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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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:

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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.

Bereavement

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We believe that all bereaved people are entitled to a service that responds to, and respects, their basic needs at such a difficult time.

Your GP undertakes to:

  1. Ensure prompt completion of all death administration paperwork
  2. Fully explain the details written on the Death Certificate to the next of kin

You may download our Bereavement Help Information and we will also include this when we write to you. We offer some useful practical information as well as some advice which may be helpful in the months after you have lost a close relative or friend.

If Death Occurs At Home

  1. Telephone the doctor who will visit to confirm that death has taken place.
  2. Contact a funeral director or your local community/religious funeral service
  3. Arrange to collect the doctor’s Medical Certificate of Death (usually from the surgery).
  4. Take this to the Registrars Office, (together with the deceased’s Medical Card and Birth Certificate, if available) for the area in which the death took place. Alternatively you can register by declaration at any convenient Registrars Office but certificates will not be available as these will have to be posted to you a few days later.
  5. The Registrar will normally issue a Green coloured certificate for you to give to your funeral director who will look after necessary arrangements for the funeral. The Registrar will also issue a white notification certificate for social services. They will also enquire as to the number of Certified Copies you require for dealing with the deceased finances (a fee is payable for each copy).

If The Death Occurs In Hospital

  1. Contact a funeral director or your local community/religious funeral service to inform them that their services are required.
  2. Collect the certificate from the hospital then follow 4 – 5 as above

Note For Cremation

Your funeral director or your local community/religious funeral service will usually liaise directly with the surgery regarding the additional certification required.

Counselling Directory

http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/bereavement.html
This is an excellent tool to help you to find local bereavement support nationally.

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