Local Care, Support and Patient Leaflets

Treehouse Family Hub

Activities and support for children, young people and families living in the Harlow District .

The focus of our service is making sure that everyone in Essex has the best possible start in life through meeting the identified needs of children, young people and families.

Families have high quality and easy access to local public health services in their community, school, family home or at our Family Hubs and Delivery Sites.

Opening Times Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Contact Information

Self Management of Your Condition

Control your condition. Don’t let it control you

A FREE course for patients with a long term health condition

  • Do you want to manage your condition better?
  • Do you want to improve your health and wellbeing?
  • Do you want to feel more con dent and in control of your health condition?
  • Self Management of Your Condition

My Weight Matters

Are You Struggling to Manage Your Weight?

My Weight Matters is now available to Essex residents 12 week programme

Local sessions available: Call 0800 022 4524 (Option 3) to book your place.

My Weight Matters Leaflet

Care Navigation Service

Patients over the age of 16 years can now access a care navigation service.

This free service is delivered in partnership by Community Agents Essex, Age UK Essex and the Provide Essex Lifestyle Service. If you are struggling with a non clinical issue and it is impacting on your health and wellbeing. You can self refer to the service telephone 0300 303 9988 Monday to Friday.

Law on Driving Having Taken Certain Drugs

The law on driving after taking certain drugs (including  some  medicines). This law states that it is an offence to drive with certain drugs above specified levels in the body, whether your driving is impaired or not.

Leaflet about the law on driving after taking certain drugs

GP Direct Access Radiology Services in West Essex


8am to 9am and 2pm to 8pm Monday to Friday

9am to 5pm Saturday to Sunday

Usually x-ray patients that turn up outside of these times but advise them it may be a lengthy wait as we have our inpatient service running.


8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday


8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday 

Local Contact Numbers

Health Visitors01279 698685
District Nurses01279 698685
Princess Alexandra Hospital01279 444455
Herts & Essex Hospital01279 444455
Social Services01279 434641
Non Emergency Patient Transport0300 123 2295
West Essex Clinical CommissioningGroup (WECCG)01992 566140
Citizens Advice Bureau01279 424400
Drugsline01279 438716
Caring for Harlow Carers01279 308314
Victim Support01279 641074
Essex Police01279 641212
Community Health Council01279 443875