Coronavirus (COVID-19): As we remain alert, please remember to bring an appropriate face covering if you are visiting the practice.

If you or a member of your household have a new continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss in or change of your sense of smell or taste,
please DO NOT come to the GP surgery unless requested to do so by a member of our team. Instead, please self isolate immediately in case you have COVID 19.
You must use the NHS 111 online coronavirus assessment and testing service or call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): As we remain alert, please remember to bring an appropriate face covering if you are visiting the practice.

If you or a member of your household have a new continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss in or change of your sense of smell or taste,
please DO NOT come to the GP surgery unless requested to do so by a member of our team. Instead, please self isolate immediately in case you have COVID 19.
You must use the NHS 111 online coronavirus assessment and testing service or call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Coronavirus (COVID-19):

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Welcome to our patients from
Boleyn Road Practice

Patients currently registered with Boleyn Road Practice will now be seen at Lucas Avenue Practice. You can contact Lucas Avenue Practice for your care needs in any one of the following ways:

Via our practice mobile app, Dr. iQ -
you can download and register on the Dr. iQ app now

Use the range of features on this surgery website

Visit us at Lucas Avenue Practice
1a Lucas Avenue, Upton Park, E13 0QP

Call the practice telephone number: 020 8471 7239

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You are also able to register with Lucas Avenue Practice within a few minutes by using our online registration form:
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Get your FREE flu vaccination

This year, it is even more important to get your flu vaccination if you are:

  • 65 years of age or over
  • Suffering from a long term medical condition
  • Pregnant
  • A carer
  • A child aged 2 or 3 years old

Please choose from one of the following two options:

No ThanksI don't think I need a flu vaccination
Yes PleaseI think I need a flu vaccination
Please note:We will be vaccinating people in the 50-64 year old group who do not have health condition in November/ December, if there are sufficient vaccinations available. We will invite patients in this group only after we have vaccinated those who are at the highest risk.

Patient Participation Group (PPG)

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Patient Participation Group (PPG)

Our Patient Participation Group is designed to:

1

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Discover what a range of patients think about services and to establish their priorities.

3

Provide a platform to test and modify ideas and plans.

How do I join ?

If you are interested in helping us to improve, simply complete the online PPG Joiner Form. You must be a registered member of this practice if you wish to join our PPG.





A PPG should be

  • Self-organised and patient led
  • Confident in its ability to challenge the practice
  • Able to have an open dialogue with the practice

Advantages for the patients:

  • Patients learn how to become more responsible for their own health
  • Patients will have a better understanding about the practice and its staff
  • Patients will be consulted on arrangements in primary health care before decisions are made
  • Patients will have a forum to suggest positive ideas for change and voice concerns

Advantages for the practice:

  • The practice will be able to plan services jointly with patients
  • Get closer to the community for whom they care
  • Help patients with non-medical and social care issues
  • Get help from patients to meet targets and objectives
  • Have a forum to voice ideas and concerns


Edith Cavell Surgery

Current Priority Areas

Our Patient Representation Group has suggested / agreed the following 3 priority areas for our practice:

  1. Having more receptionists answering the phone and greeting patients.
  2. Improved way of requesting repeat prescriptions i.e. online ordering of repeat prescriptions.
  3. New and comfortable seating for the waiting room.
  4. Patient awareness regarding seeing a clinician of their choice.

In order to provide us feedback on how to improve our services and above mentioned areas, we undertook a Patient Survey. This is now complete, thank you to all those who completed a Patient Survey.

PPG Report and Action Plan 2014 / 2015

PPG Report and Action Plan 2013 / 2014

PPG Meeting Minutes 2016

PPG Meeting Minutes 2017

PPG Meeting Minutes 2018



Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why are you asking people for their contact details
A: We want to talk to people about the surgery and how well we are doing to identify areas for improvement.

Q:  Will my doctor see this information?
A:
 No. It is purely to contact patients to ask them questions about the surgery and how well we are doing. Your doctor will only see the overall results.

Q: Will the questions you ask me be medical or personal?
A: General questions about the practice, how we are providing services and what we can do to improve them.

Q: Who else will be able to access my contact details?
A:  No one beyond the practice.

Q: How often will you contact me?
A: Not very often, 1-2 times a year

Q: What is a patient participation group?
A: It is a group of volunteer patients who are involved in shaping the services to patients.

Q: Do I have to take part in the group?
A: No, but if you change your mind, please let us know.

Q: What if I no longer wish to be on the contact list or I leave the surgery?
A: We will ask you to let us know if you do not wish to receive further messages.

Q: Who do I contact if I have further questions?
A: Practice Manager


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