About the ESP Hub

Local GP practices are working together to offer patients better access to appointments in the Eastleigh Southern Parishes locality - this means you will be able to see a GP or healthcare professional at a time which is most convenient for you.You can now book appointments to see a GP or healthcare professional in the evenings or at weekends. Consent must be provided so that clinicians can have full access to your medical records. There are now a variety of ways you can get advice from your GP or healthcare professional, including over the telephone and online.To arrange an appointment, speak to the practice receptionist or member of the practice team. If you need an urgent appointment you can ring NHS 111.Some same day appointments are available. Please note this is not a walk-in service - all appointments need to be booked and can be booked up to two weeks in advance.


Your local hub has moved

..to ESP Primary Care Hub, Lowford Centre, Southampton, SO31 8ES

Access to GP Services using Appointment+
Evening and Weekend Appointments are
now available at our Primary and Urgent Care Hub


Opening Hours for Enhanced Access & Out of Hours (OOH) 111 slots

Enhanced Access Service (Blackthorn & Hedge End patients only) – weekday evenings 6.30pm-8pm, Saturdays 9-5pm & Sunday 9am-1pm

Daytime GMS service (Blackthorn & Hedge End patients only) – Monday 2pm-6pm, Weds 2pm-6pm, Thurs 2pm-6pm & Friday 8am-4pm

Out of Hours Service (South West Hampshire patients) – weekday evenings 8am-9.30pm, Saturdays 5pm-9.30pm and Sunday 1pm-5.30pm

Primary care Network ARRS staff (Blackthorn & Hedge End patients only) – weekdays 8am-6pm

Phlebotomy service (ESP Network Ltd stakeholder practices) – Thursday 4.15pm-7.30pm & Saturdays 9am-11am


Participating practices

Blackthorn Health Centre & Hedge End Medical Centre 

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