As this is a group practice you may consult any of the doctors but it is in your interest to stay with one doctor for each period of illness. Routine appointments may be made in advance (maximum six weeks) which will enable us to offer you a time more suitable for your requirements.
The doctors and nurse practitioners offer routine telephone consultations for instances which do not require a physical examination. All consultations are by appointment and these can be made by telephoning 01375 480000 or calling into the surgery.
In order to make the best use of a clinician’s time you may be asked some questions when you are making the appointment. This is so we can offer you a consultation with the most appropriate person to deal with your condition (ie doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse).
Please remember that an appointment is for one patient only. If you cannot keep your appointment, kindly let us know as another patient will always take advantage of your cancellation.
If you are confronted by a serious problem such as severe chest pain or severe bleeding call an ambulance (999) before calling the surgery.
MINOR INJURIES UNIT
The unit is able to examine and treat 'walking wounded' patients and have x-ray facilities for limb injuries (over 7 years old only ). The closest Minor Injuries Unit is at Orsett Hospital, Rowley Road, Orsett, Telephone 01268 592300. If you are in any doubt telephone the unit for advice.