Saturday Surgeries 2019


We will have Saturday

Surgeries on the following

dates - (Pre-bookable

appointments only -



8 June 2019

13 July 2019

10 August 2019



Citizen's Advice Bureau


We are please to provide space for the CAB to do weekly clinics in Stansted. They are at the surgery every Wednesday morning. Plesae call CAB on 01799 618840 to make an appointment.


Inspiring the next generation:


We are pleased to offer Work

Experience to Sixth Form

Students, or Y10 students,

2 day work experience

placements, to give them

a glimpse of what life is like

in General Practice. Students

who are considering a career

in medicine, pharmacy, or nursing

will be considered. Please contact

the practice manager for an application.


Free NHS Health App and web site

Patients are also encouraged to

utilise the NHS FREE local health

app and web site called Health help

Now. The tool allows you to look at a

variety of symptoms and to get

advice on the most appropriate

treatments. It signposts users to

the nearest services, such as

pharmacies, drug and alcohols

services, mental health support

and gives opening times and

access information.

To download, search Health

help Now in your app store or

search Google play and select West Essex.

Alternatively go to


CCTV and Call recording

The surgery has CCTV covering

the main public areas inside

the surgery with footage stored

for 29 days. Calls are recorded

for training purposes and audit purposes.


National Diabetes Audit

This practice is taking part in

an important national audit

about diabetes. The type

of information is controlled

by law and has strict

confidentiality and security

rules. If you do not want your

information to be used please let us know.



Surgery Closures 2019


The surgery will be closed for

mandatory training from 1pm on

the following days in 2019: 


4 June

9 July

18 September

5 November


The surgery is not open at

the weekend or bank holidays


My Care record- We would

like to ensure there are

better communictaions

with local health and

social care providers.

This means that local

hopsitals will for example

be able to see your history

and make better decisions

about your care. See more

details under Sharing your

information on the left.

If you do not want this to happen

you can OPT out.


New Health App! A new

digital tool to help people

find local health services

and advice launches today

in west Essex. As part of

the Evening and Weekend

GP service, the Health help

Now web site and app gives

detailed advice and guidance

on the most common ailments

and symptoms. The tool also

recommends the best place

for treatment – showing which

nearby services are open. See

our useful links section


Emergency Line For emergencies

only 01279 812908 from 8.00 am

to 6.30 pm during opening hours.

If you call on this line and it is not

an emergency we will ask you to

immediately put the phone down

and call 01279 813200


Do you need to see a GP

at the weekend or in the evening?

When the surgery is closed


If you require urgent medical assistance

out of surgery hours please contact


NHS111 is available 24 hours a day,

7 days a week. Calls to this service

are free from both landlines and mobiles.


Evening and weekend appointments


You can now see a GP or another

healthcare professional on weekday

evenings and weekends.

To book an appointment, please call

the surgery. To find out more about

the service, including the treatment

centres where you may be seen,

please go to


If you have booked an evening or

weekend appointment in West Essex

via your GP surgery and need to cancel

or change it, please ring NHS111

and select option 3.


Named GP

If you do not know who your named

GP is then please ask at reception or during

your consultation.  


Out of Hours Emergency

Telephone Number

For a medical emergency after 6.30pm

please contact NHS 111 service

by dialing 1-1-1.

All calls to 111 are free from mobiles

and landlines.


Important Changes to How

We Handle Your Personal Data

We will soon be required to

provide your personal data

to the Health and Social Care

Information Centre (HSCIC).

The information to be extracted

is NHS number,date of birth,

postcode and genderThe Practice

has NO choice but to allow HSCIC

to extract the information.However

individual patients can instruct the

Practice to stop the transfer of data.

For more information please go to or .


There is also further information on the

website under the heading

"Sharing your Information"