHS web-site or by calling the NHS Smoking Quitline on 0800 169 0169 (freephone).

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Travel Immunisations Clinic

The nurses provide up to date foreign travel advice, immunisations and malaria prophylaxis. Visit the Travel Immunisations page for further information about appointments and the Travel Immunisations form which must be completed before your appointment.

Each person requiring Travel Immunisations will need a 20 minute appointment with the nurse. Please note that there may be a charge for some of your immunisations.

The practice is a registered Yellow Fever Centre.

 

Well Woman Health Checks

Women can book an appointment with the nurse for a Well Woman Health Check which will include a cervical smear test if due and advice about breast self-examination. You can also discuss contraception and menopause issues. We are now able to offer a full range of contraceptive services including coil fitting and Implanon implants. Additional information about Women's health and contraception is available from NHS Choices.

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19 March 2009

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

     
     
     

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