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Winter Holiday Timings 2018-2019

Please note our opening schedule until Wednesday 2 January 2019 below, after which the usual schedule will resume for each practice from Thurs 3 January 2019.

If you require out of hours care or advice, find out what you can do when we are closed >>

 

The Loxford Practice

 

Monday 24 December 2018 8.00am – 6.30pm
Tuesday 25 December 2018 CLOSED
Wednesday 26 December 2018 CLOSED
Thursday 27 December 2018 8.00am – 6.30pm
Friday 28 December 2018 8.00am – 6.30pm
Saturday 29 December 2018 9.00am – 1.00pm
Sunday 30 December 2018 CLOSED
Monday 31 December 2018 8.00am – 6.30pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 CLOSED
Wednesday 2 January 2019 8.00am – 6.30pm

 

 

Telephone lines down on Weds 21 November 2018

Update: 8.30am on Monday 26 November 2018

The issue is now resolved. Thank you for your patience.

Update: 8.30am on Thursday 22 November 2018

Dear Patients,

There are still disruption to our telephone lines. This issue is affecting the whole of the East London area and engineers are working hard to resolve the problem.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

The Loxford Team

Update: 8.30am on Wednesday 21 November 2018

Dear Patients,

We are currently experiencing disruption to our telephone lines.

Engineers are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible and we will update here once normal telephone service resumes.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

If you need more urgent help, please use the Message My GP function on our websites, or you can call 111 for any issues that cannot wait to see or speak to your GP. For medical emergencies, dial 999. Thank you.

The Loxford Team

Diabetes Awareness Event: After-event report with pictures

The Loxford Practice hosted a successful Diabetes Workshop for all members of the public on Wednesday 14 November 2018. See pictures from the event below.

The event, which was led by our GPs and Pharmacists, was well attended, mixed with a number of surgery staff, local residents and our patients. Attendees were able to learn more about Diabetes and answer any questions they had about the condition.  Visitors also enjoyed free refreshments during the event.

This event was a great example of successful partnership between patient and our team and we would like to thank Derek, one of our own patients, for contributing to this amazing event and hosting an expert talk on Deiabetes.

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are 2 main types of Diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. People most at risk include those over the age of 40, those who are of a South Asian descent, and those who are overweight. Read more about Diabetes on the NHS website.

Diabetes Awareness Event – Wednesday 14 November 2018

The Loxford Practice will be hosting a Diabetes Awareness Workshop for all members of the public on Wednesday 14 November 2018 between 6.00pm and 7.00pm – all are welcome to attend. See poster below.

The event will be led by our GPs and Pharmacists, who will be there to offer advice about Diabetes and answer any questions you might have about this condition. Visitors can also enjoy FREE refreshments during the event.

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are 2 main types of Diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. People most at risk include those over the age of 40, those who are of a South Asian descent, and those who are overweight. Read more about Diabetes on the NHS website.

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Loxford FREE health walks

As part of National Walking Month, Active Together has teamed up with Living Streets to provide free weekly walks to local residents living in Redbridge. Please find the poster below. 

The walks will take place between 1.30pm-2.30pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 22 &  29 May 2018
  • Tuesday 5, 12 & 19 June 2018

The walks are a great opportunity to meet new people, feel healthier and is accessible for wheelchair users. Registration forms will need to be completed on your first walk.

To reserve your place, please contact Mark Healy, Active Together Community Activator, on 07932 636112 or email mark.healy@visionrcl.org.uk

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Diabetes Awareness Event: After-event report with pictures

The Loxford Practice hosted a successful Diabetes Workshop for all members of the public on Wednesday 9th May 2018See pictures from the event below.

The event, which was led by our GPs and Pharmacists, was well attended, mixed with a number of surgery staff, local residents and our patients. Attendees were able to learn more about Diabetes and answer any questions they had about the condition.  Visitors also enjoyed free refreshments during the event.

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are 2 main types of Diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. People most at risk include those over the age of 40, those who are of a South Asian descent, and those who are overweight. Read more about Diabetes on the NHS website.

Telephones down on Tues 6 March 2018

Update: 10.00am on Tuesday 6 March 2018: This issue has now been resolved and normal service has resumed.


Update: 8.00am on Tuesday 6 March 2018: Telephones down

Dear Patients,

There is a national telephony issue affecting over 200 GP surgeries today, this is directly affecting The Loxford Practice.

Thanks for your patience whilst we continue to work with our provider to get this fixed as soon as possible, and we’ll keep you updated here and on our Twitter channel.

If you need more urgent help, please either email your practice (see below), use the Message My GP function on our websites, or you can call 111 for any issues that cannot wait to see or speak to your GP. For medical emergencies, dial 999. Thank you.

Email us: redccg.Y02987discharge@nhs.net

Diabetes Workshop: After-Event report with Pictures

The Loxford Practice hosted a successful Diabetes Workshop for all members of the public on Wednesday 14th February 2018See pictures from the event below.

The event, which was led by our GPs and Pharmacists, was well attended, mixed with a number of surgery staff, local residents and our patients. Attendees were able to learn more about Diabetes and answer any questions they had about the condition.  Visitors also enjoyed free refreshments during the event.