Noticeboard

COVID-19 Please do not come to the practice unless you have an appointment or have been requested to do so by a staff member or GP. If you are given an appointment, or asked to come into the practice, please ensure you wear a face covering.

Face covering exemptions - please go to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own for information on face covering exemptions.  You may still be asked to wear one in the practice to reduce the risk to our staff and other patients.

Social Media

Linden Medical Centre is experimenting with a foray into social media and now has an Instagram account @lindenmedical where we will be posting public health messages and information and updates about the practice. Please feel free to follow and recommend to your friends.  

www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Important information for patients about GP appointments.

To protect our patients, staff and local community we are changing the way patients access our services.  Patients with internet access please use the eConsult function below and we will be in contact with you by 6pm the following working day.  For more urgent queries please call the practice. You may have to wait a long time on the telephone. If you have an emergency you should still call 999.

Prescriptions. We are not taking prescription requests at the practice.  You can use your local pharmacy, or online access to make requests for current repeat prescriptions. Medications which have not been ordered routinely for some time will not be issued via your pharmacy and should be requested via eConsult so that they can be properly reviewed.  Just-in-case medications will only be issued in exceptional circumstances.

Disputes with employers. We cannot give opinions on whether or not is safe for employees to return to work - this is a matter for you and your employer.  The NHS do not provide occupational health services for employers.

For the NHS 111 Coronavirus digital triage follow this link: https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19

Appointments

Urgent Appointments

The phone number for Linden Medical Centre is 01628 776900. This number is available from 08:00 to 18:30 Monday to Friday.

Please call early for same day urgent appointments.

Appointments can also be booked online via the link at the top of this page. Click here to find out how to register.

Routine Appointments

Available from 08:30 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 17:30.

Additional Appointments

A limited number of GP appointments are available for patients who genuinely find it difficult to make appointments in our core hours - for example, patients who work shifts or away from Maidenhead. These are routine appointments only and are generally available on a Tuesday evening or Saturday morning.

They must be booked in advance - please enquire when making an appointment.

Cancellations

If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else.

 
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