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Linden Medical Centre9a Linden AvenueMaidenheadBerkshire, SL6 6JJTel: 01628 776900
We are encouraging patients to order their repeat medications using their NHS account either using the NHS App on their smartphone, or computer.
Doing this means that the request goes directly into our system and helps to prevent requests going missing between patient and doctor. It also means that you can order medicine when you need it, instead of it being ordered on your behalf, when you do not need it or something has changed.
Download the NHS App on your smartphone:
iOS (iPhones/iPad) https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/nhs-app/id1388411277
or access via your computer here: www.nhsapp.service.nhs.uk/patient/prescriptions
If you have not logged in to your NHS account, or downloaded the NHS App before, you will have to verify your identity – this is to ensure that only you can access your medical information.
For more information about prescriptions using your NHS account to order prescriptions please see the following page: https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-app/nhs-app-help-and-support/prescriptions-in-the-nhs-app/ordering-a-prescription/
If you switch to online ordering instead of using your pharmacy, you should let them know so they don't duplicate the order for you.
Days worked: Wed, Thu am
MBBS (London 1985) MRCGP DRCOG DGM
Practice lead for Asthma, Senior Partner
Days worked: Mon, Tue am, Thu
BSc MB ChB (Manchester 1985) DRCOG
Practice Lead for Cardiology
Days worked: Tue, Wed, Thu
MBBS (London 1999) BDS MRCGP DFFP
Days worked: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
MBChB (Birmingham2009) MRCGP DCH DFSRH
Practice lead for Diabetes
Days worked: Wednesday, Thursday pm, Friday am
MBChB (Birmingham 2005) DFSRH MMedSci MPhil MRCGP
Dr Gilliland will only be working occasional locum sessions at the Practice from the end of January 2022.
MBChB (Sheffield 1986) DFSRH
Days worked: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
MBChB (Bristol 2003) DRCOG MRCP MRCGP
Days worked: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
MBBS ( London 2014) MRCGP
GP Registrar - with practice until August 2022, works Mon / Tue / Wed
Although you will be registered with The Linden Medical Centre you will be able to make an appointment with any doctor, except for urgent appointments when you will be seen by the duty doctor.
Available by appointment every weekday morning and afternoon for dressings, injections and chronic disease management.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Sam is our Practice Manager with overall responsibility for the day to day running of the practice and introduction of NHS-led change. He is supported by a small but dedicated clerical and administration team.
Reception and HR Manager
Our Patient Service Team provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query.
The team make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries and dealing with patient records.
Our team of District Nurses visit and care for patients who are unable to come to the surgery – appointments can be made via the Surgery. Nursing students are also attached to the district nursing team from time to time.
A team of health visitors provide advice and monitor the health of young children. The health visitor service is run by RBWM and can be contacted on 0300 365 6523.
All children deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential. We at this surgery are committed to working in partnership with parents to safeguard the health, development and welfare of all children.
Patients can self-refer to "Talking Therapies" on 0300 365 2000 or via www.talkingtherapies.berkshire.nhs.uk
A dietitian visits monthly to provide advice regarding healthy eating habits with respect to medical conditions, special diets etc. They can be seen at the surgery by appointment.