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Opening Hours

From 2nd January 2018 our doors and telephone lines will be open from 8am to 6.30pm. Appointment times are Mon - Fri 9am - 11.30 am - 1.30pm to 3pm and 4pm to 6pm.

Improving Access to general practice : evening and weekend appointments now available.

Patients who are registered at this Practice can now book an appointment to see a GP or nurse on weekday evenings (after 6.30pm) or at weekends and bank holidays. Appointments will take place at Southdene Surgery, The Shrubberies, South Woodford, E18 1BD. If you would like to book an appointment in the evening or at the weekend please call 020 3770 1888. Talk to the Practice receptionist to find out more.

By March 2019 everyone in England will benefit from access to general practice appointments in the evenings and weekends at a time that is most convenient to them. This is part of a national drive to help improve access to general practice and get the best possible outcomes for patients. Further information is available at

Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more

Service Promotion - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), is an NHS primary care service in England which offers a free and confidential evidence based psychological therapy service for people who are 18 years of age and over and who are feeling stressed, anxious, low in mood or depressed.

For Furter information on this service please contact 0300 555 1220 or visit:

Please note there is an option on the website for patients to complete an online self-referral.

Don't Waste Prescription Medicines - Waste Campaign

Unused medicines cost the NHS millions of pounds every year - money that could be better spent on other areas or patient care. Wondering what you can do to help? Find out more

Friends & Family Test

From 1st December 2014 there will be an opportunity to rate the practice via a Friends & Family Test. This is available online through this website or paper copies can be completed at the surgery.

Better Information Means Better Care

Every household will be receiving information from NHS England regarding the Summary Care Record. If having read this leaflet and you wish to opt out of sharing your data, please complete the form in the Summary Care Record section on the Right hand side menu (Number 3) and hand in to your GP Practice.

If Surgery is Closed

'New Service' - Need to see a doctor in the evening or at the weekend ?

PLEASE CALL 020-3770-1888

Appointments will be made in one of our 3 centres -

Fullwell Cross Medical Centre- Barkingside

Newbury Group Practice- Newbury Park

Southdene Surgery - South Woodford

The appointments line is open from Monday - Friday 2-9pm, Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays 9am-6pm.

Appointments are available Monday - Friday 6.30pm - 10pm - All centres

Southdene Surgery 3.30pm - 8pm Weekend & Bank Holidays

Fullwell Cross Medical Centre 11am - 4pm Weekend & Bank Holidays

Newbury Group Practice 8am - 12.30pm Weekend 7 Bank Holidays

If you need advice or to see a doctor outside of these hours please Dial 111 - this is not a 999 emergency, but if you need medical help fast, the experienced professionals will make an appointment or transfer you to the right local service.  They will also arrange an ambulance if they think you need one.

Shingles Vaccinations 

The NHS is carrying out a vaccination program for 70, 71 and 72 year old patients and a catch-up program for 78 and  79 year old patients (precise dates apply!).  If you are interested, please call the surgery to see whether you are entitled. 

Patient Participation Group

Let us know what you think - join our Patient Group. Find out more

The latest annual report and minutes are on the website.

CQC Registration

The Practice is now registered with the Care Quality Commission. Please see the CQC Page on this website for CQC Ratings. Find out more

NHS Health Checks

Redbridge is providing a free service for patients between 40 and 74 years old who have no diagnosis of cardiovascular disease.  It is primarily a preventative service which involves risk assessment and management of risk of cardiovascular disease. If you are interested in having a health check please ask at reception.

Online Services - Medical Records Access - 'It's your Choice'

You can now use the internet to book appointments with a GP, request repeat prescriptions for any medications you take regularly and look at your medical record online. You can also still use the telephone or call in to the surgery for any of these services as well. - It's your choice.

Being able to see your record online might help you to manage your medical conditions. It also means that you can even access if from anywhere in the world should you require medical treatment on holiday. If you decide not to join or wish to withdraw, this is your choice and practice staff will continue to treat you in the same way as before. This decision will not affect the quality of your care.

If you would like further details on how to get online access please ask at reception.

Once you have completed the application form and been approvd you will be able to log in to see your medical records at :

Like To Register?

New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more

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