We provide a number of services, but the variety can be confusing at times. At present many people immediately think of calling an ambulance or going to the nearest accident and emergency department. In fact, 30% of ambulance calls do not require any hospital treatment.
Our campaign Choose the right route provides you with all the information you need to choose the right service to help you.
If you find the service you are looking for is not listed in this section, try our Provider Services web pages as they provide many of the services we commission.
By using the NHS more wisely you can not only get the right treatment at the right time, but precious resources will not be used inappropriately.
The Guide contains a wealth of information on:
There is also a wealth of information contained in the leaflet Health Services available in your area which is a handy guide to the health services that are available in North East Essex.
You may also like to read the “one stop shop” guide to help you get the most from your GP practice.