Abbey Medical Centre

02080908106 1 Harpour Road , Barking, Essex, IG11 8RJ
Website address not added

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 61 ratings for this GP surgery


  • Missed Appointments (DNA)
  • CQC Report Feb 2019: Good Overall
  • Vicarage Field Branch Surgery Closure


Opening times

Reception times

Monday 08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 18:30
Friday 08:00 - 19:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


Monday 08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:3018:30 - 19:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 12:3013:00 - 18:3018:30 - 19:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 13:0013:30 - 18:3018:30 - 19:30
Thursday 08:30 - 13:0013:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 13:0013:30 - 18:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Out of hours

If you need to contact your doctor and the surgery is closed ring the surgery number. When you call this number you will be given the emergency number to contact. Please do not abuse the A&E services.

Please contact NHS 111 unless it is a genuine emergency.

111 will also refer you on to emergency care or us if necessary.

For Minor ailments please go to your local pahrmacy or walk-in centre for advice.

Last verified on 07/02/2019


  • Dr Anju Gupta
  • Dr. Gautam Pattni
  • Dr Sana Sarwar
  • Dr Pinal Parekh

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

GPs at this practice

2 male and 2 female GPs

Additional languages spoken

Urdu, Hindi, Arabic

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

Missed Appointments (DNA)

Missed appointments (DNA) are a huge waste of NHS time and resources- appointments that could be given to other patients that urgently need to see a clinician.
latest results show an improvement over the last few months due to our reminding patients to attend. Please let the surgery know in advance if you cannot make your appointments.

Latest Results:

APRIL 2019: 7.5%
MARCH 2019: 8.2%
FEB 2019: 11.9 %
JAN 2019 : 12%

Last updated on 29 April 2019.

CQC Report Feb 2019: Good Overall

The latest CQC report following a focussed Inspection in December 2018 has rated Abbey Medical Centre 'GOOD' overall. Please see attached report ,

Last updated on 20 March 2019.

Vicarage Field Branch Surgery Closure

The branch Surgery at Vicarage Field Health will be closed from Monday 14th January 2019, following a CPO notice served on the building in connection with the Barking Town Centre Redevelopment. All patients have been notified and their care transferred to Abbey Medical Centre. For any queries, please ring Abbey Medical on 0208 090 8106

Last updated on 14 January 2019.

Meningitis MenACWY Vaccinations

Patients aged between 14 - 25 may be eligibale for the menigitis MenACWY vaccination. The surgery may contact you to make an appointment if its required. further information is available in the attached Information Sheets , and also the link for a short video:

Associated document

MenACWY for years 9-13 (.pdf, 479.95 KB)

Last updated on 06 December 2018.

Telephone down-time W/E 14 December

Due to a telephony upgrade , you may experience difficulty getting through to the surgery on 13th December at lunchtime. The downtime should be no more than 30 -45 minutes. We appologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Last updated on 05 December 2018.

New Clinics

We are now running a Carer's Clinic, Pre-Diabetes Clinic and a Diet and Lifestyle Clinic. Please request further details at Reception.

Last updated on 09 July 2017.

CQC Report 2016

Following an Inspection by the CQC during the summer of 2016, the practice was rated 'Good' overall. This followed the implementation of new policies and procedures as well as a change in the management structure and Clinical Governance since April 2016.



Associated document

CQC Report 2016 (.pdf, 330.02 KB)

Last updated on 23 June 2017.

Latest Practice Leaflet

Practice Leaflet 2016

Associated document

AMC Practice Leaflet NHS Choices.pdf (.pdf, 1.1 MB)

Last updated on 19 November 2016.

Patient Participation Report 2013-14

Document outlining the activities of the Patient Representation / Participation Groups 

Associated document

PQR14.doc (.doc, 64.5 KB)

Last updated on 28 March 2014.

Patient Survey 2014

Full results spreadsheet.

Associated document

AMC 14 Qaire inc webanswers2.xlsx (.xlsx, 206.32 KB)

Last updated on 07 March 2014.

Patient Participation Group

We are always interested in the views of our patients on matters affecting the practice. Please have a look at our patient participation report. If you would like to be more involved with the practice email:

Last updated on 19 March 2013.

Patient Survey Results

The March 2013 results of our most recent patient survey, collating the input of over 120 patients.

Associated document

AMC 12 Questionnaire 2 results.xls (.xls, 299 KB)

Last updated on 11 March 2013.

Patient Participation Report

Our report to the Barking & Dagenham PCT on the activities of our Patient Participation Group.

Associated document

PQR13.doc (.doc, 59.5 KB)

Last updated on 11 March 2013.

Key facts

Registered patients


Weekday evening and weekend appointments offered here or nearby

YESContact practice for appointment availability

Friends and Family Test score: General Practice

100%Patients recommend this practice. 9 responses.

More on how we perform

We are currently accepting new patients

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Latest reviews of this gp practice

Recent visit

I visited this practice today after a long time and I found all the staff to be extremely friendly and cheerful. One particular member of...

16 May 2019

Fantastic Practice.

During my years as a patient at the practice my experience was always adequate. However, during my recent attendance at the surgery, I wa...

15 May 2019

one receptionist letting team down badly

Good afternoon, I've been a patient for 16years now. I've noticed this year that one particular staff member who I speak to on the phone ...

14 May 2019


I went there today to get registered... The women from reception just rejected my proof of address and told me to go to the hospital inst...

7 May 2019

Very happy

I came for my appointment on Friday 1/5/19 in the evening, I had some issues with medication and the lovely lady solved the issue shes al...

7 May 2019

Patient Participation Group

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Last updated on 29 April 2019.

Information supplied by NHS Barking And Dagenham CCG