13th October 2016 From 12:30pm
8th December 2016 From 12:30pm
7th February 2017 From 12:30pm
Antenatal Clinic and Postnatal Care
If you know you are pregnant, please make an appointment with a doctor or nurse practitioner. During this appointment the doctor will ask you to book your first antenatal appointment for the Friday afternoon clinic. This clinic is attended by a midwife who is allocated from Lewisham Hospital.
Whilst we try to have the same midwife every week, there are occasions when this is not possible due to circumstances beyond our control. It is a long appointment and, depending on your needs, may last for up to an hour. Therefore please be prepared to be seen for this length of time. Your follow-up antenatal visits are by appointment on a Monday morning from 9.15 until 11.45am and Monday afternoon from 1.00 - 4.00pm. Your appointment time is 10 minutes.
If for any reason during your antenatal care you would like to speak to a midwife, information on how to do this is contained in the Yellow Book which will be given to you during your first appointment.
Care is mainly carried out by the midwives with the full support and back-up of the practice GPs and Lewisham Hospital. We support the right of the mother to choose where they have their baby, ie either at home or in hospital, and the midwife will discuss this with you. After the birth of your baby, the midwife and the health visitor will monitor the progress of both you and your baby, and give advice on feeding and immunisation. Postnatal checks are carried out by Dr Sau during normal surgery hours. Please book an appointment in the usual way.
Run by special appointments.
The health visitors, who are employed by Lewisham Primary Care Trust, run a clinic at which your child can be weighed and receive childhood immunisations on Tuesdays from 1.30 to 3.00pm.
We do, however, request that children needing immunisations should arrive at the surgery between 1.30 and 2.30pm and regret that immunisations cannot be given to children arriving after 2.30pm.
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Test
Available when requested.
Child Health Surveillance
Dr Sau performs the routine six week checks.
A clinical psychologist is available and appointments can be made following a referral from the doctor.
Arranged by appointment with Nurse.
Our counsellor is available to be seen at the surgery and appointments will be made to see her following a referral from the doctor.
A dietician is available at the surgery for one session a week and she specialises in advising on cholesterol-lowering diets and other diets for medical conditions. she is not the person to see for weight reduction - the practice nurse is available for this. This clinic is run by Karen Wahed.
Drugs and Alcohol Misuse Clinic
Run every Tuesday, by appointment only.
Family Planning Clinic and HRT Clinics
Please telephone for details. IUCDs (coils) are fitted by a special long appointment with Dr Sau. Also, contraceptive implants are fitted by Dr Sau, during a special appointment. Please ask a member of our Reception Team for more information.
Our family therapist is available to be seen at the surgery by referral from the doctor, nurse or health visitor.
Gynaecological / Well Woman Clinic
Arranged by appointment with HCA or Nurse.
Arranged by appointment with Nurse.
Arranged by appointment with the HCA.
This is performed by Dr Sau on Thursday mornings following a referral by a clinician. Please ask the receptionist for details. Additionally, Dr Nguyen provides a Wart Clinic on Wednesday mornings and Dr Sau undertakes Joint Injections by special appointment.
New Patient Health Check
Over 75 Health Check
Arranged at the request of the patient.
Smears may be arranged by appointment.
Run by the Nurse.
The practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection. We will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.
For your convenience, we have installed a dedicated line for patients to use when requesting the results of medical investigations.
The telephone number you should ring is 020 8698 5281 and select Option 3 - Results.
This service will be available from 10.00am - 12.00pm and 3.00pm - 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
You will not be able to make routine or emergency appointments on this Option.
To complete the Torridon Road Medical Practice Patient Satisfaction Survey click here, or if you prefer you can print out the survey and hand this to reception
If you require access to the Patient Access, Please come to the surgery and request for Patient Access Registration. You will be given a printout with your registration details.
How to Register for EMIS Patient Access
Once you have registered for the service you can then sign in. You will need to enter the following information each time you use the service:
You can use the Forgotten Password and Forgotten User ID features to help recover your details. Please note: Torridon Road Medical Practice must have your e-mail address and mobile number stored to use these features. You can also add these during the registration process and after signing in.
Alternatively you can contact Torridon Road Medical Practice to generate a new letter for you. With the new letter, you will need to follow the whole registration process again, before signing in with new details.
As well as booking appointment and ordering repeat prescriptions, patients can now access detailed information about their medical history (upon request and approval by doctor).
To apply to this you will need to come to the surgery to request a 'Online Services Registrations Form' and bring in a proof of ID, i.e a passport or driving Licence and a Proof of Address, i.e a utility bill.
If you request has been accepted, you will have access to the following information:
Did you know you can download EMIS Patient Access Mobile for free on Android & IOS Smartphone Devices?
Please use the link below to download:
If you would like to register as a patient please download the New Patient Registration Form & New Patient Application Form
If you could like to view the Practice Leaflet, please click on the link.
If you require access to online services, please complete the Online Service Registration Form and return this to the practice.
If you are going away and require vaccinations, please complete the Travel Risk Assessment Form, so our Nurse can assess all your travel information and past history.
Lewisham Travel Information
Lewisham Travel Advice
Lewisham Travel Directory
Please visit reception and ask for the required forms. We will be happy to provide these for you.
Foot Health Application Form
The process of applying for local authority housing has moved exclusively online. They will no longer accept paper applications.
You do not need a doctor’s letter. You need to complete a self-assessment form which is only available online or directly from the council. A letter from your doctor will not help the process
If the council are unable to process your application and need further medical information, they will request your written consent and write directly to your doctor in confidence to provide the required medical information.
Lewisham Housing Appications
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