Shaftesbury Medical Centre39 Shaftesbury ParadeHarrow, Middlesex, HA2 0AHTel: 0208 423 5500
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Child Health Surveillance (Baby Clinic)
These clinics are only for 6 week baby development checks inclusive of weighing.
Due to changes of Children Services in Harrow the Health Visitor is no longer available at the GP surgery.
The Health Visitor is available for advice and baby weighing at the local drop in clinics at Childrens Centres in Harrow.
Family Planning/Contraception – by appointment
We offer a comprehensive service including oral contraception, contraceptive injections, contraceptive patches, coil fitting and emergency contraceptive advice. Coil fittings are performed by Dr Musa at the surgery.
By appointment with Community Midwife at the Hillview Childrens Centre.
Antenatal and Postnatal Checks - by appointment with GP.
Cervical Smear Tests - By appointment with the Practice Nurse.
Menopausal Clinic - By appointment with Dr Musa
Diabetic Nurse Specialist Clinic - for Insulin Dependent Patients on Thursday Morning (monthly) by appointment with the Specialist Nurse. You need to be referred by the GP.
Asthma Clinic - by appointment with Practice Nurse.
Heart Disease & Blood Pressure Clinic – by appointment with Practice Nurse.
Travel Advice and Immunisation - by appointment with Practice Nurse.
Weight Management – By appointment with Dietician on Thursday afternoons (monthly). Need to be referred by your GP.
Well person health checks – by appointment with Practice Nurse.
Sexual Health Screening - for men and women of any age.
Smoking Cessation - by appointment with GP.
Blood Tests – on site by appointment with HCA via GP referral when indicated.
Over 75s Health Check - Annual via appointment or home visit if needed.
Flu Immunisations - offered to all at risk groups annually
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. Information about countries and vaccinations required can be found on the links below:
Download our Travel Questionnaire
Please book an apppointment for travel vaccinations 6-8 weeks before you travel.
Last minute booking for travel, although unavoidable in some circumstances, may not allow enough time for adequate protection even when the vaccine is taken.
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 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.
If you suspect that you are pregnant, please do a pregnancy test to confirm this as these are not routinely done at the surgery.
If it is positive, you can self refer to an antenatal clinic of your choice without the need to see a doctor either by contacting your hospital or doing a referral form online. Please click this link for further details.
The midwives will contact you to arrange your blood tests and scan and your routine antenatal appointments will be done by the community midwives.
Occasionally , you may be asked to see a GP for your antenatal checks.
The Hospital will give you a shared care booklet containing all the information about your pregnancy, which you should take to all your health appointments.
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