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If you have travelled from China or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus in the last two weeks, you may be at risk of Coronavirus.
***Please do NOT leave the house***
Instead, ring 111 if:
You have been in China in the last 14 days and develop cough, fever or shortness of breath;
You have been in Wuhan or Hubei Province in the last 14 days or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus, even if you feel well.
Welcome to Abernethy House Surgery
Abernethy House Surgery is a well established GP surgery situated near Enfield town centre in a purpose built premises. The surgery has a complement of eight doctors, four nurses, a healthcare assistant and several supporting staff (receptionists, secretaries, switchboard operators, etc.). We work closely with a strong team of community services including community nurses, community matrons, domiciliary phlebotomy and palliative care teams.
At Abernethy House Surgery, we provide first class modern healthcare services. We strive to provide the highest possible standard of patient care and treatment. We are committed to promoting wellness and aim to prevent disease. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect and that patients should be at the center of their healthcare team. We understand that we have a duty to listen and appreciate your concerns and provide you with resources to enable you to make your own lifestyle and healthcare decisions that will optimize your well being. We value all patients of different ages, backgrounds and cultures.
We are also a GP training practice striving to help future GPs learn how to provide an excellent quality of care for patients as they start their career.
Please use this website to learn more about the services we provide by using the top and the side menus. In the following months we will be introducing more online services such as online appointments, patient participation group questionnaires and online prescriptions; so make sure you check here often.
We will be pleased to hear your feedback regarding the surgery and the website.
As part of the commitment to more personalised care for patients, NHS Employers and the General Practitioner Committee of the British Medical Association have agreed that all patients will have a Named Accountable GP
Due to the recent outbreak of the Wuhan novel Coronavirus if you have recently returned from Wuhan/China, or have been in contact with someone who has recently returned please read the following:
Some information about the Coronavirus
Based on current evidence, Wuhan novel Coronavirus presents with flu-like symptoms including a fever, a cough, or difficulty breathing. The current evidence is that most cases appear to be mild. Those who have died in Wuhan appear to have had pre-existing health conditions.
Generally, Coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.
A Coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, Coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of Coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Wuhan novel Coronavirus is a new strain of Coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China.
Advice for travellers from Wuhan/China
If you have visited Wuhan and develop a fever, difficulty breathing or a cough within 14 days, you should seek medical attention either in China or on your return to the UK.
In the UK, please stay indoors and avoid contact with others where possible, call your GP or ring 111 informing them of your symptoms and your recent travel to the city.
Please use the link below for further information and updates about the current situation. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-and-avian-flu-advice-for-travel-to-china
If you need any medical attention during our closing times:
Call NHS 111
You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. For more information visit www.nhs.uk/111
My Health London website
My Health London can help you find all the health services near to you www.myhealthlondon.nhs.uk
NHS website is a national website that provides health advice and information www.nhs.uk
In an emergency, call your own dentist for an appointment, but when the practice is closed, please call NHS 111.
Walk-in services and urgent care centres
From Tuesday 1 October 2019, walk-in service activity will be transitioned into the current GP extended access service. This means that from this date walk-in access will no longer be available and any Enfield patients that present at one of the four Enfield GP access hubs will be offered a same day booked appointment instead.
The GP extended access service will continue to provide:
The same service offer - same day and pre-bookable appointments with a GP, nurse or healthcare assistant
The same opening/operational hours - 6.30pm–8pm Mondays to Fridays and 8am–8pm Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
Same GP Hub locations:
o Eagle House Surgery – North East
o Evergreen Primary Care Centre – South East
o The Woodberry Practice – South West
o Carlton House Surgery – North West
Patients are required to request a GP hubs appointment via their own GP practice directly during core opening hours, or via NHS 111 weekday evenings, weekends and bank holidays when the practice is closed.
From 1 October, Enfield residents presenting as walk-in at the GP hubs will be either:
- Triaged and offered a bookable appointment, OR
- Advised to visit their GP practice, OR
- Directed to an alternative NHS service ,OR
- Advised to self-care, if clinically appropriate.
The GP extended access service is available for Enfield residents only. From 1 October, any out of area patients who walk-in at one the Enfield GP hubs will be redirected to NHS 111.
Patient Online Access
Download the New NHS APP
The new, simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. For this APP you can register online.
What the NHS App does
Use the NHS App to:
- check your symptoms
- find out what to do when you need help urgently
- book and manage appointments at your GP surgery
- order repeat prescriptions
- securely view your GP medical record
- register to be an organ donor
- choose how the NHS uses your data
For more information visit: The NHS APP
You can also still use Patient Access, the GP online services through (Patient Access)
For patient Access registration, you will need to visit the surgery to get a Pin Number to use Patient Access. Please bring a photo ID with you
NEW PATIENT ACCESS WEBSITE FAQs
Alternative to Patient Online Access, you can download MyGP app to your smartphone for free. For more information, please visit: MyGP App more information
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(Site updated 06/02/2020)