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**FLU CLINIC**

Saturday, 30th September 2017

Please call the surgery to book an appointment time.


You can now book Billericay - St. Andrews blood test appointments ONLINE by clicking the link   St. Andrews - Online booking

or call 01702 746065

Monday to Friday 7.30am to 5pm  

STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY


Remember, A&E is for serious and life-threatening illness, injury and accidents only


Online Services

You can order your repeat prescriptions, book some doctors appointments, view historic/future appointments and cancel all appointments online.  In order to do this you need to obtain a username and password from the Surgery (Photo ID required).

Book your No Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) at Stock Surgery where you will experience the clean, safe, high-tech hospital environment of our operating facility, but with the friendly, comfortable ambience of a village GP surgery. We offer professional expertise with a friendly holistic approach, ensuring that our vasectomy patients will feel confident and at ease to have a really good experience.

Here at Stock surgery we have a highly specified operating theatre. It is the perfect environment for all forms of operation where local anaesthetic is used, including no scalpel vasectomy. We have provided community surgical services with expert advice and support since 2008 and Dr Acorn has performed thousands of vasectomies during that time.

We are located near to Chelmsford, Billericay and Brentwood.

The non-scalpel procedure is the most up to date technique for best possible outcomes. It is the procedure of choice because it has been shown to have a lower failure rate AND a lower incidence of operative complications when compared to more traditional methods. NSV is the procedure you will have when you have your vasectomy with Dr Acorn at Stock Surgery.

NSV differs from traditional vasectomy in the following ways.

  • A hyfrecator (sophisticated electrical cutting device) is used to cut and to cauterise during the procedure.
  • A single small incision in the midline of the scrotum is made instead of two larger incisions, one each side.
  • The tubes are cut and cauterised instead of being tied.
  • The small incision doesn’t require stitches.
  • Special instruments have been designed just for this procedure.
  • The NSV is relatively quick and minimally invasive

You will not feel any discomfort during your vasectomy as we use a micro-fine 31 gauge to instil the rapid-acting local anaesthetic. And you can feel completely at ease welcomed by our friendly, professional staff and in the hands of a highly qualified vasectomy surgeon (Dr Acorn) with many years experience. There are excellent road links via M25 and A12 from surrounding areas and we have a large free carpark.

If you think vasectomy is the contraceptive for you, make sure you get a no scalpel vasectomy. Unfortunately vasectomy procedures are now no longer available as an NHS treatment in Mid-Essex, but we are able to offer patient funded NSV at an affordable price here at Stock Surgery. The total cost including semen analysis is £275; you will not find a better service nor better value!

Please make sure you read and comprehend the No Scalpel Vasectomy information sheet thoroughly, before you make a decision – vasectomy is a permanent contraceptive. Please click on the following links to download further information about the operation. They are all in PDF format:

No Scalpel Vasectomy Information Sheet

Vasectomy Consent Form

After the Operation

Copy of leaflet you may have received from your GP

how to book you appointment...

You do not need a GP referral, but you will need to have a phone consultation with Dr Acorn to check for any health issues and to make sure you are aware of all the considerations required for making a fully informed decision in asking for permanent contraception. To complete the booking it is really helpful if you can have decided on a preferred date for your operation (operating is on a Monday afternoon). The waiting list is usually 2 weeks.

Please email your phone number to essexvasectomy@gmail.com or text 07932 006400 to ask for a phone consultation and Dr Acorn will call you back.

a few recent testimonials:

Mr W, Waltham Abbey "Dr Acorn and his staff were absolutely fantastic and made the whole experience easy to overcome"

Mr W, Chelmsford "Dr A was excellent, put me at ease"

Mr P, Stock "I was put immediately very much at ease and felt comfortable and well taken care of throughout"

Mr H, Benfleet "Very professional, felt comfortable and relaxed"

Mr S, Sidcup "Very straight forward and professional experience. A calm environment with excellent staff. I hardly knew what was happening!"

Mr C, Braintree "As painless and uncomplicated as you could wish for. Friendly and professional"

Mr H, Westcliff-on-Sea "Dr Acorn and his assistant nurse very very nice and really helped create a relaxed environment during the whole process"

 
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