Social Prescribing Event

Our Social Prescribing team will be regular attenders at the Forget Me Not Club at Prestwood Village Hall from Tuesday the 3rd of May between 2-4pm. This event is a Monthly fixture and is held the first Tuesday of the month. 

Please feel free to pop along and meet the team!

Dr Mallard-Smith

Hospital Waiting Times

Latest average waiting times for hospital appointments, operations or treatment now available on the NHS My Planned Care digital platform.


Get the NHS App

We have decided to use the NHS App instead of Patient Access for online access in future, although we’ll still respond to Patient Access requests.  The NHS App has a number of advantages for you and us, which we have described on the Online Services page of the surgery website where there are also instructions on how to upload the NHS app and register with it. 

 Newsletter - April 2022


Dementia Friendly Practice

Surgery News


The John Hampden Surgery team, family, friends and patients pulled together on Thursday the 13th of June 2019 and baked cupcakes and cakes galore to help raise money and support the Alzheimer’s annual awareness campaign – ‘Cupcake Day’

We are pleased to announce that we raised £96.50 in total from the sale of lovely bakes and this has been donated to the Alzheimer’s Society by the practice.

We would like to say a massive thank you to all of you who got involved to make our first cupcake day a success and also helped raise awareness on a subject very close to the John Hampden Surgery’s heart.

Thank you!

Dr Mallard-Smith, Dr Roberts, Dr Hodder and team


The John Hampden Surgery is pleased to announce that we have recently won a bid to become a Dementia Friendly Practice. Over the next coming months the practice will be raising awareness about Dementia and making cosmetic changes to improve facilities in order to become more Dementia Friendly.

As part of our bid we will be working with patients and their carers to support and review our patients with a current diagnosis. We feel this is an important step in supporting families that are affected by Dementia.

Some of our staff have recently received training from Bedfordshire University on dementia awareness and have found the training extremely beneficial. Further training will be happening later on in the year, which will mean all employed staff at The John Hampden Surgery will be trained in dementia awareness.

In addition, all of our staff have become Dementia Friends and we would like to strongly encourage our patients to sign up to become a Dementia Friend. This can be done by  visiting the Dementia Friends website via the link below.

Dementia Friends Webpage : 


Please find attached a report explaining The John Hampden Surgery's progress with moving towards becoming a dementia friendly practice.

Up and coming events!

Memory Session Poster

Please see link below for different services available this winter supported by Alzheimer's society.

Services - Winter

My Life, My Memories

Memory Support Service - Supporting people who are worried about their memory


For more information or to book a place please call the Memory Support Team first:

01296 331749 or 07484 096966

Please see link below for the My Life, My Memories leaflet which outlines all the main telephone and contact details for support services available in Buckinghamshire.

My Life, My Memories Leaflet

Alzheimer's Society Newsletters

  • Stay up to date with information about what's going on in your area by signing up, by following the link below, to monthly email updates through the Alzheimer's Society. 
  • Monthly Newsletters are also uploaded and accessible via the link below. Please see the below Services Information sheet which will keep you up to date with what is happening in and around Bucks.
  • Looking for more information, support or advice about Demenita? Please contact the National Dementia Helpline on 0300 222 11 22

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