Welcome to Upminster Medical Centre.
The staff who work here are part of a caring team for residents in Upminster, Cranham and adjoining Hornchurch areas of London Borough of Havering.
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us by completing a short “Friends & Family Test” or giving us your valuable feedback by sending us your feedback and suggestions.
Spring May Bank Holiday Closure
Please note that as per advice from NHS England we will be closed on Spring May Bank Holiday - Monday, 25-May-2020. If you require urgent medical attetion, when we are closed please click on the link below for information:
and click on the tab "When we are colsed" on how to get help.
Early May Bank Holiday (VE Day) Surgery Times
Please note that due to Coronavirus, NHS Services are under pressure. As such we will remain open on Early May (VE Day) Bank Holiday - Friday, 08-May-2020. Call the Surgery on (01708) 251407 to book a telephone/video consultation with the doctor.
Early May (VE Day) - Fri, 08-May-2020: 08:00 to 18:30
Easter Bank Holiday (Good Friday & Easter Monday) Surgery Times
Please note that due to Coronavirus, NHS Services are under pressure. As such we will remain open on Good Fiday and also on Easter Monday. Call the Surgery on (01708) 251407 to book a telephone/video consultation with the doctor.
Good Friday: 08:00 to 18:30
Easter Monday: 08:00 to 18:30
Sick Notes / Self-isolation Notes
The surgery as per national agreement will not issue Sick Notes (fit notes)/Self-isolation Notes for COVID-19.
Please dowlnload the following document, complete it and give to your employer. The government has asked all employers to accept this.
NHS 111 Self-isolation Notes
You can also obtain a Self-isolation Note from NHS 111 by clicking on the link below:
Several blood testing venues, including King George Hospital and Queen's Hospital are closed until further notice.
In light of the Covid-19 virus, steps have been taken to protect the public and patients and staff. A limited service will operate. Patients for Maternity and Oncology services will continue to be seen. If you are one of these patients, you will already have been informed how to have your blood test.
All other patients should contact their referrer for advice.
The surgery is also closed for blood tests. Please see https://www.bhrhospitals.nhs.uk/blood-tests/# for the most up to date information of where and how to book your appointment. Please note these will only be for VERY URGENT / CANCER PATIENTS / PREGNANT PATIENTS.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.
The surgery is located conveniently in Upminster town centre near Waitrose Supermarket. For patients using public transport, there is a bus stop right outside the surgery (Waitrose Supermarket Stop).
Patients driving to the surgery are welcome to use the limited parking spaces at the surgery car park (at their own risk) for the duration of their visit to the surgery. The car park gate is locked outside surgery hours for security.
(Site updated 01/06/2020)