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Welcome to Chatfield Health Care

Services On Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th January between 8am-8pm

We have put on extra services over this weekend if you need urgent medical help that is not a life threatening 999 emergency.

This is to help local hospitals and the ambulance service as they are extremely busy at the moment.

To access these services in Wandsworth please telephone 0333 332 4363 where you will be assessed by a clinician and offered an appointment if clinically required. This may be a video appointment or a face-to-face appointment. 

Outside of these hours please call 111

You could also consider using your local pharmacy for non-urgent health advice.

Please only call 999 if it is a life-threatening emergency.


Battersea Covid-19 vaccination programme

A message to all patients of Chatfield Health Care

Thank you for all your enquiries about the Covid-19 vaccine. Chatfield Health Care is working together with other Battersea practices to manage and run the Battersea Covid-19 vaccination site at The Junction Health Centre. We started vaccinating our patients aged 80 and over from the afternoon of 8 January 2021.

As you may be aware, from the news and government announcements, the vaccine is in limited supply and we will offer to patients in our high risk/priority groups first.

We will contact the relevant patient groups to book appointments as soon as we are able to. For most people this will be via SMS, otherwise we will try and call you. The SMS invitation will include all the information you will need to book an appointment yourself, otherwise a couple of the staff in our administrative team will gladly be able to do this for you.

You do not need to contact us.We Will Contact You          We Will Contact You by SMS, Phone or Post

We are sure that you will appreciate that we are working very hard on this huge project, and we thank you for your patience.

The order of priority for each group in the population to be invited to receive the Covid-19 vaccine is as follows:

Priority LevelPriority GroupCurrently Vaccinating
1.residents in a care home for older adults and their carersYes
2.all those aged 80 years of age and over and frontline health and social care workersYes
3.all those 75 years of age and overYes
4.all those 70 years of age and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individualsNo
5.all those 65 years of age and overNo
6.all those individuals aged 16 years to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious disease and mortalityNo
7.all those 60 years of age and overNo
8.all those 55 years of age and overNo
9.all those 50 years of age and overNo

In the meantime, more information about the Covid-19 vaccine can be found here: https://www.swlstg.nhs.uk/documents/related-documents/850-phe-11843-covid-19-guide-for-adults-leaflet-download-1/file

We will keep our website updated as we receive more details from NHS England.

We are also looking for volunteers who would like to help to contribute to the success of our local Covid-19 vaccination programme - see our news item for more information

 


Flu Campaign 2020

Chatfield Health Care INVITES all those aged 65 and over and any patient in a 'clincial risk group' due to one of the conditions listed below, to book an appointment with one of our Practice Nurses, Health Care Assistants or Physician Associates for a FREE FLU JAB as soon as possible:

  • Chronic (long-term) diseases, such as asthma (that requires an inhaled or tablet steroid treatment, or has led to hospital admission in the past), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or bronchitis
  • Chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis
  • Chronic neurological disease, such as Parkinson's disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy
  • Diabetes
  • Immunosuppression, as a result of conditions such as HIV or medicines such as steroid tablets or chemotherapy
  • Asplenia or dysfunction of the spleen, including sickle cell disease
  • Learning Disability
  • Pregnant women
  • Seriously overweight - adults with a BMI of 40 or above

Read more about who is eligible to receive a free flu vaccination this Winter here, including household contacts of shielded or immunocompromised individuals and carers who are in receipt of a carer's allowance, or are the main carer for someone who's elderly or disabled.

All children aged between 2 and 3 years old can be booked for an appointment with a nurse to receive the flu nasal spray NOWIf you are aged 65 years or over or under 65 in one of the clinical risk groups you can also book a face to face appointment with a nurse or health care assistant NOW. You are encouraged to book an appointment as soon as possible to avoid missing out on vaccination.

If you are in the 50-64 year old age group you can BOOK NOW to receive your free flu jab, providing there is sufficient vaccine.

You can find further information about the flu vaccine via this link: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/flu-influenza-vaccine/


GP Access Sept 20

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus. To protect our patients and staff our entrance doors have been closed to the public but please be assured our practice remains open to deliver ALL primary care services. If you need to see your GP please ring us on 020 3764 0822 , use DoctorLink for an online consultation (see below) or book a telephone consultation via our GP online booking service. Our core opening hours are Mon-Fri 8am - 6:30pm

Face-to-face appointments continue to be available to all patients, but you will be asked to discuss your conditions over the phone or online first to asses what will be most appropriate for you dependent on your clinical need. This will help minimise risk while continuing to ensure people get the care and advice they need.

Please DO NOT come to the surgery unless you have an appointment. FACE COVERINGS ARE MANDATORY WHEN ATTENDING THE SURGERY in order to protect our staff and other patients. Please use the buzzer to the right of the entrance doors to talk with a member of staff. Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.

If you require a repeat prescription you will be asked to nominate a pharmacy so that we can send your prescription electronically directly to your local pharmacy, without you having to attend the surgery. 

If you are waiting for a check-up, please be assured we will be in touch.

You must self-isolate immediately if you if you have symptoms associated with coronavirus, however mild, including a new continuous cough, a high temperature, and/or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste you must self-isolate for at least 10 days from when your symptoms started. You should also arrange to have a test to see if you have COVID-19.

You must also self-isolate immediately if you've tested positive for coronavirus, you live with someone who has symptoms or tested positive, someone in your support bubble has symptoms or tested positive, you've been told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace or you arrive in the UK fro, a country with a high coronavirus risk.

Please DO NOT book an appointment or attend the surgery, a pharmacy or hospital.

If you have symptoms and live with others, they need to stay at home and not leave the house for 14 days, to avoid spreading the infection outside the home. The 14-day period starts from the day the first person in the household became ill or if they do not have symptoms, from the day their test was taken.

If anyone in your home gets symptoms, they need to stay at home for at least 10 days from when their symptoms appear, regardless of what day they are on in their original 14-day isolation period. The most up-to-date public guidance is always online at www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

Call NHS 111 or go online to seek further advice

If you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home, or your condition gets worse then use the NHS 111 online COVID-19 service that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do. If you do not have internet access, call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999

For the lastest COVID-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus


You can access Online consultations for our surgery via DoctorLink:

DoctorLink

Our registered patients also have free access to Wandsworth's self-referral getUBetter app that provides self-management information for lower back, back and leg or neck pain. 


Everyone is being reminded to:

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water is not available.

  • Wear a face covering in enclosed spaces

  • Stay at least 2 metres apart - or 1 metre with a face covering or other precautions

For further information visit: www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

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Our Mission Statement

"To improve the health and well being of our patients"

Chatfield Health Care provides family doctor services for people living in Clapham Junction, West Battersea and Wandsworth. The surgery occupies purpose-built premises with full disabled access. Facilities available include wheelchair access, disabled parking, induction loop and disabled WCs.

The practice is part of South West London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and supplies primary care services in accordance with a Personal Medical Services (PMS) contract held with NHS Wandsworth.

We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.

Serving You

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Our practice is inspected by the CQC to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.

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Chatfield Health Care

CQC overall rating

Good

11 April 2016

See the report

 

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