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  • Welcome to Shoebury Health Centre

    The Health Centre houses two separate practices:

    Dr Kumar & Dr Sinha Family Practice
    Dr Palacin's Surgery

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  • Patient Registration

    We are currently accepting new patients.

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  • Clinics & Services

    We offer a range of clinics and services at the practice.

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  • Home Visits

    We offer home visits to patients who are housebound or too ill to attend the surgery.

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  • Repeat Prescriptions

    Repeat prescriptions will be ready for collection within 48 hours.

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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.

Welcome to the Practice. The Health Centre houses two separate practices:

NHS England require that all general practices provide their patients with a named accountable GP. If you wish to know who yours is, please call the surgery.

Dr Kumar & Dr Sinha Family Practice

Dr Palacin's Surgery

The health centre was built by the Essex Area Health Authority in 1972 to provide health care facilities for the residents of Shoebury. Contained within the building are two separate GP practices:  Dr Kumar and his wife, Dr Sinha, since 1998 and Dr Palacin who took over his practice in 2017. There is a separate reception desk for each practice.

This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer.  Please read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful and informative.

Contact Details:

Dr Kumar & Dr Sinha Family Practice

Tel: 01702 987798
Email: reception.f81613@nhs.net

Dr Palacin's Surgery

Tel: 01702 987777
Email: drpalacin.surgery@nhs.net

Campfield Road


There is a car park behind the surgery.

Southend Clinical Commissioning Group

Southend Clinical Commissioning Group (SCCG)  is responsible for ensuring that you have the primary medical services you need. Any enquires should be addressed to the CCG at:

Floor 6
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Victoria Avenue

General enquiries: 01702 215050

Complaints: 01268 464586

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Dr Kumar & Dr Sinha Family Practice

Dr Palacin's Surgery

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