With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR IS AVAILABLE
A platform allowing patients to consult with their own NHS GP simply completing a quick online form.
Please note: Do not fill in the E-consult if you are not registered at our practice
If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home and follow self isolation guidance from the gov.uk link below.
Do not attend the practice immediately in person to help avoid any spread
For up to date and new government advice on symptoms for Coronavirus and self isolation, please click on the link below!
If you have lived with or had close contact (within 2 metres for 15 minutes of more) with a confirmed case of 2019-nCoV, you should contact NHS 111 for further advice.
Changes to our appointment system to keep our patients and staff safe
From the 16th March all pre booked appointments have now changed to Telephone or video consultations which follows current NHS guidance.
If you need to speak to a GP for any urgent or routine problem, please either:
Submit an e-consult via the website or speak to our reception via telephone.
Please provide as much information as possible to help us help you. You may be offered a telephone, video or face to face consultation
Appointments with the Nurses, Specialist Nurses, Health care Assistants, Social prescribers, Midwifes and the smoking clinic can still be booked by calling reception. Please do not come in to the practice to book appointments.
You will not be able to book appointments online. Do not attend your pre-booked appointment if you have any symptoms!
We have suspended taking paper requests for prescriptions: therefor we have alternative methods for you to order your prescriptions as follows:
1) Sign up for online ordering at www.patientaccess.com or download the app on your phone
2) Email the practice at email@example.com - please provide your name, date of birth and required medication. Please DO NOT use this email for any other queries. Thank you.
We have also suspended the collection of paper scripts from the practice. If you do not have a nominated pharmacy, please let us know what pharmacy you would like to collect your prescription from. If you do not nominate a pharmacy, we will use Nash Chemist on Commericial road.
Finally we request that you DO NOT ORDER your repeat medication if it is NOT due. If you do order medication and it is NOT due, it will not be issued. There are currently no medication supply issues.
We hope you understand the measures the practice has put in place to protect our patients and staff in this challenging time. We thank you for your co-operation.
Sick notes and administrative letters in relation to Covid-19
Due to the pressure on the NHS in this current situation and our commitment to providing care for our patients, the practice will NOT be issuing any administrative letters in relation to Covid-19. If your employer is asking for a sick note, please go to the link below.
Registering with the Practice
If you need to register with the practice, please go to the link below. You may email your forms to firstname.lastname@example.org Please do not drop off any forms to the practice. You will be contacted by the practice for further instructions.
New Patient registration
Seeking Medical Advice when Limehouse Surgery is Closed
For medical advice for EMERGENCIES, contact 999. For medical advice for NON LIFE THREATENING conditions, contact 111. The 111 service will be able to assist you to receive care at the right time and in the right place. The Walk in Centre service is for registered Tower Hamlets patients and appointments are booked through 111.
Tower Hamlets Walk in Centre are changing
Have your prescription sent directly through to your pharmacy!
EPS enables your GP/Nurse to send prescriptions electronically to a pharmacy of your choice. If you would like more information on EPS please speak to reception.
In the future EPS will be the default option for prescribing and dispensing of prescriptions for primary care in England.
The practice would like to encourage more of our patients to take advantage of the benefits of EPSR2.
If you would like to sign up. Please fill in the electronic fillable nomination form and hand in the printed form to reception.
Registering for online services has never been so easy. Download the NHS APP now. Your Health Care all in one place!!!
we now have the Pneumococcol vaccine in stock, please enquire at reception!!!
Your Data Matters to the NHS Information about your health and care helps us to improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local services and research new treatments. In May 2018, the strict rules about how this data can and cannot be used were strengthened. The NHS is committed to keeping patient information safe and always being clear about how it is used. You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning. To find out more visit: nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters
TRAVEL CLINIC APPOINTMENTS AT LIMEHOUSE
Changes to Travel Vaccination appointments from 1st August 2019
We will be offering appointments for Travel Vaccinations on the last Friday of the month. Unfortunately we will not be offering appointments outside of these clinics. For more information regarding travel clinics at The Limehouse Practice, please go to the following link: Travel clinic at The Limehouse Practice
If we are unable to offer you an appointment you can contact the following places:
Nomad – Canary Wharf Travel Clinic – 01341 555 061 or www.nomadtravel.co.uk
If you do have an appointment for travel vaccinations and you do not attend the appointment without notice this may not be able to be rebooked due to demand.
Want to be free from smoking?
The practice offers smoking cessation on Thursdays 10am - 12pm
The Limehouse Practice is registered for the Practice Parkrun. Please go to the following link for more details.
Community Parenting Project
Local project trains local parents to offer parent to parent support to families through their pregnancy and into their childs first year.
Please select "leaflet" for more information: Community Parenting leaflet
Breathe Easy Peer support Group Tower Hamlets
As Part of the drive to improve services for people with COPD and with the support of the British Lung Foundation we have started a New breathe Easy support
What are Breathe Easy groups?
- A support group for local people affected by lung conditions including friends, family and carers.
- Meet me once a month
- Run by its members with support from the British Lung Foundation and myself
- informal, friendly discussions in a supportive atmosphere
- Regular talks from healthcare professionals and local services
- refreshments, raffles social events and more.
Make new friends and learn more how to live well with a lung condition.
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarizing yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
(Site updated 09/04/2020)