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Little Waltham/Great Notley Surgeries

We are now sending text reminders for all appointments to patients who have provided their mobile phone number. Please ensure you notify us if you change your number. If you would prefer not to receive messages from the Surgery please let us know.

Bowel Cancer Screening

Each year some of our patients will be diagnosed with bowel cancer. This is a cancer that can be successfully treated if diagnosed early. All patients over 60 are sent a testing kit on a 5 yearly basis which is simple to use and successfully catches bowel cancer in patients who have no symptoms. Sadly, many of our patients do not participate in this potentially lifesaving test. If you receive a free test, we would strongly advise you to use it it may save your life.

Welcome to Little Waltham Great Notley Surgeries

For medical advice or treatment

when the surgery is closed please dial 111

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

Patient referral

Flu Vaccination

Please call to book an appointment if you are eligible to receive the Flu vaccine.

Hepatitis A vaccination

There is currently a national shortage of Hep A vaccines which is affecting all GP surgeries and travel clinics.

Little Waltham Parking

Please use the additional car parking at Little Waltham Memorial Hall, if the surgery car park is full.

Ear Syringing

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.

Allocated GP

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

Shingles Vaccination

Patients aged 70,71,73,74,78 79 who have not had the vaccine are entitled.

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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