We send you best wishes over the Easter holiday
We hope that you keep well over the next few weeks, but if you are unwell there are lots of services to help, even when our Practice is closed.
Practice Opening Hours over the Easter holiday
We will be open on the following dates during the Easter holiday
Open Thursday 13th April - Normal Surgery hours.
Closed Friday 14th April, Sat 15th April, Sunday 16th April, Monday 17th April.
Open as normal on Tuesday 18th April
We may offer you an appointment at another Haringey Practice when we are closed. These Practices work closely with us and when they see you they will be able to view your medical history and medication.
Make sure you get your repeat prescription The last day that we will be able to guarantee, issuing you with your repeat prescription will be Wednesday 12th April before 1.00pm. Please make sure that you have ordered any medication that you will need between 14th and 17th April by this date.
If you feel unwell and you want some advice
Visit your Pharmacy They can give advice and treatment for common conditions. Your local pharmacies are:
Lloyds Pharmacy, 352 High Road, Wood Green, N22 8JW
Alpha Pharmacy, 18 Commerce Road, Wood Green, N22 8ED
Med-Chem Pharmacy, 73 Grand Parade, Green Lanes, N4 1DU, Open 9:00am to Midnight daily
Look on the web The NHS Choices website has a comprehensive list of conditions, how to treat them and how to tell if it is something serious. It includes information about childhood illnesses and management. The site can be translated into many languages (just click on ‘translate’ at the top right of every page). The website address is www.nhs.uk.
If it is not an emergency and you are not sure what to do
Call 111. This is a free NHS phone number to call when you need medical help fast, but it’s not an emergency. They’ll assess you and advise you what to do or where you should go to get the best treatment for your condition. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Calls to 111 are free, including from mobiles.
If you want British Sign Language: NHS 111 offers a video relay service that allows you to make a video call to a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. Go to the website www.interpreternow.co.uk/nhs111 for more details.
If you want translation services during your call follow these steps:
- Call 111 but not press any buttons. The call will then go straight through to a health adviser
- When you first talk to the health adviser you should say what language you speak e.g. ‘Turkish’
- The health adviser will contact Language Line and they will then have a 3 way call with you
Please be aware that calls using Language Line may take longer to set up.
In an emergency dial 999
Please be advised that over the Easter holiday, Accident & Emergency (A&E) services are likely to be extremely busy, and if you go to A&E you will have a long wait. If your illness or injury is not life-threatening, please call 111 for clinical advice, assessment and direction to the most appropriate service.
All services will return to normal hours on 18 April 2017