Need a GP appointment in Newham?
People who need to see a GP or practice nurse in Newham can book appointments on weekday evenings, weekends and bank holidays this winter.
With late evening and weekend appointments, known as Seven Day Primary Care Access service, you can arrange to be seen quickly at a time that is convenient to you. Appointments are available every weekday evening between 6.30pm and 10pm, and between 8am and 8pm on Saturdays,Sundays and Bank Holidays.
These appointments can be booked by calling the booking line directly on 020 7540 9949.
If you need medical help fast and your surgery is closed, you can call the NHS 111 Clinical Assessment service on 1 1 1 at any time of day or night. GPs, nurses and pharmacists can provide high-quality assessments, advice and treatment over the phone. They can also book you an appointment with the most appropriate NHS service if you need one, or prescribe medicines over the phone.
It is much better for people whose condition is not urgent to use these services to see a GP or another health professional than to visit A&E. This ensures that those who genuinely need life-saving emergency treatment can receive it as quickly as possible.
Dr Muhammad Naqvi, a local GP and Chair of NHS Newham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), said: “We understand our patients are leading increasingly busy lives and there is now much more demand to be able to see a GP outside normal working hours.