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With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.



Due to corona virus online appointment booking service have been suspended until further notice.

Due to corona virus please Do Not come to the surgery however surgery will provide you all the services via telephone or online.

Thank you for your cooperation.

For GP appointments

Due to corona virus the practice will be avoiding unnecessary face to face contact, therefore all initial appointments will be carried out over the telephone by a Doctor. If the Doctor decides that your symptoms cannot be treated through a telephone consultation he or she may book you in for a video consultation or ask you to come to the practice once they are confident you pose no risk.

Nurses appointments

Due to corona virus the practice will be avoiding unnecessary face to face contact. All nurses and HCA appointments will be subject to a health questionnaire designed for corona virus symptoms, when we receive, review and are confident you do not pose a risk you will be then be offered an appointment.

Chat Newham -Please click the link below to call Chat Newham Free

 

CHAT NEWHAM

RAMADAN MESSAGE FOR PATIENTS

Please enjoy Ramadan but follow the guidance on social distancing. If you have a medical condition such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease or lung disease, or you are on medication, or pregnant, or elderly, or in the highest risk group that are asked to stay at home for 12 weeks, please choose alternative options to fasting, in order to protect yourself from Covid-19. The NHS Muslim Network and the British Islamic Medical Association are advising that missed fasts can be made up at a later date in the year.

Wuhan novel coronavirus, what you need to know

Wuhan novel coronavirus (WN-CoV) is a new respiratory illness that has not previously been seen in humans.
The risk of getting the illness in the UK is low.
Advice to travellers returning from Wuhan, China
If you have returned from Wuhan in the last 14 days:
  • stay indoors and avoid contact with other people
  • call NHS 111 to tell them of your recent travel to the city
Please follow this advice even if you do not have symptoms of the virus.
What this means in practice
This means staying at home for 14 days after arriving from Wuhan and not going to work, school or public areas.
Try to avoid having visitors to your home, but it's OK for friends, family or delivery drivers to drop off food.
While the risk to the UK population remains low, these steps are recommended to limit the potential spread of infection.
Transport
Do not use public transport or taxis until 14 days after your return from Wuhan.
Getting food and medicine
Stay at home for 14 days after arriving from Wuhan, and avoid public places. Ask a friend, family member or delivery services to carry out errands on your behalf.
Taking children to school
Stay at home for 14 days after arriving from Wuhan, and avoid public places. Ask a friend or family member to take your children to school.
If you develop symptoms
If you develop a high temperature, cough, runny nose, sore throat or difficulty breathing, continue to follow this advice. Do not leave your home until you have been given advice by a doctor.
What is the risk of catching Wuhan novel coronavirus in the UK?
If there is a case in the UK, health professionals will aim to contact anyone who has been in close contact with the infected person.
If you have not been contacted, be reassured you are extremely unlikely to catch Wuhan novel coronavirus.
Symptoms of Wuhan coronavirus
Symptoms usually include:
  • feeling tired
  • difficulty breathing
  • a high temperature
  • a cough
How is Wuhan novel coronavirus spread between people?
Because it's a new illness, we do not know exactly how Wuhan novel coronavirus spreads from person to person, but similar viruses spread by cough droplets.
Treatment for Wuhan novel coronavirus
There is no specific treatment for Wuhan novel coronavirus. Treatment aims to relieve the symptoms.
 

Lathom Road Medical Centre now  provides their own extended hours service on Saturday’s from 8am -12:30 (Only for pre-booked appointments)


Newham Access 7 Days A Week Service 

7 DAYS A WEEK SERVICE

If you are unable to book an appointment with us during the day, a number of appointments are available by calling 0207 540 9949. Please click on the poster above for more details regarding this service. 


GET OUR HELP ONLINE

VIDEO CONSULTATION

 

We now offer video consultation to our patients. In order to use this service you will need to have online account (Patient Online Access)

If you would like to have a video consultation, Please click here (https://www.onlinetriage.co.uk/org/lathom-medical-centre and select request for video consultation) to complete the request form or use the Health Advice Option within patient online access. Please note that every request for video consultation will be assessed individually and approved by the GP.

Seek health advice without having to visit or call us:  Online Triage page - https://www.onlinetriage.co.uk/org/lathom-medical-centre

  • Detail your symptoms via online form
  • Send your Queries
  • Access self-help resources
  • Available 24-hours a day

We will review and respond to anything you send us

Our email address is: newccg.lathom.patients@nhs.net

Patients should use this email address for all non-urgent requests such as prescriptions, access to medical records, change of address and etc.


Updated Privacy Notice for our Patients

Please read the file below explaining how and why we use your personal information. If you have any queries regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact the surgery.

GDPR Privacy Notice for PATIENTS

 


Lathom Road Medical Centre -Adult Safeguarding Statement

Adult Safeguarding Statement


Minor Ailments Scheme 

Pharmacies can give you advice and medication on a range of minor health problems for free. With the pharmacy scheme, your pharmacist can treat you for minor health problems including flu, hay fever, constipation, mouth ulcers, thrush, diarrhoea and teething. 

Please come to reception and we will give you a voucher to take to your pharmacist in order to register for this scheme. 


CQC Report 

On the 23rd May 2017, Lathom Road Medical Centre had a second Care Quality Commission inspection. We are pleased to inform that the inspection went well and we have received a Good rating. The full report can be viewed below: 

CQC Report


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