The practice believes that prevention is better than cure and runs a number of special clinics to keep you in the best of health. These include:
- Diabetic clinic - Tuesday mornings
- Family planning clinic - Thursday 10:30am -11:30am
- Asthma/COPD - appointment with Practice Nurse
- Minor surgery - please ask at reception
- Anticoagulant Clinic - Thursdays 9:00am- 11.00am
The practice offers a full range of travel vaccinations. We are a registered Yellow Fever centre.
You will need an appointment with our Practice nurse to discuss what vaccinations you require, you can usually start your vaccinations at the same appointment.
Please make an appointment at least six weeks prior to your holiday departure.
The travel form needs to be completed & taken with you to your appointment. The form is available from reception at the practice or you can download below.
Download Travel Vaccination Form
Please note there is a charge for several of the injections, please bring cash or cheque for your appointment. Under 18's must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
These are strongly recommended at three yearly intervals for all women up to the age of 65. Most smears are taken by the practice nurse but, if you prefer, any of the doctors will carry out the test.
Family Planning including IUCD & Contraceptive implants
The practice has a trained family planning Doctor. Please contact reception for clinic times. Click here for guide to the different methods of contraception.
The doctors provide antenatal and postnatal care, please contact reception for an appointment.
Click here to download the leaflet 'My Maternity Journey in South West London, helping you decide where you want your care'.
8 Week Baby Check
These clinics are held by appointment only on a Tuesday, please contact reception for an appointment.
The practice offers free and confidential chlamydia screening to all men and women aged 16 to 24 years. The test involves the patient providing a sample of urine which is sent for analysis.
Contact the practice to make an appointment with one of the nurses.
For information on emergency contraception please contact the practice on 020 8542 2827.
The district nurses can be contacted on telephone 020 8687 4599.
The telephone number for Merton Health Visitors is 0330 053 9264 (Mon to Fri 9am-5pm except Bank Holidays).
Clients can speak to a Health Visitor for support and advice during office hours.
- Is your child suffering from any feverish illness? Don’t worry about a runny nose without a fever.
- Do either of the child’s parents or brothers and sisters suffer from epilepsy? Epilepsy in more distant relatives is not considered a problem.
- Is your child taking steroid treatment?
- Does your child suffer from any disease affecting his/her immune system?
- Does your child suffer from a severe reaction to eggs?
- Has your child suffered from a reaction to any previous immunisation injection?
If the answer to any of the questions above is yes then tell your doctor and/or nurse.
Routine Childhood Immunisation Programme
Each vaccination is given as a single injection into the muscle of thigh or upper arm.
6-in-1 (DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B) vaccine – this single jab contains vaccines to protect against six separate diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis), polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (known as Hib – a bacterial infection that can cause severe pneumonia or Meningitis in young children) and Hepatitis B
Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine
Men B vaccine
6-in-1 (DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B) vaccine, second dose
Rotavirus vaccine, second dose
6-in-1 (DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B) vaccine, third dose
Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine, second dose
Men B vaccine second dose
|12 - 13 months
Hib/Men C booster, given as a single jab containing Meningitis C (second dose) and Hib (fourth dose)
Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, given as a single jab
Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine, third dose
Men B vaccine third dose
|2, 3 and 4 years plus school years one and two
||Children's flu vaccine (annual)
|From 3 years and 4 months (up to starting school)
Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, second dose
4-in-1 (DTaP/IPV) pre-school booster, given as a single jab containing vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis) and polio
|12 - 13 years (girls only)
||HPV vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer – two injections given between six months and two years apart
|13 - 18 years
3-in-1 (Td/IPV) teenage booster, given as a single jab and contains vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus and polio
|14 - 18 years
Men ACWY vaccine
|19 - 25 years (first-time students only)
||Men ACWY vaccine