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Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
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Crompton BuildingWrittle RoadChelmsfordEssex, CM1 3RWTel: 01245 347539
This website also contains up-to-date advice https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19
We are a busy 5 partner training practice. We run morning and afternoon surgeries, offering a range of pre-bookable and book on the day appointments.
You do not need to see a GP or a Nurse for a repeat prescription, unless you are due a medication review or are concerned about the medications you are on. You can order a repeat prescription online (ask reception for a username and password). You can also bring your repeat prescription slip into the surgery or post it in to us. Contraceptive Pill checks are required every six months with a Nurse. Please contact the surgery for an appointment
Certain services provided by your doctor are not covered by the NHS and for these services you will be asked to pay a fee. Examples include pre-employment, taxi, HGV or private medicals, insurance claims, holiday cancellation claims etc. For latest fees, please click here Fees for non NHS services
Our practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. Our team consists of:
Nurses: Liza Benson, Sandra Swales, Sarah Wells and Healthcare Assistants Colleen, Donna and Tracy
All our nurses can see you for general nursing including family planning, health living advice, blood pressure checks, dressings, vaccinations, contraception advice, smears etc.
Nurse Sandra can also see you for chronic disease management of Diabetes, Asthma, COPD and Hypertension. Donna and our Clinical Pharmacists can also see you for chronic disease management of Diabetes
In order to allocate sufficient resources to core areas of disease management and general health issues, the practice regrets that it is unable to provide a full travel clinic service. Nonetheless, we do still have a limited service in place. For more information please click here:
Travel Health Information
Flu clinics for specific patients commence during October each year. Look out for signs in the surgery and reminders on prescription counterfoils regarding the timing of these then contact reception to make your appointment if you are eligible.
Pill checks are undertaken by the Nurses and are required every six months.
We have community midwives attached to the surgery. Antenatal clinics are held here at Whitley House on Monday morning 10.00 - 11.20am and Tuesday afternoon 1.30 - 3.40pm.
The baby clinic is run by our Health Visiting Team. It is held on the first and third Wednesday of the month between 1.00 - 3.00pm. Here you can see a health visitor, have your baby weighed or seek advice.
The Health Visiting Team's role is to to support and advise following the birth of baby to aged five years giving health promotion advice and support with evidenced based advice signposting mothers and children on to other support services.
They also offer home visiting, health assessments post natal support groups child health clinics, parenting support breast feeding support, sleep management, play skills , behaviour management and support.
There are a wide range of services, support and clubs to help patients in the Chelmsford area. Please see our 'Local Services, Support, Clubs' tab on the right-hand side for more information about what's around!
Please be advised that Whitley House Surgery no longer provides a full travel service. Please see 'Travel Health' link under the menu on the right
Free Travel Vaccinations
The following travel vaccinations are usually available free on the NHS
- diptheria, polio and tetnus (combinded booster)
We can no longer advise you on the necessary vaccinations or precautions you need regarding travel health. There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Patients with travel health queries are advised to contact the following excellent sources of information and advice.
MASTA (particularly helpful in advising on inoculation)
Tel: 0113 238 7500 http://www.masta.org/Travel Health http://www.travelhealth.co.uk/Fit For Travel http://www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk/.
The following services are run from the Whitley House Surgery building. They are private services. The staff running these services are not employed by Whitley House Surgery.
HELEN GODDARD - BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist. UKCP Registered Member. Diploma Integrative Counselling. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Skills.
I run a Private Practice for individuals and couples from Whitley House Surgery. I have over twelve years experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist in GP Surgeries and Private practice working with an extensive range of issues and presenting difficulties. I am an Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist which means I am able to offer several different therapeutic techniques to suit the individual needs of my clients. It is extremely important for you to feel safe, comfortable and relaxed with a counsellor who interacts genuinely and empathically.
I have successfully worked with clients of all ages and with a wide range of problems both in short term and long term work. Specialist areas include abuse, anxiety, anger, addictions, bullying, low self esteem, PTSD, self harm, bereavement, depression and postnatal depression, OCD, stress, work related stress, child related issues, low self-confidence, panic disorder, pregnancy and birth, relationships, sexuality, suicidal thoughts. The counselling I offer will help you to explore, and create a clearer understanding of yourself and your life enabling you to make better choices for the future.
Sessions are for 50 minutes and my fee is £45 per individual session and £50 for couples. Emergency appointments are available. Not including weekends.
Please call me on 07879 994516 or email firstname.lastname@example.org - please pick up a card in reception.
ELITE Physiotherapy Services, is a private physiotherapy clinic, based within Whitley House Surgery. It offers reduced rate physiotherapy for self funding practice registered patients. As well as accepting GP referrals, they are registered with all main health insurance companies (e.g. BUPA / Axa PPP) and you can also self refer for physiotherapy assessment and treatment. For all appointments and enquiries please contact by telephone 0845 544 0456 leaving a message as prompted, by email email@example.com or via the website www.elite-physiotherapy.co.uk
Maria McManus Lic Ac, BAcC, BSc(Hons) Acu. I practise here at Whitley House Surgery and at the Blackwater Clinic in Maldon. I qualified in 2003 and have many years experience in a wide range of conditions, such as back pain, arthritis pain, stress, insomnia and migraines as well as having a special interest in fertility.
Initial Consultations are 1hr and sessions thereafter are 45 minutes. I am registered with Simply Health and Western Provident. To arrange an appointment or if you have an questions please contact me on 07816 363313 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or for more details visit www.mariamcmanus.co.uk
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