West Barnes Surgery229 West Barnes LaneNew MaldenSurrey, KT3 6JDTel: 020 8336 1773
Shingles Vaccines for 70 and 79 year olds will be availble. Please book with the Practice Nurse.
Saturday clinics now available
Appointments All doctors are on the obstetric list. To see a community midwife during your pregnancy you should call to book an appointment (8546 7711 ext 2435). The midwives currently see patients at The Children's Centre, Burlington Road on Thursday mornings.
Postnatal checks are done at six to eight weeks by a doctor.
Sandra Wise and Dr Iqbal have a special interest in asthma and will see new referrals. Routine follow ups are seen by the asthma nurse. Appointments should be booked at reception. given.
All doctors are approved for paediatric surveillance. The health visitors are available, by appointment, every Thursday afternoon at the surgery for advice. They will arrange with you directly for eight month checks and for the seven month hearing test.
Immunisation of under fives is generally done at the children's clinic on Thursday afternoon between 13.30 - 16.00. Before their first injection all new babies must have a six week health check with a doctor.
Patients are seen individually for assessment at the surgery or at Acre Road Clinic, Kingston. Group sessions are organised where appropriate. Access to this service is by prior consultation with your doctor, who can then arrange the referral.
Sandra Wise and Dr Kumar run several weekly sessions Tuesday to Friday. A monthly 'in-house' session is run from 13.00 - 16.00 by the hospital dietician. Referrals are via the doctor where medically indicated.nbsp;
All doctors provide this service but we run a separate clinic on Monday evening 17.00 - 18.30. Caps and coils are fitted by appointment after consultation with the doctor.
After consultation with your doctor an appointment will be made for surgery.
Karen Gear And Amy Sowell run sessions on an individual basis. Please ask at reception for details
Practice nurses can help with minor injuries, dressings, removal of stitches, ear syringing, cervical smears, blood tests and blood pressure checks. Advice on health matters such as weight reduction or stopping smoking can be obtained from them. Vaccinations for travel or annual flu jabs (Oct/Nov) are all administered by the nurses. (see Special Services for other practice nurse duties.)
If a referral is appropriate you will be offered a choice of hospitals agreed by the PCT. Prescriptions given to you at the hospital must be dispensed by the pharmacy there.
If you wish to be referred to a private hospital we would ask you to bear in mind the following: To ensure that your appointment is at a convenient time you will make your own arrangements, allowing a minimum of three working days for the letter to be prepared and faxed to the hospital. Private prescriptions issued by consultants cannot always be repeated by a GP if the drugs are unfamiliar to them.
Midwives from Kingston and St Helier Hospital are attached to the practice. They run antenatal clinics at the surgery and visit mums and new babies when they go home from hospital. The contact number for the Kingston midwife is 8546 7711 ext 2395 (Lincoln Team) and for the Merton midwife 8296 2990/2978
Psychiatric nurses provide counselling and support in the community for patients. Their services are arranged by the community mental health team or by referral from the doctor.
The health visitors primarily look after the needs of the under fives but can also give advice and support on all family matters. They are based at Manor Drive Clinic and can be contacted by telephoning 8337 3361.
District nurses will visit the housebound to perform general nursing duties. They call at the surgery daily and work closely with the doctors and practice nurses. In an emergency they can be contacted at their Roselands Clinic base on 8949 9980.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Immunisations and advice for travelling abroad can be obtained from our practice nurses. Pre-appointment questionnaires should be completed and handed into reception before your appointment.
Please book a double appointment eight weeks before departure. If you are considering booking a last minute holiday we strongly advise you to check with us eight weeks before departure as to what immunisations you will need. At busy times of the year we may be unable to offer appointments, if less notice is
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
The doctors are contracted to provide general medical services, but there are certain instances where they are asked to provide services outside the contract.
These include all insurance, employment, HGV, PCV and sport medicals, signing of passport forms, private insurance claim forms, private prescriptions or medical certificates and various others.
Please ask at reception for details, including fees charged, which are set in line with the BMA recommended rate. We reserve the right to ask for payment before preparing reports.
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