IMPORTANT NOTICE

We are working hard to reduce the risk of infection to staff, patients and anyone visiting our practice. In order to do this, we have introduced the following precautionary, temporary measures.

Please note that all essential services are still being provided and the practice remains open.

TO REQUEST PRESCRIPTIONS, PLEASE DO THE FOLLOWING:

THEY WILL BE SENT ELECTRONICALLY TO YOUR NOMINATED PHARMACY DIRECTLY

When attending for their pre-arranged appointments, patients are asked to wait at the practice entrance to be let in at the appointed time, where you will be directed to hand washing facilities prior to being seen.

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

The latest information on symptoms of Coronovirus infection and areas where recent travel may have resulted in a high risk of exposure can be found on nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.

Use this service if:

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.

Like the common cold, coronavirus infection usually occurs through close contact with a person with novel coronavirus via cough and sneezes or hand contact. A person can also catch the virus by touching contaminated surfaces if they do not wash their hands.

Testing of suspected coronavirus cases is carried out in line with strict guidelines. This means that suspected cases are kept in isolation, away from public areas of GP surgeries, pharmacies and hospitals and returned home also in isolation. Any equipment that come into contact with suspected cases are thoroughly cleaned as appropriate. Specific guidance has also been shared with NHS staff to help safeguard them and others. Patients can be reassured that their safety is a top priority, and are encouraged to attend all appointments as usual.

Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:

For the latest Covid-19 advice please visit www.nhs.uk.

 

Porters Avenue

Telephone:
020 8596 7850

Fax:
020 8596 7869

234 Porters Avenue
Becontree
Dagenham
Essex
RM8 2EQ

Child and Family

Telephone:
020 8911 3740

Fax:
0208 9113759

79 Axe Street
Barking
Essex
IG11 7LZ

 
If you have received a letter regarding your registration status with the surgery please click here
 
 

Register Now

If you live within the RM8, RM9, RM10 and IG11 postcode you can register with us today and we will contact you to arrange a full health check and introduce you to our team of doctors and nurses.

Click here for registration

If you live within the IG11 postcode our other practice the Child and Family Doctors’ Surgery is likely to be closer and more convenient. For more information on registering at this practice click here.

Porters Avenue & Child and Family
Doctors' Surgeries

We're open from 8am until 8pm and on Saturday 9am until 1pm.

It's never been easier to receive the care you need. You can pre-book an appointment or simply request a doctor calls you to discuss your needs.

We are a new team of health professionals, committed to providing you with a convenient, high quality service. Porters Avenue is based just five minutes from Becontree station, in the stunning, comfortable new Health Centre and Child and Family Doctor is just 5 minutes from Barking station.

 

Opening times

You can call us and request a telephone consultation or book an appointment. We are open on the following days at the following hours:

Monday
8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday
8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday
8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday
8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday
8:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday
9:00am - 1:00pm
 
 

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