Improved Access to General Practice

Lea Valley Health Federation are committed to improving access to General Practice.

From Monday, September 17, 2018 patients will be able to see a GP or another health professional between 6.30-8pm on week days and 9am-1pm at weekends at one of our eight federation practices.

Our health professional team for Extended Access consists of GPs, Practice Nurses , Nurse Practioners, HCAs , physiotherapists, Pharmacists and Social prescribers.

For further details please email

Flu campaign

Lea Valley Health has successfully bid for £3,750 of health funding to support the locality Flu campaign this year.  The monies will used in partnership with pharmacies in the locality to enhance patient engagement and uptake of the Flu vaccine.

Winter Access

Increasing access to GPs over the winter months.

Each year the government offer some additional funding for GP services to support the predicted increase in demand that winter brings.  Lea Valley Health will be co-ordinating all 8 practices within the locality to maximise GP availability during the winter months.

Health Campaigns

One of the areas of focus for the federation will be to take a lead patient facing role, supporting many Public Health and NHS England health campaigns. This public engagement role will co-ordinate the locality resource to ensure people in Lower Lea Valley receive relevant communications in a variety of formats to maximise their engagement and support for a healthier lifestyle.