Please do not contact your GP for a COVID-19 vaccine
The first phase of the NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme has started. When it is the right time you will receive an invitation to come forward. For most people this will be a letter, either from your GP or the national NHS. This letter will include all the information you will need to book appointments, including your NHS number. Please do not contact the NHS to get an appointment until you get this letter. Information on the vaccine is available here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine/
COVID-19 Variants in Tower Hamlets
A small number of Coronavirus (Covid-19) variants of concern have been identified in Tower Hamlets. These variants of concern were first identified in Brazil and South Africa.
Important information to keep you safe while isolating at home
Guidance leaflet for patients
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we are suspending all face to face appointments
The quickest way to contact the practice would be through our remote consultation https://albionhealth.webgp.com . Alternatively you could phone us first on 02074569820. To order repeat prescriptions, please download the NHS App?
If you need a sick note while you are isolating yourself due to Covid 19 please visit https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note/
Coronavirus advice from residents and staff of East End Health Network
Ramadan & Diabetes Pamphlet for Patients
Please click here to view or download the pamphlet.
Advice on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
For UP TO DATE INFORMATION on Coronavirus please visit the following government website, which will be updated every day at 2pm until further notice:
If you have returned to the UK from an area listed in the above guidance PLEASE STAY INDOORS, AVOID CONTACT WITH OTHER PEOPLE and CONTACT 111 IMMEDIATELY.
111 can either be telephoned for Coronavirus advice or you can complete this online form:
Medical certificate for patients requiring self-isolation for Covid -19
For more information and certificate please CLICK HERE.
Welcome to Albion Health Centre
At Albion health Centre in Whitechapel the doctors and nurses take pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.
We run many clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
All Patients have been allocated a named GP. If you do not know who is your named GP is, please contact the surgery to find out. When making appointments, you do not need to see this GP exclusively, you are welcome to book or will be given an appointment with the GPs who are on duty at the time.
We aim to:
- Treat all our patients with kindness, compassion, consideration, confidentiality and respect
- Listen carefully to what they have to tell us
- Ask about their ideas, concerns and expectations
- Be aware of their family and social networks and their vulnerability
- Make sure they are safe in our premises and their homes
- Provide an effective service of health education and illness prevention
- Provide our patients with an effective, timely process of diagnosis and treatment
- Monitor the effectiveness of our services to detect problems and improve standards
To provide accessible high quality patient empowered health care incorporating 21st century technology, whilst maintaining a personalised service and training the GPs of the future.
Clinical Commissioning Group
Albion Health Centre is part of Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and together our aim is to improve services and continues to provide a high standard of care to our patients.
Making an appointment
Appointments can be made by calling our reception on 020 7456 9820. Alternatively you can Book an Appointment online.
Our reception is open:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8.00am to 6.30pm
Thursday 8.00am to 3.00pm
Saturday 9.00am to 1.00pm
Phone: 020 7456 9820
N.B: Saturday morning session is only routine pre bookable appointments. We do not offer any walk-in service and no phone calls taken during the Saturday morning session and no visits undertaken by the practice GPs. The staff will not be able to deal with repeat prescription requests or queries.
Cancelling an appointment
Please help us to help you by always cancelling appointments when you can’t attend! Our cancellation line is 020 7456 9820. Please put it in your mobile phone! We can always use the appointment for someone else.
GP consultation times
Our doctors will be able to see you at the following times:
- 9:00am-12:00pm, 3:00pm-6:00pm,
- 9:00am-12:00pm, 3:00pm-6:00pm
- 9:00am-12:00pm, 3:00pm-6:00pm,
- 9:00am-12:00pm, 3:30pm-6:00pm
These times may vary due to annual study leave. Individual doctors surgery may vary slightly too
Care Quality Commission (CQC) report
When we are closed
If you are experiencing, chest pain or any other life threatening emergency please dial 999.
If you need help when we are closed or if you need urgent medical advice, please call NHS 111. A nurse or doctor will offer advice over the phone, and will be able to direct you to the best place for you to receive care.
Pram and wheelchair access available