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

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

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

Mental Health information

Mental Health information and resources for patients (updated 7th April 2020) National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247   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 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

The Castle Surgery and Hilton House Surgery Merger

Thank you for visiting the new website for Hedingham Medical Centre. Hedingham Medical Centre is the new name from 1st April 2019 for the merged practices of The Castle Surgery and ... [continue] The Castle Surgery and Hilton House Surgery Merger

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


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