Reception and enquiries

Reception and enquiries

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Common Illness Room

Common Illness Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

 

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Luton Town Walk-in-centre
Open every day, 8am – 8pm
14-16 Chapel Street
Luton, Beds
LU1 2SE
Tel: 01582 709290
St Albans City Hospital
Waverley Road
St. Albans
Hertfordshire
AL3 5PN
Tel: 01727 866122
Luton & Dunstable Hospital
Lewsey Road
Luton
Bedfordshire
LU4 0DZ
Tel: 01582 491166

 

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

Consulting room

How can we help you?

For Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Long Term Conditions room.

Speak to someone now – Call NHS 111.

Call 111

Call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. 111
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis etc.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse about vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure, etc.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone01582 343220
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone01582 343220
Walk-in GP appointments available out of surgery hours – available 8am to 8pm every day.

Luton Walk-in-centre

Town Centre GP Surgery, 14-16 Chapel Street, Luton, Beds, LU1 2SE
Open every day 8am – 8pm
01582 709290

Travel Room

Travel Room

How can we help you?

Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please complete and submit the travel form in plenty of time (we recommend 8-10 weeks) before your journey.

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.

Also visit

Advice and help zone

Advice and help zone

Lets see what we can do…

For Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Long Term Conditions room.

Blood Tests
Phlebotomy Clinics
  • Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 11.00am

Some afternoon appointments are also available.

Please contact the reception for an appointment.

01582 343220

Disability
Disabled Car Badge

Luton Borough Council

01582 546 000

Social Services Section

01582 547 800

Benefits Enquiry Line

0800 88 22 00

Disability Living Allowance

0845 712 3456

Disability Resource Centre

Poynters House, Poynters Road, Dunstable, LU5 4TP

01582 470 900

Carers
Being a Carer

Do you provide help and support to a family member, friend or neighbour who couldn’t manage without your help? If you do, you are a carer.

Find out more

Luton Voluntary Resource Centre

Support and advice for carers of all ages in Luton.

15 New Bedford Road, Luton, Beds, LU1 1SA

01582 435 195

Carer's Officer

Can give general advice and signposting.

Diane Walsh

01582 547 541

Carers Café

Informal drop in with a relaxed friendly atmosphere. The cost is £1 entry including tea/coffee & cake/biscuits. It is run between 1pm – 2.30pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at Luton Wellbeing Centre, 46/56 Dumfries Street, Luton.

Find out more

Carers of a person with mental health issues

Meetings arranged for Carers of a person with mental health issues are held between 10am – 12noon on 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at Central Baptist Church, Park Street, LU1 3ET.

Child Health
Childhood Immunisation Clinics

The Practice Nurse can provide childhood immunisations Monday-Friday.

These are for children between the ages of 8 weeks and 5 years old and need to be pre-booked. Please remember to bring your red book with you to this appointment.

Child Health Surveillance Clinics

Child Health Surveillance clinics are held on Tuesday lunchtime for new babies where they have an appointment with the Doctor and Practice Nurse for baby’s 8 week check and if all is well the baby will then go on to have its first set of immunisations.

Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks. Find out more

Fever in Children

A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever. Find out more

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point. Find out more

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children. Find out more

Headlice

Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children. Find out more

Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS Choices – Childhood Illness

Drugs and Alcohol
Luton Drug and Alcohol Partnership

Staff strive to be welcoming and non-judgemental, encouraging more people to achieve independence and greater self-reliance by reducing their drug and or alcohol use.

Find out more

Drugs, Alcohol and Substance Misuse

Find out more

One You Drinks Tracker - Mobile App

Drinking a bit too much can sneak up on you. Our free drinks tracker app makes it easy to keep an eye on the booze and take control with daily tips and feedback.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.0300 123 6600 Talk online

Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.0300 123 1110

Further information

For more information about the benefits of drinking less, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Drinking and Alcohol
Alternatively, for more information on how drug misuse can be harmful to your health visit NHS Choices – The Effects of Drugs

Flu Vaccine
Health Checks
NHS Health Checks

The NHS Health Check programme aims to help prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. Everyone between the ages of 40 and 74, who has not already been diagnosed with one of these conditions, will be invited (once every five years) to have a check to assess their risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes and will be given support and advice to help them reduce or manage that risk.

Further information

For further information, please see the NHS Health Check leaflet which tells you what to expect during your check and provides answers to frequently asked questions.

NHS Health Check leaflet

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Scan

All male patients will be sent an invitation letter when they turn 65 from the service (based in Bedford) asking to contact them to arrange a scan.

They hold local clinics at Vestry Close, Toddington or sometimes at Larkside.

This is a new free NHS service so anyone aged 69 years and older would not have received a letter, but can self refer. Find out more

Maternity
Planning your Pregnancy

If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy. Follow these steps

Antenatal Clinic

When you first learn that you’re pregnant, get in touch with a midwife as soon as possible. Ideally this should be by 10 weeks of your pregnancy so that your care can be planned.

Further information

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here – NHS Choices – Your Pregnancy & Baby Guide

Mental Health
Luton Wellbeing Services

Luton Wellbeing Services run lots of groups, courses and workshops that you can self refer for.

Find out more

Samaritans

If something is troubling you, call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.116 123 Find out more

Mind

Information and Support for all mental health issues. Mind Infoline 0300 123 3393 Find out more

Rethink

Help, information and support for all those affected by mental illness. Find out more

Further information

For more information about mental health, ways to cope with it and more visit

NHS Choices – Mental Health

One You – Feeling Stressed?

Mentoring
Mentoring Service (Bedford, Central Beds and Luton)

Mentoring is goal-orientated support on a one to one basis.
The service aims to:

  • – build self-confidence and improving mental wellbeing
  • – Enhance quality of life and aid recovery
  • – Support individuals to set and achieve goals
  • – Help individuals to build and maintain relationships

Find out more

Sexual Health
Sexual Health clinic

Sexual Health clinics are run regularly by the Nurses and Doctors.

They offer advice on all aspects of sexual health.  The Practice Nurse is also available Monday – Friday, for contraceptive advice/family planning, smear tests and depot injections.

Luton Sexual Health Walk-In Clinics

Luton Walk-In sessions mean that you don’t need to book, however, you do need to be prepared to wait for up to 2 or 3 hours to finish being seen, so please allow enough time for your visit.

View the clinic schedule

Family Planning Association

They are a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK. Find out more

Relate

Relate is the UK’s largest provider of relationship support.

Find out more

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year. Get advice now

Sexual Health Help Line

The Family Planning Association Sexual health help line can give you confidential information and advice 0845 122 8690

Further information

For more information about Sexual Health topics including a contraception guide visit NHS Choices – Sexual Health

Stop Smoking
Stop Smoking Clinic

The Practice offers a dedicated smoking cessation.

This clinic is run by a trained Health Care Assistant or Nurse who can give support and advice on how to stop smoking.

This is a 12 week support clinic with regular check-ups and with the agreement of the GP, medical support with nicotine replacement therapy.

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Get Support Now

Choose from an app, Quit Kit, email, SMS and face-to-face guidance. Sign up now

Get a Plan

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan. Get a plan now

Further information

For more information about the benefits of stopping smoking, top tips and more visit

NHS Choices – Stop Smoking

One You – Thinking of quitting?

Weight Management
Weight Management Clinics

The Practice offers a dedicated weight management clinic (counter-weight).

This clinic is run by a trained Health Care Assistant who can give support and advise you on weight loss/weight gain. This is an on-going clinic with regular check-ups, weight checks and with the agreement of the GP, medical support.

One You Couch to 5K - Mobile App

The Couch to 5K app has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks. Grab your trainers, download the app and follow the step-by-step instructions.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle. Find out more

Want to get more active

Get help and advice from NHS Choices including 10 Minute workouts, 12 week fitness plan, running & cycling for beginners and much more. Get help now

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight. Find out more

One You Easy Meals - Mobile App

The free Easy Meals app is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll find delicious, easy meal ideas to help get you going if you’re ever short of inspiration.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Get started on the nhs 12 Week Weight Loss Plan

The plan is designed to help you lose weight and keep it off. Get started now

Am I a Healthy Weight

Calculation your BMI using this NHS Choices Tools

Further information

For more information about the benefits of losing weight, top tips and more visit

NHS Choices – Weight Loss

One You – How healthy is your food?

One You – How much have you moved today?

Health Review Clinic

Health Review Clinic

Here we can help you monitor your condition

If you have been invited to submit a health review by your doctor,
please select the relevant form below.

If you would like to request a health review, please visit Reception
and send us a request.

If you have several long term conditions we can synchronise your
review appointments so that you make a minimum number of
visits to the surgery. To request this you will need to fill in
a Synchronisation Form.

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Administration office

Administration office

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