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Welcome to the Limehouse Practice

We are based in Gill Street Health Centre and have some of the best healthcare professionals working here.

New GP Partner!!!

The Practice would like to welcome Dr Abdul Wadud Kamali to Limehouse. Dr Kamali once worked at the practice as a GP Registrar and has now returned as a GP Partner.

Don't be a DNA - Did not attend

In Just one year from 2015 there were 8,556 appointments at Limehouse General practice, where patients simply failed to attend. This wasted 2,043 hours and 40 mins of clinical time and money.

That equates to 85 days of waste that could easily be avoided if patients inform us in advance that they would not be attending their appointment.

As a result of this we incur avoidable wastage of resources.The Practice has come to the decision from the 1st of June 2016 to review any DNA at the practice.

Please ensure that you call through to cancel any appointment well in advance or if you have booked online, you can cancel online.

By doing this we can keep waiting times down and offer you more appointments when you need them.

We hope you can support the practice in this initiative.

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING TRAVEL CLINIC APPOINTMENTS AT THE PRACTICE.

From the 1st August 2019, we will only run 1 day travel clinic on the last Friday of the month from 9am -6:30pm.

 

If you need an urgent travel appointment you can consult the following services:

 

MASTA 0330 100 4200 www.masta-travel-health.com

ANPC 020 71757802 / 079 32427295 www.anpchealthandtravelclinic.co.uk

London Travel Clinic 0333 009 8334 www.londontravelclinic.co.uk/gp

 

Flu Vaccinations are here - Click here for more information

Friend & Family Test Survey 

Friend & Family test survey is available. To access the survey please click on the following link or click on Friend & Family Test under have you say section.

Friend & Family Test

Saturday Clinics

Please note that we are open on Saturdays fortnightly. There are no emergency appointments available on Saturdays. Saturday clinics are pre-booked only.   

Ramadhan Diabetes session

Our Twitter account

https://twitter.com/LimehouseGP 

DUTY DOCTOR SYSTEM!

From May 2015 we have introduced a new duty doctor system in the mornings only between 8.30-12.00pm.

Instead of reception directly booking your appointment, one of our Doctors will phone you to discuss your problem and arrange an appointment and or appropriate follow up. The call back will usually be within an hour, but during busy periods the reception staff will advise if there are longer waiting times.

During trials of this system, we have found that a significant number of concerns can be dealt with by telephone consultation alone without the need to wait for a face to face appointment. If a face to face appointment is needed we will try to arrange for the patient to see their registered GP, or a GP in their micro-team to ensure continuity of care.

Patients with urgent problems will be seen on the same day. For non-urgent problems, we will strive to offer an appointment within 48 hours.

You can no longer OPT OUT at practices from your record being shared to help research or planning. You have to do this online by going to the following link: https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/ 

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