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Welcome to the Writtle Surgery

A five Doctor GP surgery in the village of Writtle, just outside Chelmsford in Essex.

The surgery telephone lines are open throughout our normal working hours of 8:00 am - 6:30 pm Monday to Friday. We are closed on weekends and Bank Holidays. If you require medical attention during the time we are closed then please phone 111.

Dr Michael Bailey is retiring

Dear Patients,

Dr Michael Bailey will retire from the surgery on 31.03.2015. Between 1pm and 3pm on that day we

will open the waiting room for patients, colleagues and staff to wish Dr Bailey a long and happy


We welcome everyone to the surgery where there will be light refreshments. Read more…

New Clinical System

We changed our clinical system on 29.01.2015. Please ensure you request repeat prescriptions with plenty of notice while we transition to the new setup. Thank you for your patience during this period.

You can use the new buttons below to order repeat prescriptions and book appointments. If your old login details don’t work please contact the surgery.


The Writtle Surgery signs MND charter

The Writtle Surgery has signed the motor neurone disease associations charter in recognition of the rights and priorities of good care for people living with Motor neurone disease and their carers. Read more…


The surgery doors are open from 08:00 am to 6:30 pm. Appointments are for 10 minutes and are available 8:30am-06:00pm. To see a Doctor or Nurse please telephone us or come into the surgery to book an appointment. If you have more than one issue you would like to discuss please ensure you book a double appointment.

The Dispensary

The dispensary opening hours are Monday to Friday 9:00-12:00 and then 14:00-18:00. If you need to obtain medicines urgently then please speak to one of our dispensers.