The Thurrock Health Hubs offer GP and nurse appointments weekday evenings and at the weekend. If you would like to book an appointment at the hubs, please phone your registered GP practice. The opening times for the hubs over the Christmas period are:

  • Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 December 7pm to 10pm
  • Sunday 26 to Tuesday 28 December 9am to 12noon
  • Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 December 7pm to 10pm
  • Saturday 1 to Monday 3 January 9am to 12noon

Orsett minor injuries unit is open 10am to 7:30pm Monday to Sunday but will be closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Your pharmacy can offer medical advice on a range of conditions including coughs, colds, aches and pains, all without the need for an appointment. Over the Christmas period, your regular pharmacy may be shut or have different opening times on the bank holidays. Please check your pharmacy opening times before you visit to ensure they are open.

If you have an urgent medical problem that’s not life threatening, or you’re not sure what to do, just visit You will be directed to the service that best meets your needs. You can also call 111 which is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.