Welcome to the Writtle Surgery

A five Doctor GP surgery in the village of Writtle, just outside Chelmsford in Essex. We also have one female Salaried GP.

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.


Named GP

Whilst all patient have a ‘named GP’ we encourage you to see your usual GP to improve continuity of care.

New contraceptive service

We now offer the contraceptive implant and coil at the surgery. This service is available to everyone, not just registered patients. Read more…

Dementia awareness

We would like to invite you to a Dementia awareness and information event organised by our Writtle surgery patient group.

It will be held at the small hall of the Christian centre on Monday 22nd February from 2pm – 3.30pm. 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.