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  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) FURTHER DOWN THIS PAGE

  • WE ARE NOW MOVING TO A SYSTEM OF PHONE TRIAGE FOR ALL OUR PATIENTS.  IF YOU ALREADY HAVE AN APPOINTMENT BOOKED THIS WILL BE CHANGED TO A PHONE CONSULTATION.  THE DR WILL TRY AND MANAGE YOUR CARE ON THE PHONE AND WILL ADVISE IF YOU STILL NEED TO COME INTO THE SURGERY.

  • IN ALL CASES: Do not come into the surgery if you have any symptoms however mild (eg Fever, new continuous cough) and follow latest advice to self isolate at home.

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How to access your COVID-19 vaccination status - Information Update from the UK Government:

i) Through the free NHS App from 17 May. You can access the app through mobile devices such as a smartphone or by tablet. Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will be shown within the NHS App. It is recommended that you register with the app before booking international travel.

ii) If you do not have access to a smartphone and know that the country you are travelling to requires COVID-19 vaccination status, you can call the NHS helpline on 119 (from 17 May) and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine. We expect the letter to take up to 5 days to reach you.

Do not contact your GP surgery about your COVID-19 vaccination status. GPs cannot provide letters showing your COVID-19 vaccination status.

Further information can be found on https://www.gov.uk/guidance/demonstrating-your-covid-19-vaccination-status-when-travelling-abroad  

The British Society for Immunology

The British Society for Immunology has produced a guide on vaccinations for Covid-19 which explains how vaccines work and answers common questions as well as providing up-to-date information on the current approved Covid-19 vaccination in the UK. The guide can be accessed by going to guide to vaccinations for COVID-19

NHS Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

The NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme is now underway in the UK. All of our eligible patients will receive an invitation to be vaccinated. Please do not call the Practice to make an appointment as we cannot make Covid vaccination bookings. Further information about the vaccine and the priority patient groups is available through the following link  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine/

Important information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you are unwell, housebound or self-isolating as a result of Coronavirus, and you need support, Age UK Camden may be able to help.  Age UK support flier
Age UK can provide support for:
  • Emergency Food parcels
  • Internet shopping
  • Information and advice hotline
  • Telephone befriending services
  • Telephone counselling services
  • Online book club
  • Live streaming of lunchtime music recitals

Patients can contact Age UK directly using  camccg.socialprescribingreferral@nhs.net (Tel 0800 193 6067)

Domestic Abuse: Information and Support: If you, or someone you know, have been affected by abuse or domestic violence, the organisations in the attached document may be able to help.  If you are in immediate danger you should dial 999.   See Further Information - Support for Domestic Abuse on this page.
WE ARE NOW MOVING TO A SYSTEM OF PHONE TRIAGE FOR ALL OUR PATIENTS.  THE DR WILL TRY AND MANAGE YOUR CARE ON THE PHONE AND WILL ADVISE IF YOU STILL NEED TO COME INTO THE SURGERY.

FOR NURSE APPOINTMENTS WHERE THE NURSE MUST SEE YOU (EG CHILD IMMUNISATIONS, DRESSINGS) YOU WILL STILL BE INVITED TO COME THE SURGERY.

IN ALL CASES: Do not come into the surgery if you have any symptoms however mild (eg Fever, new continuous cough) and follow latest advice to self isolate at home.

MED3 'Fit Note':  If you need a Fit Note for work relating to COVID-19, please download and complete this form and hand to your employer.  COVID-19 related Fit Note

Many patients are making specific prescription and other requests that we can't always accommodate during this time.  Please read the attached for further guidance.  Prescription and General Requests

For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk. Use the NHS 111 online service at https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19 to find out what to do next and the most up to date guidance is at www.nhs.uk/coronavirus


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Welcome to Adelaide Medical Centre

The Doctors and staff at Adelaide Medical Centre are proud to deliver the highest standard of picpatient-centered care to the community in Belsize Park, Hampstead, Swiss Cottage, Primrose Hill, Chalk Farm and Camden. We have always had a named GP for each patient to embed this ethos in the practice. We have bookable early (Mon & Fri), late (Wed) and weekend (Sat am) appointments, as well as emergency clinics every weekday. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal & postnatal care, childhood & travel vaccinations.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side.


Patient Access

The all new Patient Access is now live!

If any patients are unable to log in to the Patient Access app on an Android device please use the website at www.patientaccess.com where the full service is available. Patient Access are working on making these devices compatible with the app and expect this to be ready by the end of this week.

If you have already been issued with your online sign up codes, please click on the box below

patient access

Having trouble signing up. Click on the link below.

using online services


  Wednesday Baby Clinic

Please note, to help alleviate congestion at the Wednesday Baby Clinics, we have moved to an appointment system for anyone wishing to see the Health Visitor.  If you wish to book an appointment for the Baby Clinic please telephone reception on the surgery number.  


Disabled Access

The practice is purpose-built and all consulting rooms are on the same level. There is a disabled toilet in the building and street parking. A wheelchair is available for use and to call for assistance there is a bell at the bottom of the ramp if you have difficulties entering the building 


Induction Hearing Loop Available

The practice has an induction hearing loop available at reception, to use it please switch your hearing aid to 'T' or loop program.

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