St Luke's Health Centre
Beat the queue - consult our GPs from home
 

Please note: Our patient list is currently closed and we are unable to take registration requests on line.

Welcome to St Luke’s Health Centre

Our family-friendly NHS doctors' surgery provides flexible treatment and advice for a range of minor illnesses and injuries to the community of Southend on Sea. We’re here every day 8am to 8pm, including bank holidays and each of our team is passionate about giving you the best possible healthcare.

Our telephone number is changing

From 26th January we are introducing a new telephone system, which will ensure you receive the treatment or advice that is right for you. Our new number will be: 0333 321 0918. Calls will be charged at a local rate from landlines and mobiles. Calls will be included in ‘inclusive minutes’ packages in the same way as a local call.

Why choose St Luke's?

Here for you all day, every day

We provide daytime, evening, weekend and bank holiday appointments with a range of healthcare professionals, from doctors and nurses to healthcare assistants. However busy your lifestyle, you should be able to see a healthcare professional at a time that suits you.

If it’s urgent, simply walk in

Our walk-in service treats minor injuries and illnesses and is available for people who aren’t registered with us, as well as those who are. Simply come along to the health centre and we will see you as soon as we can. Find out more about our walk-in service.

Services to suit you

As a registered patient you can access our full range of services and arrange to see a doctor of your choice at a time to suit you. You can see a medical professional within 24 hours and book appointments up to eight weeks ahead. You can even choose a male or female doctor or health professional – giving you complete confidence. Take a look at our full list of services for registered patients.

We speak your language

Our doctors are multilingual, so if your first language isn’t English and you’d prefer to be seen by a doctor who speaks your language, we will do our best to make sure that happens. Take a look at our meet the team page to find out which languages our team speak.

Easy to find

The St Luke’s Health Centre is on Pantile Avenue behind the Cumberlege Intermediate Care Centre. Bus and rail links are close by and we’ve free onsite parking.

Trust us to care

St Luke's is run by Care UK the UK’s largest independent provider of health and social care. Care UK works with local authorities and NHS commissioners to run a broad range of services, from urgent care services and GP practices like St Luke’s, to out-of-hours and 111 services, care homes and home care services.

We believe in delivering efficient, accessible and high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times as well as the number of visits to A&E departments that could be handled by other services.

Online appointments

Patients can book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online. Find out more about online appointments.

Online prescriptions

Patients are able to order, view and print a list of repeat prescriptions or medicines and appliances online. Find out more about online prescriptions.

Coming soon: online patient record

We plan to offer patients the facility to view, download and print summary information from their record online. The information will relate to medications, allergies, adverse reactions and any other items agreed between the practice and individual patient by 31 March 2015, subject to the availability of NHS GP systems and software.

We publicise and promote our online services to our practice patients through this website, practice waiting room leaflets, posters and the Patient Participation Group. Find out more about our Patient Participation Group.

Our news

Health news

February 9th 2015

Belinda Moore, the Chair of Care UK’s Wellbeing Foundation Board, talks about why the Foundation is supporting music therapy initiatives and outlines some of the charities which have already benefited from its grassroots grants.

December 23rd 2014

Everyone wants Christmas to be magical but all too often it can become stressful as family members’ different needs and expectations collide. Maizie Mears-Owen offers advice on how to survive Christmas and support relatives with dementia.

December 12th 2014

 Care UK today announced the appointment with immediate effect of Phil Whitecross as Chief Financial Officer.

February 27th 2015

The government has announced it will invest more than £300 million into dementia research and innovation as part of a five year strategy to improve care and awareness of the condition which currently affects approximately 800,000 people in the U

February 27th 2015

The government has announced it will invest more than £300 million into dementia research and innovation as part of a five year strategy to improve care and awareness of the condition which currently affects approximately 800,000 people in the U

February 26th 2015

Have you ever noticed a yellow or orange box on the wall or in the reception area of a public building and wondered what it’s for? Chances are it’s a defibrillator.

February 25th 2015

National eating disorders charity Beat estimates that conditions such as anorexia and bulimia cost the UK economy £15 billion each year when factoring in treatment, reduced productivity and lost earnings.

February 23rd 2015

Norovirus is again in the news with outbreaks closing hospital wards and keeping people from visiting loved ones in care homes. Dr Marjorie Gillespie urges people who think they have the illness to stay at home to prevent it spreading.

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