The Church Lane Practice (Soon to be The Nelson Medical Practice)

Telephone: 020 8544 2107
Address: 2 Church Lane, Merton Park, London, SW19 3NY

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 23 ratings for this GP surgery


  • 2015 Patient Survey
  • Move To The Nelson Medical Centre
  • Friends & Family Test



Welcome to The Church Lane Practice. We are a large practice operating over two sites with a wide range of expertise and services but we take particular pride in our friendly, accessible, patient-orientated approach. Our main location is here at Church Lane, with an auxiliary site at The Patrick Doody Clinic in Pelham Road. Administrative and support functions (new registrations, prescriptions, results etc.) are all located at Church Lane. You can now access our practice booklet on-line click this link:


Practice Services:

  • Antenatal Clinic
  • Anticoagulant Clinic
  • Cervical Smear Clinic
  • Cryotherapy Clinic
  • Diabetic Clinic
  • Doppler Clinic
  • Evening Clinics
  • Family Planning and Well Woman Clinic
  • Flu Clinic
  • Review Clinic for Long Term Illness
  • Minor Illness Clinic
  • Minor Surgery Clinic
  • Phlebotomy Clinic (At The Patrick Doody Clinic)
  • Travel Clinic
  • Well Baby Clinic


For more information on our practicalities please visit:

Online appointment booking and prescription requests

You can now book appointments and order repeat prescriptions online. You will need to register with Emis Access to use this facility. This can be done quickly by going directly to the EMIS Access website, Emis Access Website, or by collecting a letter containing your unique log-in details in order to register. This is available from our reception desks. Once you have your log-in details, you can go to the Emis Access Website and book an appointment online or request a repeat prescription from the list available. Please note, only prescriptions that are listed in your record as being repeat items will be shown on the website.


Opening times

Reception times

Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Surgery times

Monday 08:00 - 18:3018:30 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:3018:30 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:3018:30 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 18:3018:30 - 20:00
Friday 08:00 - 18:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Out of hours

Please call our usual number, 0208 544 2107, and you will be able to access the out of hours service. Alternatively just dial 111 to access the NHS 111 service

Last verified on 29/04/2014

Additional information

Our late surgeries, 6:30pm - 8:00pm are all operated out of our Patrick Dooody Clinic location.


  • Dr Chandra Sarkar
  • Dr Kate Addada
  • Dr Denise Ozuome
  • Dr. M. Wake
  • Dr. S. Cunningham
  • Dr. F. C. A. Mills
  • Dr. A. Wake
  • Dr. S. Coekin
  • Dr. C. Toyn
  • Dr. T. Lyons
  • Dr. A. Murray
  • Dr. R. Khan
  • Dr. S. Singh

To read more about us and to find other staff members please view our staff page.

GPs at this practice

4 male and 9 female GPs

Additional languages spoken

Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi

Other branches

This practice is part of a practice group.

If you are interested in registering with one of our other branches please find their contact information here.

Online facilities

  • Online appointment booking is available Online appointment booking
  • Order or view repeat prescriptions online is available Order or view repeat prescriptions online
  • Online access to medical records is not available Online access to medical records
  • Online access to view test results is available Online access to view test results

You must be registered with your GP's online service to access the facilities. Find out more about accessing online services.

Clicking this link will take you to an external website.

Data source: HSCIC

Latest news

2015 Patient Survey

2015 Survey

We would like you to complete our 2015 patient survey. This will give us your feedback on the changes to our services made in November 2014 relating to same day access and also to give us your input to our move to the redeveloped Nelson and merger with Cannon Hill Lane. Follow this link:

Many Thanks

Last updated on 02 March 2015.

Move To The Nelson Medical Centre

On Tuesday 7th April 2015 we will be opening our new site in The Nelson Health Centre. We will also be changing our name to The Nelson Medical Practice. The Nelson Medical Centre will be a multi-disciplinary facility offering the very best in 21st century healthcare. Please note that both our Church Lane and Patrick Doody sites will be closed from 2nd April 2015. Go to the Nelson website for up to date details of the development.




Other wide ranging healthcare services at the Nelson Health Centre will be provided by one of London's leading hospitals, St Georges.’s-Healthcare-.aspx

Also moving to the new facility will be The Cannon Hill Lane Medical Practice. Together with them we will be merging to form a new primary care organisation, The Nelson Medical Practice. The Nelson Medical Practice will have a wide range of clinicians, appointments and  services  on offer in some of  the most advanced GP facilities available anywhere in the country.

Last updated on 12 February 2015.

Friends & Family Test

Friends & Family

We are now particpating in the national initiative known as The Friends & Family Test. this is a simply survey of just 2 questions, with the second being optional. We encourage all our patients to take part. Please follow the link:

Thank you for participating.

Last updated on 02 December 2014.

Medical Record Viewing

Patients are now able to request to view their medical record online. If you would like this facility plesae ask at our reception about online facilities. Once you have online appointments booking and prescripton requests, we can then at your request allow you access to your medical record.

Last updated on 04 November 2014.

Out Of Hours Services


If you need to access medical help or advice outside of our normal opening hours please contact NHS 111 . If you need to talk to or see a GP you will be directed to our Out of Hours service. This service is provided by Harmoni, a vastly experienced organisation for urgent care.

Last updated on 04 November 2014.

Practice Booklet Now On Line

Scan For Booklet

You can now access our practice booklet on-line. It is available to view, print or download. The booklet has full details of doctors and services. Go to:

Alternatively just scan the QR code with your phone


Last updated on 04 November 2014.

2014 Patient Survey Results & Report

2014 Survey

The 2014 patient survey is now completed. The results were analysed and and action plan agreed with the Patient Participation Group. The full report is available to download here.

Thank you for your participation.


Associated document

PPG & Survey Report 2014 (.docx, 27.12 KB)

Last updated on 04 November 2014.

HSCIC Data Extract


HSCIC, on behalf of NHS England,  is extracting patient data into a central data warehouse. If you do not want your information extracted then you need to come into the practice and complete a form making the request. NHS Engalnd have produced a FAQ's document that may help you decide what you want to do: Click here:

The opt out form is attached below. Once completed please bring to the surgery reception.


Associated document


Last updated on 04 November 2014.


My Health London Logo

If you wish to view more information about this practice, including additional outcome standards, please go to the myhealthlondon website

Last updated on 04 November 2014.

Choose and Book

Choose and Book is a service that allows you to choose your hospital or clinic and book an appointment with a specialist. 

 When you and your GP agree that you need to see a specialist you will be able to choose from at least four hospitals or clinics. You will also be able to choose the date and time of your appointment. 

For more information go to

Last updated on 04 November 2014.

Key facts

Would recommend the surgery

90.1% - Among the best

More on how we perform

We are currently accepting new patients

Please register at our main surgery site at Church Lane. If possible please avoid our busiest times on Monday and Friday mornings.

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Latest reviews of this gp practice

This practice has massively let me down…

I’ve made an appointment for my young daughter for this morning at 9am, which has been confirmed in a form of a text message. We arrived ...

13 March 2015

I love Church Lane

I would like to thank all the doctors and staff at Church Lane for their dedicated care and help over many many years of being registered...

4 March 2015

Professional and clean

No one like to go to the GP's office. It's nice that when you do go you have professional and efficient staff (from the front office to t...

24 February 2015


We moved to Merton Park in 2003 and the surgery was a gem. Same day appointments were very common and you generally saw the same doctor. ...

11 February 2015

An absolutely amazing surgery

I have been with this surgery for 14 years and have always found them caring and considerate ,accurate and meticulous with diagnosis and ...

15 January 2015

Patient Participation Group

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Last updated on 02 March 2015.

Information supplied by NHS Merton CCG