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Do you need help and support during the Coronavirus pandemic?

Visit our Coronavirus Help and Support page.

If you are needing a self isolation note for your employer please click here to download a letter you can complete.

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak we are taking different steps in the way we work:

First if you have symptoms of the virus, please self-isolate for 7 days if you live alone, anyone living with someone with symptoms of the virus need to self-isolate for 14 days.


Appointments with the doctor:

Until further notice we are replacing face to face doctors’ appointments with telephone consultations. The doctor will call you in response to your appointment request.

You can book your telephone consultation with a doctor via the online service, please download the new NHS App or book via your existing online service. visit www.central-surgery.co.uk for more information.

Please do not attend the surgery unless a doctor or a nurse has advised that you need to be seen.

Appointment with the nurse:

You may need to come in for various reason: The nurse will call you to discuss if you need to come in. Wait for her call please.

When you need to collect your prescription:

If you are waiting for a prescription and you have not nominated a pharmacy yet, it is time that you do so you don't need to collect your prescription token form us. Go straight to the pharmacy. Until you have nominated the pharmacy, you can give them your NHS number which is on your repeat slip or on your home screen of your online service. The pharmacy will be able to download your prescription and dispense it.

When you need to request your prescription:

Please try to request your prescription online preferably or by email, do not attend the surgery. Phone us if you are experiencing problems requesting online.


Visit NHS 111 online

If you need to speak to a doctor with regards to other symptoms, please book a telephone consultation.

Please visit website below for more information how to keep safe.


Thank you for your co-operation.

From The doctors, Nurses and Admin Team at Central Surgery Southchurch.


GP and nurse appointments are now available in your area during the evenings and at the weekend. To book an appointment, contact your practice. Your NHS, here for you.

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).

Evening & Weekend Appointments

You can now book an appointment with a GP or practice nurse on weekends/bank holidays 9am to 3pm or evenings Monday to Friday 6.30pm to 8.00pm

Advanced appointments can be booked via your usual GP service. For on the day appointments please telephone 01702 742102.


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