This page will keep you up to date on Giggs Hill Surgery news. It is updated regularly.
Updated 14th June 2013
Dr Ayla McAmphill-Rose leaves Giggs Hill Surgery
Dr McAmphill-Rose has left the practice following the birth of her son and family relocation. We all wish her and her family all the best for the future.
We are currently having to cover her sessions with locums until her replacements start in September 2013.
Nurse Emma arrives
See Practice Nurses page for full details.
Flu Clinics 2012
Next Flu Jab Clinic date 2012 is Saturday 10th November
See Immunisations page for full details.
Dr McAmphill-Rose Maternity Leave
Dr McAmphill-Rose will be going on maternity leave in November 2012. We are pleased to announce that Dr Shamik Basu will be covering her sessions. He will also be working an additional full day which will increase the number of appointments provided by the Practice.
Extended hours appointments are back!
Due to demand and the results of our patient survey (here) we have re-started an evening session ideal for commuters. This is on Thursday evening until 7.50pm.
New Contraception/Coil Clinic
This will be on Thursday afternoons. Run by Nurse Sue Stannard. This is mainly for IUD/IUS (Mirena) fitting but she can provide all types of contraception.
*** NEW **** appointment reminders by text
The Surgery is now able to text you a reminder of your forthcoming appointment.
Please ensure your contact details are up to date to ensure you receive these reminders. You can send us your current details by using the contact page.
Parents/carers – you will only receive reminders of your children’s appointments if your mobile number is recorded on your child’s medical record.
Over 16s – is your Mum/Dad’s mobile number recorded on your record? Make sure we have your own number if you wish to receive reminders personally.
Please note there is no facility to text us back – so please call us on 020 8398 8619 as usual if you need to speak to us.
Giggs Hill Patient Link
We are in the process of starting up our new Patient Participation group. See the dedicated page here
Giggs Hill Patient Link held a coffee morning at the surgery on Saturday 2nd July 10.00 – 12.30. Report to follow.
New Smoking Cessation Clinics
Christine our HCA runs our smoking cessation clinic. If you want to quit smoking she will counsel you and help you choose the best aid to quit from many the patches and pills etc. You will set a quit date and be followed up with counseling and carbon monoxide level monitoring.
It is proven that more people quit with the support of a health professional than on their own. Try us!
The appointments are flexible so please ask for a time that better suits you if you like. If you are unsure whether to attend please telephone nurse Anstice for guidance.