Thurrock CCG does not directly supply NHS services in Thurrock but instead commissions (or buys) services from a selection of providers. The services that these providers supply meet the Secondary Care needs of Thurrock – such as hospital, ambulance and community services (Primary Care services such as GPs, dentists, pharmacists and opticians are commissioned by NHS England).
Thurrock CCG works closely with our providers as well as Thurrock Council, health professionals and local voluntary organisations to ensure that local people have high quality services. Click on the boxes below to find out a bit more about our service providers:
In addition to emergency care, hospital treatment can be arranged through your GP, dentist and optician. Treatment at NHS hospitals is free if you are a resident in England.
You have a legal right to select which hospital you're referred to by your GP. You may make your selection based on a number of factors, which may include waiting times, reputation, visiting policies or parking facilities.
The local community hospital in Thurrock is:
Thurrock Community Hospital
Tel: 01375 390044
Basildon Hospital is the nearest hospital to Thurrock with an accident and emergency department as well as treatment for a range of conditions including cancer, stroke and heart attack. Other nearby hospitals include:
Tel: 0845 155 3111
Tel: 01245 362000
Tel: 01702 435555
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTUH)
BTUH is the main provider of acute hospital services for Thurrock, which includes a range of services for a number of conditions such as cancer, stroke, diabetes and many more.
The two main sites for BTUH are at Basildon and Orsett Hospitals, which includes Basildon’s Accident and Emergency department. The trust provides services for over 405,000 people and is commissioned by a number of CCGs in South Essex.
For more information on the trust, visit the BTUH website.
North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT)
NELFT is the primary community services provider in Thurrock, and provides services such as district nursing, health visiting, school nursing and speech and language therapy.
Thurrock Community Hospital is one of the locations NELFT operates from.
For more information, visit the NELFT website.
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT)
In Thurrock, EPUT provides some mental health and learning disabilities services, which includes community mental health teams and learning disability services.
EPUT also provides some community services: podiatry and continence services.
For more information, visit the EPUT website.
St. Luke’s Hospice
St. Luke’s Hospice provides end of life care for Thurrock. The holistic, multidisciplinary care provided by St. Luke’s is offered to people suffering from advanced, life-threatening illness and is given within the hospice or at home.
St Luke’s is also the service provider for the pdf South Essex Lymphoedema Service (224 KB) .
Wellbeing, Information and Support Hub (WISH)
St. Luke’s Hospice's Wellbeing, Information and Support Hub (WISH) supports people living with a life-challenging or life-limiting illness.
The integrated service combines three traditional hospice departments; Day Hospice, the Information Resource Service and Complementary Therapy Service; under one umbrella, making it an easier for people to receive a holistic experience.
A comprehensive package of support is on offer, with a variety of clinical and therapeutic services and support groups available. Alongside professional advice, people are supported to make their choices and decisions about the support they need, helping them maintain independence, build knowledge and confidence to live as well as possible with their condition and enhance their quality of life.
The support on offer includes medical assessments and support from specialist nurses and doctors, access to wellbeing support groups and courses, outpatient clinics and complementary therapies including massage.
For more information on all the services St Luke's Hospice provides, visit the St Luke’s Hospice website.
East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust
The ambulance service provides transport for patients in Thurrock, Essex and the whole of the East of England. In addition to transport, the service provides 999 and NHS 111 services as well as having specially trained staff for responding to exceptional incidences (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive).
For more information, visit the East of England Ambulance service website.