Hassengate Medical Centre
Please see "Latest News" section about information sharing and access to your records
This surgery in Stanford-le-Hope aims to provide the highest quality healthcare to the patients registered with us. Our doctors, nurses and all our other staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and this surgery website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice.
The Medical Centre is staffed from 08:00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and from 07:00 on Tuesday. The surgery closes at 18:45 everyday except Wednesday when it closes at 20:00. For more details about opening times and appointments see the appointments page.
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Facilities & Access
Our premises are purpose built with wheelchair access throughout, toilet facilities suitable for people with physical impairments and baby changing facilities.
Outside there is space for buggies and limited car parking spaces, including two designated as parking for those with disabilities.
If you suffer from any form of impairment or have any special needs and may need help in using the service we provide, please make yourself and your needs known to our reception staff - we will do all that can reasonably be done to help. If you are likely to need help or assistance when visiting us, please bring a friend. See our “Guide for our patients with disabilities”.
To Register for On-line appointments / repeat medication as well as your summary information
Please contact the practice to obtain your own pin and other details, to enable you to log on to https://patient.emisaccess.co.uk and book appointments, order repeat medication or let us know you have changed your address or telephone number. It is the intent of this practice to widen this system to allow patients access to their own records by 31st March 2015, currently we are awaiting clear guidance to ensure your interests are protected.
Should you want full access to your records created from 1st April 2015
Please contact the practice receptionists and read and complete the specific form that will allow you to obtain your own details. This facility will not, usually, be available to patients under the age of 18yrs.
This practice may supply personal health data to comply with its legal obligations from time to time, as directed by the Secretary of State for Health, or other recognised Statutory Authority.
Anonymised data on the use of fit notes is being provided to the HSCIC on behalf of Department of Health, and the Department for Work and Pensions. This will enable the Department for Work and Pensions to undertake research analysis to inform policy relating to employment and sickness absence, including evaluation of Fit for Work.
ICO information page for the public: www.ico.org.uk/for-the-public
HSCIC information page about collections: www.hscic.gov.uk/article/4963/What-we-collect
HSCIC information pages for the public: www.hscic.gov.uk/yourinfo www.hscic.gov.uk/article/3388/How-we-look-after-information
For details on how this data may be used visit: www.gov.uk/dwp/fit-note-data
Out of Hours
Please be aware that from the 1st December care out of hours will be provided by IC24 - please call 111 directly to access this care.
If you, or anyone you know, have any physical or sensory difficulties in using the Practice facilities we welcome any suggestions from you to improve this.
Want to get involved or know more please contact the practice manager who will share your contact details with the chair of the group
Fees for non NHS work
Hassengate Medical Centre is committed to protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults and we will make their welfare our highest priority. Where additional support is necessary this will include working with other agencies. If you have any concerns about a child or Vulnerable adult please speak to us. Initially speak to our safeguarding deputy lead - Mr Russell Vine,
or if the issue is of a clinical nature then please talk to either Dr Spraggins in respect of a person aged up to 18yrs or Dr Murphy in respect of a person aged 18yrs or over. In an emergency please call either 101 – Emergency Services or Thurrock Council on 01375 652652 and ask for the safeguarding team
Anesi Healthcare Ltd
This practice is a member of the above, see http://www.anesihealthcare.org.uk/
This practice charges our patients for any service provided that is beyond of the scope of services covered by the NHS. These fees could include reports for solicitors, Insurance, Education or Housing, cost of holiday / travel vaccinations and costs of Medical examinations as required for legal or occupational health needs. The minimum fee charged is usually £30. Please ask reception before requesting work that you feel may not be covered by the NHS, you will then know before requesting that work.
(Site updated 21/02/2018)