The North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group was statutorily abolished on the 1 July 2022 and replaced by NHS Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care Board (ICB).
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The North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group website provides information to support the healthcare needs for north east Essex. Formally established in April 2013, our organisation employs around 130 staff and is required to work within our budget of £437m.

On our website, you can find more information about healthcare in Colchester and Tendring.


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On our coronavirus page, we've collated some information that will help you stay well during the coronavirus outbreak. However, for the most up-to-date information, please visit and



Coronavirus vaccines

  Healthcare worker vaccinating a patient

Get information relevant to everyone living in west Suffolk, Ipswich and east Suffolk and north east Essex. Including location on vaccination sites, advice and guidance, and public Q&A events. 

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Accessing healthcare during COVID-19


If you're concerned about the health of a child, please don't ever worry about seeking help. Even in these challenging times, the NHS is here for you.

You can always refer to this list of symptoms to look out for in poorly children. Why not keep it handy by downloading it to your device, or printing it and sticking it to your fridge?

And why not download the free NHS Essex Child Health app?


When Ruby felt unwell, I used the NHS Essex Child Health App for advice

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