Palace Road Surgery

1 Palace Road, Streatham Hill, London SW2 3DY

Out of Area Scheme

Out of Area Scheme

Registering with a practice further away from home can affect decisions about referrals for hospital tests and treatment, or access to community health services. Speak to the GP or practice staff about your options.

Outer practice boundaries. In 2012, all GP practices were asked to agree an outer practice boundary. Outer practice boundaries are an expansion of a GP’s original catchment area. Whereas in the past you may have had to register with a new GP even after only moving a few streets away, these outer boundaries can be a way to stay registered with your old GP.

You’ll still have to speak with your GP first and, if appropriate, the GP may keep you on the register. For example, a GP may refuse to keep you on the register if you need frequent home visits but don’t live close to the GP practice. If the GP covers a large area and the travel distance to your home is too long to justify regular home visits, then the GP can suggest that you register with a practice closer to your home. However, if the GP decides you can stay registered, then you will continue to receive the full range of services, including clinically necessary home visits.

PLEASE NOTE THAT PATIENTS REGISTERING WITH A GP AND LIVING OUTSIDE THE BOROUGH WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GET ACCESS TO COMMUNITY SERVICES.
(For example:- GP HOME VISITS, DISTRICT NURSES HOME VISITS, HEALTH VISITORS AND PHYSIOTHERAPY HOME VISITS etc.)

If you live in one borough and your GP Surgery is another borough; community services will not be located in your catchment area therefore they can refuse to treat your medical needs.

THANK YOU.

Baby Clinic has been Cancelled

The Well Baby Immunisations Clinic has been cancelled on Thursday 30.11.17 from 1pm-2pm because our practice nurse is away on training. Sorry for the inconvenience caused. Please book an appointment with the cover practice nurse if your baby needs immunising. Thank you for your co-operation.

Palace Road Surgery

Medication Waste Management

Medication Waste Management

Ordering Repeat Medication
Please only order what you need!

This is to reduce medication wastage and rising NHS costs.

• Check which medicines you need before ordering
• Let us know if you no longer require a medicine or you have stopped taking it
• Unused medicines cannot be re-issued again even if unopened
Talk to your GP, Nurse or Pharmacist if you are worried or need further advice.

Do your bit for your NHS:

Always check your bag of medicines before you leave the pharmacy and give back what you do not need.

Once medicines have left the pharmacy they cannot be recycled.

Do not stockpile medication. If you don’t take a medicine that is prescribed for you, don’t order it.

Do not share your medications with others, this is dangerous and puts others at risk.

Take any unused medicines to your local pharmacy for safe disposal.

The NHS belongs to you, please do not waste medicines.

NHS Choices Review

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Please post your constructive feedback about our services on the above NHS Choices website.

Your reviews are considered to be invaluable and enable the surgery to develop and improve.

Please search for our practice name and type in your review.

Teaching Practice

PALACE ROAD SURGERY IS A TEACHING PRACTICE

Our GPs teach medical students from
Kings College London & St. Georges College London.

These trainee doctors are our future clinicians so
please welcome them and help them become confident doctors.

If you prefer not have a medical student consult with you
please inform the reception staff.

Please DO NOT use the website messaging service to inform the Surgery of your medical problem, it is for general information only. Thank you.
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