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

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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