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Cedar Practice, John Scott Health Centre, Green Lanes, corner of Springpark Drive, Hackney, London, N4 2NUTel: 020 8036 6388
Out of Hours On weekdays between 6:30pm and 8:00am and also at weekends and public holidays we use a local deputising service CHUHSE (City & Hackney Urgent Healthcare Social Enterprise) to cover our practice out of hours service on 020 8185 0545
Repeat PrescriptionsThe ordering of repeat prescription via this website will be phased out on 31st March 2017, please register using the patient online service request form (via online services link) as soon as possible to continue ordering your medication.
Test Results Test results requests may be made by telephoning the surgery between 2.00pm and 2.45pm and leaving a message with the receptionist for the nurse regarding the results of your particular test.
AppointmentsTo make an appointment please telephone 020 76901151 noting that this number will continue to ring until the receptionist has finished the previous calls. Please do not hang up
Cancelling your AppointmentIf you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone us to cancel your appointment.
Would you like to help Cedar Practice
deliver and develop our patient services?
We are looking for patients from all age groups and social and cultural backgrounds.
We already have an active patient participation group and we would like to expand this and gather the views of a wider and larger representation of our practice population.
To do this we would like to create an email group so we can canvass views without the need for people to attend meetings.
Would you like to be involved?
Please pick up a leaflet on Patient and Public involvement at the reception desk, or view the PDF version below.
Patient Participation Group Information and Application Form
NEXT MEETING: October (date to be confirmed)
Last PPG Meeting Minutes - May 2021
Patient Participation 2014-15 Annex D Report
Survey Monkey Appointment results - discussed with PPG
We would like to know how we can improve our service to you and how you perceive our surgery and staff.
To help us with this, we are setting up a virtual patient representation group so that you can have your say. We will ask the members of this representative group some questions from time to time, such as what you think about our opening times or the quality of the care or service you received. We will contact you via email and keep our surveys succinct so it shouldn’t take too much of your time.
We aim to gather around a hundred patients from as broad a spectrum as possible to get a truly representative sample. We need young people, workers, retirees, people with long term conditions and people from non-British ethnic groups.
If you are happy for us to contact you occasionally by email please click the link below to open the sign-up form and complete all the fields.
Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online
If you prefer, you can download the sign up form as a pdf document, print it out, complete it and return it to the practice.
Download the pdf version of our sign up form
We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.
Many thanks for your assistance
The information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to know what information is held about you and sets out rules to make sure that this information is handled properly.
Taken from: https://northeastlondonccg.nhs.uk/your-area/city-hackney/
We want to make sure that local people across City and Hackney have access to the care and support they need. North East London CCG actively seek opportunities to find out what our local communities in our area think and feel about their local NHS and care services through a range of activities including surveys, focus groups and workshops, as well as through partner organisations and patient forums.
You can get involved in a variety of ways:
We make every effort to give the best service possible to everyone who attends our practice. We welcome feedback as a positive way of improving this service.
However, we are aware that things can go wrong resulting in a patient feeling that they have a genuine cause for complaint. If this is so, we would wish for the matter to be settled as quickly, and as amicably, as possible.
Simply contact the Practice Manager on 02080366388 and she will set all the necessary wheels in motion. Further written information is available on the complaints procedure from reception, or a copy of this can be found below.
We are continually striving to improve our service. Any helpful suggestions would be much appreciated and a suggestion box is located in the waiting area.
Cedar Practice Complaints Procedure
All GP Practices in City and Hackney have agreed to Hackney's Health and Social Care Complaints Charter, which aims to make health care better for everyone. This outlines how you can ensure your experiences lead to better services at your GP Practice.
Hackney's Health and Social Care Complaints Charter
Contact the Patient Group with your feedback, suggestion, comment or question. Please do not use
this form for complaints - these should always be directed to the Practice Manager
Note that by using this form, you will be sending information about yourself across
the Internet. Whilst every effort is made to keep this information secure, you should
be aware that we cannot offer any guarantees of absolute privacy. If this matter
concerns you then you should use another method to notify us of your comment.
Your IP address (184.108.40.206) will be sent
with your communication. In rare cases where abuse or criminal activity can be shown
to have taken place this may be used by the authorities to trace you.