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 John Scott Health Centre

Cedar Practice, GP surgery in Hackney, aim to deliver a caring and professional approach to patients' primary health care and general well-being.  The surgery is led by General practitioners, alongside an excellent healthcare team. 

Cedar offers good access to GP and Nurse appointments; ranging from on the day appointments, and advance pre-book appointments. Our reception team are here to help patients find a suitable practice appointment and access to other services.  

New patients welcome.


If you are unwell and in the 14 days before you became unwell you have been to China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand PLEASE GO STRAIGHT HOME AND PHONE 111

If you have been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with novel coronavirus stay at home and call 111 or 999 if you are very unwell (and let them know about the contact)


  • A fever.
  • Difficulty breathing.
  • A cough.
  • Flu-like symptoms.


CQC Rating 2019: Summary Ratings 2019                                           

 flu campaign



Cedar Practice News February 2020

  • Flu season -  Have you been vaccinated this season? Flu virus is most common during autumn and winter months, please consider getting your flu vaccine either here at the practice or your local pharmacy. Details of our dedicated flu clinics can be found at the top of this page, we are currently in the process of sending letter invites to all patients who are at risk of getting the flu and all patients 65 years and over. More information on the flu can be found here


  • Good access to see a GP, nurse and other services.

  • Weekend service for wound care and childhood immunisations - speak to reception

  • Calling all gardeners! we would love for you to join our gardening group, please email for more info

  • Money Matters? - Hackney Council offer a guide to debt, work worries and benefits entitlements

  • Find a food bank here


  • Sleeping Rough


    •  Online Consult 

         - Get in touch with a GP online!

    A new Online Consult platform, Online Consult. The Online platform aims to help patients seek advice and speak to usual GP. We are slowly gaining popularity with our new online platform check it out and let us know what you think...

    •  City and Hackney Duty Doctor - 8 am  - 8 pm GP Appointments

    GP appointments are available the same day at the Cedar Practice - and at other Hackney GP practices'. We urge you to contact your GP surgery during working hours, to get help with urgent medical problems, before calling 111 or going to a hospital Accident and Emergency department. 

    Our sister surgeries offer extended hours appointments.  If you would like a weekend appointment or an appointments after 6.30 pm please speak to our reception team who will inform you about other surgery hours and appointment availability






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Friends and Family Test (FFT) 

The NHS Standard Contract for 2014/2015 requires that providers of NHS-funded services undertake the Friend and Family Test (FFT). The FFT offers patients of NHS-funded services the opportunity to provide feedback about the care and treatment they received.We are asking patients how likely it would be that they would recommend the service they have received from us to their friends and family.

 In order to participate, your Review can be submitted either by the 'Have your say - Friend & Family Test' link or via the link below

FFT Results -January 2020



(Site updated 13/02/2020)
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