COVID-19

If you or a member of your household have a new continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss in or change of your sense of smell or taste;

PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE GP SURGERY UNLESS REQUESTED TO DO SO BY A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM

Instead, please self-isolate immediately in case you have COVID-19. You must use the NHS 111 online coronavirus assessment and testing service or call 111 if you cannot get help online.

As we remain alert during the COVID-19 period, please ensure if you are visiting the practice for any reason that you have adequate face covering for your nose and mouth.

For quick advice, appointments or medication, THERE IS NO NEED TO CALL THE PRACTICE. Instead, Download Dr. iQ, our practice mobile app.

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Even if symptoms are mild, don’t visit a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital, even if it’s for another reason. Please stay indoors, avoid contact with others where possible and avoid using public transport and taxis.

Last Updated on: 23/06/2020 at 9:00am

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Camden GP Hubs

Evening and Weekend NHS GP appointments

Camden resident or registered with a Camden GP? You can now book evening or weekend NHS GP appointments at one of four local locations.

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Opening times

Our telephone booking service is available from 8.00am till 8.00pm 7 days a week, and our hub appointments are available:

365 days a year

Weekdays 6.30pm-8.00pm

Weekends 8.00am-8.00pm

The timings for each GP Hub varies, see “Get in touch” below for further details.

Book an appointment

Call us on 020 7391 9979 and a member of our team will be happy to help you with you booking enquiry for all of our Camden GP Hub locations.

Alternatively, you can use the form below to request a preferred appointment time at a convenient Camden GP Hub location, and our team will aim to respond to you within 2 hours of your request. Please note that this will not guarantee your appointment time or location, but will enable us to match you as closely as possible to your preferences. Please note: in order to use this service, you must be a Camden resident or registered with a GP practice in Camden, and must consent to the GP Hubs viewing your medical records.

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About Camden GP Hubs

People who live in Camden or who are registered with a Camden GP now have access to evening and weekend NHS GP appointments at one of our four GP Hubs located at Somers Town Health Centre, Brondesbury Medical Centre, Caversham Group Practice or Swiss Cottage Surgery on Weekdays from 6.30pm to 8.00pm and on Weekends from 8.00am to 8.00pm.

Our GP Hubs are staffed by experienced GPs and Nurses and offer assessment and treatment for adults and children with minor injuries and illnesses.

This service is commissioned by NHS Camden Clinical Commissioning Group, and has been implemented following consultation and feedback from a wide variety of patients across Camden, local GPs, other local health services, Healthwatch Camden and Camden Council.

CQC Ratings and Reports

All of our GP Hubs are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission. Our ratings and reports:

Some of the care we deliver

Our GP Hubs are staffed by experienced GPs and Nurses and offer assessment and treatment for adults and children. Our GPs can help with the following (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • * Urinary tract infections, earache and sore throats, headaches and rashes
  • * Bruises
  • * Stomach pain and nausea
  • * Strains and sprains
  • * Superficial burns and scalds
  • * Care of minor accidental wounds including those that require closure
  • * Bites and stings
  • * Minor head injuries
  • * Minor limb injuries
  • * Minor skin and tissue infections
  • * Removal of foreign bodies from eyes, ears and noses
  • * Emergency contraception

Our Nurses can help with the following (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • * Basic Health Status Checks, BP, BMI, Smoking/alcohol status
  • * Urine dip tests
  • * Dressing changes (please bring your dressing with you)
  • * Suture/clip removal
  • * Post-operative wound care
  • * Vitamin B12 Injections (you must bring the medication with you)
  • * Contraception – Oral Contraceptive “Pill Checks”
  • * Contraceptive – Depo-Provera injection (you must bring the medication with you)
  • * Spirometry screening (not full diagnostic spirometry with reversibility)
  • * Cervical Screening “Smear test”
  • * Vaccinations: Pneumonia | Childhood Immunisations | Pertussis/Whooping cough | Shingles

We cannot treat the following issues:

  • * Routine reviews of mental health problems (e.g. schizophrenia, depression, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder) – patient best seen by registered/regular GP
  • * Medication reviews
  • * Issuing of repeat prescriptions
  • * Ear syringing
  • * Dental problems
  • * Minor surgery
  • * Open wound injuries for very young children
  • * Injuries where an object has gone all the way through a part of the body
  • * Very heavy bleeding that is not stopping, including nose bleeds
  • * Injuries where broken glass may have entered the wound
  • * Urgent/Emergency problems
  • * Sexual health screening
  • * Contraceptive implant or coil fitting
  • * HPV immunisation
  • * Phlebotomy
  • * Travel vaccinations
  • * Private Letters
  • * Forms

Self Care

When it’s not urgent, there are several ways that you can Self Care.

Coughs and colds | Grazes | Hangover. You can treat these at home – in fact, that’s the best place for you. Self-care is the best choice to treat very minor illnesses and injuries. A range of common illnesses and injuries can be treated at home simply by combining a well-stocked medicine cabinet with plenty of rest. THINK FIRST, DON’T GO TO A&E. Click on the titles below to reveal various ways that you can self-care.

Make sure that your medicine cabinet is well stocked with:

  • Paracetamol
  • A thermometer
  • Antihistamines
  • Aspirin (not for under 16yrs)
  • Rehydration mixture
  • Anti-diarrhoea medicine
  • Plasters
  • Indigestion remedy

Diabetes

Foot Health

Mental Health

Physiotherapy

  • Self-refer to Camden Physiotherapy by calling Connect Physical Health on 020 7871 0545. If you have more complex needs, or are unsure about the treatment you require, your GP will be able to assess your condition and refer you appropriately.

Pregnancy

Smoking Cessation

Weight Management Service

Acne

Antibiotics

Asthma

Bereavement

Breast Cancer Screening

Bowel Cancer Screening

Breathlessness

Cancer

Cervical Cancer Screening

Children’s Health

Cholesterol/ Hypertension

Chlamydia

Coughs in Adults

Contraception

Depression

Dental Help / Oral Health

Diabetes

Lifestyle

Long Term Illnesses

Physiotherapy & Exercise

Pregnancy

Referrals

Self Certificate

Senior’s Health

Smoking

Suicide Prevention

Urinary Tract Infections

Useful Health Apps for Patients

Wart and Verruca Treatments

Welfare Group

Get in touch

Our GP Hubs are based at four locations – Somers Town Medical Centre, Brondesbury Medical Centre, Caversham Group Practice and Swiss Cottage Surgery. Find travel information and contact details for your closest GP Hub below.

Somers Town Medical Centre 77-83 Chalton Street, NW1 1HY Hub Weekday Timings: Mon-Fri: 6.30pm-8.00pm Hub Weekend Timings: Sat-Sun and Bank Holidays: 8.00am-8.00pm Bus: 68, 168, 253, 476 Train: King’s Cross / Euston Tube

Brondesbury Medical Centre 279 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7JQ Hub Weekday Timings: Mon-Fri: 6.30pm-8.00pm Hub Weekend Timings: Sat: 8.00am-8.00pm Bus: 16, 41, 32, 98, 189, 328, 332 Train: Kilburn Tube

Caversham Group Practice 4 Peckwater Street, NW5 2UP Hub Weekday Timings: Mon-Fri: 6.30pm-8.00pm Hub Weekend Timings: Sat-Sun: 8.00am-8.00pm Bus: 24, 46, 134, 214, 393 Train: Kentish Town Tube

Swiss Cottage Surgery 2 Winchester Mews, NW3 3NP Hub Weekday Timings: Mon-Fri: 6.30pm-8.00pm Hub Weekend Timings: Sat: 8.00am-8.00pm Bus: 13, 31, 46, 113, 187, 603 Train: Swiss Cottage Tube

Contact Us To book an appointment with one of our GP Hubs please call us on 020 7391 9979.

Leave us a review

Leaving us a review helps us to know how we are doing, and where we can improve. Please do leave a review for the GP Hub that you recently visited. If you have any concerns you wish to share, please speak to one of our members of staff, thank-you.