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GP Hubs

Croydon GP Hubs

Central Croydon | Purley | Parkway
If you can’t get an appointment with your GP, call NHS 111 to access one of our GP Hubs.

Opening times

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365 days a year | 8.00am-8.00pm

Get in touch

Our GP Hubs are based at three locations – Central Croydon, Purley and Parkway (New Addington). Find travel information and contact details for your closest GP Hub below.

GP HUB CENTRAL CROYDON
10 minutes drive from nearest A&E department (Croydon University Hospital).
Car: Free & Paid Parking Available within 2 minutes walk
Tram: 3 minute walk from Lebanon Road Tram Stop
Train: 5 minutes walk from East Croydon Train Station
Bus: Routes 64, 119, 194, 198, 433, 466
Address: East Croydon Medical Centre, 59 Addiscombe Road, CR0 6SD

GP HUB PURLEY
12 minutes drive from nearest A&E department (Croydon University Hospital).
Car: Free & Paid Parking Available within 2 minutes walk
Train: 6 minutes walk from Purley Train Station
Bus: Routes 60, 166, 289, 405, 407, 412, 455 & 466
Address: Purley War Memorial Hospital, 856 Brighton Road, CR8 2YL

GP HUB PARKWAY
16 minutes drive from nearest A&E department (Princess Royal University Hospital)
Car: Free Parking Available outside
Tram: 1 minute walk from New Addington Tramlink
Bus: Routes 64, 130, 314, 464, 664
Address: Parkway Health Centre, Parkway, New Addington, CR0 0JA

About Croydon GP Hubs

People who live or work in Croydon now have access to a wide range of urgent care services including booked appointments with a GP available from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week across three new GP Hubs.

To find the best care for you:

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Download the free Health Help Now app or visit www.healthhelpnow.nhs.uk

call 111

Phone NHS 111 before you go, free to phone from landlines or mobiles Find out more about the NHS 111 service.

The new services have been developed in response to local residents who asked for extended opening hours and improved urgent care access to GPs.

Some of the care we deliver

Our GP Hubs deliver GP services as you would expect at your GP practice. The following are examples of issues we can treat:

* Cuts, scratches and bruises
* Sprains & Strains
* Bites
* Minor burns
* Minor eye injuries
* Minor head injuries (without having passed out)
* Minor injuries to limbs, body and face
* First aid

Issues that we CANNOT treat include:

The following are examples of issues we cannot treat:
* Repeat prescribing
* Test requestes (ultrasound, urine etc)
* Dental problems
* Open wound injuries for very young children
* Injuries where an object has gone all the way through a part of the body
* Very heavy bleeding that is not stopping, including nose bleeds
* Injuries where broken glass may have entered the wound
* Injuries requiring X-ray

Injured or unwell? Choose the right service

Don’t just go to A&E

Don’t just go to A&E if it’s not a serious emergency – find the right service – it may be quicker, and even closer to your home.
Using the right service means you don’t spend hours waiting in A&E and treatment can be given quicker to those really in need of urgent care.

self care

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Your GP

Call 111

GP Hub

A&E or 999

Self Care

When it’s not urgent, there are several ways that you can Self Care.

Coughs and colds | Grazes | Hangover. You can treat these at home – in fact, that’s the best place for you.

Self-care is the best choice to treat very minor illnesses and injuries. A range of common illnesses and injuries can be treated at home simply by combining a well-stocked medicine cabinet with plenty of rest. THINK FIRST, DON’T GO TO A&E.

Make sure that your medicine cabinet is well stocked with:

  • Paracetamol
  • A thermometer
  • Antihistamines
  • Aspirin (not for under 16yrs)
  • Rehydration mixture
  • Anti-diarrhoea medicine
  • Plasters
  • Indigestion remedy

Acne

Antibiotics

Asthma

Bereavement Service

  • Woodside Bereavement Service, Waterside Building, 26 Avenue Road, London, SE25 4DX. Telephone: 020 3256 2009. Email: wbs@thelisteningear.org.uk

Breast Screening

Bowel Cancer Screening

Breathlessness

Cervical Cancer Screening

Children’s Health

Cholesterol/ Hypertension

Chlamydia

Coughs in Adults

Contraception

Dental Help / Oral Health

Depression

Diabetes

Emollient Information

Foot Health

Lifestyle

Long Term Illnesses

Physiotherapy & Exercise

Pregnancy

Senior’s Health

Smoking

Useful Health Apps for Patients

Wart and Verruca Treatments

Welfare Group

Pharmacy First

If you are suffering from any minor ailments, you can visit your local pharmacy for NHS treatment. They will give you the appropriate advice and medication If required. Some minor ailments include
Diarrhoea, Hay Fever, Headlice, Indigestion/Heartburn, Insect Bites and stings, Mouth Ulcers, Sprains, Sore Throat, Teething, Vaginal Thrush.

Mental Health Crisis Line

A 24-hour Mental Health Crisis Line, run by community psychiatric nurses, is provided by South London & Maudsley NHS Trust.
Tel: 0800 731 2864

Access to Emergency Dentistry

If you have an urgent Dental problem telephone 111

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND A & E  UNLESS IT IS A REAL EMERGENCY.

CALL 111 FOR ADVICE INSTEAD.

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96 Brighton Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6AD
  • Telephone 020 8688 0875
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