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Winchmore Hill Practice 
Dr Noor, Dr Sankaran, Dr Takla, Dr Shah

Flu Vaccination just don't let anything stop you ( posted on Nov 5, 2020 )

Immunisations ( posted on Sep 24, 2020 )

NHS services in London are working hard to make sure all adults and babies still receive their routine vaccinations. When you visit your GP surgery, things may be a little different: social distancing and infection prevention control measures may be in place. This is all to keep you and staff safe.
If you are due a vaccination, contact your GP today.
Please see link to a short video YouTube channel.

Self-Referral to Physiotherapy ( posted on Jun 24, 2020 )


Did you know that you can refer yourself for physiotherapy treatment without having to see your GP?

It is quick, easy and can be done from the comfort of your own home.

If you have a pc, or a smartphone, you can complete an online referral by visiting

www.physioselfrefer.co.uk. You will be taken through a series of questions relating to your symptoms. Once you have submitted your referral, our team of senior physiotherapists will review your details and usually send you some advice and appropriate exercises, they will also inform you how to contact the service directly if further treatment is indicated.

Please note: when you search for your GP surgery in the search box and click enter, the tab you need will move to the top and show under ‘Available Organisations’. Click this to get started. Alternatively, you can click straight away on the Enfield Health tab which will take you to the same place.

Alternatively, if you do not have access to the internet you can telephone our referral team, who will take your referral details for you. You can contact them on 03330 433966. Please note however, you may be placed onto a call back list, for our advisors to call you back and complete the referral. This is usually within 48 hours (2 working days).

Your details are then forwarded to the physiotherapy provider for your area, which in this case is Enfield Health.

It is important to note, that self-referrals will only be referred for physiotherapy. Your physiotherapist will determine if you need any further treatment or assessments and will arrange these accordingly.

40 years as a nurse ( posted on Mar 6, 2020 )

40 years as a nurse

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate our Practice Nurse/ Advanced Nurse Practitioner Julie Crouch who has been in nursing for 40 years. She is a huge asset to the practice and to the NHS.

Park Run ( posted on Jun 18, 2019 )

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of Park runs Winchmore Hill Practice is proud to announce that it participated in the GP parkrun Pledge Day on 01 June 2019.

3 doctors, a practice nurse and our practice manager took part in the Grovelands Parkrun.

Getting involved in this initiative is simple and free and will help practices:


1. Improve the health and wellbeing of practice staff

2. Improve the health and wellbeing of patients, reducing the need for lifelong medication

3. Raise awareness amongst the parkrun community of services that practices provide

4. Help develop a local community and environment centred around wellness generation

5. Support the UK-wide movement to scale up social prescribing activities.



Gabapentin and Pregabalin ( posted on Mar 27, 2019 )

Rescheduling of Gabapentin and Pregabalin as Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs


From 1/4/19, Pregabalin and Gabapentin will be reclassified as Schedule 3 controlled drugs.

What this means for you:

1. Pregabalin and Gabapentin will not be in the repeat prescriptions.

2. You can request it online or through your pharmacy or by paper request by writing at the bottom of your repeat prescriptions.

3. Prescriptions have to be printed and signed and collected from the pharmacy.

4. It can not be dispensed electronically.

5. The prescription is vali only for 28 days from the date it was signed.

6. The quantity cannot exceed what is needed for 30 days.

7. Your pharmacy can no longer give out emergency supplies.

8. Please ensure you put the request in time to ensure you do not run out of the medication.

9. The request for this medication can not be made over the phone.

Pharmacist ( posted on May 25, 2018 )

We have employed a Pharmacist who provides medication management support to the doctors, to carry out medication reviews and other medication matters. 

Nurse Practitioner - Minor Illness Sessions ( posted on Sep 10, 2015 )

Nurse Practitioner – Minor Illness Sessions    


We are very pleased to offer a new service to our patients*.  Our existing nurse, Julie Crouch, is a qualified Nurse Practitioner and now provides Minor Illness / Triage consultations.  You will be offered an appointment for the following conditions / problems:


      >   Cold 

      >   Cough

      >   Throat infections

      >   Diarrhoea 

      >   Vomiting

      >   Skin rash

      >   Skin Problems

      >   Eye problems

      >   Aches and pains 

      >   Back pain

      >   Urinary symptoms

      >   Wound care

      >   Vaginal discharge symptoms

      >   Infected toe / finger

      >   Athlete’s foot

      >   Folliculitis


*  This service is NOT suitable for patients UNDER TWO years of age

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