Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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PALS advisor

Mid Essex CCG does not have a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS), however a number of NHS healthcare providers who operate across mid Essex do offer this service. They will be able to deal with your concerns and can offer you information, support and assistance.


Mid and South Essex Hospitals

For enquiries/advice relating to Broomfield, Southend or Basildon Hospitals, please contact their PALS department. Visit the Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust website for more details.

Essex Partnership University Trust

EPUT provides a number of services across our system such as, mental health, community services and learning disability services.

For enquiries/advice relating to Essex Partnership University Trust, please email their PALS department via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

North East London Foundation Trust

NELFT provides a number of services across our system such as community services including inpatient community hospital beds and the Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Service (EWMHS) supporting children aged 0-18, or up to 25 for those with special educational needs.

For enquiries/advice relating to North East London Foundation Trust, please email their PALS department via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Primary Care Services

If you require advice about a GP, dentist, optician or pharmacist, then you can contact NHS England via the following:

Call: 0300 311 2233
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Help finding local NHS services

Healthwatch Essex’s Information Signposting and Service works to help people across mid Essex get the best out of local NHS services. You can find advice and signposting to mid Essex health and social care services on the Healthwatch Essex website or by calling 0300 500 1895 or texting 077123 95398.

What if I want to make a formal complaint?

If you want to make a formal complaint, please visit our complaints page.