When We Are Closed

Primecare Out of Hours

If you require medical attention or advice when the surgery is closed ring: 111.

The 111 service to speak to a triager. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.

Calls to the 111 service are free from both landlines and mobile telephone.

If the condition you are calling about is life threatening please dial 999.

The above services are commissioned by:

Mid Essex CCG

Swift House, Hedgerows Business Park, Colchester Road, Chelmsford CM 2 5PF


Stop & Think

A&E and 999 services are for emergency and life-threatening conditions only.

One out of every four people who go to A&E could have been treated elsewhere in the community or could have treated themselves.

Ask yourself is it a real emergency?

If you’re not sure, call the 111 service, Out of Hours Service or visit a local pharmacy and get advice on treatment.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.