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FAMILY PLANNING

We provide a full range of contraceptive services, including fitting coils & implant. Please make an appointment with a GP to discuss your needs.

Vitaminds

VitaMinds is your local NHS talking therapies service, known as IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies). It is a free service. VitaMinds can help support you and provide you with the tools you need to get things back on track. Please call them on  01268 977 171.   Opening times are Monday – Friday 8am – 8pm and Saturday - 9.30am – 12.30pm or you can go to the website which is https://www.vitahealthgroup.co.uk/nhs-services/nhs-mental-health/basildon-and-brentwood/accessing-the-service/.

MSK Service

Joint Pain? You can Self Refer to the MSK Team there is no need to make an appointment with your GP. To contact the referral management team please call Monday – Friday between 8:30am to 5pm on 01268 904102. The South West Essex Musculoskeletal Service provides services for patients (aged 14 and over for physiotherapy, 16 and over for specialist MSK clinics) who need treatment for conditions affecting their musculoskeletal system - bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and other soft tissues.

CHILD IMMUNISATIONS

To book in for your child's immunisations please call the surgery we do not run special clinics for this anymore.

CHILD HEALTH SURVEILLANCE

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.

MINOR SURGERY

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

ASTHMA AND DIABETES CARE

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.

SCREENING AND PREVENTATIVE CARE

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.