Balham Park Surgery

Tel: +44(0)20 8772 8772
Fax: +44 (0)20 8675 3800
Email Contact
Out of Hours/Urgent Doctor

Opening times

Monday: 8am – 8.30pm
Tuesday: 7am – 6.30pm
Wednesday: 7am – 8.30pm
Thursday: 8am – 8.30pm
Firday: 8am – 6.30pm

Phone Lines: 8.00am – 6.30pm
Monday to Friday

We are CLOSED on all Bank Holidays

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Blood Clinic

Our blood clinic is open:

Monday – Friday: 8.00am – 2pm

Pre-booked appointments only, bookable via your GP Practice

All patients must have a St Georges blood test/ pathology request form from their GP.

Please wear a face mask or covering in the building.

Repeat Prescriptions

Prescriptions for routine repeat medications can be made online, via your pharmacist or by email.

We no longer accept requests over the phone via reception.

Order online or via waccg.BPS-Prescribers@nhs.net

REQUEST A REPEAT PRESCRIPTION ONLINE

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Check our catchment area and access our registration form online below.

REGISTER HERE

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Balham Park Surgery Notices

WE NO LONGER ACCEPT PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS OVER THE TELEPHONE

If you need to request your repeat prescription then please use Patient online access or email waccg.BPS-Prescribers@nhs.net

 

COVID VACCINE NOTICE

National Guidance on Vaccinations 

The Government has set out that appointments for a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be brought forward from 12 to 8 weeks for the remaining people in cohort 10 (people in their 40s) who have yet to receive their second dose.

Patients over the age of 21 can book their vaccination appointments through the National Booking System (https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/).

Unfortunately the surgery is not able to assist with queries regarding the national booking service.  

In line with JCVI guidance, the National Booking Service now allows people in this age group, without an underlying health condition, to book into an appointment offering an alternative to the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Pregnant women: the new NBS functionality will enable pregnant women to book appointments at a site that offers the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine following a series of screening questions. This is in line with JCVI guidance and the Green Book.

15.06.2021

HOW TO GET YOUR OFFICIAL NHS COVID VACCINATION STATUS LETTER

COVID-19 vaccination status will now be available for people living in England, for international travel, via the NHS App or by calling 119 to request a letter copy. If you have problems with the app, please use this link to contact them: https://www.nhs.uk/contact-us/nhs-app-contact-us/

Please note the GP practice cannot give you this official notification and we highly recommend using the NHS App for this as it is easily accessible.

For up to date information about Covid-19 Vaccination Status, please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/vaccination-status-for-travelling-abroad/

06.06.21

DATA PROVISION NOTICE – SHARING INFORMATION WITH NHS DIGITAL FOR PLANNING AND RESEARCH 

The Practice is required to comply with the Health and Social Care Act 2012. NHS Digital have the power under the Health and Social Care Act 2012 Section 259 (1) to issue a Data Provision Notice.

This mandates us to share information about you unless you tell us not to.

To opt out please complete the Type-One opt out form before the 25th August 2021 – you can return this to the Practice by email swlccg.bpsitteam@nhs.net or hard copy.

You can see a list of the Data Provision Notices here: https://digital.nhs.uk/about-nhs-digital/corporate-information-and-documents/directions-and-data-provision-notices/data-provision-notices-dpns

04.06.2021

Balham, Tooting and Furzdown PCN Vaccination Appointments (your local hub!) 

These appointments are bookable via the GP practice, following a text link or telephone invite.

Appointment availability over the next 3 weeks:

1st Vaccination Invites: All clinics on the system currently for first doses are the Pfizer Vaccine

2nd Vaccination Invites: We currently have clinics for second doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca Vaccine

2nd dose vaccine invites have been sent out to those who had their first vaccine 10 weeks ago (or 8 weeks ago if over 40). If you received your vaccine 10 weeks or more ago but have not been invited for your 2nd then please email swlccg.adminbalhamparksurgery@nhs.net. Invites from BTF PCN Hubs will only be sent to those patients who had their first vaccinations at Balham Health Centre or Mitcham Lane Baptist Church

Please avoid calling regarding vaccines, unless you are unable to use email, to reduce the wait on our phone lines. 

15.06.2021

Need Help? 

Please avoid calling with vaccination queries. Instead, please email

swlccg.adminbalhamparksurgery@nhs.net

Most of the information you need is on this website or the NHS website.

If you are unable to use email you can talk to our Care Coordinators on 020 8772 8772 – option 3 only.

@balhamfurzedownvaccine

Please do not use this account for vaccination invitation queries - these should be directed to your GP practice directly. For Balham Park please email:

swlccg.adminbalhamparksurgery@nhs.net

Follow the Balham Furzdown Vaccination Hub on Instagram to get latest news from the Covid Vaccination Sites in Balham and Furzedown serving the community of Balham, Tooting and Furzedown.

Mobile app - Doctorlink

Why not try the new Doctorlink app/ website! This is an online triage tool for you to check your symptoms at the time you are feeling unwell. You will be given advice informing you of the best pathway of care and offered an appointment within the recommended time frame should the assessment determine you need to see a GP. Find out more information by clicking the link below.

Register here

Important information on changes and how we are currently working

Balham Park Surgery is open and here to help when you need us.

We are operating differently in order to help protect our patients and staff in accordance with national and local guidance.

We currently operate a “triage first” approach to GP appointment booking, which means you will need to speak to a GP via telephone who will determine if they can deal with your issue remotely or if they need to see you face to face.

You can book a GP telephone appointment by calling our Appointments line on 020 8772 8772 – option 2 or, if appropriate, by using Doctorlink

Nurse appointments are mainly face to face and can be booked online via any online patient app (excluding doctorlink) or by calling our appointments line.

Our Care Navigators are trained by GPs to direct patients to the most appropriate healthcare professional and will therefore ask for a little more information before your appointment is booked. They are not carrying out a clinical assessment but will navigate patients to the most suitable clinician or department for their need or issue.

We have a range of clinical professions on duty, and GPs who carry out different functions each day so a care navigator assessing the most appropriate pathway enables a patient to be responded to more quickly by the most appropriate person.

We are constantly changing our systems to adapt as and when we receive national or local directives. Sometimes as a result of changes, inevitably things might not go as well as we had hoped which is of course regrettable.

If you experience any problems or difficulties with any of our new processes, please email SWLCCG.adminbalhamparksurgery@nhs.net

Copied to our Managing Partner Natalie Whyte at: n.whyte1@nhs.net

We want to work to get things right as often, as smoothly and efficiently as possible so your ongoing feedback is important to us.

19/03/2021

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Patient Group

We exist as a link between the practice and its patients, providing information to patients so that you have better access to the services you need and feeding back your ideas and concerns to the practice. You would be warmly welcomed at the next monthly meeting (currently held via Zoom).

To attend, email patientgroup.balhamparksurgery@nhs.net

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