• CORONA VIRUS - see News Page for new clinical guidance

    see News Page for new clinical guidance

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  • Antibiotics Do's & Don'ts

    Smart use of antibiotics is the best care. Here are some steps you can take to use antibiotics appropriately so you can get the best treatment when you’re sick, protect yourself from harms caused by unnecessary antibiotic use, and combat antibiotic resistance.
    Take antibiotics ONLY if you need them.  

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  • Online Services

    You can also register Online to request your prescriptions, make appointments and request to see your medical records. 

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    Book appointment online, view your GP record online, request prescriptions online
  • Repeat Prescriptions

    Repeat prescriptions will be ready for collection within 48 hours.

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  • Clinics & Services

    We offer a range of clinics and services at the practice.

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  • Home Visits

    We offer home visits to patients who are housebound or too ill to attend the surgery.

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  • Southend Carers Hub

    Southend Carers Hub is a new partnership of several specialist local charities who have joined together to create a one-stop-shope for carers.
    01702 393933 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm 
    Visit out website for more information

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  • Are you a carer

    Are you a carer for a family member - advise the surgery of this so we can update our details - we can also provide you with information which may be of help to you. Please call the surgery 01702 342589/ 01702 588046

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  • Appointments During Covid 19

    Please contact the surgery to book a telephone appointment initally,

    If the doctor needs to see you they will make an appointment for you.

    You can speak to reception to see what nursing appointments are being done at the moment.

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Welcome to Central & Thorpe Surgeries


Central surgery Thorpe Surgery

Central Surgery

1st Floor, North Road Primary Care Centre
183-195 North Road
Essex SS0 7AF

Thorpe Surgery

38 Acacia Drive
Thorpe Bay
Essex SS1 3JX

Tel: 01702 342589

Tel: 01702 588046

Evening & Weekend GP & Nurse Appointments

Our surgery provides additional GP & Nurse appointments on weekday evenings - 18:30 to 20:00 and weekends - 09.00 - 15.00

Please contact the surgery reception to book an appointment or
call 01702 742102 after 18.30 weekdays and over the weekend.

Appointments will be offered from:

North Shoebury Surgery, Frobisher Way, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea

Queensway Surgery, 75 Queensway, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2AB

To book an appointment please contact your surgery or call 01702 742102 after 18.30 or over the weekend.

We try to make the surgery a friendly and welcoming place. Our practice manager and staff will help you in every way they can. If you have a problem and you think they may be able to help you, please ask them. They may need to ask you for medical details in order to help you. All information given to them is treated in confidence and they are bound by the same codes of conduct as the doctors and nurses. This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer. Please read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful and informative.

Our List is open

You can now download form to register with us here: 


Please also complete the new patient registration form below 

Registration forms

Online Services

You can also register Online to request your prescriptions, make appointments and request to see your medical records.  To arrange this, please bring ID with you. eg Passport, Driving Licence etc and speak to the Receptionists to register for this “On-line” service.

Alternatively, the Receptionist may register you for Online services if you are known to them but this does not apply to newly registered Patients.

Once you have your login details click on the icon below for the sign page for SystmOnline:

SystmOnline. Click here to access SystmOnline

Practice Policy

The policy of the practice is that all members of the population have equitable access to all services and treatment offered.

This is offered on a fair and unbiased basis regardless of race, gender, social class, age, religion, sexual orientation or appearance, disability or medical condition.

Please remember that the receptionists are always working under the instructions of the doctors. Should you experience any difficulties it is best to discuss them with the practice manager or one of the doctors.

NHS Southend Clinical Commissioning Group

Details of all primary care services, including dentists, opticians and pharmacies, can be obtained by contacting:

Floor 6 Southend on Sea Borough Council,
Victoria Avenue
Southend on sea
SS2 6ER 

Telephone: 01702 215050

Information from the Care Quality Commission

Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.

This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.

Health Conditions A to Z

The practice would like to thank the various advertisers who have helped to produce this Website. However, it must be pointed out that the accuracy of any statements cannot be warranted, nor any products or services advertised, be guaranteed or endorsed.

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