Thursday 16th January 2020
The surgery is closed on the third Thursday afternoon of each month for essential staff training between 12:30pm and 4:30pm. The 'Out of Hours' doctor is available for any urgent matters, please call 111 for advice while we are closed.
20th December 2019: Our local hospitals are seeing a surge in the incidence of flu. At Kings College Hospital there are currently 50 inpatient beds affected. If you are aged 65+, have a long term condition or are pregnant please call the surgery and book a flu jab appointment. Everyone can help stop the spread of flu by using a tissue when sneezing and washing hands thoroughly.
Child Flu Vaccines
Children aged 2 and 3 are eligible for a flu vaccine on the NHS. This is a nasal spray and does not involve a needle. Please call the surgery to book an appointment.
Patient Participation Group
Elm Lodge Patient Participation Group is meeting on Thursday 13th February 2020 2pm-3pm. We meet at the surgery and all patients are warmly invited to attend.
If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, and more.
If you already use other patient online services you can continue to use them. You can use the NHS App as well.
For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp
If you are making an appointment for a medical issue that is not urgent for today please do use our routine appointments rather than calling at 8am. Book online or call our reception team.
Routine appointments are slightly longer and we are more likely to be able to offer you a convenient time.
Same-day appointments can be booked at 8am for urgent matters. All these appointments can be booked online, by phoning the surgery, or by coming to reception.
Armed Forces Veteran Friendly GP Practice
Elm Lodge Surgery is an accredited "Armed Forces Veteran Friendly GP Practice". If you are ex-forces, please let us know to help ensure you are getting the best possible care.