The Writtle Surgery

01245 421205


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.


We run all our surgeries by an appointment only system. Appointments can be booked by telephoning the surgery , by calling in, or a small number may be accessed by clicking ... [continue] Appointments


Chiropody is available under the NHS to the elderly and those whose medical conditions adversely affects their feet, e.g. diabetes, poor blood supply. All consultations are available by appointment only. ... [continue] Chiropody


Antenatal Care Routine antenatal check-ups by our qualified midwives. The GPs see patients for antenatal care during surgery times. Time: Tuesday 2pm – 3pm Asthma Regular check-ups and advice from ... [continue] Clinics

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS Choices website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS Choices and you can ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not pay for some of the services we provide. These include private sick notes, insurance forms, holiday cancellation forms, medical reports, fitness to travel certificates, private prescriptions ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Repeat prescriptions

All repeat prescription requests are handled by our trained dispensing staff. There are several ways to request your repeat medication. Tick the items you need on the right-hand section of ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven calendar days. You can complete an SC2 self-certificate form for shorter periods ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) after 14.00 each day. To ensure confidentiality, we only ... [continue] Test results

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

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