Resident’s views sought for new urgent care service

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RESIDENTS in Southend are being asked their views to help plan the future of urgent care services in the borough. A public consultation has been launched over a proposal to develop a new service co-located with A&E at Southend Hospital, once the contract for a walk-in service at St Luke's Health Centre has concluded.

Biggest ever turn-out for Healthy Southend event

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This year’s annual NHS health event proved to be the biggest to date with almost 150 people taking part. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Making Southend a Healthy Place to Live’. Guests heard about data sharing and were able to take part in group discussions about Southend’s strategy for older people and the borough’s Health and Wellbeing ambitions.

Help make Southend a healthier place to live

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Southend citizens are being invited to help improve the health of the borough by attending this year’s annual health event.

Beware of phone fraud

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NHS Southend Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is warning members of the public, patient and staff never to reveal personal details to unknown callers.

We have become aware of patients in other areas who have been contacted by companies asking people about their health conditions and asking to make an appointment in their homes.

Use your pharmacist this Bank Holiday

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Local NHS leaders are urging people to make better use of their local pharmacist this Bank Holiday weekend and help reduce pressure on emergency services.