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Thurrock First is the first point of contact for a number of health needs. All you need to do is call the one number and you will be directed to the most appropriate service. If you live in Thurrock and over 18, you can call the number to access:

  • Adult social care
  • Mental health
  • Health problems that have been diagnosed and for which on-going care is needed
  • Where to get help with other health problems
  • Care that’s available in the community

Some of the health problems that the service can help with include:

  • Catheters and wound dressings
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) lung conditions
  • Continence problems
  • Diabetes and insulin needs
  • Falls, or are recovering from a fall
  • Family members nearing the end of life