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5 Lambeth WalkLondon, SE11 6SPTel: 020 7735 4412
For medical emergencies at any time dial 999.
To ensure you see the most up-to-date information, please visit: www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19
Do NOT attend your GP practice, hospital or pharmacy. Self-isolate at home immediately and got to www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19 for up to date advice on next steps and testing.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT CORONAVIRUS TESTING IS NOT AVAILABLE VIA THE PRACTICE.
Lambeth Walk Group Practice opening hours are 8am to 6.30pm MONDAY to FRIDAY
From Today Friday 13th March 2020 No Walk in Service until further notice.
It may not be necessary for you call us or attend for an appointment. You can submit an e-consultation via our website. You can submit details about your condition or your administration request and you will receive a response from the practice by the end of the next working day and usually sooner.
Depending on your request, we may respond online or may arrange a telephone or video consultation for you.
eConsult is safe and secure. Requests can only be submitted by the patient themselves or parents of children, so you’ll also be asked to confirm who you are before filling out the form.
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Registered patients of Lambeth Walk Group Practice can access extended opening times at four specially selected GP Access Hubs in the borough.
Our GP Access Hubs offer appointments seven days a week at the following times:
For further information you can visit www.lambethgpaccesshubs.co.uk.
Book appointments, request medication & view your records online 24/7. Lambeth Walk Group Practice is online: join us now!
Patient online is our service supporting you to have access to your health records.
Currently patients can:
Registering for this service:
If you need to speak to a member of the admin team please call 02077354412
Whilst we encourage our patients to come to the surgery, where we have the proper equipment and facilities available, we do appreciate this is not always possible. In this respect, if you do need a home visit, you can help us by calling reception as early in the morning as possible.You may only request a home visit if you are house bound or are too ill to visit the practice. Your GP will only visit you at home if they think that your medical condition requires it and will also decide how urgently a visit is needed. Please bear this in mind and be prepared to provide suitable details to enable the doctor to schedule house callsYou can also be visited at home by a community nurse if you are referred by your GP. You should also be visited at home by a health visitor if you have recently had a baby or if you are newly registered with a GP and have a child under five years.
You are very welcome to be accompanied by a trusted friend or relative at your consultation if you wish, and this is all the more important if English is not your first language, or if you feel you might not be able to express what you need clearly to the doctor or nurse.
In additon, for intimate examinations, you will be offered the choice of having another professional clinician present at the examination. This is called chaperoning.
At Lambeth Walk Group Practice we might have patients which have a language problem in communicating with our clinical staff during consultations.
If you need an interpreter for your consultations, the reception staff will be able to arrange this for most languages, providing you inform reception first
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.
Evidence that you are sickIf you are sick for more than seven days, your employer can ask you to give them some form of medical evidence to support payment of SSP (statutory sick pay).
It is up to your employer to decide whether you are incapable of work. A medical certificate, now called a 'Statement of Fitness for Work’ (see below) from your doctor is strong evidence that you are sick and would normally be accepted, unless there is evidence to prove otherwise.
You could also provide evidence from someone who is not a medical practitioner, e.g. a dentist. Your employer will decide whether or not this evidence is acceptable. If your employer has any doubts, they may still ask for a medical certificate from your GP.
Statement of Fitness for Work - ’Fit Note'
The 'fit note' was introduced on 6 April 2010. With your employer's support, the note will help you return to work sooner by providing more information about the effects of your illness or injury.
For more information see the DirectGov website (where this information was sourced)