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  • Cedar Practice news March 2021

  • The COVID-19 Vaccine is available for patients

    • Covid-19 vaccination centre located on site at John Scott Health Centre.

    • We will contact eligible patients to make an appointment. 

    • Free transport is available - just let our reception know you need transport.  

    • Please be aware that you should receive an invite for this vaccine via your GP surgery only. This will be by text and/or a telephone call.

    • A warning of vaccine scam phone calls and emails - scammers are using the rollout of Covid-19 vaccine to try to con people out of money and elderly people have been targeted. Please DO NOT provide any personal data or bank details to anyone claiming to be from the NHS - we will NEVER ask you for these details. 

  • Appointments: The practice offers telephone appointments, face to face appointments and online appointments.  To book an appointment using our online service visit via Online Consult. A GP will respond to your email request within 48 hours.

  • We are offering a free flu vaccination to all patients over 50 and under 50s with particular long-term health condition and pregnant patients

  • If you have a minor ailment, you may be able to receive treatment from a local pharmacy for free. This scheme is called Health First Pharmacy. Please see this leaflet for more information on the service and the groups of patients who are eligible. Health First Pharmacy Scheme

  • Hackney Social Radio - a weekly hour-long programme for older Hackney residents, every Wednesday 11am - 12pm on Resonance 104.4 FM

    Hackney Social Radio Leaflet



  • Do you meet the criteria for free NHS prescriptions? check here


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

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

  • Find a food bank here

  • Help someone sleeping rough

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  •  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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