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A big prostate is very common & causes problems with passing urine, including a poor flow. Remedies can be simple & effective. See a GP if you’re concerned.
Every man has one, it's important for their sex life, yet few men know anything about their prostate or what can go wrong with it.
Learn about the most common prostate problems and check out the videos about symptoms to look out for. Use the helpline to speak to specialist nurses.
Patient.co.uk has produced this decision aid from evidence-based information on options, outcomes and uncertainties regarding PSA testing. It should help you and your doctor (or nurse) to understand what your options are and to make the right choice for you.
A 5 step guide to help you decide whether to have a PSA blood test
The prostate gland commonly becomes larger in older men. This prostate gland enlargement is also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It can cause problems with passing urine. Symptoms are often mild. Without treatment, symptoms do not always get worse, and may even improve over time.
Medical Care when we are closed
Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Emergency: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath do constitute an emergency (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency).
Out of Hours Service: If you phone the surgery when we are closed you will be automatically transferred to the out of hours service SELDOC (South East London Doctors on call). Alternatively you can phone SELDOC directly on: 020 8693 9066. You will be given advice, asked to visit the out of hours centre, or be visited by the doctor on call.
NHS Walk In Service: The local NHS walk-in centre also provides healthcare advice, information and treatment with no appointment necessary. The nearest walk-in centre is: The Junction Health Centre, Arches 5-8, Clapham Junction Station, 5-8 Grant Rd, London, SW11 2NU. Telephone: 0333 200 1718.
NHS 111 Service: In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS 111 to speak to a triage nurse. Your needs will be assessed and recieve advice or arrangements will made for you to see a doctor. Please refer to the website for further information www.nhs.uk/111
Non-emergency: Take a look at our "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
Minor Injuries: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or the local minor injuries unit at Guy's Hospital Urgent Care Centre.
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On Tuesday 6th November 2018 the surgery will be closing at 12:30 for staff training and will re-open on the Wednesday 7th.
Posted at 12:58 on 22/09/2018
Free and confidential sexual and reproductive health services 24 hours a day in Lambeth and Southwark.
Posted at 15:26 on 16/08/2018
Phone the surgery on 020 7274 4507 or book online