Addison House Surgery and Barbara Castle Health Centre considering merge to create a single patient list. We aim to fully merge the practices by 1st April 2020. Please see FAQ page for further information.
When the surgery is closed If you require urgent medical assistance out of surgery hours please contact NHS111. To get help from NHS111, you can: • call 111 • go to 111.nhs.uk (for people aged 5 and over only) 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 https://hucweb.co.uk/services/gp-extended-access/ 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.
Please register for Online service (SystmOnline) towards improved access to the Surgery –
Addison House Surgery Online Services
You will be able to book appointments, view records/results and email your doctors with the online service.
Evening and Weekend GP service
Patients can see a GP, nurse or healthcare assistant for routine appointments in the evenings and over the weekends.
Please ask a receptionist to book an appointment for you at a time that suits your needs.
To find out more go to www.weekendgpservice.net
Friends of Addison would like to thank you for your continued support and donations
Flu Vaccinations - Patients who are 65 or older on 31st March 2019 are eligible for vaccination, along with any patient under 65 who has any of the following: Chronic Lung Disease, Diabetes, Heart problems, Liver or Kidney Disease, Lowered Immunity, Neurological Disease or is pregnant. To book your vaccination call 01279 621900.
Protecting your child against flu - Information for the parents of all two and three year old children and those living in areas offering the flu vaccinations to pre and primary school aged children. You will be contacted by your GP or through your child's school about getting your child vaccinated. For more information please visit www.nhs.uk/child-flu
Do you Need Counselling?
Direct self-referral to Talking Therapies is now available via West Essex mind - http://www.hpft.nhs.uk/services/community-services/healthy-minds-west-essex-iapt/
Named Accountable GP
All patients registered at Addison House Surgery are allocated a named accountable GP. For further information, see link below or speak to your GP - Accountable GP
Free NHS Health Check
As part of a National NHS campaign, the Surgery is offering free health checks to patients aged between 40 and 74 who do not currently suffer with diabetes, stroke, kidney and heart disease. Appointments are available on weekdays and Saturday mornings. Please contact reception.
Further information is available via leaflets at reception as well as the web link on this page.
Find out how information about you helps us to provide better care by picking up a leaflet in the surgery or visiting
Physiotherapy self referral is now available for certain musculoskeletal problems. Please complete online referral form in link below -
NHS 111 - 24 Hour Non Urgent Health Advice Line