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Bank Holidays and other dates when the surgery is closed

The Practice will be closed on the following days:

  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Early May
  • Spring bank holiday – last Monday in May
  • August bank holiday – last Monday in August
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year

We are also closed for Havering-wide GP and nurse training after 2pm on the second Tuesday of every month. The out of hours GP service provides additional appointments for those who need to access a GP or nurse from 2pm-6.30pm on our training afternoons. Call NHS 111 if you need help during those times.

Need to see a doctor? NHS 111 can help

If you need to see a doctor but can’t get to your local practice you may be able to be seen outside of normal practice hours.

Call 111 and if appropriate, the advisor will be able to schedule you an appointment with a GP – it may not be your usual one –  at a local venue. If you could be better treated elsewhere, they will be able to direct you to the best place to suit your needs. 111 is free to call at all times.

Experiencing a mental health problem?

If you are affected by a mental health issues over the bank holidays and are not already known to local mental health services, or call 111. If you are a service user already, you can access services via your Community Mental Health Team or the out of hours GP service. 

Call the Samaritans

Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Call us for free on 116 123

Emergency care

If you or someone you are with finds themselves in a life-threatening situation call 999 and ask for an ambulance. You will be taken to most appropriate place for your needs which in some case may not be your nearest hospital.