Local residents can now access more evening and weekend appointments with a GP, nurse or healthcare assistant. The new, improved service will see GP practices working together to offer patients appointments at more convenient times when they call their local practice.
Local #SCARFIE campaign returns for second year
It always pays to be prepared for winter and preparations are well underway across the health and care system in south east Essex. Local health professionals are encouraging people with Asthma, COPD and other respiratory illnesses to wear a scarf this winter to ease their breathing and keep well. To support this aim, a team of respiratory clinical nurse specialists at Southend Hospital are campaigning for the local community to help out so that they can provide hand-knitted scarves to local people who are attending special winter-ready clinics.
NHS Castle Point and Rochford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 27 September 2018. Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting which starts at 2.00pm at Audley Mills Education Centre, 57 Eastwood Road, Rayleigh SS6 7JF.