Welcome to Little Waltham & Great Notley Surgeries
For medical advice or treatment
when the surgery is closed please dial 111
Use the NHS symptom checker for self help treatments
For life threatening conditions dial 999
A & E should only be used in a critical or life-threatening situation or where there are symptoms of serious illness or injury. If you are unsure, dial 111 and you will be advised which service is most appropriate for your care.
Advice on childhood illnesses, where to go for treatment click here
If you are entitled to a free flu vaccination the following clinics will be held on:
Saturday 24th September at Great Notley Surgery between 8am - 11.30am
Saturday 1st October at Little Waltham Surgery between 8am - 11.30am
Stoptober - Smoking Cessation Advice
Book now with our trained advisors, we can offer you one to one support. Advising you of the best ways to Quit with a choice of Nicotine or Non-Nicotine treatments on prescription.
For all initial enquiries or to book an appointment please contact us on 01376 341411 Admin option Karen / Brenda ext. 101/102 Or telephone reception to book an appointment.
OPEN MEETING FOR ALL PATIENTS OF THE PRACTICE
AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE PATIENT’S GROUP
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Little Waltham and Great Notley Surgeries Patient Participation Group (The Group) will take place on Wednesday 26th October 2016 at 7pm at Notley Green Surgery. This year’s AGM will be incorporated into an Open Meeting for all patients of the Practice.
All matters for inclusion in the Agenda for the Open Meeting/AGM must be received by the Secretary to the Group in writing not later than 12th October 2016 either to the email address above or to either Little Waltham or Notley Green Surgeries.
The surgery will no longer be offering ear syringing service, this is due to on-going issues with the machines and funding cuts. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Improving early diagnosis
Would you like to take part in a study monitoring your moles using your iphone?
If you are aged 18-100 (or older!), have an iphone 4 or above and use apps (novices or professionals alike),
For more information go to https://orioncloud.org/melatoolsapps or please call Dr Katie Mills on 01223 746867
Every patient has a named allocated GP however patients may see whichever GP they prefer. If you wish to know who your named GP is, please ask at reception.
Big White Wall
A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals. Available 24/7, Big White Wall is completely anonymous so you can express yourself freely and openly. Professionally trained Wall Guides ensure the safety and anonymity of all members. For more information click here
Don't blame us for delays in your treatment....
Mid Essex is one of the worst funded heath areas in the Country. Local Patient Groups have joined together to petition Government for increased funding. Click here for more information and to sign the petition
Friends & Family
GP practices nationwide are required to ask their patients how likely they are to recommend their GP Practice to friends & family. Please click the link to the left to tell us how you feel.
Our Patient Participation Group is now represented by a formal committee. You can stay up to date with information using the Patient Group link.
Feeling depressed or anxious?
Patients can self refer for counselling and other therapies:IAPT
Men aged 65+ are most at risk
A simple scan can tell if you have an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. This is an enlargement of the main blood vessel in the abdomen and left untreated it can be fatal. NHS screening invitiations will be sent to men aged 65 this year and those over 65 can request a scan by calling 01702 385559. Further information is available here
Patients who were born 02/09/1945 - 01/09/1946 and 02/09/1937 - 01/09/1938 are entitled to a shingles vaccination anytime between now and the end of August 2017.
Mid Essex CCG stops funding of gluten free foods and vasectomy and female sterilisation
With immediate effect, mid Essex CCG will only offer funding for gluten-free foods and vasectomy and female sterilisation in clinically exceptional cases. For further information please see the CCG website.
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(Site updated 22/09/2016)