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Corner Surgery, The

The doctors and staff at The Corner Surgery are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. Patient care is our most important aim and we hope to achieve this through the best values of family practice, combined with up to date developments in the NHS. We welcome all people, regardless of their ethnic origins, gender, age, ability, class, religion,or sexual orientation.

Services:

- Contraception

- Cervical Smears
These are performed by the nurses and doctors. We suggest you book the appointment 2 weeks after the first day of your period.

- Pregnancy Care

- Sexual Health
If you have any worries about your sexual health please see one of the nurses or doctors, who will treat you with respect, sensitivity and confidentiality.

- Men's Health
Testicular cancer is the biggest killer of young men. If you do not know how to examine your testicles, please contact us for information. If you have any concerns about your health including sexual health, contraception, prostate problems or impotence please see a doctor or nurse.

All contraceptive advice and advice regarding HIV/AIDS is confidential for all of our patients. Condoms are available free at the surgery and sexual health clinics.

Men sometimes tend to overlook their health needs. We advise a general check up every 3 years, even if you feel well.

- Young People

- Child Health

- Counselling and Mental Health
People often seek counselling help after a crisis or an event such as bereavement, or a trauma, or when they feel they have no-one else to turn to. In fact, therapy can be useful for most kinds of emotional problems, as well as for symptoms such as chronic headaches or tiredness, where there is no obvious physical cause. If you are concerned, for example, about relationship difficulties, stress or anxiety, feeling depressed or not coping you should consider seeing our counsellor, or our Mental Health Worker.

The counselling service is confidential and is available to all patients.

- Podiatry/Foot Health
Podiatry is the prevention, maintenance and treatment of a wide variety of painful or disabling foot problems. Podiatry is also sometimes needed for a wide variety of general health problems which affect the feet eg diabetes.

For an appointment with the podiatrist please speak to one of our receptionists.

- Smoking Cessation
It’s good for your health to stop smoking. We can help you. Please make an appointment with the nurse or doctor. You can also ring NHS smoking helpline 0800 169 0169. 7am-11pm daily.

- Benefits Advice
Please ask a member of staff for details of the local services.

- Certificates
Any private certificates, private letters or medical reports, employment or pre employment medicals can be provided but a fee will be charged for non - NHS administration and will take approximately 1 week to complete. Our receptionists will be happy to advise you about these charges.

Medical reports such as those for the DVLC need to be arranged well in advance. Please request a double appointment

- Fit for Work Notes
You do not need a certificate to cover days one to 7 of your illness. Self certification forms are available in reception

The Corner Surgery also have a Patient Participation Group (PPG) who meet bimonthly.

Address:
The Corner Surgery, 99 Coldharbour Lane, London, SE5 9NS
Telephone:
020 7274 4507
Fax:
020 7733 6545
Opening times:
Monday 08:00 - 19:00 Tuesday 08.00 - 19.30 Wednesday 08:00 - 19:00 Thursday 08:00 - 19:00 Friday 08:00 - 18:30 Weekend Closed
Languages:
Spanish, Portuguese, French and German (Please ask at reception if you would like to arrange a translator in any language)
Buses:
35 45 345
Sector:
Public