Clinics & Services
A midwife is based at Slade Green Medical Centre on Wednesday afternoons from 2pm-4pm.
The Health Visitors have now relocated to the Erith Health Centre:
Tuesdays 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Wednesdays 10.00am - 12.00pm
Thursdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Telephone: 01322 359965
Northumberland Heath Childrens Centre
1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 9.30am - 11am.
Telephone: 01322 359965
Attached please find the childhood immunisation schedule CLICK HERE
Have you missed your breast screening appointment? You can re-book an appointment by phoning
020 3299 1964 or you can arrange an appointment online visit the website www.selbreastscreening.org.uk
The NHS National Breast Screening Programme provides free screening for breast cancer for all women over the age of 50. If you're between 50 and 70 you should be routinely invited for a mammogram. Women over 70 are encouraged to make their own appointments.
It is recommended that cervical smear tests are carried out as follows:
- Between the ages of 25 and 49 years – every three years
- Between the ages of 50 and 64 years – every five years
When booking an appointment, please tell the receptionist you are attending for a smear test.
Please ensure your child has been seen by the Health team prior to vaccination at the practice.
Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed Sexually Transmitted infection in men and women. Most of the people who have this infection will have no symptoms. If you or your sexual partner remain untreated it can cause infertility.
If you are sexually active and under 25 you should be tested for Chlamydia annually by a very simple urine or self swab test.
You can collect the kit from our reception or for further information book an appointment with our practice nurse Sharon or Antoinette. For further information visit www.chlamydiascreening.nhs.uk
Contraceptive Services & Family Planning Clinic
The practice offers a full range of family planning care and advice including the coil (IUCD) and the morning after pill (within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse). We encourage our patients to come to the surgery for confidential contraceptive advice. The Doctor also takes an active part in discussing and dealing with menopausal and pre-menstrual problems.
Dr S Nehru (male) are qualified doctors for Implanon insertion/removal. For General Contraceptive advice book an appointment with our practice nurse or health care assistant.
With the practice nurse/healthcare assistant. Please contact our reception to book an appointment.
Flu & Pneumococcal Vaccination
These vaccinations are recommended for patients over the age of 65, patients suffering from with heart, lung, liver or kidney diseases, diabetes or residents of nursing homes. Please contact the surgery at the beginning of October for further details. If you are housebound, a home visit can be arranged.
Prevention is better than cure. We take every opportunity to check on our patients’ health and offer advice on healthy living. We also offer a full range of special health promotion clinics by appointment with our practice nurses.
All doctors in the surgery perform minor surgical procedures such as joint injection, etc. Dr S Nehru is qualified as a Surgical Specialist and is a Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). Our Practice provides Minor Surgery facilities to many other GP surgeries in Bexley.
Dr S Nehru is also accredited as GPwSI in minor surgery and Vasectomy. He performs Vasectomy for patients from other practices under Bexley CCG.
Further information and pre operative instructions on Minor Surgery and Vasectomy can be obtained from our reception.
Need help to stop smoking? Book an appointment for smoking cessation clinic run by qualified staff on Thursdays from 9am-12pm.
Please note that it would be helpful if you could make an appointment at least 6 weeks prior to travelling. More information is available on the above “Travel Vaccinations” tab.
Well Person Clinic
These are by appointment only with Practice Nurse/Healthcare Assistant. Our Practice Nurse/Healthcare Assistant carry out check for blood pressure, tests for early detection of heart, chest conditions, kidney disease and diabetes, also ECG if required. Advice on diet, smoking, alcohol etc. is provided.
The Practice Nurse will carry out cervical smears and breast awareness checks every 3 years for all women patients.
If you are in good health and have not seen a Doctor in the last 3 years, you are advised to have a check-up by Practice Nurse/Healthcare Assistant.
Patients over 75 years of age
If you are over 75 you are offered the opportunity to book an appointment with your Doctor or Nurse for an annual check-up. Please book an appointment via the reception staff, stating that it is for an ‘over 75 check-up’. If you are housebound the practice will arrange a check-up at home for you.
Young People Clinic
We have tried to make our practice a Teenage Friendly Practice. Confidential consultations with a male doctor, female doctor or our Practice Nurse is available on request. Full Check ups and consultations regarding contraception and sexually transmitted infection are available.