Keats House Health Centre, Bush Fair, Harlow, Essex, CM18 6LY

    Telephone: 01279 215 354
    Out of hours: 111

    Local Care, Support and Patient Leaflets


    Your Health Resources

    In addition to the resources shown below please see our 'Health Organisations' section for additional, regularly updated, local and national resources.

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    If you are 11 - 19 Years old - Text your School Nurse

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    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?

    Find Out more in our 'Self Management of Your Condition' leaflet.

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    My Weight Matters

    Are You Struggling to Manage Your Weight?

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

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

    Find out more about 'My Weight Matters' here.

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    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.

    This leaflet about the Care Navigation Service explains more.

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    Help for Carers

    It is important to let us know if you are a Carer for one of our patients.

    Sometimes when people are looking after someone they can get tired or frustrated and would like to know that there is someone outside the family who might understand and can help them. If we know that you are a main carer, we can offer you that help.

    Download our Carers Leaflet for further information.

    Additional information resources can be found in the carers section of 'Your Health'.

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    Health help Now

    Need medical help and advice? Find the right service for your needs with Health help Now.

    Find out more at http://westessex.healthhelpnow.nhs.uk/ or search on your smartphone app store for Health help Now.

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    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.

    For further information download this Information Leaflet about the law on driving after taking certain drugs.

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    GP Direct Access Radiology Services in West Essex

    PRINCESS ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL

    8am to 9am & 2pm to 8pm Mon - Fri 

    9am to 5 pm Sat - Sun 

    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.

    ST. MARGARET’S HOSPITAL EPPING

    8am to 4.30pm Mon - Fri

    HERTS & ESSEX HOSPITAL BISHOPS STORTFORD

    8.30am to 5.30pm Mon - Fri 

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    Local Contact Numbers

    OrganisationNumber

    Health Visitors

    01279 698685

    District Nurses

    01279 698685

    Princess Alexandra Hospital

    01279 444455

    Herts & Essex Hospital

    01279 444455

    Social Services

    01279 434641

    Non-Emergency Patient Transport

    0300 123 2295

    West Essex Clinical Commissioning
    Group (WECCG)

    01992 566140

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    Citizens Advice Bureau

    01279 424400

    Drugsline

    01279 438716

    Caring for Harlow Carers

    01279 308314

    Victim Support

    01279 641074

    Essex Police

    01279 641212

    Community Health Council

    01279 443875