North East Essex out-of-hours
North East Essex out-of-hours

What you need to know

  • This out-of-hours service is for urgent cases only. If your problem isn’t urgent, please contact your GP surgery when it is next open.
  • We are not able to provide repeat prescriptions. For repeat prescriptions, please contact your own GP surgery during their opening hours.
  • This is not a walk-in service, so please do not simply turn up to our primary care centre. You will need to have called NHS 111 and been advised to use our service before you can be booked into a PCC appointment to be seen by a member of our team.
  • We maintain a fleet of visiting cars and operate up to 5 cars on the road at any given time, tailored to anticipated demand.  Home visits are predominantly for the benefit of housebound patients and will only be arranged on the basis of clinical need.

What's new at North East Essex out-of-hours

Our news

It's ODP Day!

It's ODP Day!

May 14 2020

Charlie Howard, Operating Department Practitioner at Southampton Treatment Centre, got in touch to educate us on today’s ODP Day (14th May). Here she tells us what it means to be an ODP.

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A message from Jim Easton, Chief Executive of Care UK Healthcare

A message from Jim Easton, Chief Executive of Care UK Healthcare

March 26 2020

I hope you are keeping well through this unprecedented and uncertain time in which we find ourselves.

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Health news

Health anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

Health anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

September 23 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic you may have felt a heightened anxiety about your health, whether it’s constantly worrying you may have COVID-19 or worrying that y

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Simple ways to connect with nature more, when you can’t get out in it

Simple ways to connect with nature more, when you can’t get out in it

September 16 2020

Nature is a powerful de-stressor, so getting out in it often is great for wellbeing and physical health. But what about those times when you just can’t get out in it? How can we benefit from nature when we can’t reach it?

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