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Latest News

CQC Outstanding Rating

CQC Outstanding Rating. We are delighted to announce that following our inspection in May 2016 the practice have received an outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission. Please click here to view the report or visit Freshwell Health Centre CQC Report 2016

New Self check-In Screen for Patients

We have installed a new automated check-in screen. This is on the left of the reception area. It is hoped that this will reduce queuing in the reception area. Using the screen is easy and there are clear instructions but if you would rather speak to a receptionist please do so. The reception team will help you if you have any queries.

Attending A&E

If you have an urgent medical problem and you are unsure of the correct course of action to take, PLEASE DO CONTACT US FOR GUIDANCE IN THE FIRST INSTANCE.

 I Want Great Care

You can now leave online feedback for our Nurses on the I Want Great Care Website.  Follow the link on our home page and let us know how about the care you received.

From Thursday 25th May for 5 days the road outside the surgery will be closed. Please be assured that we will be here. I have spoken to Essex Highways and they assure us that access to the premises will be maintained at all times.

On Tuesday 30th May the practice will have no electricity due to essential engineering work in the area. We are sorry that this may cause some disruption. We will be here to provide urgent care if it is needed. We will not be able to book appointments, give out test results, take payment by credit card etc. Please allow extra time for both this power outage and the bank holiday when ordering repeat prescriptions.

16th May 2017

Due to technical problems we have had to change the look of our website. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


28th April 2017

Following many years of dedicated service, our Lead Nurse Pippa Manby has retired. We wish her a long, happy and restful retirement.

1st March 2017

Community Transport

Is available for anyone living within the Braintree District Council area who is unable to access public transport.  The Council can provide affordable accessible transport to your appointment and home again.  Please visit their website for more information, e-mail them on or call their friendly Team on 01376 557883.


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