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If you need to contact a doctor  when the surgery is closed please Telephone 111. 

Alternatively you can go to the   North Colchester Healthcare Centre o n Turner Road Monday to Sunday from 7am to 10pm   Telephone:      01206 314015

If attending the walk in clinic after 8pm then telephone in advance to ensure there is availability to be seen. 

Useful website:

Usual Opening Hours

Clock_And_ArrowThe surgeries are open at the following times:-

Rowhedge Medical Practice
Monday - Friday (0830-1230 & 1330-1830)
Telephone - 01206 728585

Telephone lines open 8am to 6.30pm


Rowhedge Dispensary
Monday - Friday (0900-1200 & 1400-1830)


University of Essex Medical Centre 
Monday - Friday (0900-1230 & 1330-1630)
Telephone - 01206 794484


Extended Access Hours:

From 17th September you may now book to see a clinician (GP, Nurse, HCA, Physio) outside of normal surgery hours.

The hours offered have been extended to:

Monday to Friday from 6.30pm to 8pm

Saturday 8am to 12pm

Sunday  8am to 11am

These appointments will be available for our patients to be seen at one of 3 centralised hubs: Creffield Medical Centre, Ambrose Surgery Tollgate site, and Wivenhoe surgery.

Please speak to our receptionists to book these appointments.


Extended Access 







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