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We would like to welcome you to our Practice website

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of patients and staff which means your patient experience is subject to change.

Please do not attend the GP practice.

If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus, including a new continuous cough or a high temperature.

You are advised to stay at home for 14 days.

If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service (https://111.nhs.uk) that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do.

Only call 111 direct, if you cannot go online, or are advised to do so by the online service.

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

For all other queries, the practice will only be dealing with urgent issues.  We are not offering routine face to face appointments.  All clinical or administrative queries will be dealt with over the phone.  A patient will only be seen if a Clinician feels you need a face to face appointment after a telephone consultation.  This is following national guidance during the coronavirus pandemic.

This website contains a vast range of health information and resources, along with practical information on visiting the surgery. We hope you find it useful and informative.

We would like to welcome you to our New Eltham Medical Centre which is on the borders of New Eltham and Sidcup. The Blackfen Medical Centre is situated on the corner of Leechcroft Avenue and Blackfen Road, Blackfen, Sidcup, Kent DA15 8PZ

About The Practice

Our New Eltham Practice has a large and pleasant waiting room and reception area. There are two Consulting Rooms and a Nurse's Room. There is also a Treatment Room, which is fully equipped for clinical examinations and procedures.

The Blackfen Practice has a large waiting room. It also has two Consulting Rooms and a Treatment/Nurse's Room which is also equipped for clinical procedures.

Both surgeries have disabled access and toilet facilities.

On the clinical side we have three Doctors (one male and two female), one Practice Nurse and one Trainee Health Care Assistant.

We additionally have an experienced Practice Manager with twenty five years of service in the NHS, as well as admin staff and receptionists at various levels.

Our Doctors

Dr Samir Arora
Dr Lauren Harris
Dr Collette McAdam

Named GP

Due to recent changes, all patients at all GP practices now have to be allocated to a named GP. This will not change how you receive care currently and you are still free to see any doctor that you wish. If you would like to know who your named GP is then please ask at Reception.

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Contact Details

New Eltham Medical Centre

  • Telephone 020 8850 2458
  • Fax 020 8859 5763

Blackfen Medical Centre

  • Telephone 020 8859 5881
  • Fax 020 8850 5157
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Health Conditions A to Z

There will be no face to face appointments bookable by receptionists for the foreseeable future. Patients requesting an on the day appointment with be booked a call back with the Duty Doctor. If the GP thinks you need to be seen they will ask you to come to the surgery. This is following national guidance during the Corona virus pandemic.

Routine Appointments for 16 March 2020 onwards will be booked as telephone consultations with GP of your choice. You will asked the reason you require the consultation and your contact number taken. The GP will call you at some point on the day requested. Unfortunately we cannot give specific times to expect the call.


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