Local Care, Support and Patient Leaflets


Your Health Resources

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

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'.

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.

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.

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 

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

OrganisationNumber

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