Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Clinics and Services Provided at Shaftesbury Medical Centre

babyChild Health Surveillance (Baby Clinic) 

These clinics are only for 6 week baby development checks inclusive of weighing. 

Due to changes of Children Services in Harrow the Health Visitor is no longer available at the GP surgery.

The Health Visitor is available for advice and baby weighing at the local drop in clinics at Childrens Centres in Harrow.

Family Planning/Contraception – by appointment

We offer a comprehensive service including oral contraception, contraceptive injections, contraceptive patches, coil fitting and emergency contraceptive advice. Coil fittings are performed by Dr Musa at the surgery.

pregnantMaternity Services

By appointment with Community Midwife at the Hillview Childrens Centre.

Antenatal and Postnatal Checksby appointment with GP.

Cervical Smear Tests - By appointment with the Practice Nurse.

Menopausal Clinic - By appointment with Dr Musa

Diabetic Nurse Specialist Clinic - for Insulin Dependent Patients on Thursday Morning (monthly) by appointment with the Specialist Nurse. You need to be referred by the GP.

asthma_inhalerAsthma Clinic - by appointment with Practice Nurse.

Heart Disease & Blood Pressure Clinic – by appointment with Practice Nurse.

Travel Advice and Immunisation - by appointment with Practice Nurse.

Weight Management – By appointment with Dietician on Thursday afternoons (monthly).  Need to be referred by your GP.

bloodpressureWell person health checks – by appointment with Practice Nurse.

Sexual Health Screening - for men and women of any age.

Smoking Cessation - by appointment with GP.

Blood Tests – on site by appointment with HCA via GP referral when indicated.

Over 75s Health Check - Annual via appointment or home visit if needed.

Flu Immunisations - offered to all at risk groups annually

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