Need a GP appointment in Newham?
People who need to see a GP or practice nurse in Newham can book appointments in the evening, at weekends and on bank holidays.
Late evening and weekend appointments, known as extended GP access, allow you to arrange to be seen quickly at a time that is convenient to you. Appointments are available Monday to Friday between 6.30pm and 10pm, and between 8am and 8pm on Saturdays,Sundays and bank holidays. To access these appointments dial 111 and an appointment will be offered if clinically appropriate.
Also, if you need medical help and your surgery is closed, you can call the NHS 111 clinical assessment service on 111 at any time of day or night. GPs, nurses and pharmacists can provide high-quality assessments, advice and treatment over the phone. They can 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, rather than to visit A&E. This offers quicker, easier access to local immediate healthcare without the need to visit hospital and ensures that those who genuinely need life-saving emergency treatment can receive it as quickly as possible.