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ALL APPOINTMENTS MADE ARE TELEPHONE CALLS FIRST

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PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU LEAVE YOUR CORRECT CONTACT DETAILS 

PLEASE KEEP YOUR PHONE ON YOU ON THE DAY OF YOUR APPOINTMENT AS CLINICIANS WILL PRIORITISE CALLS IN ORDER OF CLINICAL URGENCY 

IF YOU NO LONGER NEED YOUR APPOINTMENT PLEASE DO CANCEL SO IT CAN BE OFFERED TO SOMEONE ELSE

Click below to watch how the NHS allows you to access your GP Surgery safely during the Covid 19 Pandemic. Details of appointments offered at Watford Health Centre are detailed below.

Routine Appointments (Please call after 2pm or book online)

During the current COVID pandemic appointments can be made routinely up to 2 weeks in advance. Appointments are initially by telephone and may involve photos or video consultation and if the clinician feels that a physical assessment is required then this will be arranged within a COVID secure environment. If you feel your problem is more urgent please book an on the day appointment.

We have remained open since the start of the pandemic and do remain open to provide the best care possible whilst ensuring we keep all our patients safe.

48 Hour release Appointments (Please call from 8am or book online)

These are for patients who do not require an emergency on the day appointment but feel it cannot wait for a routine consultation.

On the Day Appointments (Please call from 8am or book online)

The remaining appointments are kept free for booking the same day and these can be booked from 8.00am via telephone and also via online booking. We will try very hard to accommodate you in your first phone call. Consultations may be carried out by the most appropriate member of the practice team.

Click here to BOOK AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE.

**An appointment time will be offered when booking but during the pandemic telephone calls are being prioritised in order of clinical urgency. PLEASE keep your phone on you on the day of your appointment**

Extended Hours Appointments (18.30-20.00)

These are available Monday to Thursdays and can be booked 3 weeks in advance. We also on occasions provide Extended Access appointments on Saturdays and Sundays. Please do ask our staff regarding these.

Online consultations (Non urgent)

You can submit an online consultation using the following link: https://www.online-consult.co.uk/org/watford-health-centre.

This will be reviewed by a clinician with a response within 2 working days. A clinician will decide the appropriate management having reviewed the history. Please do not use this for anything urgent.

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
‘WORKING WITH COURAGE FOR THE NHS’

SURGERY DOORS WILL BE CLOSED BUT WE ARE OPEN: Please only come to the surgery if you have an appointment or have been asked to by a clinician. For all other queries please use online services if you can. This will avoid long waits on the phone. Click here for Appointments including online consultations. Click Reception for details of all online services including sick note requests and admin queries. Useful links can also be found for all our population groups on Our Health Services, Information & Resources page

 DEDICATED COVID VACCINATION CLINICS

WE HAVE GIVEN

5000

FIRST DOSE COVID VACCINATIONS

to patients over 75 within our Primary Care Network (PCN) and healthcare workers in line with the highest risk group guidance. Whilst we are restricted on vaccination supplies, we have also started vaccinating over 70’s & shielded patients.

I AM A HEALTHCARE WORKER OR OVER 70 AND HAVE NOT YET HAD MY FIRST COVID19 VACCINE? Please contact us on 07402404258. If you are NOT in this group we will not be able to vaccinate you yet and request that you DO NOT call the surgery for an appointment: We will contact you when we have a date for your vaccination.

IMPORTANT: So that appointments and vaccines are not wasted, PLEASE TEXT & CANCEL if

WHERE CAN I PARK? Parking  will be available on Rosslyn Road and if you have a disabled badge you can park temporarily on the double yellow line on Upton Road. Please ensure you wear a MASK.

I AM NOT OVER 75 OR A HEALTHCARE WORKER? Remaining groups will be contacted in due course. Please DO NOT call the surgery for an appointment. DO however ensure your contact details including your mobile number are up to date. You can update us by clicking Change of personal details. We will be given 10 days notice before stock is delivered.

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