Castle Hedingham
01787 461 465

Sible Hedingham
01787 461 465

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Access to medical records

The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body will be dealt with ... [continue] Access to medical records

Accessibility Statement

Accessibility statement for HEDINGHAM MEDICAL CENTRE  This accessibility statement applies to this website. This website is built on the default template provided by The practice can edit the website ... [continue] Accessibility Statement

Changes to the medical examiner system and death certification process

A new statutory medical examiner system is being rolled out in England and Wales from April 2024 to provide independent scrutiny of all deaths that aren’t referred to the coroner. ... [continue] Changes to the medical examiner system and death certification process

Cholesterol – Primary Prevention

Information for patients who have a raised cholesterol, and a Q risk of >10% with no history of any medical condition related to this, (for example: a previous stroke, heart, ... [continue] Cholesterol – Primary Prevention

Cholesterol-Secondary prevention

Guidelines recommend that patients who have Chronic Kidney Disease, Coronary Heart Disease, Peripheral Arterial Disease or Stroke/TIA would benefit from taking a statin. Even if your cholesterol is normal, research ... [continue] Cholesterol-Secondary prevention

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease CKD is a long-term condition in which the kidneys do not work as well as they should. It is a common condition and is often associated with ... [continue] Chronic Kidney Disease

Complaints and compliments

If you would like to give feedback, tell us about our service or make a complaint regarding the surgery or the services we offer, please contact the Finance & Facilities ... [continue] Complaints and compliments

Covid Vaccination – Immunocompromised Patients

If you are severely immunosuppressed patients and aged 16 years old and above) you are now invited to book a 4th (booster) dose of Covid vaccination if you have had ... [continue] Covid Vaccination – Immunocompromised Patients

How to register

We have an open list and welcome requests for registration from patients living in or moving to the practice area.  A handy map to check your location and a list ... [continue] How to register

Named Accountable GP

The allocated named accountable GP, as at November 2021, is Dr A T Hedingham. We operate a Pooled List for all patients.

Patient confidentiality & GDPR

The Practice Privacy Notice explains how Hedingham Medical Centre uses the personal information collected from you for the provision of your medical care. It also describes how long that information ... [continue] Patient confidentiality & GDPR

Patient Group

We have an active patient participation group at our practice. If you would like to join the group please follow the links on this page.

Patient rights and responsibilities

We aim to treat our patients courteously at all times and expect our patients to treat our staff in a similarly respectful way. It is your responsibility to keep your ... [continue] Patient rights and responsibilities

Practice area

Please use the map below to check whether you live inside the practice boundary. Villages covered include: Castle and Sible Hedingham The Yeldhams The Maplesteads Ridgewell The Belchamps Toppesfield Stamborne ... [continue] Practice area


We have reviewed blood tests taken over the last year in order to identify a condition called prediabetes (non-diabetic hyperglycaemia). This is where sugar control is not quite normal, but ... [continue] Pre-diabetes

Updating your details

If you change the name, address, or telephone number, please let our receptionists know by providing proof of the new address in the form of a utility bill or bank ... [continue] Updating your details

Using this website

The medical information on this website, and on any sites linked to from this website, gives general advice only and SHOULD NOT be used as a substitute for the personal ... [continue] Using this website

Veterans Information

Have you ever served in the British Armed Forces?  If you have, then you can tell our team and we will add this code to your medical record. We are ... [continue] Veterans Information

Violent or abusive behaviour

We take seriously any threatening, abusive or violent behaviour against any of our staff or patients. If a patient is violent or abusive, they will be warned to stop their ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 19th January, 2022