By SPP Reporter

Colchester Garrison, Colchester
Colchester Garrison, Colchester

Medical Facilities (Service Personnel)
A 10-bedded Medical Reception Station (MRS) in purpose-built accommodation is located in DO1 Merville Barracks (over the bridge towards Roman Camp). The MRS provides all primary health care for Garrison Services personnel, including GP-type appointments, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, and short stay bedding down facilities.

The MRS (Tel: 01206 815656 or mil 94660 5656) should be the first point of contact for all service personnel with illness or injury which is not an emergency. Serious accidents or medical emergencies should be taken direct to Colchester General Hospital.

Civilian Hospitals
Colchester General Hospital, including Maternity Hospital Tel: 01206 747474

North East Essex Mental Health NHS Trust Tel: 01206 228600

St Helena Hospice, Highwoods Tel: 01206 845566

The Oaks Hospital (Private), Mile End Road Tel: 0845 272 9248

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