St Luke's Health Centre
  • St Luke's Health Centre
  • St Luke's Health Centre
 

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

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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.

July 21st 2014

A Southend doctors’ surgery is encouraging more patients to take advantage of its online booking facility after the latest national GP Patient Survey results published this week reveal a third of patients would like to book online.

January 27th 2015

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January 27th 2015

Antibiotics have been a victim of their own success. There are hundreds of different kinds which are used to treat conditions from mild acne to pneumonia. However, over the years they have become seen as the solution to most common complaints.

January 23rd 2015

National charity Age UK has launched its ‘No one should have no one’ campaign after a survey showed that a quarter of people over 65 (2.9m individuals) felt they had no one to go to for help or support.

January 20th 2015

Dr Adeel Rasul, a GP at The Hill General Practice and Urgent Care Centre in Sparkhill, Birmingham, looks at why the cold is a problem for older people and what they can do to stay healthy and warm.

January 15th 2015

A new report published to coincide with National Obesity Awareness Week issues the stark warning that obesity is one of the biggest threats to public health and could result in more than 50 per cent of people being classified as obese by 2050.

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