Reception and enquiries

Reception and enquiries

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Treatment Room

Treatment Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Clacton Hospital
Tower Road
Clacton
Essex
CO15 1LH
Tel: 01255 201717
Fryatt Hospital
419 Main Road
Harwich
Essex
CO12 4EX
Tel:01255 201201
Colchester General Hospital
Turner Road
Colchester
Essex
CO4 5JL
Tel: 01206 747474

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

Consulting room

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For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.

Speak to someone now – Call NHS 111.

Call 111

Call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. 111
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for conditions such as vaccinations, contraception, blood pressure checks, health reviews, wound management, cervical screening, ear syringing and lifestyle advice.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone01206 570371
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone01206 570371

Travel Room

Travel Room

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Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please complete and submit the travel form in plenty of time (we recommend 6-8 weeks) before your journey.

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.

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Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Abuse

Colchester & Tendring Women's Refuge

We can provide safe, emergency accommodation for women and children suffering from domestic abuse, as well as offer advice, help and support to safely remain at home if you are not yet ready to leave.

Telephone: 01206 500 585

Website: www.colchester-refuge.org.uk

Living Well Essex

If you’re experiencing domestic abuse, you may feel afraid about looking for help because you’ve been threatened, or because you think no-one else will be listening to you.
But you don’t have to face domestic violence on your own. There are many organisations that can offer support and can help to protect you.

Website: www.livingwellessex.org

Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care

Grief is a natural process, but it can be devastating. For those who need help, Cruse offers free confidential support for adults and children, and this can be by telephone, email or face-to-face.

Telephone: 0808 808 1677

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Forwards Bereavement Group Colchester

Forwards is a Colchester group consisting of those that are single by bereavement.
We meet each week, and also have many events including; group holidays, parties, meals, whist drives, walks, dances and outings to the cinema.
If you are bereaved and would like to join us please come along one Wednesday evening to our meeting and see if you like it.

Website: www.forbeg.moonfruit.com

Carers

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Essex Carers Support

Your local independent Carer Support organisation. Providing information, advice and guidance to carers in Colchester, Tendring, Rochford and Castle Point districts.

Telephone: 01255 474410

Website: www.essexcarerssupport.org.uk

Child Health

Colchester & Tendring Children's Centres

Colchester and Tendring Children’s Centres support families through the early years of having a child and we have lots of free groups and activities throughout the week for parents, carers and children.

Website: www.colchesterandtendring.childrencentres.org

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Download from: www.nhs.uk

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Depression, Anxiety & Stress

The Turner Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy

The Turner Centre is a private counselling & psychotherapy centre with over 25 highly experienced, professional and qualified counsellors, psychotherapists and clinical and counselling psychologists specialising in a range of emotional difficulties as well as providing clinical supervision to qualified therapists and other health care professionals as well as support workers and behavioural specialists in schools.

Telephone: 01206 544458

Website: www.theturnercentre.com

Email: info@theturnercentre.com

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

More services for young people

Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Diabetes Prevention

Living Well Essex

Diabetes is a condition where the amount of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood becomes too high because the body cannot use it properly. This happens because the body is not producing enough insulin (a naturally-occurring hormone) to deal with the amount of glucose.

Website: www.livingwellessex.org

Drugs and Alcohol

Open Road

Your journey to recovery! Open Road is a registered charity that provides support for individuals affected by drugs and alcohol across Essex and Suffolk. We also work with the Norfolk & Suffolk Community Rehabilitation Company.

Telephone: 01206 766096

Website: www.openroad.org.uk

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 917 7650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

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Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Elderly Care

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 169 2081

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Daisy Chain Home Support Ltd

Daisy Chain Home Support specialise in supporting older people to live independently in their own homes. We are able to provide as little or as much support as required.

Telephone: 01206 394545 

Website: www.daisychainsupport.co.uk

Email: liz@daisychainsupport.co.uk

Maternity

Colchester NCT

Run by local parents, we offer support, information and friendship to new parents and parents-to-be across Colchester and districts.

Website: www.nct.org.uk

Netmums - Antenatal & Postnatal Support

If you’re a new mum suffering from anxiety or depression you’ll find support for perinatal health and postnatal issues near you here.

Website: www.netmums.com

Sexual Health

Essex Sexual Health Service

We provide a free, confidential , non-judgemental service available to the people of Essex regardless of sex, age, ethnic origin and sexual orientation.

Telephone: 0300 003 1212

Website: www.essexsexualhealthservice.org.uk

Sexual Health Help Line

The Family Planning Association Sexual health help line can give you confidential information and advice.

Telephone: 0845 122 8690

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.

Website: www.brook.org.uk

Family Planning Association

They are a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 0300 1237123

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Stop Smoking

Creffield Medical Centre - Stop Smoking Cessation

Our Healthcare Assistant does a Stop Smoking Cessation here at the practice. If you would like an appointment please book through the surgery. Alternatively, you can fill out our Smoking Review.

Mid Essex CCG - Stop Smoking

Residents in mid Essex can receive help to quit smoking via the Essex Lifestyle Service.

Telephone: 0300 303 9988

Website: www.midessexccg.nhs.uk

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Weight Management

Just Jules Fitness

I am a qualified aerobics instructor and nutritionist and have been teaching classes in Colchester for the past 10 years, I have helped many ladies and men to lose weight and become fitter and healthier. Now I would like the chance to help you.

Telephone: 01206 548049

Website: www.justjulesfitness.co.uk

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk

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Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Prescriptions and medicines centre

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