Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
General enquiries: 01702 215050
Complaints: 01268 464508
Continuing Health Care (CHC) enquiries: 01702 212500
- General enquiries: SCCG.email@example.com
- Complaints: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Media enquiries: email@example.com
- Access to information requests (Freedom of Information and Subject Access): firstname.lastname@example.org
Private prescriptions including travelling abroad
- For complaints relating to funding or commissioning decisions made by the CCG:
Please email email@example.com where possible. If it is urgent or you are unable to email, please call 01268 464508.
For complaints/compliments about primary care services (GP, Dentist, Pharmacy, Optometrists):
In the first instance, patients are encouraged to make their complaints directly to the Organisation itself, i.e. the GP Surgery, the Dental Practice, Hospital, Pharmacy or Optometrist.
PO Box 16738 | Redditch | B97 9PT
For complaints about NHS services:
Healthwatch Southend: 01702 416320
For complaints relating to Southend University Hospitals Foundation Trust:
Complaints Team | Southend Hospital | Prittlewell Chase | Westcliff-on-sea | Essex | SS00RY
Telephone: 01702 435555 ext 5144
If you remain dissatisfied with the response received following you complaint you can liaise further with the organisation to establish whether a local resolution can be reached. Alternatively you may contact the Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO), who they can ask to review their complaint.
The Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman
Millbank Tower | Millbank | London | SW1P 4QP
The CCG’s Data Protection Officer is Jane Marley, Head of IG Essex CCGs, who can be contacted via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19 Vaccination Programme
If you have a question about the COVID-19 vaccination programme, you can find out more on the Essex Covid Vaccine website.
If you live in Essex and need help to book an appointment you can ring
0344 2573 961 (open 10am to 4pm, local rate).
If you wish to make a complaint, please email email@example.com
or call 0800 085 7935.
Frequently asked questions - COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Essex: