Welcome to St Helens Medical Centre
With patients needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
Our practice is closed for the Jubilee bank holiday on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June. If you need urgent medical help during that time, please visit 111 online at www.111.nhs.uk
111 online can tell you:
- Where to get help for your symptoms, if you're not sure what to do
- How to find general health information and advice
- Where to get an emergency supply of your prescribed medication
- How to get a repeat prescription
If after visiting the website you still need further help then please call 111.
Your local pharmacy can also help with advice, information and treatments for many common illnesses. Please see a list of pharmacies that are open over the bank holiday https://www.hampshiresouthamptonandisleofwightccg.nhs.uk/reports/1128-isle-of-wight-pharmacy-opening-times/file
Enjoy the bank holiday weekend!
Covid-19 vaccinations for children aged 5-11 years
All children aged 5-11 years will now be offered the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. You can find out more information here.
Covid-19 vaccinations for children aged 5-11 years will commence in March 2022. If your child attends Medina House School, St George’s School or St Catherine’s School you will be provided with the date of your child’s planned school session in advance and you will be asked to complete a consent form, which you can find here.
If your child attends a mainstream school site or is educated at home, you will be invited to book into a designated session being held at a local Family Centre on the island.
Please phone 07876230718 to book an appointment. Lines are open 9am–6pm, Monday to Friday.
Covid vaccine helpline
Accessing your Covid vaccination status
Click on the below link to find out more -
Covid vaccination status
Are you suffering with Long Covid?
Follow the link below to find out more about participating in an online rehabilitation study supporting long-term physical and mental health recovery -
Online rehabilitation study
In line with current Government guidance patients are required to continue to wear a face covering in all healthcare settings.
The above quick links for prescriptions and appointments are only accessible for patients who are signed up to SystmOne Online. If you wish to register please contact the surgery.
Health for Young People - Click here
Isle find it directory - where patients can access information in one place Click here
Improving access to General Practice: evening and weekend appointments now available
Patients who are registered at this practice can now book an appointment to see a GP or Nurse on weekday evenings (after 6.30pm) or at the weekends (on Saturday and Sunday). Appointments will either take place at this practice or at another NHS setting nearby. Talk to the practice receptionist to find out more or book an appointment.
By March 2019 everyone in England will benefit from access to General Practice appointments in the evenings and weekends at a time that is most convenient to them. This is part of a national drive to help improve access to general practice and get the best possible outcomes for patients. Further information is available at www.england.nhs.uk/gpaccess
Advanced access link -
Advanced Access Service
(Site updated 26/05/2022)