The Albion Health Centre

Welcome to Albion Health Centre

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:

Our Vision
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.

Opening hours

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


  • Mental Health Crisis

    If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you can call the Tower Hamlets 24 hour Crisis Line number on 0207 771 5807

    Callers will be able to speak to a mental health professional.

    Click here for more information

  • Walk-in Centre services is changing


    From the 1st of August 2018 – St Andrews and Barkantine walk-in-centres will no longer provide a walk-in-service. Instead if your surgery is closed over the weekend or the evening and it is not an emergency then please call NHS 111 for urgent matters. If your query is not urgent you may wish to use our online consultation by clicking here. For more information on the NHS 11 service please have a look at the leaflets below:

    Tower Hamlets Walk-in Centre service is changing - Leaflet

    Tower Hamlets Walk-in Centre service is changing - Flyer

  • National Diabetes Audit

    Albion Health Centre will be participating in the National Diabetes Audit, for more information please visit the surgery or speak to a member of staff.

  • Appointment system

    We will be trialling a new way of booking appointments from 6/3/17.

    This is part of our Quality Improvement work to be more responsive to our patient’s requests, and to help manage our patient numbers with the current shortage of doctors.

    We will be increasing the number of telephone consultations available with each doctor, as requested by patient feedback.

    Read more

  • Other news

    We continue to be short of doctors and are still trying to recruit.

    Our new Repeat Prescription system seems to be working well and we continue to encourage patients to help us by ordering prescriptions on line and nominate a local pharmacy for collection.

    We are refining our call in systems for patients with Long Term Illnesses via our local GP network partnership, East End Health Network, and will contact you for all routine reviews.

  • Registering now!

    Our list is open for new patients. Contact our reception on 020 7456 9820 for details.