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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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Rowhedge Surgery Services


Louise Greenwold, our Nurse Practitioner offers an acute illness clinic on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. She is able to deal with most new problems, such as infections, minor injuries & onset of acute symptoms. She is able to prescribe from the practice formulary and has access to a GP opinion should the need arise.


  • Chronic Disease clinics in diabetes; thyroid; coronary heart disease
  • Contraceptive Advice
  • Cervical Smear Tests
  • Wound Dressings
  • Travel Vaccinations




  • Asthma review and advice
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Spirometry




  • bp_checkNew Patient Medicals
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Phlebotomy (blood tests)
  • ECG Audiometry
  • Lifestyle Clinics


The practice offers local access to the following services

  • Counselling
  • Minor Surgery
  • Travel Vaccinations
  • Health Visitor  
  • Midwife
  • Family Planning
  • Chiropody


The GP Care Adviser service is available on a Tuesday afternoon and a Thursday morning.  Care Advisers can help patients with a range of information, advice, support and assistance in obtaining services from other agencies and can also make contact with other agencies on the patient's behalf.  Some of the help they can provide is listed below:

  • Providing Assistance to Carers
  • Advice on Welfare Benefits
  • Helping to complete benefit claim forms
  • Access to equipment
  • Care Services
  • Voluntary Agencies
  • Statutory agencies
  • Grants
  • Telecare assessments
  • Occupational Therapy Assessements for home aids
  • Advocacy

Please let reception know if you need to see a care adviser and they will organise an appointment or arrange for the care adviser to contact you.

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