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Walk In Patients

The North Colchester Healthcare Centre is a GP Practice which incorporates a Walk In Centre service.  Patients do not need an appointment in order to be seen by a Clinician.

The Centre is unable to offer the following services:

  • Repeat Prescriptions - Please contact your own GP surgery for repeat prescriptions
  • Cardiac Chest Pain
  • X-Ray
  • Suturing
  • Neck Pain following a Road Traffic Accident


The Centre is able to offer the following services:

  • Minor illness
    • Minor throat/chest infections
    • Minor stomach complaints
    • Urine infections
    • Earache and ear infection - Please note that the Centre does not offer ear irrigation (removal of wax
    • Skin complaints, including rashes, minor allergic reactions and insect bites/stings
  • Minor Injury
    • Minor wounds, bruising, swelling - Please note that the Centre does not offer wound suturing
    • Minor head injury with no loss of consciousness or vomitting
    • Muscle, bone and joint injuries e.g. sprains, strains and soft tissue injury - Please note that the Centre does not offer x-ray facilities
  • Dental advice - Please note that the Centre gives advice only and suggested pain relief 
  • Eye problems e.g. infection, removal of foreign objects
  • Emergency Contraception and Advice
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Healthcare Checks for 40-74 year olds - Please note that checks can not be carried out without a letter from your GP

These are just examples of the type of minor injuries and illnesses that can be assisted with at the Centre, if you are unsure, please give us a call.