Mersea Island Medical Practice

32 Kingsland Road, West Mersea, CO5 8RA.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 6.30pm. Weekend and Bank Holidays - closed.
Tel: 01206 382015
Fax: 01206 385593
Tel: 0845 602 5215 (out of hours)


Colchester Hospital University
Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JL.
Tel: 01206 747474

Urgent Treatment Centre
Colchester Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JL.
Telephone 111 to book a time slot at the Urgent Treatment Centre
Website: urgent-care-in-north-east-essex

NHS Cervical Screening
For more information: click here 


West Mersea Dental Surgery
32a Kingsland Road, West Mersea, CO5 8RA.
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday - 8.30am to 5.30pm, Friday - 8.30am to 5pm.
Tel: 01206 384504


Age Concern
Come Dine with Us, Fish & Chip Club based in Stanway or North Hill, Colchester - click here, Stanway or click here, North Hill Colchester 
Community Groups; various locations (including West Mersea): Community Groups Timetable and North Hill Colchester Timetable 

Replacement tubes, batteries, hearing screening, otoscopy, signposting and advice.
Where: Council Office, 10 Melrose Road, West Mersea, CO5 8JD.
When: 1st Friday of the month from 12pm to 3pm
For more information or to book an appointment, please contact Angie Baker on 07442 538939
Poster: click here 

Carers FIRST (FIRST Choice for Carers)
Do you look after a relative or friend who due to ill health, physical or mental illness, disability, frailty, or addiction cannot manage without your support? If you do, then you are a carer and you may wish to talk to someone about your caring role.
Carers FIRST offers a range of services for adult carers. 
Tel: 0300 303 1555

Community Agents Essex
Supporting older people and informal carers to find and develop independent living solutions from within their local community. 

Community Agents Essex
Are you looking to make changes to improve your social, physical and mental wellbeing?
Tel: 0300 303 9988 (aged over 18 and live in Essex)
Poster: click here 

Essex Carers Support
Are you an unpaid carer? Click on the link below for support.
Tel: 01255 474410
The 'Time 4 You' project is available to all carers (18+) who live in the Essex County Council area. There is an opportunity to obtain a grant to help achieve 'Time 4 You', click here for more details. 

Essex Wellbeing Service
The Essex Wellbeing Service are looking for community volunteers to help with an array of tasks such as buddy support for shopping, dog walking, physical activity, IT issues. Keeping a garden accessible (grass cutting and weed control). Medicine collecting, posting mail, phone friend, safeguarding door step check, transport to hospital or GP.
If you wish to know more details: click here

Health & Social Care (Essex County Council)
Tel: 0345 603 7630

North East Essex Crisis Cafe
Tel: 0300 330 9492
Leaflet: click here 

St Helena
Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9JU.
Tel: 01206 845566

Victim Support
Tel: 01277 357557
Poster: click here 
Website: victimsupport get involved/volunteer 


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Contact Details

West Mersea Town Council
10 Melrose Road, West Mersea
Colchester, Essex, CO5 8JD

Telephone: 01206 382128

Office opening hours: Monday, Tuesday & Friday 9am to 12pm.

You can still contact us by telephone and email at other times.