Harold Street Medical Centre - News

  • 25 Jun 2024
  • 25 Jun 2024

    Industrial Action

    Unions representing doctors in training have announced a number of strikes. Ambulance services, patient transport and NHS111 are not part of this industrial action. The NHS is working hard to keep patients safe during strikes, while delivering ...

  • 12 Jun 2024

    Cervical Screening Awareness

    Cervical Screening Awareness Week 17 - 23 June 2024. Cervical screening is an important tool in the fight against cancer. With nearly 1 in 3 not attending their cervical screening test we want to share where to find information and support if you’re worried about cervical screening or your screening results.

  • 28 May 2024

    The impact of Anima

    Part of the reason of implementing total triage was to ensure that those that need treatment can access it as swiftly as possible. It also means that we now understand all the demand of patients and a clinician looks over the request. So if you are asked to wait 10 days for an appointment it's because a clinician has decided you are safe to do so. By asking you questions online or over the phone we are able to:

  • 21 May 2024

    Smear with coil fitting

    Did you know if you go for a coil fit and are overdue for a smear or never had one, you can ask for a smear to be undertaken at the same time? We’d like to remind all patients of the importance of smears and that they help prevent cancer. If you’d like to discuss smears please feel free to speak to our Manager Nada or book an appointment with Jenny to discuss what happens. If there is any reason you are nervous of smears please come and talk to us, we want to make sure everyone feels comfortable.

  • 14 May 2024

    #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

    We’re proud to support the Mental Health Foundation this Mental Health Awareness Week – 13 to 19 May. Join in and help to create a world with good mental health for all. This year’s theme is movement: moving more for our mental health. Get involved by finding and sharing your moments for movement this Mental Health Awareness Week. Find out more: mentalhealth.org.uk/mhaw #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek #MomentsForMovement

  • 10 May 2024

    Tell us what you think

    We would like feedback from our patients around our new appointment system.

  • 7 May 2024

    Recruitment News

    We are delighted to announce we have recruited permanent GPs for the practice. Dr Sheraz who many already of you know will start working permanently on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday from June as the lead GP. He will be joined by Dr Laura Day every Monday from 13th May.

  • 7 May 2024

    Patient Charter

    Our patient charter has been ratified by the PPG. It sets out what you can expect from us, and what we expect from you.

  • 19 Apr 2024

    Aprils Patient Participation

    Are you interested in talking to us about anything, or joining our PPG? Would you like to learn more about smears, or understand more about Anima? Please drop in to the practice between 1pm-2pm on Thursday 25th April. Our PPG will start at 2pm and we invite anyone who is interested to join us, its an informal group who work with the practice team to shape the services we offer to our patients.