Welcome to the Writtle Surgery

We are a 6 Doctor GP surgery in the village of Writtle just outside Chelmsford in Essex. We have 6 Partners (2 Male and 4 Female).

We also employ a practice based pharmacist who offers appointment on Mondays and Fridays.

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.

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...

Monthly closure for training

The CCG ask the GPs to attend monthly training with all GPs in Essex once a month, this means we have to close the surgery from 12:30 on those days.

The dates until April 2019 are:


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.