Retirement of Dr Zakaria - Upper Road Medical Centre

We are writing to you with important information about your GP surgery. Your GP, Dr Zakaria retired on 10 November 2017.

He is the sole GP holding the contract with NHS England to provide medical services at Upper Road Medical Centre.

This means that Dr Zakaria will no longer be responsible for your medical care or working at the practice.

Newham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have made temporary arrangements for the GPs at Essex Lodge Medical to provide your care at the Upper Road Medical starting 13 November up to 28th February 2018

A detailed letter with further inforamtion has been sent to all patients.

You can read it online here (click Below)

Patient Letter

Patient Meeting

We have organised two drop in sessions to give you the opportunity to ask questions and speak to us about these changes.

Both meetings will cover the same content, if you wish to attend you only need to attend one session.

The details of the meetings are:

30th November 2017, 11:00 – 13:00

7th December 2017, 17:00 – 18:30

Both sessions will be held at Upper Road Medical Centre

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