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Patients to be deleted from GP surgery lists if they dont visit for 5 years.

I was wondering what people think of this article. Healthy pateints will be removed from their GP's surgery list if they have not had an appointment in five years. I have not visted my partcice in the last five years and this cost cutting exerscies could also leave elderly and vulnerable people deprived of primary care.

2045 views Nia, United Kingdom - Tue, 26 Jul 2016


Summer holiday clubs

1. Rithmik project is a music project for young people aged 13 to 19 based at Canada Villa young people's centre. Tel: 020 8359 5281 for more details. 2. Future Versity have a number of short courses for children during the summer holidays prices start at £10. From african drumming to business skills there's something for everyone http://www.futureversity.org/ 3.Orion Activity Camps (East Barnet School) Orion is entirely staffed by teachers, fully qualified or working towards their...

1201 views hf-editors, Fri, 22 Jul 2016


Barnet General Hospital

Many of you are calling and asking for the contact details of Barnet General Hospital. We have given them below: Barnet General Hospital Wellhouse Lane, Barnet EN5 3DJ Phone: 020 8216 4600 If you have a non-urgent health concern you may want to ask one of NHS medical consultants for advice. It's all FREE of charge to you. Please click the green tab Ask An Expert at the top of this page to see all our consultants and experts. Hope this helps.

2156 views hf-editors, Wed, 13 Jul 2016



My son has had reflux since he was 4 weeks old. He is now 2years and 2 months old and is still on ranitidine 2.5ml twice a day. I've tried on many occasions to reduce the doses gradually, but I find that he's appetite reduces to a point where he wants to eat but he vomits. I don't understand why the relax hasn't resolved and why the doctors don't seem concerned that he's been on ranitidine for the past two years. Is there anything else I should consider?

2 replies , 1765 views Thufela, Barnet - Wed, 6 Jul 2016



The season for pick your own has arrived! PYO farms offer a fun way for the whole family to get fresh and better quality fruit and vegetables at a good price. In Enfield and Barnet you have: Parkside Farm Hadley Road Enfield Middlesex EN2 8LA If you have any recipes for smoothies or other fun local things to do please post them here.

2048 views Janet, United Kingdom - Fri, 1 Jul 2016


When malignant melanoma is removed

I had a mole and in 2011, it recd the most sun exposure. I only saw it once in awhile due to it being located on my spine area. Until it was poking out and had white crust, I then saw a dermatologist who removed it. I believe he aggravated it after removing and it's spreading. The tumor was T4b NX MX considered stage IIc or more. Has anyone felt pressure on the area?

2144 views chaunceynd, Barnet - Tue, 28 Jun 2016


Recommendation for an ante-natal clinic in Barnet

I am pregnant with my first baby and don't know hospitals in the area so well. I am looking at Barnet Genera, Edgware and Whittington. Has anybody got any personal recommendations?

2125 views Jen, Barnet - Mon, 27 Jun 2016


Have you come across a lovely doctor, nurse or health professional in Barnet?

Spread the love and name the health professional that gave you or your family a good care experience on this thread. They can be a ward nurse, district nurse, GP, hospital doctor or any clinician, NHS or private. HealthFriends will pass your compliment to the health professional concerned who will value your positive feedback.

2 replies , 2660 views hf-editors, Wed, 22 Jun 2016


Meningitis B vaccination in Edgware

My child is just outside the age range of the NHS Men B vaccination programme. Does any one know where we can get it done privately in Edgware or in the Barnet area?

1 reply , 2709 views Louise, Barnet - Tue, 21 Jun 2016


Thanks to Derwent Medical Centre in Whetstone

I'd like to say that this is a small medical centre but they seem to care for thier patients. I had a blood test and had a dr's appointment booked but they called me with the result within a few days and reassured me things were fine. With my previous medical centre no one called you with results and you had to make several calls before they would put you through to someone just to tell you your results are ok. Well done Derwent staff!

2072 views carl, barnet - Mon, 13 Jun 2016

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