Central Canvey Primary Care CentreLong RoadCanvey IslandEssex, SS8 0JATel: 01268 222188
For immediate help with mental health you can call 111 option 2 for the crisis team or you can attend A&E for immediate help.
If you need someone to talk to Samaritans are here to help - Call 116 123
For information, advice and support for your mental health, see the MIND website: https://www.mind.org.uk/
See the following website about anxiety. It gives information on causes, lifestyle tips and treatment options. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/generalised-anxiety-disorder/
You can contact our NHS counselling service Therapy For You on 01268 739 128 - https://www.therapyforyou.co.uk/
We also recommend that you speak to your local pharmacist for 3 months of over the counter vitamin D tablets as they may be of help too.
The Practice holds the following clinics:
If you require any vaccinations you can find more information on https://gphealthcarealliance.co.uk/travel-health-clinic/ on how to book these.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below:
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the travel nurse to actually receive the vaccinations.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
No need to contact the surgery. The appropriate person or service will be in contact if there is any action needed.
Allow at least:
Results can be viewed through online services.
Smear test results are sent to patients directly from Health Authority.
Please call the surgery on 01268 222188 to book an appointment with our HCA.
From Samaritans website:
Samaritans, a unique charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide, has a free app that can provide veterans with emotional support after their career in the Armed Forces.
The free app from Samaritans comes on the back of joint research carried out in 2021 with the Royal British Legion, which found that veterans wanted to understand more about their emotional wellbeing and to hear from people with similar experiences. Those leaving the military and former Armed Forces personnel can access emotional health and wellbeing information, videos, exercises, podcasts, and create wellbeing to-do-lists in the app to help look after themselves and connect with the veteran community.
Through the app veterans will be supported to:
The Samaritans Veterans app can be accessed on a desktop, tablet or mobile device via this link https://www.samaritansveterans.org/#/access/signin
Click on the link for information
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