GPs look after the health of people in Richmond, dealing with a whole range of health problems. They provide health education, offer advice on smoking and diet, run clinics, give vaccinations and carry out simple surgical procedures.
Your local GP practice also provides a wide range of family health services, including:
- advice on health problems
- examinations and treatment
- prescriptions for medicines
- referrals to other health services and social services.
Out of hours GP services
Out of hours GP services are there when urgent medical attention is required and your condition can’t wait until the next day to be treated.
Outside normal practice hours you can phone your GP, and you’ll be directed to the practice’s out of hours service. The out of hours period is from 6.30pm to 8.00am on weekdays and all day at weekends and on bank holidays.
Check to see if your practice offers extended hours and consider visiting the Teddington walk-in centre, open 8.00am -10.00pm 365 days a year.