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The Old Courthouse Surgery27 Wood StreetBarnetHerts, EN5 4BBTel: 020 8449 2388
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to fill in the form detailing where and when you are travelling. You will then need to telephone the surgery at least 24 hours later and speak to the receptionist who should be able to advise you which vaccinations you need and whether there is a charge for them. She will also be able to make you an appointment with the practice nurse.
Information about countries and vaccinations required can be found on the links below:
It is important to make the initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as sometimes a second appointment will be required. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Please note that there is a charge for some vaccines
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form and telephone the surgery two days later and the reception staff will advise if you need any vaccinations.
The practice nurses are in most weekdays and may be seen by appointment. The nurses perform health checks, and provide advice on general health matters, family planning, cervical smears, routine vaccinations, childhood immunisations and travel vaccinations, including Yellow Fever, pre-diabetic advice, smoking cessation
The practice nurses have clinics to improve the understanding and management of chronic conditions. If you suffer from any Chronic Condition for eg Asthma, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Hypertension then please make an appointment to see the Practice Nurse.
All of the doctors are qualified to provide maternity care. Please ask at reception for details. There is a midwife antenatal clinic on Tuesdays from 9.00am by appointment
6 week baby checks are carried out at the surgery on Tuesday mornings by appointment.
Please note that charges will be made for certain services. These include signing insurance claim forms, private prescriptions and some medical reports. Private patients can be seen by appointment. Please ask the Practice Manager for further details.
Patients having blood tests are asked to telephone the surgery 5 days after to obtain the results. Please telephone after 10.00 am and speak to the receptionists.
You do not require a doctor's sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is available from your employer, or there is a link on the right hand side of our website or on the HMRC website.
For any illness lasting longer than seven days you will need to see the doctor for him/her to issue a sickness certificate (F.med3) and for any subsequent renewal of the certificate. If your employer insists on a sickness certificate for 7 days or less a charge will be levied.
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