Welcome to The Sandringham Practice
We are a well established, forward thinking and innovative GP practice based in Hackney.
We strive to offer a Caring, Accessible, Responsive, Efficient and Safe service for our patients.
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Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)
** You must ensure to wear a face mask when entering the practice.
This is to protect yourself, other patients, visitors and our staff! **
If you are medically exempt from wearing a face mask, please ensure you have your exemption card/badge to show the practice team.
This can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own
Please note that the practice will remain OPEN during lockdown. We are here to help, advise and assist all your medical concerns and queries.
The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
The latest information on symptoms of Coronovirus infection and areas where recent travel may have resulted in a high risk of exposure can be found on nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
COVID-19 vaccine Update
We urge everyone eligible who has not yet had their first vaccine to book on the national booking system or call 119.
If you have had your first vaccine, please make sure you have your second vaccine to ensure maximum protection.
If you have specific concerns about taking the vaccine and would like to talk to a health professional please contact your GP.
There is comprehensive information, guidance, and answers to questions, including vaccination information for pregnant women, frontline health and social care staff and carers at COVID-19 Vaccination programme | East London Health & Care Partnership (eastlondonhcp.nhs.uk)
Getting the help you need
Some consultations are over the phone and via video but we will assess your situation and invite you into the practice if needed.
We can arrange same-day appointments if you need urgent care but please don't visit without an appointment. Appointments will be held in the best way to keep you safe from Covid.
You can also contact 111, day or night, for other urgent health advice - including if you have concerns about your Covid-19 symptoms.
Please remember that 999 and A&E are for emergencies.
Please help reduce infections, protect the NHS and keep each other safe by following the latest rules.
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We are a sister practice with Richmond Road Medical Centre, who were announced as *WINNERS* for the Prestigious National GP Awards 2017 as General Practice Team of the Year 2017.
Accessible Information Standard – Information for Patients:
The Accessible Information Standard is a new law to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss are given information they can easily read or understand.
The Accessible Information Standard tells NHS and adult social care organisations they must make sure people get information in different formats such as: - easy read, braille, advocate, British Sign Language (BSL), large print or email.
Please inform a member of staff if you have any communication support needs. You need to help us make sure we get things right for you.
(Site updated 07/07/2021)