Clinics And Services

Make an appointment by visiting our consulting room.

Chlamydia Screening

The surgery offers a free and discreet chlamydia screening service and suggest all sexually active 15-24 year olds take advantage of this service to avoid potential medical problems later in life.

The service is of course open to all patients, irrespective of age.

Antenatal Clinic

Antenatal checks can be booked routinely by calling the surgery and booking back to back appointments with the health care assistant, followed by a GP appointment.

Patients are reminded to bring a fresh urine sample with them.

Baby Checks

Eight week baby checks are done by all GPs at the practice, during normal surgery hours.

Blood Tests

The practice now offers a domiciliary blood test service for housebound patients who are registered at the practice, as well as an in-house blood test service, by appointment only.

Postnatal Checks

  • Postnatal checks are done at eight weeks.
  • Mother and baby are checked by the doctor.

To save two visits, your baby will be immunised at the same time by one of our practice nurses.

Please state when making your appointment that the visit is for the eight week check.

Asthma Checks

If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an annual review of your asthma symptoms please use this form. If your symptoms are deteriorating or you are having any concerns please make an appointment with our nurse, or clinical pharmacist.

These are done by our practice nurses and pharmacist.

Diabetic Checks

These are done by the practice nurse in conjunction with one of the doctors.

Family Planning

If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a contraceptive pill review please use this form.

Contraceptive care is provided by the doctors. The practice nurses are able to provide repeat prescriptions for the pill, give contraceptive injections and fit/remove implanon.

Regular family planning clinics are also held at the following clinics:

  • Patrick Doody Clinic – 79 Pelham Road, Wimbledon
    Tel: 020 83458 5115
  • Wide Way Clinic – Wide Way, Mitcham
    Tel: 020 3458 5200
  • Green Wrythe Lane Clinic – The Circle, Middleton Road, Carshalton
    Tel: 020 8544 2016
  • Jubilee Health Centre – Wallington
    Tel: 020 3458 5161

Please note that family planning clinics cannot be used for routine smear test.

NHS Health Check

This is usually carried out by our practice nurse and health care assistant.

Non-NHS Examinations (Private Services)

The doctors are happy to carry out medical examinations e.g. for insurance purposes or driving licence. Any request will be processed within 21 days but, please, bear in mind that our main priority is patient care; please be patient.

Please ask reception for details of the charges made for these services.

Social Prescribing

The service supports people aged 18 and over in supporting people with meeting others, learning new skills, try different activities, make positive lifestyle changes, get out and about and help manage their health better.

Some of the areas people have been informed, connected or referred to services that can help have included:

  • Benefits advice
  • Budgeting
  • Befriending
  • Bereavement support
  • Employability support programmes
  • Exercise sessions
  • Health walks
  • Informal carers support
  • Social activities
  • Support groups (eg, diabetes)
  • Transport (eg, dial-a-ride)
  • Volunteering

If you would like to see our Social Prescriber Nicole, please book an appointment by calling our reception team, or just submit a query on our practice website.

Travel Immunisations And Vaccinations (Private-Non NHS Service)

Visit our travel room.

The practice only offers travel immunisation that are covered by the NHS (except cholera).

If you are travelling abroad please make sure you contact us in plenty of time to arrange any vaccinations that may be necessary. To help the travel nurses assess your travel needs it is important that they are in receipt of the assessment form before your appointment.

Please make an appointment at least 4 weeks in advance of your holiday to ensure adequate cover.

Yellow Fever Vaccinations

Merton Medical Practice no longer provides yellow fever vaccines.

The Merton Expert Patient Programme

The Merton expert patients programme is a free, self management course that supports people living with, or caring for someone with, one or more long-term health and/or mental health conditions. The course(s) offers a tool kit of techniques to enable you to manage your condition better on a daily basis, by increasing your confidence and quality of life. Each course consists of 12 to 16 people and are led by tutors who have long-term conditions themselves. To attend a course you must either live, work or be registered with a GP in Merton.

For more information, please visit Merton CCG: Expert Patients Programme or to get in touch with the team please call 0208 812 6740 or 020 3668 1280.