Southend East PCN
A PCN Hub for Health & Social Care based at Norton Place
We are a collaboration of six GP practices. We provide care to approximately 37,200 patients from Southchurch, Thorpe Bay, and Shoeburyness.
Stop smoking and good things happen When you quit smoking, good things start to happen — you can begin to see almost immediate improvements to your health.
It's much easier to quit when you get the right support and there are lots of options to choose from. Check out our free tools and tips to help you stay on track.
Let's do this and make 2024 the year you quit.
Know Your Numbers
Getting a blood pressure check is the first step to preventing heart attacks and strokes. High blood pressure is a major cause of both these diseases. Yet, it usually has no symptoms until it’s too late. That's why it’s known as ‘the silent killer’. Knowing your numbers means you can start making healthy lifestyle changes. Or, if necessary, you can start taking medicines to lower your blood pressure to a healthy level. So, it’s essential to make the time to check your blood pressure to see if it’s under control.
NHS Talking Therapies
The NHS is encouraging anyone struggling with feelings of depression, or anxiety such as excessive worry, panic attacks, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress, or obsessions and compulsions, to seek help through NHS Talking Therapies services. These are effective, confidential and free treatments delivered by trained clinicians, online, on the phone, or in person. If you live in England and are aged 18 or over, you can access NHS talking therapies services for anxiety and depression.
One month. Only water. Are you up for the challenge?
This February, we’re challenging you to give up all your favourite drinks and stick to drinking only water while raising vital funds to support people affected by diabetes.
Commit to swapping tea breaks for water dates, pints of beer for pints of water and fizzy drinks for sparkling water.
And through your fundraising, you’ll be standing beside everyone affected by diabetes.