Firstcare Practice Appointment System
The aim of the practice is to empower you to manage their own health and provide tools and support to do this. We are committed to collaborate within the practice and with other professional partners in health and social care to both learn and deliver care. Our practice is open Monday-Sunday 8am-8pm as a result from your feedback. We have a variety of different appointment types and times ranging from 5 -30 minutes with GP’s, Nurses and Healthcare Assistants.
Routine and same day appointments are released at 08:00 Monday-Friday on a first come first served basis. Please call the surgery on 0208 630 1111 or alternatively book online click here for more information on online access.
Reception staff will answer your call, please don’t be offended if they ask you what the problem is, they are here to help you get the right service for your needs and ensure you are booked with the correct clinician.
Following last years patient survey we have worked hard in recent months to improve access by making it easier for patients to speak to a doctor.
We have found that many patients who did not necessarily need to come into the practice could have been helped on the phone or on Skype.
Many things can be dealt with over the phone such as Medication queries, Medical certificates, advice, test results etc.
Telephone appointments are available between 08:00-10:00 Monday- Friday.
If you have recently undergone any tests such as bloods, x-ray, ultrasound, MRI, ECG etc the GP will contact you. You will either receive a telephone call, text message, email or letter informing you of the outcome and actions that need to be taken.
The following clinicians are part of the Firstcare team:
Dr Talac Mahmud
Dr Emad Mahmood
Dr Adarsh Batra
Dr Haseeb Salam (long term locum)
Dr Sonali Mukerjee Bose (Long term locum)
Dr Sohini Kar (Will be starting in August)
Fana Abraha (Nurse Practitioner)
Prabesh Thangarajah (Practice Nurse)
Radha Ghimire (Locum Practice Nurse)
Maria Da Cunha
Mohamad Karim Haddy
We also have 3 managers and 8 reception/administrators
We understand it can sometimes be difficult to get an appointment. Our staff will try their best to accommodate you or inform you about other services that are available.