South East London CCG's COVID-19 Page
Sidcup Medical Centre
Welcome to our surgery website where we hope you will quickly benefit from a user friendly layout and a wealth of information about our healthcare services. Find out when we’re open and what to do when we’re not, all from the comfort of your own home.
Sidcup Medical Centre is now using 'Total Triage'
Please see our information leaflet here.
Covid-19 vaccinations are provided free by the NHS, so ignore anyone offering you one in exchange for money.
We are using a Total Triage Model.
Please complete an online consultation, for all clinical and administrative queries.
The eConsult website is linked below.
You can also complete an eConsult via the NHS App which is available for free on iOS and Android devices.
If you need support to complete an online consultation, please call the surgery.
The online consultation will be reviewed and we will contact you with advice for next steps. This may include a telephone or video appointment with a clinician or possibly even a face to face if clinician feels this is appropriate.
Med3s - Fit Note
As of 08/01/2021 the Nhs.uk page: Can I get a fit note without seeing a GP? states;
Important coronavirus advice
Do not ask your GP for a fit note if you are off work because of coronavirus. Instead you can get an isolation note to send to your employer as proof you need to stay at home.
To find out more, see our coronavirus self-isolation advice.
You can apply for an isolation note here.
You can also use this service for someone else.
Employers can check an isolation note is valid by using the Check an isolation note service.
Collecting scripts from the surgery is being suspended.
If you have not already nominated a Pharmacy to collect your prescriptions from please see Dr Deshmukh's letter and complete an EPS Nomination form (Word , PDF) as soon as possible.
If you do not have a nominated Pharmacy you risk being left without medication should we be required to close the surgery doors.
Please see this leaflet for further information about EPS.
Advice for women during Covid-19
Please see Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare’s (FSRH) leaflet regarding Accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare as lockdown eases.
- Emergency Contraception
- Abortion Care
- Sexual Assault Care
- Emergency removal of LARCs
Have been classified as essential, meaning that you should always be able to access them.
“Your first port of call should be the place you usually access care for your sexual or reproductive health – that could be your GP practice, or your local sexual health or family planning clinic.”
Please complete an eConsult form should you need an appointment, or advice from a GP at Sidcup Medical Centre.
Covid-19 vaccine fraud alert
Please see trading standards' flyer which warns about Covid-19 scams and offers advice on how to steer clear of them. Some of these scams are quite sophisticated with texts claiming to be from the NHS.
- Never give out personal or financial details in response to any Covid-19 vaccine emails, texts or phone calls - even if the sender ‘claims’ to be from the NHS.
- Covid-19 vaccinations are provided free by the NHS, so ignore anyone offering you one in exchange for money.
eConsult - Contact our Doctors online
Try the NHS App
If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.
If you already use Patient Access you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.
For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp
Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is available for iOS and Android.
You can also access NHS App services from the browser on your desktop or laptop computer.
You can also use Patient Access;
Further Online Services Information
Information for Carers
Are you an unpaid carer? If so please use this form to register or click here for more information.
Health and Happiness
Our team are dedicated to your continued good health and approach your care with professionalism, discretion and friendliness. You can count on a warm welcome from everyone involved here at the practice.
Sidcup Medical Centre's Privacy notice can be found here
(Site updated 06/04/2021)