WELCOME TO THE LIMES MEDICAL CENTRE
The Limes Medical Centre is a five partner teaching/training practice with a list size of approximately 20,000 patients. We offer GP services across four locations Epping, Waltham Abbey, Theydon Bois and North Weald.
Our doctors, nurses and all our staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and this website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice.
SURGERY CLOSURE CANCELLED - THURSDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2020
Closure of the surgery on Thursday 27th February 2020 for NHS West Essex GP and staff training has been cancelled by the West Essex Clinical Comissioning Group.
The Epping and Waltham Abbey branches will be operating as usual this afternoon.
The Theydon Bois Branch will remain closed today and re-open as usual at 8.30 on Friday 28th February 2020.
North Weald will continue to be open this morning until 12.30.
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) - LATEST ADVICE
The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
The UK Chief Medical Officers have raised the risk to the public from low to moderate. But the risk to individuals remains low.
Health professionals are working to contact anyone who has been in close contact with people who have coronavirus.
Call 111 now if you've been:
- to Hubei province in China in the last 14 days
- to Iran, areas of northern Italy in lockdown or "special care zone" areas in South Korea since 19 February
- to other parts of mainland China or South Korea, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath
- to other parts of northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini), Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos or Myanmar since 19 February and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath
- in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus
Do not go to the GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.
You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England available on www.nhs.uk or www.gov.uk
LATEST NEWS AND ALERTS
For our latest news, please visit our Latest News Page by clicking here.
HOW TO CONTACT US
For information regarding the surgeries opening times and contact details, please visit our Opening Times and Contact Details page.
EVENING AND WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE
For further information, please visit our appointments page or contact us in the usual way.
There is disabled access at all 4 surgery sites with disabled toilet facilities.
EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
If you have any questions, queries or concerns in regards to your care and equality and diversity within the practice, please ask to speak to our Equality and Diversity Lead.
We are a Boating Community Friendly Practice, if you have any queries or need assistance with your registration please liaise with our Front of House team.
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PATIENT HEALTH INFORMATION AND ADVICE
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We are currently working towards becoming a Dementia Friendly Practice.
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(Site updated 27/02/2020)