Please note that there will be some changes to our opening hours during the festive period including some service closures. See below for information.
Christmas 2022 opening hours:
22nd December: 8:30am – 5:00pm
23rd December: 8:30am – 5:00pm
24th December (Christmas Eve): Closed
25th December (Christmas Day): Closed
26th December (Boxing Day): Closed
27th December (Christmas Day bank holiday): Closed
28th-30th December: 9:00am – 4:00pm
31st December (New Year’s Eve): Closed
1st January (New Year’s Day): Closed
2nd January (New Year’s Day bank holiday): Closed
3rd January: Normal service hours resume
I need help out of hours, what can I do?
Please call 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk
You can also contact your GP.
Please call 999 or visit your local Accident and Emergency department (A&E) if it is safe for you to do so.
Mental health crisis:
If you find yourself in a mental health crisis and need urgent support, call 111 and select option 2.
You can also contact Samaritans any time, day or night.
- Call 116 123
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Urgent Treatment Centres (UTC) and Accident and Emergency departments (A&E)
Urgent Treatment Centre
Orsett Minor Injury Unit
Address: Rowley Road, Orsett, Grays, Essex, RM16 3EU
Opening Hours: 10:00-19:30 Mon-Sun, 18:30 last Thursday of every month, closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Call: 0300 300 1527
Accident and Emergency departments
Basildon University Hospital
Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
01268 524900 ext 2810 or 2811
Address: Nether Mayne, Basildon, Essex, SS16 5NL
Additional mental health support
Campaign Against Living Miserably
Offering support for people having suicidal thoughts, via helpline or online chat.
Call: 0800 585858
NHS 111Visit NHS 111 online
You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice, but it’s not a life-threatening situation.
For medical emergencies, call 999.
SamaritansVisit the Samaritans website
The Samaritans offer a 24-hour confidential telephone helpline.
Call: 116 123 (24 hours, 365 days)
For emergencies, call 999.
For non-emergencies, call 101.