St Luke's Health Centre
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Please note: As of 1st April 2016 we have new opening hours and no longer offer a walk-in facility. We are now accepting new registrations, please contact the surgery for a registration form. 

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 registered patients in Southend on Sea. We’re here every day from 8am-6:30pm Monday to Friday and from 10am-1pm at weekends, all of our team is passionate about giving you the best possible healthcare.

Why choose St Luke's?

We provide daytime and weekend 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.

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

Nurse practitioners – they’re certainly not just playing at it

Nurse practitioners – they’re certainly not just playing at it

May 11 2016

Thursday May 12 is International Nurses Day. Nursing takes many shapes and forms in many different locations. Birmingham-based Rebecca Ransome-Wallis is a specialist nurse practitioner and plays a key role in patient care.

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Parents urged to encourage kids to get active in Easter break

Parents urged to encourage kids to get active in Easter break

March 24 2016

WITH the two-week school Easter holidays looming, parents are being urged to take the opportunity to encourage their children to get active.Dr Marjorie Gillespi

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Patients reminded walk-in centre open over Easter – and also to check their repeat prescriptions

Patients reminded walk-in centre open over Easter – and also to check their repeat prescriptions

March 21 2016

PEOPLE are being reminded that a local walk-in centre will be open throughout the Easter weekend, able to assist with a range of minor injuries and illnesses –

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Doctor urges people to heed dehydration warning

Doctor urges people to heed dehydration warning

March 14 2016

A DOCTOR has urged people to heed warnings about the importance of drinking plenty of fluids to avoid the risk of severe dehydration which, if left untreated, c

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