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Balham Health Centre (Bedford Hill Family Practice)

The centre provides a wide range of health services for people living in Wandsworth. It also runs specialist clinics for children and pregnant women.

Any Wandsworth resident can contact them for advice.

Clinics:

  • Baby Clinic 
    Monday: 1:30 - 3:30pm - appointment only 
    Wednesday: 9:30 - 11:30am and Thursday 1:30 - 3:00pm - drop in 
    Thursday: 9:00am - 12noon - practice nurse (appointment only)
  • Cervical Smears 
    Women should speak to their GP about booking an appointment
  • Diabetic Clinic 
    Patients will diabetes will be invited to the Thursday morning clinic at least once a year
  • District Nurses 
    Patients will be referred by their doctor
  • Family Planning 
    All doctors can offer family planning advice. Some contraceptives can also be administered
  • Heart Disease and Stroke 
    Patients will heart disease or who have had a stroke will be invited to the surgery periodically
  • Health Checks 
    All patients will have a health check when they first register. You can book a full health check with the practice nurse.
  • Hypertension 
    Blood pressure can be taken at the practice
  • Joint Injections / Cryotherapy 
    Please speak to your doctor before booking an appointment
  • Phlebotomy / Blood Tests 
    Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 12:15pm and Saturday 9:00am - 12noon - walk in 
    Please bring your blood test request from your doctor
  • Physiotherapy 
    Please make an appointment with your GP if you feel you would benefit from this service
  • Psychology 
    Please make an appointment with your GP if you feel you would benefit from this service
  • Respiratory Care 
    Patients will asthma or COPD will be reviewed by nurses and will be invited into the surgery periodically
  • Stop Smoking 
    You can self refer at reception, or your doctor may advise you to make an apppointment
  • Substance Misuse Service 
    A clinic is run on Mondays. You can self refer or your GP may refer you
  • Travel Clinic 
    Patients will need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss the required vaccinations. Some are free, some you will have to pay for

These services aim to:

  • Provide support and care for each individual and their family.
  • Promote healthy lifestyles.
  • Provide up to date health information.

To use some of these services you will need to have a referral letter from your doctor or health visitor.

Who to contact

Telephone

Website
www.bedfordhillfamilypractice.co.uk
Parent Organisation
St George's Healthcare NHS Trust

Where to go

Name
Balham Health Centre
Address
120, Bedford Hill
Balham
LONDON
Postcode
SW12 9HS
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Local Offer

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To use this service you:

  • Can refer yourself or your child
  • To use some of these services you may need to have a referral letter from your doctor or health visitor.

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