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The New Surgery8 Shenfield RoadBrentwoodEssex CM15 8ABThe BramblesGreenwich AvenueBrentwoodEssex CM14 4SW, Tel: 01277 218393
CORONAVIRUSDue to the lockdown, our door is closed and you can only be invited for an appointment by GP or nurse after being screened by triage first - use eConsult to request an appointment.STAY AT HOMEEveryone must stay at home to help to the spread of coronavirus. Failure to do so puts lives at risk unnecessarily.You can only go out for the following reasons:shopping for necessities (for example for food or medicine) as infrequently as possibleone form of exercise per day (i.e. run, walk or cycle) alone or with members of your householdany medical need (including to donate blood) avoid or escape risk of injury or harm, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable persontravelling for work purposes only if you cannot work from homeYou must still maintain a distance of 2 meters apart from anyone outside of household, and keep time spent outside to a minimum.DO NOT GO TO YOUR GP SURGERY, HOSPITAL OR PHARMACY IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS.FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SEE OUR PAGE ON CORONAVIRUS GUIDANCE
Due to the lockdown, our door is closed and you can only be invited for an appointment by GP or nurse after being screened by triage first - use eConsult to request an appointment.
Everyone must stay at home to help to the spread of coronavirus. Failure to do so puts lives at risk unnecessarily.You can only go out for the following reasons:
You must still maintain a distance of 2 meters apart from anyone outside of household, and keep time spent outside to a minimum.
DO NOT GO TO YOUR GP SURGERY, HOSPITAL OR PHARMACY IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SEE OUR PAGE ON CORONAVIRUS GUIDANCE
BSc MBBCh MRCP (Senior Partner)
Joined the practice in May 1997. He first registered with the General Medical Council in August 1991. He offers maternity medical services, contraceptive services, minor surgery and child health surveillance. His particular interests are general medicine and child health.
MBBS DRCOG MRCGP
Qualified as a GP in 2007 and his first post was here at the New Surgery. He has a special interest in cardiology.
MBChB DRCOG MRCGP
Joined us in August 2011, having previously worked in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. She has special interests in paediatrics and palliative care.
MBBS, MRCP(paed), DRCOG, MRCGP, DFFP
Joined us in January 2012 and trained at Guys & St Thomas's Hospital in London. She is a skilled general practitioner and has a keen interest in paediatrics. Works on Mondays and Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
MBBS, MRCS, DOHNS, MRCGP, BSc
Joined us in March 2014. We call him Dr. Prasanna and encourage you to do the same. Dr Prasanna works across both New Surgery and Brambles sites and holds the nominal list for patients who were previously registered at the Brambles.
Dr. Prasanna came to us from a very busy practice in Southend and has a special interest in ENT medicine. He works Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Dr. Yasin joined the practice in early 2018.
We have five practice nurses and a healthcare assistant who work in the treatment room. The treatment room is open from 08.00 until 18:30, and closes between 13.00 and 14:00 for lunch. There are also appointments available to pre-book for Saturday mornings between 09.00 and 12.00.
Patients are able to take their blood pressure on the self-use machine in the waiting room. This will print the readings, which you can give to the receptionist for recording on your medical record.
Child health surveillance appointments are carried out on Thursday mornings by Dr. Naeem and the health visitor.
During the afternoons there are various clinics including asthma, diabetes, travel, chronic disease, family planning and health screening. We also offer cardiovascular health checks by appointment if you are aged between 40 and 74 years, and do not suffer with existing coronary heart disease.
The practice nurses also carry out dressings, immunisations, removal of sutures, ear syringing, ECGs, smear tests, and assist with minor surgery procedures. They also run blood pressure clinics and give general advice on health and well-being.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice, making sure the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care. Specific areas include human resources, finance, patient safety, premises, equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services, and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
There are several administrative and secretarial staff who work mainly behind the scenes to ensure the smooth running of the practice. Tasks include the processing of:
The receptionists are your link with the rest of the practice. Please be aware that they do need to ask you questions, as the more information you are able to give them the better they will be able to assist you. Please do not abuse reception staff when they ask for necessary information.
A common misconception is that the receptionists' only job is to 'pick up the phone'; calls are often fairly involved, and need to be seen through.
In addition to taking requests for emergency appointments and booking routine ones, our receptionists do any number of the following (sometimes simultaneously):
It can be very busy at times, so please be patient.
Our receptionists have the right to work in a non-hostile environment, and abuse will not be tolerated. Repeated abusive conduct may lead to your removal from our practice list.
Anything you tell our receptionists will be treated in absolute confidence (the rules of confidentiality apply equally to all practice staff).
A small team of community midwives offer appointments at Brentwood Community Hospital for routine antenatal care. They are accessed by self-referral on 01277 695082.
There is a district nursing team available in the local area, employed by NHS South West Essex. They are led by a team of modern matrons who evaluate nursing needs and discuss with a patient how to best manage their care.
It is sometimes necessary for us to share information about our patients with members of the district nursing team; please advise the reception team if you do not want us to share your medical record in this regard.
Telephone 01277 302550
There is a health visitor available in the local area. She works with babies, families and elderly patients. You may contact the health visitor direct for advice and parenting issues.
Vita Minds – 01268 977 171
There are high intensity and low intensity therapists and counsellors available in the local area. You can self-refer by contacting Vita Minds on 01268 977 171. Vita Minds will ensure that people living in South West Essex are able to access the right sort of psychological therapy to suit their mental health needs.
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