Providers of services in Thurrock


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:


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) .

For more information, 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

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT)


MPFT is the provider of several mental health services in Thurrock. These include:

Inclusion Thurrock: a mental health service that provides talking therapies to all people over 18 in Thurrock who are suffering from depression or anxiety. Therapies include counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy and therapist guided self-help.

Recovery College: a partnership between Inclusion Thurrock and Thurrock Mind that provides educational courses for Thurrock residents over 18. The courses help attendees build mental resilience as well as help them to live and stay well.

Inclusion Visions Thurrock: a service to help people over 18 who are affected by problems associated with drugs and/or alcohol.