PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE A NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM. ALL CALLS (INCOMING AND OUTGOING) ARE RECORDED FOR MONITORING AND TRAINING PURPOSES - THIS IS AN AUTOMATED PROCESS. WE CAN SWITCH OFF CALL RECORD FOR THE DURATION OF YOUR CALL IF YOU ASK US TO DO SO.
Following extensive trials, two safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been approved in the UK and are now available to priority groups.
Vaccinations are being delivered according to priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). The vaccinations may not take place at your GP practice, but rather a local vaccination service (led by GPs, practice nurses and community pharmacists) who are responsible for delivering the vaccine to people in your community.
When it is the right time for you to receive your vaccination, you will receive an invitation to come forward. This may be via the phone, or through a letter either from your GP or the national booking system. PLEASE WAIT TO BE CONTACTED, WE WILL BE IN TOUCH AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. If you have any queries, please contact this surgery and not the vaccination host site.
Please note that there has recently been a change in JCVI advice, and it is now recommended that the second vaccine is delayed and given 11 - 12 weeks after the first. This advice may have changed after your first vaccine appointment was booked, so we apologise for any confusion.
Coronavirus - UPDATE - November 2020
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Your GP Practice is open and if you need to see your GP, please ring us on 020 8446 0171 during opening hours (Monday - Friday, 8.00 - 6.30, please note we do not take calls between 1 and 2PM). You can also call NHS111.
Please do not come to the surgery unless you have an appointment. If you are waiting for a check-up, please be assured that we will be in touch.
Appointments are being delivered face-to-face, online and over the telephone. If you are asked to come into the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering. Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.
** We have changed some of our processes to keep everyone safe, but please be reassured we are here to offer GP services to you. Please see the Covid page for more information on the steps we are taking to offer safe service to those who need it. **
Welcome to Derwent Crescent Medical Centre
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.
For speedy service , use Doctorlink
Patient Safety & Infection Control Alert; all patient must wear a face mask and gloves when invited for a face to face consultation by the surgery , patients will be directed to local pharmacies to buy one otherwise
For further information check PATIENT FAQs
In-House Practice Pharmacist
You can book an appointment with our in house clinical pharmacist , if you have any of the following condition;
- Long term conditions such as High Blood pressure
- Medication Review -annually with Health Check
- After a stay in Hospital- change of medication
- Experiencing side effects-does adjustment or switching medication
- General Medical enquiries- side effects, planning to get pregnant or breast feeding
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.
Disabled access is good with a ramp to the front door. Patients
Please check parking signs & restrictions , should not block the driveway or use the private car park behind the surgery, Patients do that at their own risk
CQC Inspection Report
Monday to Friday 08:00 – 18:30
Access this service through our reception who can book your appointment with our PCN Hub
HIE-Health Information Exchange HIE Privacy Notice
When We Are Closed
Outside our office hours and during weekends BARNDOC provides cover. To contact them, call the surgery number or phone direct on 111 / 03000 333 777.
Finchley Walk-In Centre is located at Finchley Memorial Hospital, Granville Road, N12 0JE.
Opening Hours: 08:00 - 22:00 daily
Contact Number: 0208 349 7470
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
(Site updated 19/02/2021)