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ABOUT THE PRACTICE The practice opened in 1991 in Palmerston Road, but was moved to Forest Road in 1997, the practice started with 1 nurse, 1 doctor with.

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1 ABOUT THE PRACTICE The practice opened in 1991 in Palmerston Road, but was moved to Forest Road in 1997, the practice started with 1 nurse, 1 doctor with 1 morning and 1 evening receptionist. Now in 2011, we have; 4 doctors 4 nurses 6 receptionist (3 part time receptionists) DR DAUOD SHANTIR Qualified in 1971 – MBBCh Diploma in Child Health (DCH) 1977 OPENING HOURS TRAVEL IMMUNISATIONS Take some time to consider any potential risks in the area you are visiting. If you are pregnant or have a long-term condition, seek medical advice from your doctor. Make sure that you have appropriate vaccinations in good time before your departure. You can be vaccinated against; Typhoid Polio, Tetanus and Diptheria Hepatitus A Hepatitus B Remember to have your travel vaccinations from 4-6 weeks before your trip. If you are taking regular medication, remember to have enough for your journey and have the documents at hand if questioned by country authorities. REMEMBER YOUR HOLIDAY KIT; It should include; Paracetamol Travel sickness tablets Plasters Rehydration solutions, such as Dioralyte, to increase your body fluid levels Anti-Diarrhoea, such as Imodium High factor sunscreen HEALTHY EATING Start your day with your 5 a day PRACTICE CHARTER An up-to-date practice charter is available at the surgery CHILDHOOD IMMUNISATIONS Immunisations are the safest and most effective methods of protecting your baby against serious diseases. Immunising your child not only protects them, it also prevents the diseases spreading and protects other children. For more detailed information visit the NHS website or contact your doctor, practice nurse or health visitor. You can also contact NHS direct on Each vaccination is given as a single injection into the thigh or upper arm. Aged 2 months: DTaP/IPV/Hib & Pneumococcal PCV Aged 3 months:DTaP/IPV/Hib and MenC Aged 4 months:DTaP/IPV/Hib, MenC and PCV At 12 months:HIB and MenC At 13 months:MMR and PCV Aged 4 years:Pre-school booster, (DTP & Polio) & MMR II LIMITED PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE WEBSITE: MORNINGAFTERNOONEVENINGS MONDAY9AM – 1PM4PM – 6.30PMUNTIL 7.30PM TUESDAY9AM – 1PM4PM – 6.30PMUNTIL 7PM WEDNESDAY9AM – 1PM4PM – 6.30PMUNTIL 7PM THURSDAY9AM – 1PMCLOSED FRIDAY9AM – 1PM4PM – 6.30PMUNTIL 7PM FOR OUT OF HOURS PELC: NHS Direct:

2 REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS To avoid errors, please do not order prescriptions by phone Please allow 48 hours if collecting and 3 days if enclosing a stamped address envelope Patient's on repeat prescription systems should see the doctor at regular intervals as arranged by the doctor between 6-12 months for reviewing The counterfoil side of the prescription is the side given when collecting a prescription Please note that the consultation time should not be used for repeat prescription INFLUENZA VACCINATIONS Please register your name at the reception as early as possible… The vaccine is important for the following patients; People aged between 65 and over Low Immunity Asthma Renal Transplantation Heart Disease Chronic Liver Disease The delivery of vaccine is usually during late September Type 1 & 2 diabetes sufferes Those that require Hypoglycaemic or diet controlled tablets. MEDICALS for insurance, driving and pre-employment are done by the doctor. Please book an appointment in advance FAMILY PLANNING A full range of contraceptive advice services including the pill and injections are available, please make an appointment with the doctor or nurse CATCHMENT AREA We cover from Billet Road to Wood Street. Our catchment area is illustrated via the yellow lining on the opposite map. If in doubt please visit or contact the practice with your address and postcode. From Walthamstow Central, take the 357 bus from Stop KA, towards Chingford Hatch, get off at Jewel Road (Stop BA), walk towards the end of Jewel Road to arrive at the surgery. From Walthamstow Central, head south east on Station Approach, turn left on Hoe Street/A112 and follow the road turning left at Forest Road. From Walthamstow Central, head south east on Station Approach (staying on the left), turn left onto Hoe Street, turn left On Greenwood Road, then turn left onto Forest Road. TELEPHONE CONSULTATIONS Contact the surgery on from 9AM and 12:30PM BOOKED CONSULTATIONS Consultations are made by appointment only Each consultation will last for up to 10 minutes Emergencies and babies will be seen on the same day Urgent telephone consultations are available between 12:00 and 12:30PM ONLY If you are unable to keep your appointment please notify the surgery giving 24 hours notice where possible, so that another patient can have your appointment HOME VISITS Home visits are for emergencies ONLY, please ring before 11.30AM to arrange a home visit, this is under the discretion of the doctor/nurse. NURSES CLINICS For help and support make an appointment with our specialist nurse. Health Checks Immunisations Cervical Screening Obesity Management Scheme Family Planning And Sexual Health Smoking Advice Asthma Clinics Diabetics Clinics Test Results REGISTRATION For registrations and procedures contact the surgery on or visit the surgery between 5PM and 6PM, except on Thursdays Bring with you proof of identification, proof of address and Immunisation documents if children are under the age of 10 years A health check appointment will be booked with you upon registration Pregnant Mothers Main Carers for the elderly or disabled Kidney Illness Chronic Renal Failure Chronic Respiratory Disease THE FLU CATCH IT – BIN IT – KILL IT


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