The Church Lane Practice

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 13 ratings for this GP surgery


  • 2014 Patient Survey Results & Report
  • HSCIC Data Extract
  • Out Of Hours Services



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.


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

Monday 08:00 - 18:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:30
Thursday 08:00 - 18:30
Friday 08:00 - 18:30
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.

Last verified on 07/08/2012

Additional information

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


  • Dr Chandra Sarkar
  • 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 7 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 not 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

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 25 March 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 05 February 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 05 February 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 24 January 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 24 January 2014.

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

Happy with my surgery

I have moved in the UK from continental EU about one year ago ; they have been my medical practice for that time and overall I'm happy wi...

2 January 2014

Excellent Service

The surgery provides an excellent service. I never have any problems getting an appointment, whether it is a week in advance, so I can wo...

19 November 2013

Excellent experience over 14 years

I have found this a great practice. The doctors are generally good with several being outstanding and going way beyond the call of duty. ...

12 September 2013

Awful service after making their own error

I recently switched to Church Lane after moving from Putney to Wimbledon. I have hayfever all year round and received a repeat 3 monthly ...

9 July 2013

Good once you're there - a pain to get through on the phone

Most of the doctors (there are quite a few) are helpful, friendly and fairly good at keeping to time. Some of them are fantastic. The...

11 April 2013

Patient Participation Group

For more comments and opinion data for this practice, view the Patient Participation Group

Key facts

Would recommend the surgery

93.9% - Among the best

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Last updated on 25 March 2014.

Information supplied by NHS Merton CCG