Castle Hedingham
01787 461465

Sible Hedingham
01787 460612

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.

Abdominal Screening – Men over 65

The NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme for men over 65 years old will soon be inviting patients for screening. An AAA is formed when the main blood vessel in ... [continue] Abdominal Screening – Men over 65

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 GPsurgery.net. The practice can edit the website ... [continue] Accessibility Statement

Appointments

We triage so we see the most unwell patients first. We need your help; please let our reception team know why you need an appointment. They’re not working against you. ... [continue] Appointments

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 Practice Manager in ... [continue] Complaints and compliments

Covid-19 Vaccine

CORONAVIRUS VACCINATION UPDATE 15.12.2020 Please visit our website www.hedmed.co.uk for updated information Our GP colleagues and their teams in Primary Care are beginning vaccination across mid and south Essex. A small ... [continue] Covid-19 Vaccine

How to register

If you live within our Practice area you are welcome to register with us and our reception staff will be happy to guide you through this procedure.  Eligibility can be ... [continue] How to register

Low Carb Programme for the Colne Valley PCN

Weight Loss & The Colne Valley Low Carb Project Are you interested in a healthy diet, weight loss, being able to put Type 2 diabetes or Prediabetes into remission? Then ... [continue] Low Carb Programme for the Colne Valley PCN

Mental Health information

Mental Health information and resources for patients (updated 7th April 2020) National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/   NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you’re worried about a ... [continue] Mental Health information

Named Accountable GP

The allocated named accountable GP, as at April 2019, is Dr A T Hedingham Pooled List for all patients.

Patient advice

The following advice is intended for patients with diabetes who become unwell with Coronavirus.   CLICK HERE for Type 1 Diabetes CLICK HERE for Type 2 Diabetes  

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 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

Villages covered include: Castle and Sible Hedingham The Yeldhams The Maplesteads Ridgewell The Belchamps Toppesfield Stamborne Bulmer Gestingthorpe Check to see if you are in our catchment area HERE  

Pregnancy Self Referral

Pregnancy Self-Referral form If you have just had confirmation that you are pregnant, Congratulations! You can use the online self-referral form to book with Colchester Hospital Midwives (including Clacton/Harwich and Halstead Midwives) ... [continue] Pregnancy Self Referral

Social Prescriber

Community Support in the Braintree District Click on the Community Support 360 link below to read about community support available to you  – community transport, Essex Wellbeing Service, Citizens Advice, ... [continue] Social Prescriber

Updating your details

If you change name, address or telephone number, please let our receptionists know by calling or writing to us. Alternatively you can download a change of address form from our ... [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

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

LGBT+

For information on the NHS Cervical Screening Programme for lesbian and bisexual women, click this link lesbian-bisexual-leaflet-sep09