Oaklands SurgeryCentral Canvey Primary CCLong RoadCanvey Island, SS8 0JATel: 01268 209339
The Practice operates a number of clinics offering a wide variety of specialist services staffed by a skill mix of various professionals to address your particular needs.
The clinics available are listed below:-
The Practice now has a Minor Injury Service. Patients can access the service during surgery opening hours.
If you have an injury that requires treatment (eg sprains, minor lacerations, RTAs, minor head injuries etc), please contact the receptionist for information. You will be referred onto the hospital if the clinicians feel it is more appropriate.
There is also a minor injuries service at Orsett who will treat amongst other things, uncomplicated fractures, insect and animal bites, minor cuts and bruises, minor burns and scalds, firework injuries, minor head injuries, closure of lacerations by suturing, stapling and gluing, foreign bodies in ears, nose or piercing skin, eye injuries, sprains and strains, emergency contraception (for teenagers and special circumstances)
The Practice operates a Minor Ailments Scheme please see the Pharmacist for details.
Your Pharmacist is your most accessible high street health professional. He or she will have had to obtain a Degree in Pharmacy (3 to 4 years at University) and passed entrance qualification examinations to be able to practice.
As well as being on hand to answer any questions you may have about your prescription medications, your Pharmacist can provide treatment and advice on many minor ailments that may not require you to visit your G.P. Many powerful medications are now available without a prescription. Your Pharmacist can help select the medication best suited for you, based on your ailment and other medications, which you may already be taking.
All this without even making an appointment!
If the Pharmacist thinks your complaint needs prescription treatment or is of a more serious nature, then they will refer you to your G.P.
Castle Point Voluntary Services - Ways to Wellness
Information, Advice and Guidance
Let CAVS help, advise and guide you to the fantastic local services that are available in the community that will help with your particular needs such as:
Information and Advice Services
Lifestyle Changes, Family Support
Health Support (emotional and physical)
Social Groups and Clubs
The Practice operates e-referrals which is a national electronic referral service giving patients a choice of place, date and time for their first outpatient appointment in a hospital or clinic providing they have appointments available.
The hospital you choose may be anywhere in England or you may decide to choose a local hospital.
Age UK Essex offers a professional toenail cutting service.
As we grow older, something as simple as cutting our own toenails can become much harder, or even impossible.
Age UK Essex offer the opportunity to have your toenails cut to help you:
For more information or to book an appointment, please call 01245 423333
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