Aveley Medical Centre rated “Inadequate” after inspection

Aveley Medical Centre rated “Inadequate” after inspection

THE AVELEY Medical Centre has received a highly critical report by a government health watchdog. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited the centre off High Street, Aveley on December 12th, 2018. The report is a long and detailed list of shortfallings at the centre, culminating in a judgement that is is “inadequate”. The full report […]

Report critical of mental health services in Thurrock

Report critical of mental health services in Thurrock

By Local Democracy Reporter Steve Shaw THURROCK Council is looking to transform adult mental health services after it was revealed that the majority of service users have not received the treatment they expected. A report from Thurrock Council states that 88 per cent of service users felt unsupported in their mental health issue and describes […]

Endometriosis Support Group meeting details

Endometriosis Support Group meeting details

HERE are details of the Endometriosis Support group. Starting on the 8th January, the group will meet the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8:00pm. It aims to give women that suffer with Endometriosis a place to share their worries, gain support and make friends. The resident gynaecology nurse is always on hand to answer […]

Diabetes Awareness Month: Time to book education course

Diabetes Awareness Month: Time to book education course

DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH – A GREAT TIME TO BOOK ON A DIABETES EDUCATION COURSE IN Thurrock approximately 7,600 people are diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. This form of diabetes can be managed with diet and knowing what can improve your blood sugars and how to manage medication. As diabetes awareness month ends this week (30 […]

National HIV Testing week in Thurrock

National HIV Testing week in Thurrock

NATIONAL HIV Testing Week kicked off on 17 November in Thurrock with a focus on people being able to access free and confidential rapid HIV testing. Terrence Higgins Trust, the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity, will be holding an awareness and information stand at Thurrock Health Centre and will also be providing free […]