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EASTER HOLIDAY OPENING

The practice will be open on Fri 10th and Mon 13th April from 9am–6.30pm. If you need an appointment or urgent advice, call the surgery and we will arrange for a GP to call you back. Due to COVID-19 we ask that patients do not come into the practice due to the risk of infection, so please call the practice first. After 6.30pm, if you have COVID-19 symptoms use NHS 111 at https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/. Only call 111 if you can’t get help online.

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE

IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE RISK OF SPREADING CORONAVIRUS AND TO KEEP YOU SAFE, ALL APPOINTMENTS FROM MONDAY 16TH MARCH 2020 WILL START WITH A TELEPHONE CONSULTATION AND IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE, YOU WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENT.  

IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A BOOKED APPOINTMENT, PLEASE STAY AT HOME AND WE WILL CALL YOU FIRST.

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY. 

IF YOU HAVE A HIGH TEMPERATURE, COUGH OR COLD – PLEASE SELF ISOLATE FOR 7 DAYS. AND REFER TO NHS.UK

HOWEVER IF YOU THINK YOU MIGHT HAVE A BACTERIAL INFECTION, PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY ON 020 7226 2462

 

PHLEBOTOMY CLINIC

THE PHLEBTOMOTY CLINIC WHICH RUNS ON MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS AT HIGHBURY GRANGE MEDICAL PRACTICE WILL NOT BE RUNNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS IS TO REDUCE ANY FURTHER SPEAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS.

FOR BLOOD TESTS, PLEASE ATTEND THE WHITTINGTON HOSPITAL BLOOD TEST CLINIC.

ISLINGTON IHUB -  EVENING AND WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS!!

Islington IHUB offers increased access to GPs for patients registered at any Islington practice.

Islington has 3 hub. Registered patients are now able to book appointments with Islington doctors and nurses at an Islington GP hub when the practice is closed. Simply ask a receptionist for an ”I:Hub” appointment and they will try to offer you one that is both convenient for you and that also suits your health needs.

Islington GP hubs are open between 6.30pm and 8.00pm each weekday and from 8.00am to 8.00pm at the weekend.

If we are closed you can call the usual surgery number between 6.30pm to 8.00pm Mon to Fri and 8.00am to 8.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays and your call will be answered by i:Hub staff who will be able to assist you. These appointments are available for routine appointments and do not need to be urgent requests.

If you book an appointment you will be asked to give consent for the doctor or nurse to see your medical records, on this occasion only, in order to provide you with the best care.

 

 

 

 

 

PATIENT ONLINE SERVICES                                                                                                                                               

Did you know that you could register for patient online services?  This will include repeat prescription requests, booking or cancelling appointments and viewing certain aspects of your medical records.  If you wish to access these services, please attend the practice with photographic identification.  You will be provided with unique login details and information on how to register.  For more information, please contact the practice.

 WALKING GROUP

IN COLLABORATION WITH HEALTHY MINDS, HEALTHY BODS & HIGHBURY GRANGE MEDICAL PRACTICE

 EVERY THURSDAY AT 11 AM

MEETING POINT - OUTSIDE HIGHBURY GRANGE MEDICAL PRACTICE

WALKING IS AN EXCELLENT FORM OF EXERCISE AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.  IT IS CONVENIENT, FREE, GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND YOU CAN GO AT YOUR OWN SPEED.

A GOOD WALK CAN:

  • MAKE YOU FEEL HAPPIER - EXERCISE RELEASES ENDORPHINS AND SEROTONIN WHICH IMPROVES YOUR MOOD, REDUCING STRESS, DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY.
  • IMPROVE YOUR BRAIN POWER - EXERCISE IMPROVES LEARNING, CONCENTRATION, ABSTRACT REASONING AND MEMORY.  IT EVEN STIMULATES BRAIN CELL REGENERATION.
  • HELP YOU SLEEP BETTER - REGULAR ACTIVITY PROMOTES BETTER SLEEP, ALTHOUGH STRENUOUS EXERCISE BEFORE GOING TO BED IS NOT ADVISED

Data Collection on Fit notes-

The Health and Social Care Information Cente (HSCIC) have informed us that they will be extracting data from the practice system about fit notes. Any data collected will be anonymous.

Please refer to the 'further information' section on the right hand side of this page and select 'Data Collection - Fit notes' for further information.

 

                                                                                                                                                                

 

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

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CQC regulates Highbury Grange Medical Practice to provide care.
 
The practice has been registered with the CQC under the Health and Social Care Act 2008.
 
The registered manager is Dr Alan Trosser.  The provider ID is 1-199730344.
This is a partnership practice between Dr Alan Trosser, Dr Georg Holthausen and Dr McCullagh.
 
The partnership has been registered in respect of the following activities:
 
- Treatment of disease, disorder or injury.
- Diagnostics and screening procedures.
- Maternity and midwifery services
 
The practice had a CQC Inspection on 8th April 2015.
 
The priniciple aims of Highbury Grange Medical Practice are:
 
- To provide the best possible quality service for our patients within a confidential and safe environment by working together irrespective of age, sex, gender, disabilities, religious beliefs or ethnic origin.
 
- To involve our patients in decisions regarding their treatment.
 
- To provide patients a choice of treatment and services.
 
- To provide up to date health promotion and encourage good well-being and lifestyle choices.
 
- To involve allied healthcare professionals in the care of our patients where it is in their best interests.
 
- To encourage our patients to get involved and join the Patient Participation Group which can assist in improving services.
 
- To encourage patients to participate in the Friends and Family Test, surveys and provide feedback and suggestions regarding the service.
 
- To continually monitor and review patient access and services.
 
- To be courteous, caring , respectful and sensitive to patient needs.
 
- To ensure and review staff training and skills according to needs of patients, the practice and personal development. 



 
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