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Power Cut - RESOLVED

We would like to alert patients that our power is now back up and running and we are trying to get back to business as usual as quick as possible, please do continue to bear with us.

We would like to thank our patients for your patience and understanding during this disruptive period.

Many thanks, Dr Mallard-Smith and Partners

Public Health Alert


Welcome to John Hampden Surgery

We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.

Please see our National Patient Survey Results to find out what people think of our practice - National Patient Survey

Serving You

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.


There is a public car park nearby and our main entrance is designed for easy access by those who are disabled.  There is also access to a disabled toilet.

Please Note: The Surgery Reception desk is closed between 1pm and 2pm and the surgery will only accepts calls for urgent matters during this time. 

If you have an urgent need please ring the bell for assistance. If you have an appointment booked during this period please use the check in screen in the main foyer.  Between 13:00pm and 14:00pm the main reception desk will be closed however need for urgent attention will be available. During this time the only accepts calls for urgent matters.

Surgery News

Public Health Alert

Wuhan Alert

PCN Event February 2020

You may have heard that the surgery has joined with 4 others* to form the Mid Chiltern Primary Care Network.  We are inviting you to the launch of the network at 7pm on Wednesday 26th February.  It will be at the Misbourne School on the edge of Great Missenden – HP16 0BN.


This will be an opportunity for you to hear about the new network and what it will mean for you.  For example, the PCN now has a clinical pharmacist and a social prescriber, shared between the five surgeries and both of them will be at the meeting.  In future years the aim is for the PCN to have extra posts, such as a physician associate, a physiotherapist and a paramedic.


The speakers will include the two clinical directors of the new network:  Dr Clare Gabe from Amersham Health Centre and Dr Shaheen Jinah from Hughenden Valley/Chequers.

If you would like to come, please email .  We cannot guarantee everyone will get a place, because we want to make sure that there is a fair spread of patients from all five surgeries and the network caters for more than 40,000 patients.  We will let you know as soon as possible if your request has been successful – the event will only be open to these patients.  If the event is very over-subscribed, we may hold a second one.  Also, after the event, the patient groups at all the surgeries will make available information from the launch.


If you would like to discover more about primary care networks in the meantime, we suggest you start with the Q+A briefing from Healthwatch Bucks at .


All the best


Mike Etkind

John Hampden Patients Group chair


*Amersham Health Centre, Rectory Meadow in Amersham, Prospect House in Great Missenden, and Hughenden Valley/Chequers Drive 


Staff Announcement


We regretfully announce the departure of our GP partner, Dr Hodder from the 31st of December 2019.


Since joining the practice almost 10 years ago, Dr Hodder has been a valuable member of our team and contributed to our successes over the years. She has recently been offered an exciting opportunity to become a GP trainer, an opportunity that unfortunately is not available at John Hampden Surgery and we fully support her decision to pursue this new chapter in her career.


Dr Hodder will be deeply missed from our practice team but we wish her every success in her new role!


Following Dr Hodder’s departure the practice are pleased to announce the arrival of our new GP partner, Dr Payne who will start with us from the 1st of January 2020.


Many patients may recognise Dr Payne as our regular Locum who we have worked closely with over the last 10 years and this new partnership feels like a natural step for our practice.


We are all looking forward to this new chapter for The John Hampden Surgery and hope patients will support Dr Payne as she eases into her new role here at the practice.




Dr Mallard-Smith and Partners

December 2019


Veteran Friendly

We are delighted to share with our patients that we have been awards Armed Forces Veteran Friendly Practice award by The Royal College of General Practitioners.

What does this mean? 

This means that, as part of the health commitments of the Armed Forces Covenant, we have a dedicated clinician who has a specialist knowledge of military related health conditions and veteran specific health services. This is important in helping ex-forces to get the best care and treatment. 

If you are ex-forces, please let us know to help ensure you are getting the best possible care.

Improved Access

For more information regarding this new service please see - Improved Access section within the further reading tab or speak to a member of our reception team.



We are currently trialling the ASK NHS App for patients aged 18-24.

What is ASK NHS?

Ask NHS is a simple online and mobile solution that provides improved access to local NHS services. Ask NHS is aligned with the GP Forward View online consultation requirements and is available on DPS. Ask NHS is provided in partnership with the NHS.

If you are aged 18-24, please download the app from your device app store if you need support with NHS Services.


Privacy Notice

We wanted to let you know that we have updated our Privacy Policy to reflect the changes introduced by the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which comes into force from the 25th of May 2018. The changes in law will provide you with greater transparency and control over your personal data. Please see the link below to read our privacy notice in full.

The John Hampden Surgery - Privacy Notice


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