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Welcome To Central Surgery Practice

Weekend & Bank Holiday GP Service

You can now book a weekend/bank holiday appointment with a GP or Practice Nurse

The service will open on Saturdays and Sundays between 10.00am to 15.00pm at

Southend Medical Centre
50 -52 London Road,
Southend SS1 1PR
01702 333298

North Shoebury Surgery,
Frobisher Way
Shoeburyness SS3 8UT
01702 297976


Advanced appointments can be booked via your usual GP service.

For on the day appointments please telephone one of the surgeries above during the times shown.


Patients requiring a home visit should contact the NHS 111 Service

Medical Emergencies should dial 999

Need medical help when your GP surgery is closed?

NHS 111

Get help and advice from NHS 111, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – including bank holidays. Call 111 (free to call).

Seek advice from your pharmacist

Visit your local pharmacy for advice. Visit www.nhs.uk or call 111 to find details of your nearest pharmacy.

GP Out-of-hours service

Call 111 to access the GP out-of-hours service (between 6.30pm and 8am weekdays and all day at weekends and bank holidays).

Weekend GP service on Saturdays and Sundays: from 10am to 3pm

At Southend Medical Centre (50-52 London Rd, Southend SS1 1PR). Appointments (GP or nurse) must be pre-booked. Call your GP practice to book your appointment or call 111 to book when your GP practice is closed.

Choose self care

Castle Point & Rochford and Southend CCGs believe funding of medicines available to purchase to treat self-limiting conditions and minor ailments and self-care is a personal responsibility.

They have issued a Position Statement to inform doctors not to prescribe medication for minor ailments of which medications are readily available Over The Counter.

Please discuss with your pharmacist about treatment.

For more information please visit Southend CCG


List of conditions of which medication is available to buy.

Please click here: List of minor ailments treatable with medication purchased Over The Counter


Dr Irlam, Dr Alwan, Dr Odina, & Dr Palmer

Find Us

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27 Southchurch Boulevard,
Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4UB
Tel: 01702 468443
Fax: 01702 603281
Please be aware that this email is not checked on a daily basis and should not be used for urgent enquiries.  if your question is urgent please call the surgery. 

How to get to us
Bus routes: central surgery is in Southchurch Boulevard which is on the Arriva No 1 and Stephenson No 14 bus routes.
It is also a short walk away from Hamstel Road which is on the First Number 27 Bus route.
The local railway station is Southend East station which is also a short walk from where we are.

Opening Times

Reception is open:
Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.30pm

How we use your medical records
Important information for patients

  • This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidentiality.
  • We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care and treatment.
  • In some circumstances we will also share medical records for medical research, for example to find out more about why people get ill.
  • We share information when the law requires us to do so, for example, to prevent infectious diseases from spreading or to check the care being provided to you is safe.
  • You have the right to be given a copy of your medical record.
  • You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care.
  • You have the right to object to your information being used for medical research and to plan health services.
  • You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please see the practice privacy notice on the website or speak to a member of staff for more information about your rights.
  • For more information ask at reception for a leaflet OR visit our privacy notices page or ask for paper copies of our policies.

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Contact Details

Central Surgery

  • Telephone 01702 468443
  • Fax 01702 603281
  • Please be aware that this email is not checked on a daily basis and should not be used for urgent enquiries. if your question is urgent please call the surgery.
  • E-mail admin.mailboxf81086@nhs.net

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