Welcome to Bursted Wood Surgery Bexley
Important Information For Patients
Important information about your surgery on 22nd July 2021 from 12.30 until 4.30pm
Please be aware that on 22nd July 2021 from 12.30-4.30 pm the surgery will be closed. However, there are a number of ways in which you can still access services from your Bexley GP and nurse.
· If you have an urgent medical problem and are unsure what to do NHS 111 can be contacted by dialling 111 or online at 111.nhs.uk
· If you need an appointment with one of our GPs between 12.30-4.30 pm on this day please call 0203 910 7204 or call NHS111 or 999 in case of an Emergency .
Services at the practice will fully resume from 5.00pm.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your cooperation.
on Various dates in July/August Bursted Wood Surgery will be a designated covid vaccination site from 8am until 8.00pm. This is only for the patients who have been invited for vaccination. Therefore, please do not visit the surgery on those days for any reason.
Please do not contact the surgery about the covid vaccination if you have not been invited. Normal services to all Bursted Wood patients will continue with some patients being seen off site on these days.
Important information regarding your covid-19 vaccination status proof.
The surgery is unable to issue a letter or certificate confirming your vaccination status for overseas travel. Please see Government guidance for further information. Proof of your vaccination status is visible within the NHS app, which is available for Apple and Android devices.
Alternatively, you can call the NHS Covid-19 helpline on 119 and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least five days after you have completed your course of the vaccine, the letter may to take up to seven days to reach you.
Please check Foreign Office and local travel advice for specific details of whether proof of vaccination status is accepted at your destination. The majority of countries, including the UK, still require arrivals to participate in a Covid-19 testing, isolation and/or quarantine regime, regardless of your vaccination status.
Coronavirus & Face Coverings
As a practice we are not able to provide any patient with an exemption certificate or letter. The risks of Covid-19 infection is still significant so please wear face coverings. Should you feel that you should be exempt from wearing a face covering please download an exemption card.
Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms.
Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:
- a high temperature (of 37.8 degrees centigrade or higher)
- a new, continuous cough
- loss of/change in smell or taste
Do not go to a GP Surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying home.
Read the NHS advice about staying at home.
Urgent advice: Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:
- you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
- your condition gets worse
- your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
Use the 111 coronavirus service
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Covid related queries:
Any patients requiring information about testing please go to the government website: https://www.gov.uk/apply-coronavirus-test. Patients who do not have access to or cannot use the internet can call a dedicated phone line, which can be used to order a test if no other options are available. The Coronavirus Testing Call Centre can be contacted on
0300 303 2713
The 2021/2022 Flu clinics are now available to book at the surgery.
Please contact reception to book your appointment .
The First available clinic will be saturday 25th september 9.00am till 12.00noon
followed by Wednesday 29th all day 9.00am to 16.00pm.
Further clinics will be published soon.
Our purpose built Surgery, which opened in 1986 provides, in addition to the consulting rooms, a large and comfortable waiting area with a specially designed children's play area.
Access - Car Parking
There is a free car park adjacent to the Surgery, which is for patients and surgery staff.
The Practice has limited access for wheelchairs via a ramp from the car park to the main entrance. We can also provide a portable ramp for further assistance at the doorway into the Surgery. You may telephone reception in advance of your visit for this to be in place on your
Information from the Care Quality Commission
Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.
This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.