Flu & Covid Clinics 2023-24

NHS Flu Vaccination Programme 2023 We are starting our Flu Clinics in September for all eligible patients. We have walk in clinics taking place at West Wing on: Saturday 23rd September Contact our surgery to book an appointment and find out about our upcoming Covid Clinics. Contact about Eligibility You must be over 18 and

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NHS winter flu and covid vaccine

The adult covid and flu vaccination programmes had been due to start in October to maximise protection over the winter months, but now those most at risk including adult care home residents will be vaccinated from 11 September.

Flu & Covid Clinics 2023-24

NHS Flu Vaccination Programme 2023 We are starting our Flu Clinics in September for all eligible patients. We have walk

Shared Decision Making

Shared decision-making ensures that individuals are supported to make decisions that are right for them. It is a collaborative process

MMR and Measles

Measles is an infection that spreads very easily and can cause serious problems in some people. Having the MMR vaccine is the best way to prevent it.

Volunteer Reservist Service

The Volunteer Reservist Service is a completely new service which has been developed to help support Hospitals and other Health

Making a Complaint

Complaints process changing from 01 July 2023 How patients’ make a complaint about primary care services is changing on 1

Measles: Are you protected?

Parents are being asked to check children are fully up to date with their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccinations by checking their vaccine record in their red book.

Bowel Cancer Screening

The NHS in England (NHSE) are running a multi-channel public-facing campaign for 6 weeks from 20th February, aiming to increase

F.A.S.T Stroke Campaign is Back

NHS England, in association with the Stroke Association relaunched the Act F.A.S.T. stroke campaign this week. The campaign highlights that

Get to the help you need — use 111 online

The NHS 111 online service can assess and direct people to the most appropriate local service, including urgent treatment centres, GP practices, and consultations with a pharmacist.


For all parents concerned about the Strep A infection rate please see below for the latest guidance from the UK

Veteran Friendly Practice

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the Armed Forces veteran friendly certificate of accreditation. This means

My Planned Care

My Planned Care gives you advice and support while you wait and helps you to prepare for your hospital consultation, treatment,


It is always important to be aware of any unexplained changes to your body, or signs and symptoms that are

Enhanced Access

Out-of-hours GP services are changing We want to provide the right services at a time which is convenient for you.

Better Health: Every Mind Matters

Looking after your mental health. There are little things we can all do to help look after our mental health. Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more.

Social Prescriber

Many things affect your health and wellbeing. GPs tell us that a lot of people visit them feeling isolated or

Are you a Carer?

If you’re an unpaid carer, aged 18 and over, supporting someone in Essex, Carers First can help with online help and

My Care Record

Your GP, hospital, community health, mental health and social care teams may all hold records about your care separately. Often,

Changes to your Inhaler

Changes to Salbutamol Inhalers As part of our practice commitment to provide excellent care and protect our planet, we are

National Data Opt Out

“How the NHS and care services use your information Dr Sims and Partners is one of many organisations working in

My Planned Care

Please go to this website for helpful information and guidance if you are waiting for a hospital consultation, treatment or