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.
Notice - Caradoc Surgery
Please be aware that the General Practitioner (GP) services at Caradoc Surgery changed provider at midnight on 31 August 2019. Ranworth Surgery have been providing your GP services at Caradoc Surgery since 1 September.
We ask that all patients continue to access GP services from Caradoc Surgery as usual from the same location at Caradoc Surgery, Station Approach, Frinton-on-Sea.
The telephone number for Caradoc Surgery remains the same (01255 850101). Patients are also able to access online services to order prescriptions and book appointments (where available) as normal.
The opening hours for Caradoc Surgery remain 08:00 to 18:30, Monday to Friday.
Notice - One to One Midwives
Dedicated Maternity Helpline Set Up
One to One Midwives ceased trading on Wednesday July 31, 2019. NEECCG will not support the payment of any subsidiary arrangements through One to One practitioners or their associates.
Colchester Hospital is caring for those women affected by the closure of the One to One maternity service and a dedicated helpline has been set up.
Anyone needing information or advice should call 01206 742369. This line is staffed from 09:00 until 17:00 Monday to Friday until further notice. For non-urgent issues, please leave a message and ESNEFT Hospital Maternity Team will contact you.
Out of hours, for urgent health concerns or issues, for example no baby movements, waters breaking or if you think you’re in labour, please call 01206 845240. This will take you through to the hospital maternity triage team of midwives.
Notice - Dermatology
From Wednesday 15 May 2019, dermatology services have been provided by ESNEFT. If you are a dermatology patient needing help and advice, please contact ESNEFT (Colchester) Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on:
Freephone: 0800 028 2026
If you need to change a dermatology appointment, or are responding to a call from ESNEFT to book your appointment, please call 01206 747576.
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