Welcome To Sydenham House Surgery

Our Surgery has been rated 93% highest in Harlow for overall patient satisfaction in 2014-15 patients survey conducted by NHS.

Our Practice aims to provide our patient with the best possible care within the resources available to us and to deal with any problems as quickly and efficiently as possible. This booklet will help you get to know about the services we provide and the staff that work here.

Sydenham House is one of the oldest surgeries in Harlow providing a Health Care service in the local area.

Your GPs work with practice nurses, healthcare assistants, receptionists and a team of community staff including district nurses, health visitors, specialist nurses, midwives and others to make up a health care team dedicated to making sure you get the best care, advice and treatment.

We are giving Flu Jab to at Risk population so please book if you are eligible.
We are also giving Private Flu jabs for general population for £7.

Opening Hours

Monday AM - Dr Gohar
PM - Dr Gohar

AM - Dr Karen Allen
PM - Dr Gohar


AM - Dr Gohar
PM - Dr Gohar & Practice Nurse (Extended until 7.30pm)


AM - Dr Gohar & Health Care Assistant
PM - Dr Gohar


AM - Dr Gohar
PM - Dr Gohar


Every appointment you make with the receptionist and every consultation with the Doctor or Nurse is confidential. We will not inform anyone without your prior permission, even if you are under 16.

Online Appointments

Our online services will be live from 1st January 2016. Patients must come in to the surgery with proof of identity to register for these services

Our Team

Dr Karen Allen
Dr I Gohar MBBS: Dderm: MRCGP2

Practice Nursing Team:
Practice Nurse: Kavitha Dara and Karen Whitelock
Practice Manager: Tina Murphy

NHS Choices

Statement of Intent

Please click here to view our Statement of Intent

Violence and Abuse

We operate a zero tolerance policy.  Violence and abuse against any staff member will not be tolerated.

GPs Average Salary

Calculation of Mean Published Earnings

Accountable GP

All patients at Sydenham House including children have been allocated
A named accountable GP which is Dr Gohar. This is nothing new, we have been
Doing this for years but we are now required to tell you that we are doing it

See your GP at the weekend

Click here to view more information on seeing your GP at the weekend