Industrial Action Notice

Unions representing junior doctors have announced five days of strike action in February. There will be a full walk out from 7am on Saturday 24 February 2024 until 11:59pm on Wednesday 28 February 2024.

Nobody, should put off seeking urgent or emergency care during the strikes and people with serious, life-threatening conditions will continue to be seen at our Emergency Departments.

GP, pharmacy, and dental services will be operating as normal throughout this period.

Industrial action advice

What is an Integrated Care System?

The Integrated Care System (ICS) is a new partnership between the organisations that meet health and care needs across mid and south Essex

Find local information on what's available to support your health and wellbeing in your area.

Primary Care Networks are groups of GP practices working closely together with other healthcare staff and organisations to provide more joined up care to local communities. Use this tool to find your local PCN and connect with tools, tips and resources to support your health and wellbeing.

Proposed changes to services at local community hospitals – public consultation

The NHS across mid and south Essex is committed to ensuring that local healthcare services meet the needs of our community now and in the future. We want to hear from as many people as possible on proposals to changes to community hospital services. It is vital that you let us know of any concerns you might have and whether or not you support the proposals.

Are you protected?

The pneumococcal vaccine reduces your risk of bacterial infections that cause serious illness such as meningitis, sepsis and pneumonia. If you are 65 or over, immunocompromised or have chronic respiratory, heart, kidney or liver disease, speak to your GP practice about your free vaccination.

Get involved

Everyone in mid and south Essex has a part to play in improving our health and wellbeing. Your involvement is invaluable to us and there are lots of ways to participate, get involved and have your say.