The Nelson Medical Practice

Kingston Road, London, SW20 8DA

South West London CCG Member Practice

111 Out of hours
GP services only, call: 020 3826 0826
All other Health Centre Services, call: 0203 668 3300
GP services only
email address: swlccg.enquiriesnelson@nhs.net

Monthly Archives: February 2021

Services on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th February between 8am – 8pm

GP services have been setup for Merton patients this weekend (Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th February 2021) to avoid further pressure on our local Hospitals and London Ambulance Service, as they are extremely busy at the moment.

For patients requiring urgent medical advice over the weekend please call 0333 332 4364 between the hours of 08:00 – 20:00.

If you require urgent advice outside of these hours please call 111.

You could also consider using your local pharmacy for non-urgent health advice.

Please only call 999 if it is a life-threatening emergency.

Warm and Well Merton: Are you prepared for cold weather?

The Warm and Well in Merton campaign is raising awareness of the importance of preparing for winter and giving you support on how best to stay warm and well.  How Warm and Well in Merton can help:

Online talks

Online talks on keeping warm and well in the winterWe are running online talks for community groups with tips on how to stay warm and well in colder weather and information on local services available to you in current circumstances. If you are interested in a talk: Contact Wimbledon Guild: 0208 946 0735.

Energy saving advice

Not-for-profit organisation Thinking Works can give free, impartial advice over the phone on keeping warm and well at home as well as delivering free devices to help cut water and energy use. Advisors can see if you might be eligible for grants for insulation and heating works. This service is for residents aged over 65, OR with a long-term health condition or disability OR on a low income. Contact Wimbledon Guild: 0208 946 0735.

Information and advice

Age UK Merton are on hand to provide you free, confidential advice over the telephone on pensions, welfare benefits, social care, health, housing, transport and more.  Contact Age UK Merton: 020 8648 5792. 

Financial support for individuals

Wimbledon Guild provide grants for eligible people in Merton to help with fuel costs, bedding and food as well as supermarket vouchers. In the current circumstances, they are completing assessments over the phone. Contact Wimbledon Guild: 0208 946 0735.

Handyperson service

Merton Council have a handyperson to help people aged 65+ or with long-term health conditions or disabilities with minor jobs to ensure their homes are safe at these times and to help them stay well. This includes home visits to fix lightbulbs, replace batteries in smoke alarms, replace broken toilet seats etc. Contact Wimbledon Guild: 0208 946 0735.

Over 70 and not vaccinated?

We have invited all our patients who are over 70 or Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) for a COVID-19 vaccination. If you are over 70 or in the CEV group and have not heard from us, please contact us and let us have your up to date contact details so that we can arrange an appointment for your vaccination.