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Queensway SurgeryTel: 01702 463333
Sutton Road SurgeryTel: 01702 468301
The Queensway Practice List is now open.
All new patients are booked in for a new patient health check. Patients who take regular medication should obtain sufficient medication from their previous surgery to ensure they don't run out of medication supplies.
Catchment Area: If you live outside the practice's catchment area, we are still happy for you to register with us, however you will not be able to request a home visit if you are outside the catchment area. If you live outside our catchment, are likely to need home visits, and need help in finding a new doctor you can contact:
NHS England – Essex Area Team
Hedgerows Business Park
Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex
Telephone number: 0113 824 9112 / 0113 824 9113
Alternatively you can visit the NHS Choices website: http://www.nhs.uk/Pages/HomePage.aspx
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups. Open the leaflets in one of the following languages
To register as a temporary patient simply contact the local practice you wish to use. Practices do not have to accept you as a temporary patient although they do have an obligation to offer emergency treatment.
You cannot register as a temporary patient at a practice in the town or area where you are already registered.