The Rectory Practice

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The Rectory Practice

Photograph of the Rectory Practice

18 Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 1BP

Tel: 01799 522327
Fax: 01799 525436


This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer. Please read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful and informative.


Dr Philip Sills, Dr Clive Paul & Dr Cathy Cowley

Practice Doctors

Dr Jane Weir & Dr Hilary Binns

Surgery Hours

Monday - Thursday  
8.30am - 6.30pm
Friday   7.00am - 6.30pm

Between 12.30 and 2.00pm daily the telephones are switched to an answerphone with the emergency details.


These will be dealt with as soon as possible at all times.
During the day between 8.00am and 6.30pm, telephone 01799 522327.
At night and weekend between 6.30pm and 8.00am, telephone 01371 877410.
In life-threatening emergencies such as severe bleeding, collapse, unconsciousness or severe chest pain, telephone 999 and then call the duty doctor.

Practice News and Notices

For URGENT medical assistance, when the surgery is closed ie: after 6.30pm, Weekends & Bank Holidays  -  which cannot wait until the Surgery re-opens:



Surgery  Appointment  Times:






 8.30am  -  1pm

 8.30am  -  12noon

 8.30am  -  2pm

 8am  -  12noon

 7am  -  12noon

 2pm  -  6pm

 2pm  -  6pm

 2pm  -  6pm

 2pm  -  6pm

 2pm  -  6pm

The surgery will be closed for Education & Training on April 29th 2015 from 12.30pm - the surgery will re-open at 8am on Thursday 30th April.  If you need urgent medical assistance which cannot wait until the surgery re-opens please telephone 1 1 1 .  If it is a life threatening emergency then please telephone  999

INFORMATION  FOR  PATIENTS:  The merger with Borough Lane Surgery is still going ahead and will happen in June this year.   The new name for the combined Practice will be the 'Crocus Medical Practice'.  Alterations are being made to Great Chesterford Surgery to create another consulting room.  Doctors and Staff from both practices will be working across both sites.  All patients from the new practice will be able to attend either premises too.  All the Doctors, Nurses & Staff at both surgeries are committed to making this merger work for the benefit of our patients and to meet the constraints and requirements imposed upon us.  More information to follow in due course.



The practice would like to thank the various advertisers who have helped to produce this Website. However, it must be pointed out that the accuracy of any statements cannot be warranted, nor any products or services advertised, be guaranteed or endorsed


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