Southend Medical Centre

01702333298 50-52 London Road , Southend On Sea, Essex, SS1 1NX
Website address not added

2 out of 5 stars

Based on 11 ratings for this GP surgery

News:

  • MenACWY Vaccine
  • More GP Appointments Released
  • Urgent Appointments

Overview

Southend Medical Centre provides high level NHS General Medical Services, by our ability to offer a broad rnge of general medical care which provides patients with the best possible health outcomes. 

Our collaborative approach to the needs of patients is central to our philosophy and is based on a well equipped surgery and dedicated and highly skilled staff ensures the nest of medical care for all patients.

For all patients our objective is to give the best comtemporary standards of medical and personal care, and you are assured that your treatment will be delivered in a sensitive manner by the most appropriate health professional.  We aim to empower you to manage your condition with support from us by way of regular check-ups as and when required and to this end., we will strive to achieve the highest possible health gain for you.

Opening times

Reception times

Monday 08:00 - 20:00
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 09:00 - 13:0017:30 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 12:3017:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 11:3014:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 11:3015:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 11:3015:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Out of hours

When the surgery is closed, a full emergency is always available for serious and acute medical problems.

Please telephone 01702 333298 for details of the emergency cover.

Last verified on 10/08/2016

Additional information

This surgery and many others in South Essex Area closes for the whole afternoon and evening on the following dates to take part in a schme for all practice staff to develop and update thier professional skills and knowledge:- 6th September 2016 4th October 2016

Doctors

  • Dr Bilquis Agha
  • Dr Haroon Siddique

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

GPs at this practice

1 male and 1 female GPs

Additional languages spoken

Afghan, Afrikaans, Akan, Albanian

Online facilities

  • Online appointment booking is available Online appointment booking
  • Order or view repeat prescriptions online is available Order or view repeat prescriptions online

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: NHS Digital

Latest news

MenACWY Vaccine

We are calling for all students/teenages registered at Southend Medical Centre who are under the age of 25  to receive the MenACWY vaccine for free.

The meningococcal infection spreads through close persistent contact with people who unknowingly carry the bacteria.  Public Health England shows that cases of meningococcal disease peak each year during winter - December through to March.

Please telephone the Practice on 01702 333298 to arrange an appointment

 

Last updated on 22 February 2017.

More GP Appointments Released

Over the next month, we are working with NHS En gland to offer extra GP appointments.  This is because we know that there are times you want to be able to see a GP at short notice.  We also know that over winter lots of people have seasonsal illnesses which require more than a pharmacy but don't need emergency treatment

The extra appointments are available by ringing reception on the usual number or by booking online on southendmedicalcentre.co.uk

 

Last updated on 22 February 2017.

Urgent Appointments

If you require an URGENT on the day appointment, please contact receiption from 08.00hrs on the day.  These appointments are limited in number, but we will try and accomodate you at some point during the day.

The receptionist will request details from you regarding the appointment, so the doctor will be fully aware of the medical problem.

In consultation with the Doctor, there may be occasions that an on the day request for an appointment is declined but the next routine appointment will be offered.

If you have any comments or queries about our appointment system, please contact the practice manager on 01702 333298 or by email to karen.hepworth@nhs.net

Last updated on 08 November 2015.

CQC Inspection

We are delighted to say that Southend Medical Centre had a very successful CQC visit in November 2014.  If you would like to know more than please contact the practice manager.  

Last updated on 08 November 2015.

Inappropriate use of Emergency services by Patients

It has come to the attention of the Practice that many registered patients are attending Southend Hospital for non urgent reasons eg medication, minor infections etc., In addition there are many patients who are calling an ambulance for inappropriate reasons.

Unless there is a life threatening situation for example chest pain or a serious accident, patients should contact the Practice for advice during thecore hours of 8.00am-18:30 Monday - Friday.

Outside of these hours patients should contact NHS 111.  The Doctor will offer advice, and if clinically appropriate arrange for the patient to either be seen at home or at an Out of Hours Centre.  If appropriate they will adv ise whether you need to attend hospital.

Remember you do not need to attend a hospital for medication.  Speak to your normal pharmacist first to see if they can help until you can next contact the Practice.

Please consider carefully whether you need to be seen as an emergency or whether the alternative services listed above are more appropriate for your needs 

Last updated on 08 November 2015.

Key facts

Registered patients

4990patients

Weekday evening and weekend appointments offered here or nearby

YESContact practice for appointment availability

More on how we perform

We are currently accepting new patients

Please register during reception hours

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Latest reviews of this gp practice

never get what we asked for

with Alan been unwell with premature heart failure and on tablets i phoned for an appointment and asked for our specific doctor who deals...

14 June 2018

staff

I have recently joined the practice, having moved from London. Unfortunately, I lost my medication during the move, and I found the staf...

27 April 2018

Booking an appointment

I tried to book an appointment with a doctor but none were available most of the time I am passed onto a practice nurse, but after being ...

20 April 2018

RUDE STAFF

Extremely rude doctor

18 April 2018

Appointments

I have been with the surgery for sometime, and have always managed to get an appointment without too many problems. The staff have alway...

16 April 2018

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Last updated on 22 February 2017.

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