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Welcome to Deal Tree Health Centre

formerly Doddinghurst Surgery

Non-urgent advice: Email Update

Unfortunately from the 1st May 2021, due to patient safety, we are unable to accept queries regarding clinical symptoms via email.

Please instead call the surgery to book a telephone consultation with one of our clinicians.

Non-urgent advice: COVID-19 Notice

To minimise the spread of infection, the doors of Deal Tree Health Centre will only be open weekdays between the following times:

For leaving sample bottles only: 1045-1100

For Dispensary by appointment only: 1100-1300 and 1600-1800

Do NOT come to the surgery for any other reason.

If you need to attend the surgery, please ensure that you wear a face mask over your nose and mouth to help protect our staff. 

Please do NOT come to the surgery if you have any of the following symptoms: cough, fever, hoarse voice, nasal discharge, congestion, sneezing or other flu-like symptoms.

Please note: our reception desk is unmanned at this time. To speak to a receptionist, please contact us on 01277 821699 from 0800-1830 weekdays.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Passports

Do not contact us about your COVID-19 vaccination status. GPs cannot provide letters showing your COVID-19 vaccination status. From 17th May you will
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COVID-19 Vaccinations

We are currently working through patients in cohorts 1-10 and also booking second appointments as appropriate. Q: How do I get a COVID-19 vaccination?
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GP Extended Access Hub

The Brentwood GP Extended Access HUB operates from the Brambles Surgery, which is located on the old Highwood hospital site on Geary Drive.

To access this service please contact Deal Tree Health Centre as normal to book an appointment in the HUB. The HUB opening times are as follows:

Monday to Friday 1830-2030

Saturday and Sunday  0800-1400

Further information may be found in the ACE Patient Leaflet and ACE Ltd Complaints Procedure.

Out of Hours and Emergencies

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

In case of life threatening emergency, please call 999

Online services allow you to:

  • order repeat prescriptions
  • see parts of your health record, including information about medicines, vaccinations and test results
  • book, check or cancel appointments with a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional 
  • see communications between your GP surgery and other services, such as hospitals

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