What is the advice to patients and public?

Please check the link below for up to date advice before contacting 111.

From Monday 15 June, NHS England have made it compulsory for face masks to be worn when entering Hospitals & GP Surgeries. If you are asked to attend the surgery please have a face mask or covering when entering. WE CANNOT PROVIDE YOU WITH ONE and you will not be allowed to enter the building without one. Thank you 

It is advised NOT to go to a GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital. 

Stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.



The Surgery will be closed from 1pm in the afternoon on the following dates: -

  • Tuesday 2nd June
  • Tuesday 7th July
  • Tuesday 8th September
  • Tuesday 6th October
  • Tuesday 3rd November
  • Tuesday 1st December

If you need an emergency appointment during this time, please call the Out of Hours Service on 111 who will arrange a GP appointment at a local surgery.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.



Peabody Free Advice Service


Peabody is a free advice service, who can offer advice and support:-


o Benefit claims/issues

o Difficulty paying rent

o Housing related problems & those threatened with homelessness

o Getting support for drug & alcohol problems

o Support with managing rent arrears/debts

o Getting support for mental health

o Financial advice

o Budgeting support

o Social inclusion


At the following locations (No appointment needed, just drop-in):-


St Peters Church- Claughton Way, Brentwood, CM13 1JS

Every Tuesday 11am-2pm,


Dodd Road Church- 56-60 Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood, CM15 9EH

Every Wednesday from 10:00am-1.30pm


Brentwood Council- 1-2 Seven Arches Road Brentwood

Every Monday & Wednesday from 2.00pm-5.00pm


Brentwood Council- 1-2 Seven Arches Road Brentwood

Every Friday from 10am-2.00pm


Here are a few other contacts which may help you if you feel you may need it.

The Macmillan Support Line – more expert support at the end of the phone

call free on 0808 808 00 00, 7 days a week, 8am-8pm (opening times may vary by service), or visit

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247


NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact NSPCC
professional counsellors for help, advice and support.


Childline 0800 1111: Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever
the worry.

MIND: Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’.


YoungMinds: Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and
wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus.


ICON: Babies cry: You can cope.




What is it?:

A personal health record, or PHR, is a health record where health data and information related to the care of a patient is maintained by the patient.

For more information, please click on the attached link:-

Information & Guidance notes for Personal Health Record

If you are interested in having a personal health record, please find below the form for you to print and complete.

My Personal Health Record Form


GP Extended Access Bookable Service

Please click on - GP Extended Access Bookable Service for more information




Please be aware you will need to complete a Travel Form 6-8 weeks before you travel and you may be charged for certain vaccinations.  For more details go to - Clinics & Services.



FEBRUARY 2020 - We had 83 missed appointments  Please remember to cancel your appointment so another patient can be seen.  The average cost of a missed appointment is £35. 




Clinics & Services


We provide a full range of contraceptive services, including fitting coils and caps. We also have a practice nurse qualified in family planning. Please make an appointment with your doctor or nurse to discuss your needs.


All doctors provide antenatal and postnatal care which is normally shared with the Maternity Unit of the local hospitals. Each doctor sees his/her own antenatal patients by appointment. 

Did you know that if you have a positive pregnancy test you can refer yourself to a hospital of your choice for your maternity care. Basildon Hospital, Broomfield Hospital or Queens Hospital.  Please note that if you self refer you will need to contact the Secretaries at Beechwood Surgery on 01277 212820 to advise them of

- LMD (Last period date)

- EDD (Estimated Delivery Date)

Please check out Latest News for more information. 


We run weekly immunisation clinics which operate on an appointment system. We would encourage you to bring your child at these times if possible. Immunisations may be given at other times if required.


We run the full programme of recommended Child Health Surveillance checks in conjunction with our Health Visitors. We encourage all parents with children under five years to register them with the practice for this service. Routine child health surveillance is carried out by the doctors in conjunction with the health visitor. You will be notified when this is due. Please contact the secretary with appointment queries.



We offer minor surgery such as removal of cysts, ingrowing toenails etc. in our treatment room. We can also deal with minor injuries. Contact the surgery if in doubt.


Our asthma and diabetes nurses each run clinics at which regular checks and advice are given. The asthma nurse also teaches checks and advises on inhaler technique. If you suffer from asthma please ask for an appointment with the asthma nurse. If you suffer from diabetes and are not attending hospital regularly, please ask for an appointment with the diabetes nurse.


All new patients are offered a screening session with our nurses on registration with the practice. We encourage all patients to have regular blood pressure and weight checks. If you have not seen a doctor for three years and would like a check, please make an appointment.

The nurses run regular smear clinics. Our computerised smear recall system will remind women between 25 and 65 when their smear is due.


If you are thinking of giving up smoking why not book a 20 minute appointment with the practice nurse to discuss how we can help you.

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