Practice update

We understand that a number of patients have voiced concerns recently relating to the way in which the health centre is currently operating.

Need help with a non-urgent medical or admin request? Contact us online.

Welcome to Ongar Health Centre

Ongar Health Centre is a three partner, dispensing, teaching and training practice with a list size of approximately 12,400 patients. Our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Flu Vaccination Delay:
Due to unforeseen freight challenges, we have been advised that there is currently a 1-2week delay on receiving our Flu Vaccinations. Please note we will be inviting you for your vaccination as soon as we have confirmation of a delivery date. This may be at short notice but if you are eligible we will be in contact.
Thank you

Please note that dispensing patients are currently able to collect their medications from the dispensary at Ongar Health Centre between 11:30-13:30 and 16:30-18:00 only.

NHS App

Owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet — including prescriptions and appointments.

NHS App displayed on mobile phone

Know who to turn to for your healthcare

We want to help you get the right medical assistance when you’re ill, injured or have a long term condition. Going directly to the person with the appropriate skills is important. This can help you to a speedier recovery and makes sure all NHS services are run efficiently.

Pharmacist

When you need healthcare advice or help with medicines

Optician

Sudden loss of vision. Blurred vision. Painful or red eyes?

Dentist

When your mouth or teeth need urgent attention

NHS Out-of-hours

When your GP and local pharmacy are closed

Minor injury

You will usually need a GP referral, except in an emergency.

Accident & Emergency

When an illness or injury is serious or life-threatening

Alert

Coronavirus Update

Flu Vaccination Delay:
Due to unforeseen freight challenges, we have been advised that there is currently a 1-2week delay on receiving our Flu Vaccinations. Please note we will be inviting you for your vaccination as soon as we have confirmation of a delivery date. This may be at short notice but if you are eligible we will be in contact.
Thank you

Please note that dispensing patients are currently able to collect their medications from the dispensary at Ongar Health Centre between 11:30-13:30 and 16:30-18:00 only.

Please do not contact the Practice regarding written proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccination. The mechanism for proving your vaccine status is through the NHS app.

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully completed our COVID Secure Safety Assessment

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