Call 111 now if you've been
- to Wuhan or Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms)
- to other parts of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
- to Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
- in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus
Do not go to a GP surgery or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.
Tell 111 about any recent travel and any symptoms you have.
The surgery will be closed for staff training from 12.30pm onwards
Thursday 27 February 2020
If you are not sure what you should do when you are feeling unwell, use the FREE NHS Health Help Now website or app to see available local services, get advice or find the best treatment for your symptoms. Alternatively you can call NHS 111 for urgent health advice 24 hours a day.
Free to use, NHS 111 advisers and clinicians will help you to find the best service for your needs, whether that’s an out-of-hours GP appointment, emergency dentist or even a referral to A&E. It’s really important to use the right NHS service for your specific symptoms or condition and NHS 111 will help you with this.
Your local pharmacist is an expert in medicines and minor illnesses and a great source of trusted advice on a range of health issues. As well as helping you to get the right over the counter medicine to relieve your symptoms, they will also tell you if something needs attention from your practice nurse, GP, dentist, your local minor injuries unit or urgent care centre.
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.
This surgery is closed Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays
Extended Hour Appointments and Weekend appointments are still available
To arrange an appointment contact the surgery during normal working hours Monday – Friday
By telephone 8.00am – 6.30pm
In person 8.30am – 6.00pm
for medical emergencies please call 999
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 https://hucweb.co.uk/services/gp-extended-access/
Friends of Addison would like to thank you for your continued support and donations
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