Slade Green Medical CentreTel: 01322 334884
Colyers Lane Medical CentreTel: 01322 342457
A midwife is based at Slade Green Medical Centre on Wednesday afternoons from 2pm-4pm.
The Health Visitors have now relocated to the Erith Health Centre:Tuesdays 1.30pm - 3.30pmWednesdays 10.00am - 12.00pmThursdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Telephone: 01322 359965
Northumberland Heath Childrens Centre1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 9.30am - 11am.
Attached please find the childhood immunisation schedule CLICK HERE
Have you missed your breast screening appointment? You can re-book an appointment by phoning020 3299 1964 or you can arrange an appointment online visit the website www.selbreastscreening.org.uk The NHS National Breast Screening Programme provides free screening for breast cancer for all women over the age of 50. If you're between 50 and 70 you should be routinely invited for a mammogram. Women over 70 are encouraged to make their own appointments.
It is recommended that cervical smear tests are carried out as follows:
When booking an appointment, please tell the receptionist you are attending for a smear test.
Please ensure your child has been seen by the Health team prior to vaccination at the practice.
Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed Sexually Transmitted infection in men and women. Most of the people who have this infection will have no symptoms. If you or your sexual partner remain untreated it can cause infertility.
If you are sexually active and under 25 you should be tested for Chlamydia annually by a very simple urine or self swab test.
You can collect the kit from our reception or for further information book an appointment with our practice nurse Sharon or Antoinette. For further information visit www.chlamydiascreening.nhs.uk
Contraceptive Services & Family Planning Clinic
The practice offers a full range of family planning care and advice including the coil (IUCD) and the morning after pill (within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse). We encourage our patients to come to the surgery for confidential contraceptive advice. The Doctor also takes an active part in discussing and dealing with menopausal and pre-menstrual problems.
Dr S Nehru (male) are qualified doctors for Implanon insertion/removal. For General Contraceptive advice book an appointment with our practice nurse or health care assistant.
With the practice nurse/healthcare assistant. Please contact our reception to book an appointment.
Flu & Pneumococcal Vaccination
These vaccinations are recommended for patients over the age of 65, patients suffering from with heart, lung, liver or kidney diseases, diabetes or residents of nursing homes. Please contact the surgery at the beginning of October for further details. If you are housebound, a home visit can be arranged.
Prevention is better than cure. We take every opportunity to check on our patients’ health and offer advice on healthy living. We also offer a full range of special health promotion clinics by appointment with our practice nurses.
All doctors in the surgery perform minor surgical procedures such as joint injection, etc. Dr S Nehru is qualified as a Surgical Specialist and is a Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). Our Practice provides Minor Surgery facilities to many other GP surgeries in Bexley.
Dr S Nehru is also accredited as GPwSI in minor surgery and Vasectomy. He performs Vasectomy for patients from other practices under Bexley CCG.
Further information and pre operative instructions on Minor Surgery and Vasectomy can be obtained from our reception.
Need help to stop smoking? Book an appointment for smoking cessation clinic run by qualified staff on Thursdays from 9am-12pm.
Please note that it would be helpful if you could make an appointment at least 6 weeks prior to travelling. More information is available on the above “Travel Vaccinations” tab.
Well Person Clinic
These are by appointment only with Practice Nurse/Healthcare Assistant. Our Practice Nurse/Healthcare Assistant carry out check for blood pressure, tests for early detection of heart, chest conditions, kidney disease and diabetes, also ECG if required. Advice on diet, smoking, alcohol etc. is provided.
The Practice Nurse will carry out cervical smears and breast awareness checks every 3 years for all women patients.
If you are in good health and have not seen a Doctor in the last 3 years, you are advised to have a check-up by Practice Nurse/Healthcare Assistant.
Patients over 75 years of age
If you are over 75 you are offered the opportunity to book an appointment with your Doctor or Nurse for an annual check-up. Please book an appointment via the reception staff, stating that it is for an ‘over 75 check-up’. If you are housebound the practice will arrange a check-up at home for you.
Young People Clinic
We have tried to make our practice a Teenage Friendly Practice. Confidential consultations with a male doctor, female doctor or our Practice Nurse is available on request. Full Check ups and consultations regarding contraception and sexually transmitted infection are available.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
Please note that it would be helpful if you could make an appointment at least 6 weeks prior to travelling.
A second appointment may be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. Many vaccines have to be ordered as they are not routinely stocked at the practice.
Some travel vaccines have to be ordered on a private prescription basis. This is because not all travel vaccination are available on the NHS. If the vaccines you require are not available on the NHS you will incur a charge. Please check in advance the costs of such vaccines.
Further information can be found at:
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Certain services provided by your Doctor are not covered by the NHS. You will be asked to pay a fee as recommended by the British Medical Association. If you are making an appointment for a medical examination, please inform the receptionist.
The payment will be taken in advance at the time of the request. The turnaround time is 7 days and the charge is non-refundable.
Bexley MSK is a Multidisciplinary service providing care for a wide range of muscle, bone and joint pains and problems for adults in the Bexley locality. We are a large team of Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Hand Therapists and Pain Psychologist with expert knowledge in how to help people manage painful conditions.
This webpage aims to help you find information and help about our team and about treating common conditions we come across.
You can now refer yourself directly to the Bexley MSK Service for simple physiotherapy problems without visiting your GP first.
Your first appointment will be a telephone triage session with a physiotherapist and this will take around 20 minutes.
Please note that self-referral is most helpful if you are suffering from recent injuries such as strains and sprains, or joint and muscular pain.
Bexley MSK is a multidisciplinary Team which means we are a group of professionals from different disciplines who together make decisions about how to care for MSK conditions. Multidisciplinary teams are the Gold Standard for managing MSK conditions which means you will get the best possible outcome under our care. When you access our service you may see one or more health professionals, and once under our care you can move easily within the service to find the right treatment plan for you.
Our specialist team includes
A highly skilled physiotherapist who specialises in a specific clinical area. Our service has clinicians who specialise in the management of upper limb, lower limb, spine and complex pain conditions. They assess patients, order investigations (blood tests, scans -, MRI, Ultrasound,)start simple, non-surgical treatments and refer to surgeons, rheumatologists and pain specialists.
A specialist therapist with expertise in treating joint, bone and muscle problems and disabilities.
An occupational therapist or physiotherapist who specialises in assessing, diagnosing and treating hand and upper limb problems. They often help to speed up patients' recovery after surgery.
A specialist in assessing, diagnosing and treating foot problems. A podiatrist is qualified to care for people with sports injuries and conditions such as arthritis and plantar fasciitis.
Pain Psychologists are experts in helping people cope with the thoughts, feelings and behaviours that accompany long term pain.
When you attend our service you will be seen by a member of our team who will help develop a treatment plan to meet your needs, common treatments include;
If your condition does not get better, your Clinician will be able to help you onto the next stage of your care plan by facilitating;
Use our self-referral portal by clicking on the banner above, we look forward to hearing from you.
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