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