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The Practice provides new GP services at Rochford and Hawkwell Practice

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The Practice provides new GP services at Rochford and Hawkwell Practice

NHS South East Essex is pleased to announce that 'The Practice' has officially opened its doors to patients as the new provider of GP services at the Rochford and Hawkwell Practice.

Chair of NHS South East Essex, Katherine Kirk, said “I would like to take this opportunity to thank representatives from the Rochford & Hawkwell practice patient group for their valued involvement in finding a new provider of GP services for residents of Rochford & Hawkwell.

The surgeries now become The Practice Leecon Way and The Practice Hawkwell.

Ken Berry, a patient at the practice, said “We now have a solid foundation to enable us to continue providing the best medical care for our community. I feel assured that 'The Practice' will deliver the services we need.”

This message was echoed by the Chair of the Patient Group, Lorraine Holdich, who commented “We are delighted that we have a practice delivering services for the patients of Hawkwell and Rochford. Dr Sen would be pleased that the practice is continuing. I would also like to pass on my thanks to the patient group and Ian Stidston and his team at NHS South East Essex for all their hard work and dedication.”

'The Practice' is a provider with a wealth of experience in the provision of health care and more specifically, they have a successful five year track record in running GP and other community healthcare services.

Their innovative, flexible and responsive approach to the provision of good quality healthcare; coupled with strong management skills and the ability to tailor services to meet local patient needs has clearly supported their selection.

Debbie Raven, Chief Operating Officer at The Practice said: “After being selected as the new provider back in July of this year it's now great to be opening our doors to patients. We held open events at both surgeries last week where we met some of our patients and listened to their views. We look forward to using our experience to develop the services on offer to meet the healthcare needs of local residents.”

For further information on how to register at either surgeries, please call into reception for a welcome pack. Alternatively please see the section on registering as a new patient on this website where registration forms are available to download.

Location & Contact Details

The Practice Leecon Way

1 Leecon Way

Appointment Telephone No.: 01702 547828

Opening times

Monday 08:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 07:30 - 18:30
Thursday 08:00 - 18:30
Friday 07:30 - 18:30
Saturday 09.00 - 11.00 (alternate weeks)

The Practice Hawkwell

2 Hawkwell Park Drive

Appointment Telephone No.: 01702 207146

Opening times

Monday 08:00 - 18:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 19.00
Wednesday 08.00 - 19:00
Thursday 08:00 - 19:00
Friday 08:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09.00 - 11.00 (alternate weeks)

For further information on this news item please contact
Sarah Jeffery on 01494 690930