Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
The New Surgery8 Shenfield RoadBrentwoodEssex CM15 8ABThe BramblesGreenwich AvenueBrentwoodEssex CM14 4SW, Tel: 01277 218393
Due to the lockdown, our door is closed and you can only be invited for an appointment by GP or nurse after being screened by telephone triage first.
Everyone must stay at home to help to the spread of coronavirus. Failure to do so puts lives at risk unnecessarily.You can only go out for the following reasons:
You must still maintain a distance of 2 meters apart from anyone outside of household, and keep time spent outside to a minimum.
DO NOT GO TO YOUR GP SURGERY, HOSPITAL OR PHARMACY IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SEE OUR PAGE ON CORONAVIRUS GUIDANCE
The treatment room is closed between 13:00 - 14:00. *Weekend extended hours
Saturday: 08:30 - 12:30
Please note that appointments for Saturdays are pre-bookable only, and any emergency requests will be diverted to the out-of-hours service.
The Brambles is closed between 13:00 - 14:00
If you need urgent medical advice when the surgery is closed please contact the South Essex NHS 111 service directly by dialling 111. The call is free of charge.
Alternatively you may still call the surgeries (New Surgery on 01277 218393; Brambles Surgery on 01277 215738) and your call will be automatically re-routed to the NHS 111 service directly, however the call will be charged.
The South Essex NHS 111 service provides urgent medical care when the practice is closed between 18:30 and 08:00 on weekdays, as well as weekends.
Please note that although the surgery is open on Saturday mornings, this is via an extended hours enhanced service contract with the National Commissioning Board, and the practice is contracted to provide pre-bookable appointments only. All requests for urgent medical attention that cannot wait for the surgery to open must be directed to the NHS 111 service as stated above.
Out-of-hours services are generally busy, so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor, and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
The Brentwood Extended Access HUB opened in April 2018. It operates from the Brambles Surgery, which is located on the old Highwood hospital site on Geary Drive.
To access this service, please contact us as normal to book an appointment in the HUB - the opening times are as follows:
Monday to Friday 6.30pm to 8pm
Saturday 9am to 3pm
Sunday 10am to 2pm
For further information please download the ACE patient leaflet here: ACE leaflet
The GP Extended Access Service is provided by Accountable Care Enterprise Ltd. (ACE). It is wholly owned by the GP practices in Brentwood, working together on behalf of patients and staff to deliver safe and effective healthcare services outside of usual working hours.
For complaints relating to the Extended Access HUB please see our practice policies page.
The surgery closes on all bank and national holidays.
UPDATE: NHS have instructed all GP practices to remain open on Good Friday and Easter Monday to alleviate pressure on NHS 111. Please be advised that there will only be a skeleton staff, and lockdown arrangements will be maintained.
We will therefore be closed on the following dates, unless we are told otherwise:
Friday 10th April 2020 OPEN
Monday 13th April 2020 OPEN
Friday 8th May 2020
Monday 25th May 2020
Monday 31st August 2020
Friday 25th December 2020
Saturday 26th December 2020
Monday 28th December 2020
Friday 1st January 2021
We will open as normal at 08:00 the following day.
Every first Tuesday of the month, all practices in the area close at 13:00 for staff training.
Below are the upcoming Time to Learn dates for 2020:
Tuesday 3rd March CANCELLED - open as normal
Tuesday 7th April
Tuesday 5th May
Tuesday 2nd June
Tuesday 7th July
[AUGUST - NO TIME TO LEARN CLOSURE]
Tuesday 1st September
Tuesday 6th October
Tuesday 3rd November
Tuesday 1st December
Normal opening hours will resume at 08:00 the following day.
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