Remember - You are not left without NHS treatment at weekends or Bank holidays. There is always 111 & the weekend service. For more information click on the appointment option above.

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Infection Prevention Control - Are you or have you been suffering from diarrhoea and / or vomiting in the last 48 hours?

If you have please DO NOT come in to the surgery, By doing so you will pass the virus onto staff and other service users. Stay at home. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration and let the illness run it's course - usually 3 days. For advice about self-care visit  If you are worried then call the GP surgery or NHS 111.

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Did you know you can now book evening and weekend appointments?

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Cancelling your Appointment

Appointments are often in short supply so please ring and let us know if you cannot attend. It means that the appointment can be given to somebody else.

Essex sexual Health Service -

On:0300 003 1212

Emergency Contraception

If you have had sex without using contraception, or you think your contraception has failed, you may be able to use the emergency contraception.  

There are two types of emergency contraception available from pharmacies and our clinics: the emergency contraceptive pill (often referred to as the morning after pill) and the intrauterine device (IUD). The IUD is the most effective method of emergency contraception.

Levonelle (Levonorgestrel)

Is a type of emergency contraceptive pill can be taken within three days (72 hours) of unprotected sex.  Levonelle contains levonorgestrel, a synthetic hormone that prevents unwanted pregnancy


This emergency contraceptive pill can be taken five days (120 hours) after unprotected sex.


A coil can be inserted up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex but may also be used beyond that timescale in certain circumstances. This is the most effective type of emergency contraception.

If you have any questions or concerns, our friendly team in the service intelligence centre will be pleased to help.

Contraception Implant can also be discussed with The Sexual Health Clinic

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