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If you need to contact a doctor  when the surgery is closed please Telephone 111. 

Alternatively you can go to the   North Colchester Healthcare Centre o n Turner Road Monday to Sunday from 7am to 10pm   Telephone:      01206 314015

If attending the walk in clinic after 8pm then telephone in advance to ensure there is availability to be seen. 

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 Welcome To Our Practice Website

The Rowhedge & University of Essex Medical Practice 

                                 is based on 2 sites:

The surgery is changed its clinical computer system in July. We have a new on-line service to order repeat prescriptions and book appointments. In order to access this for the first time you will need to be given a username and password from the surgery. We request that you attend reception and bring photo ID so that you can be issued with access to our on-line services. Our on-line service can be access at the following link:

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Rowhedge Medical Practice
7 Rectory Road
Tel: 01206 728585
    University of Essex Medical Practice
    University of Essex
    Wivenhoe Park
    CO4 3SQ
    Tel: 01206 794484
Your identifiable information

This GP Practice along with others in North East Essex provides information into a risk stratification tool.   


The tool uses automated decision making to identify patients who are at risk of adverse outcomes such as unplanned hospital admissions and who may benefit from additional preventative support.   

Your identifiable information will only be available to your GP. 


If you do not wish your information to be used or would like further information please contact the Practice.  If you have already opted out of Summary Care Record your data will not be uploaded into the tool.

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