OUR SERVICES

We have put together a brief guide to our services and links to resources to support your care 

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TESTS  AND INVESTIGATIONS

We carry out a range of testing within the surgery. Theses tests are only performed if requested by your doctor or nurse. All tests require a booked appointment.

BLOOD TESTS


Please book an appointment if you have been asked to have a blood test
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ECG


ECGs are tests of the electrical conductivity of the heart and can help us detect heart and abnormalities
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SPIROMETRY


Spirometry is conducted to identify lung disease and in particular to diagnose asthma and and smoking related damage.
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AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE

Ambulatory blood pressure are requested if we are concerned about your blood pressure control.
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Our Extended Services

NHS services are changing and we have linked up with our GP colleagues to provide new and innovative services to improve access to expert advice and reduce waiting times.

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CLINICAL PHARMACIST

Meera Patel

Clinical Pharmacists support the practice with safe prescribing and medication reviews.

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SOCIAL PRESCRIBER

Catherine Mutula

Social Prescribers support patients with 
 a holistic approach to their health and wellbeing.

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MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
WORKER

Mariam Alibaba

Mental Health Support Workers work with patients with long term or severe mental illnesses.

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FIRST CONTACT PHYSIO


First Contact Physiotherapists 
assess, diagnose, treat and manage patients with joint and muscle pain and injuries.

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING COACH

Sarah Tippings

Health and Wellbeing Coaches are here to support patients to make those important changes to lifestyle like increasing excercise, losing weight and help to stop smoking 

Diabetes

DIABETES NURSE SPECIALIST


Specialising in diabetes, These nurses work in the community alongside GP's, and Hospital Specialists to provide personalised diabetes support .

Resp nurse

RESPIRATORY NURSE SPECIALIST


Specialising in chronic long term lung conditions the Respiratory Nurse supports patient with recurrent infections and after hospital discharge to improve symptom control and reduce the risk of further infections

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PALLIATIVE CARE NURSE SPECIALISTS


Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialists support patients and their families who are experiencing cancer and other life limiting illnesses.

MENTAL HEALTH

Are you feeling anxious, low, stressed or having trouble sleep?

Mental health problem affect 1 in 4 people at some time. For most people simple interventions and talking therapy can help while others may need more intensive support.

We have put together some resources to help.

What is mental health? - Mind - Guide to mental health

How do I know if I need help? - Self assessment tools

What next? - If you are struggling with your mental health or need help to support someone you care for:

Talk to your Doctor, we can:

- make a diagnosis

- offer you support and treatments (such as talking therapies and medication)

- refer you to a mental health specialist, such as a psychiatrist

- recommend local support options.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

SELF CARE RESOURCES

Mind - Charity supporting understanding and awareness of mental health.
Good Thinking - self assessment and self care resources
Wandsworth Your Way - local resources and re-ablement
Self Help Leaflets - free downloadable information
CBT guides

ON LINE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT 

Togetherall is a online community to support your mental health available 24/7. Anonymous forum to post how you are feeling and get support from professionals with
Resources to help understand  mental health. 
Courses to help you  and manage with professional support on hand.
More about courses here
Watch their short video here
togetherall user guide


Mental Health Support

COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

Talk Wandsworth is Wandsworth therapies service. They provide a range of talking therapies including guided self help, group therapy, individual therapy and signposting to other support services and resources 
Self refer via the website or call 0203 513 6264

EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

For urgent out of hours support: 
South West London Mental Health Support Line :0800 028 800 (Monday to Friday 5pm to 9.00am and all weekend)
Samaritans: call 116 123 (24hrs free helpline)
If you are having severe symptoms and do not feel you can keep yourself or others safe we advise you attend A&E

Support for Carers

Who is a carer?
A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a family member or friend who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction, cannot cope without their support.

Carers often neglect their own health and wellbeing.
Being a carer can be demanding emotionally, physically and financially.
We offer all carers an annual carers health check, during which we:
- Carry out a physical health check
- Discuss how you are coping as a carer
- Can refer to carers support and financial advice
- Offer an annual flu vaccination

You can also refer yourself for the LOOKING AFTER ME Course for Carers

Read more about carers services in Wandsworth Carers Connect Newsletter 
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