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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.

Bank Holiday Monday is coming up soon!

Monday 26th August is a bank holiday so GP practices and most pharmacies will be closed. Be prepared and collect your prescriptions early. If you need help, there are some pharmacies open, 111 and urgent care services. Read more about the bank holiday here

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
Email: PALS@ESNEFT.nhs.uk

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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