The Spitalfields Practice

The cervical screening programme

The aim of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme is to reduce the number of women who develop cervical cancer and the number of women who die from the condition. Since the screening programme was introduced in the 1980s, the number of cervical cancer cases has decreased by about 7% each year.

All women who are registered with a GP are invited for cervical screening:

For more detailed information please visit  the NHS Choices Cervical scereening page at:
 
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Cervical-screening-test/Pages/Introduction.aspx

News

  • The surgery will be closed

    The surgery will be closed for staff training at 1pm on Thursday 20th January. Service will resume as usual at 8am on Friday 21st January.

  • Kooth - Free online support service

    Kooth is a free online counselling and emotional well-being support service providing young people aged 11-25 years in Tower Hamlets with a free, safe and secure means of accessing support with their emotional health and wellbeing from a professional team of qualified counsellors. Kooth is a well-established, award winning online counselling service and is accredited by The British Association of Psychotherapy and Counselling (BACP). Founded in 2001, they are leading pioneers of online counselling in the UK, having won a number of prestigious awards.

    Kooth has no referrals or waiting lists. Young people can access this service anonymously by signing on here www.kooth.com

     

  • GDPR

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018.

    The Spitalfields Practice sends you texts to remind you of your appointments. We may also send occasional texts inviting you to attend participation group meetings, Open Days and Health Fairs and to invite you to contact us for an appointment when we run Public Health campaigns (for example cervical screening, smoking cessation and sexual health screening). We feel this is an important part of our job looking after your health, and we take our duty of confidentiality to manage your information very seriously.

    We do not and never will share or use your contact details for purposes other than for the benefit of your health. However, if you still feel uncomfortable allowing us to contact you for health purposes, please contact our IT & Administration Manager or Practice Manager and we will make sure your wishes are respected.

  • London Living Wage

    The Spitalfields Practice are proud to support the London living wage +

  • Pre-booked weekend and evening appointments

    Our patients have access to pre-booked weekend and evening appointments with a GP, Nurse and Pharmacist at one of our neighbouring practices.

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  • Registering now!

    Our list is open for new patients. Contact our reception on 020 7247 7070 for details.

  • NHS Summary Care Record

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