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30th Apr

Health services for the May bank holidays (Monday 6th and Monday 27th May) in mid and south Essex

Need urgent help but unsure where to go?
If you need urgent help, visit You will be directed to the service that best meet your needs, or phone 111 which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Patients can also use the 111 online symptom checker.
In a mental health crisis and need urgent support?
If you're aged 18 or over and experiencing a mental health crisis, dial 111 and select the option for mental health.
Under 18s call 0800 995 1000.
For emergency mental or physical care dial 999
Need to see a GP on a weekday evening or Saturday?
GP practices are closed on bank holidays, but you can see a GP on Saturdays and weekday evenings through the extended access option. Call your regular GP practice during surgery hours. Outside of surgery hours, please call 111.
Need medical advice? Try your pharmacy
Pharmacies offer advice on many common conditions like colds, coughs, aches and pains. Local opening times can be found by clicking and pasting the link
Urgent dentist appointments
You can call your regular dentist for urgent dental treatment. If you cannot reach your dentist, or you do not have one, call 111. If an appointment is needed, it can be arranged at an urgent dental care centre.
The NHS App
The NHS App provides a simple and secure way to access a wide range of services on a smartphone or tablet. It also offers access to certain NHS services online. To download the App, visit the NHS website.
Remember to order your medications as early as possible and if you are going away over the Bank Holiday weekends, please don't forget to take your medications with you.
The NHS are urging everyone to carefully consider the best source of help and keep our emergency departments free for the most serious issues.
The surgery will reopen on Tuesday 7th May and Tuesday 28th May respectively, at 8.00am.