News

  • COVID-19 Sick Note Requests
    - New
    30/03/2020
    From 20th March 2020, NHS 111 now have the facility for patients to obtain an official isolation note to give to their employers instead of a sick note (MED3). If you need an isolation note, please follow the link below and also read the letter from Read more
  • Covid-19 High Risk Letter
    - New
    30/03/2020
    Please see below for a copy of the letter being sent out by NHS England to all patients identified as high risk. Unfortunately the process to identify patients has not been completely accurate and has resulted in patients being included who should Read more
  • Rescue Packs False Information
    - New
    26/03/2020
    We have been made aware of some inaccurate information circulating regarding special ‘rescue packs’ for patients with pre-existing respiratory conditions such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Please do not contact you Read more
  • Changes to Repeat Prescriptions
    - New
    26/03/2020
    Please be advised that we will only issue repeat prescriptions for 28 days ahead. This is to prevent stockpiling which will destabilise the medication supply chain and cause many patients not to be able to get the drugs they need. If you request m Read more
  • Social Distancing Guidance
    - New
    23/03/2020
    Please view the below guidance from .gov.uk on social distancing Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK Read more
  • COVID-19 Sick Note Requests
    - New
    19/03/2020
  • Coronavirus Update
    - New
    17/03/2020
    The NHS across Suffolk and north east Essex will be better prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases if the public follows Public Health England advice. We have put in place measures to ensure the safety of patients and staff which may mea Read more
  • Important Coronavirus Update
    - New
    13/03/2020
    From Monday 16th March the Colchester Medical Practice has made the decision to suspend Open Access Surgery in the mornings Instead patients should telephone between 8.00am and 10.00am to book a telephone consultation with a clinician in light of Read more
  • Self Care Week 2019 (16th-24th November)
    20/11/2019
  • Flu
    - New
    27/08/2019
    How to manage Flu Read more