Request for medical certification for absence from work related to the Covid-19 pandemic for patients due to be admitted to hospital.
Need an evening or weekend appointment- try the hub!
We have been commissioned by Enfield CCG under the auspices of Enfield One along with Eagle house surgery, to provide extended hours services to the locality.
This provides appointments to those who may need to be seen late in the evening or at the weekend. Appointments are available between 6.30pm – 8.00pm weekdays, 8.00am – 8.00pm at weekends. These are doctor and nurse appointments for routine problems and are currently delivered remotely during the COVID pandemic. These are pre-bookable can be booked at Carlton House and Eagle house surgeries, depending on availability. These appointments are open to anyone registered with a GP in Enfield.
Please note these are not emergency appointments. If you have an accident or a true emergency, please attend the casualty department at Barnet General Hospital or the North Middlesex Hospital. The Urgent Care Centre at Chase Farm deals with minor injuries. If you are unsure if you need casualty or a GP appointment out of normal opening hours, please call 111.
Medicus Health Partners is following guidance to try and contain/minimize the spread of COVID-19. For safety of patients, staff and families we are only booking appointments for urgent clinical requirements. Telephone appointments will be used for all other requirements.
You will be notified when the status has changed, and MHP is confident that the environment is safe to do so.
For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk. If you think you may have Covid-19, have travelled to an affected area – please do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Use the NHS 111 online service at https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19 to find out what to do next.
Did you know that you can refer yourself for physiotherapy treatment without having to see your GP?
It is quick, easy and can be done from the comfort of your own home.
If you have a PC, or a smartphone, you can complete an online referral by visiting www.physioselfrefer.co.uk. You will be taken through a series of questions relating to your symptoms. Once you have submitted your referral, our team of senior physiotherapists will review your details and usually send you some advice and appropriate exercises, they will also inform you how to contact the service directly if further treatment is indicated.
Please note: when you search for your GP surgery in the search box and click enter, the tab you need will move to the top and show under ‘Available Organisations’. Click this to get started. Alternatively, you can click straight away on the Enfield Health tab which will take you to the same place.
Alternatively, if you do not have access to the internet, you can telephone our referral team, who will take your referral details for you. You can contact them on 03330 433966. Please note however, you may be placed onto a call back list, for our advisors to call you back and complete the referral. This is usually within 48 hours (2 working days).
Your details are then forwarded to the physiotherapy provider for your area, which in this case is Enfield Health.
It is important to note, that self-referrals will only be referred for physiotherapy. Your physiotherapist will determine if you need any further treatment or assessments and will arrange these accordingly.
Ramadan runs from around 23 April for 29 or 30 days. Please find below information for people living with diabetes who are thinking about fasting. It gives tips on reducing the risks of becoming ill if you decide to fast and and when it’s advisable not to fast.
For further information, please visit www.diabetes.org.uk.
The practice will be open on Fri 8th May ( early May Bank Holiday) and Mon 25th May (Spring Bank Holiday) from 08:00–18.30.
If you need an appointment or urgent advice, please use our new online portal – E-Consult on our website and use the Get Started button.
Due to COVID-19 we ask that patients do not come into the practices due to the risk of infection, so please use e-consult to access appointments requests, medication requests and other services you receive via your GP.
After 18:30, if you have COVID-19 symptoms use NHS 111 at www.111.nhs.uk/covid-19/. Only call 111 if you can’t get help online.
For information regarding sick notes relating to Covid-19, please see the attached leaflet.
Many of our patients are already signed up to Doctorlink, booking appointments online 24/7 and accessing other services at their GP Practice. If you haven’t signed up, please join now via the Doctorlink website.
The latest newsletter from Carlton House Surgery
From Monday 1 April 2019, the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust will no longer provide a practice based phlebotomy service. This change will affect the following GP practices within Enfield:
- Abernethy House Surgery
- Carlton House Surgery
- Cockfosters Medical Centre
- Eagle House Surgery
- Gillian House Surgery
- Highlands Practice
- Lincoln Road Medical Practice
- Oakwood Medical Centre
- Riley House Surgery
- Southgate Surgery
- Trinity Avenue Surgery
- Willow House Surgery
The Trust is repatriating its phlebotomy service staff to the Chase Farm Hospital site to provide more capacity for all Enfield patients.
The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust will continue to provide phlebotomy at the following hospital sites:
- Chase Farm Hospital
- Barnet Hospital
- Royal Free Hospital
- Cheshunt Community Hospital
- Edgware Community Hospital
- Finchley Memorial Hospital
Patients can book either online or via telephone by calling 020 8375 1471. Full details of opening times and how to book a blood test can be accessed via the following link: https://www.royalfree.nhs.uk/services/services-a-z/blood-tests/
Please note that there is a walk-in service for urgent cases, but there is limited availability.
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust provides a phlebotomy service at a number of GP practice locations in Enfield (as well as the North Middlesex University Hospital site) and can be accessed by any patient registered with an Enfield GP practice. These include:
- Winchmore Hill Practice
- Forest Primary Care Centre
- Evergreen Surgery
- Freezywater Primary Care Centre
- Grovelands Medical Centre
- White Lodge Medical Practice
Patients can book either online or via telephone by calling 020 8887 2366.
Full details of opening times and how to book can be accessed via the following link:
Please note that there is limited availability for urgent walk-in blood testing at North Middlesex University Hospital.
North Middlesex University Hospital also provides a domiciliary service for housebound patients in Enfield. Appointments for this non-urgent service are made via GP referral to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 020 8887 2238.
Please be advised that North Middlesex University NHS Hospital Trust phlebotomy service waiting times are currently shorter when compared with the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust waiting times. You may wish to share this information with your patients.