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We are Closed during Bank Holidays, please call 111 if you require medical attention


Beechwood Surgery now offer bookable appointments up to 8 weeks in advance

depending on appointment availability 


The surgery is no longer able to provide appointments on a Saturday. 

This is due to contractual changes. If you need to see a GP at the weekend,


We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause our patients. 

There is NO Walk-in Urgent Appointment Service at 8:00am from 1st April 2017

Please phone the surgery for an appointment or use Online-Consult 

(On-line Consult - a quick and easy method to get advice from your GP online

without having to wait for an appointment)

STAFF TRAINING:- The Surgery will be closed from 1pm in the afternoon on the following dates: -

Tuesday 4th July 2017

Tuesday 5th September 2017

Tuesday 3rd October 2017

Tuesday 7th November 2017

Tuesday 5th December 2017

Tuesday 6th March 2018

If you need an emergency appointment during this time, please call the Out of Hours Service on 111 who will arrange a GP appointment at a local surgery.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

May 2017 - We had 201 missed appointments  Please remember to cancel your appointment so another patient can be seen.  The average cost of a missed appointment is £35. 


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The following services are now based at Beechwood

  • AAA Scans
  • Diabetic Retinal Screening
  • Health Visitors
  • Stop Smoking Clinic
  • Therapy for You
  • Ultrasound

Alternative Blood Test Venues

You can book a blood test on-line at
You will be asked to select a clinic - these include Billericay Health Centre and Basildon Hospital.  Or you can telephone

01702 746511 . 01702 746510, 01702 746509

The waiting times are less than currently at Brentwood Community Hospital.

 Walk-in Blood Test Venues

Queens Hospital:                                          7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Harold Wood Polyclinic:                                8:00 am - 12:00 nooon

Harold Hill Health Centre (Gooshays Drive): 8:45 - 12:00 noon

Orsett Hospital:                                            8:00 am - 3:45 pm

St Andrews Centre, Billericay:                      11:00 am - 1:00 pm

 Walk-in Xray Service

Brentwood Community Hospital                    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

(Monday to Friday Only)


Harold Wood GP Walk-in Centre

Open from 8am - 8pm (including weekends and all public holidays). It is advisable to telephone to check waiting times and availability: Tel 01708 574000.

Treat minor illness and injuries and have x-ray facilities. Any injuries presented to the Walk-in Centre after 7:15pm requiring x-ray will be re-directed to Upney (which closes at 10pm) or Queens Hospital. Alternatively you can return the following day.

Medication: Please be aware that they will only prescribe medication necessary for the treatment of minor illnesses and injuries.  There are centain medications they do not prescribe as they should only be obtained from your own GP as they can be both addictive and dangerous in high doeses.

Orsett Hospital - Minor Injuries Unit (MIU)

Provides comprehensive nurse-led service which deals with a wide range of minor injuries.  Wound care can be provided either as part of emergency care or when a review of a wound is required.

X-ray facilities are available from Monday to Friday until 4pm.The x-ray facilities available for patients attending MIU are for the shoulder to the fingers and the knee to the toes only. They do not x-ray children under seven years of age due to the complexity of interpreting their results.

They are open Monday to Sunday from 10:00am to 8:00pm.  Bank holidays times may vary.  Please contact them on 0300 300 1527 before you visit.

NHS 111 Service

111 is the NHS non-emergency number.  It's fast, easy and free.  Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.  They will ask a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.

When to use 111

  • you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency
  • you think you need to go to A&E for need another NHS urgent care service
  • you don't know who to call or you don't have a GP to call
  • you need health information or reassurance about what to do next.

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