Surgery Times

Monday 8.30am - 6.30pm (6.30pm -7.30pm- open for pre booked appointments only)
Tuesday 8.30am - 6.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am - 6.30pm
Thursday 8.30am - 5pm
Friday 8.30am - 6.30pm
Saturday appointments Check with reception


Stanmore branch is closed on Thursday afternoons however you can still book appointments at our Burnt Oak branch, please ask reception.          


Our surgery is part of Pan Barnet Federated GPs Network Access to General Practice Services and we are offering MONDAY, FRIDAY EVENING AND WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS 8.00am to 8.00pm 
Please see attached poster for more information: /admin/resources/nhs-barnet-ccg-opening-hours-poster-v2.pdf

Receptionists Asking Patients Why They Need To Be Seen.

Please click the link to our poster explaining the practice policy in regards to making appointments through our receptionists:  /admin/resources/rcgp-reception-staff-asking-questions.pdf

Helping you to make an appointment at our Practice: /admin/resources/helping-you-make-an-appointment-at-our-practice.pdf

Please find attached our Did Not Attend Appointment Policy: /admin/resources/did-not-attend-policy.rtf

Iplato – Appointment Reminder Service             


Patients will receive a text message, which will go out up to 4pm the previous day before their or Nurses, Healthcare Assistant & Doctor appointments.

You will also be able to directly cancel unwanted appointments by text message by texting back CANCEL.

Please can you ensure we have your up-to-date mobile number.

Updating your personal Information:

Please complete this form and return it to the surgery with proof of your new address.  /admin/resources/change-of-address-form.pdf Please see map to ensure your new address is within our outer catchment area (red line) -  /admin/resources/1407406606-boundary-map.jpg. Any new patients must see our New Patients Tab.

Appointments are available at the following times:

Monday to Friday

8.40am to 12pm

3.30pm to 5.40pm (excluding Thursday)


Please Note

There are no Doctor and Nurse appointments at this site on Thursday afternoons.

Appointments are made at 10 minute intervals. You may book an appointment with any doctor of your choosing.


Advanced Appointment Booking

If you wish to book an appointment in advance, please speak to a member of reception who will do their best to get you an appointment suitable.

For afternoon appointments, please telephone at 8.30am on the day that the appointment is required.

Extended Hours Service

Watling Medical Centre is pleased to offer our Registered Patients  additional extended hours appointments that can be booked through our Reception in advanced

These additional appointments are aimed at Patients who have difficulty in attending our surgeries during our core surgery hours outlined on the opening times located on the front page of this website.

In consultation with our Patient Representation Group, it was identified that these additional surgeries now offered would benefit the needs of our patients

Please note that all of our Extended Hours surgeries are covered by our own GPs.


Patient Access (on-line booking)

see attached for patient guide to register for Patient Access: /admin/resources/patient-access-patient-guide.rtf)


You can now download an app to use Patient Access from your iPhone or Android. It can be obtained from this address.




We provide interpreters for appointments at our surgery.  Please ask a receptionist to arrange this.  If you book an appointment with an interpreter it will be booked for 20 minutes. Please ensure you attend or let us know as soon as possible if you need to cancel your appointment. All interpreters for hospital appointments need to be arranged by the hospital