Choose well

Use the right health service for your needs.

  • Self care

    Helping you take control of your health and wellbeing.

  • Pharmacy

    Community pharmacists are experts in the use of medicines and can clinically check, prepare and dispense prescription medicines for you. Some pharmacies open as late as 11pm.

  • NHS 111

    NHS 111 makes it easier for people to access health services and medical advice fast.

  • GP

    If you have an illness that won’t go away and isn’t life threatening, contact your GP surgery first to make an appointment.

  • Accident and Emergency

    Our Emergency Departments (A&E) are for serious and life-threatening conditions.

  • Dentists

    Everyone in mid and south Essex should be able to access good-quality NHS dental support.

  • Sexual Health

    Sex is an important part of people’s lives and relationships. Therefore, it’s important that everyone can talk about sex and seek advice or help if they have any concerns.

  • Mental Health Services

    Find out how to access NHS mental health services in mid and south Essex and where to get urgent help.

  • Lifestyle Services

    Improve your health and wellbeing with our local lifestyle service.

  • Wellbeing support

    Getting help and support after a stay in hospital