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Extended Access  *** New Service ***

From 1 August 2018 GP and nurse appointments will be available in Chelmsford during the evenings and at weekends.

These appointments are offered at North Chelmsford NHS Healthcare Centre (by Sainsburys) from 6:30 - 8:00 pm Monday to Friday and from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at weekends.

To book an appointment please speak to a reception team member.

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).

You can now book Billericay - St. Andrews blood test appointments ONLINE

Click the link below to be taken straight to the website

St. Andrews - Online booking

or call 01702 746065

Monday to Friday 7.30am to 5pm  


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


Non-scalpel Vasectomy (NSV)

There are only two centres in the Chelmsford area dedicated to providing an NHS vasectomy service for the Mid-Essex PCT. These are Stock Surgery (Dr Acorn) and WJC Hospital, Braintree (Dr Paterson). In both centres you will automatically be offered a no scalpel vasectomy because of its well documented superior outcomes.

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 non-scalpel vasectomy.

The non-scalpel procedure is the most up to date technique for performing a vasectomy operation. 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.

The no scalpel vasectomy (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 to perform

If you think vasectomy is the contraceptive for you, make sure you get a no scalpel vasectomy. 

The total cost including semen analysis is £275; you will not find a better service nor better value!

To book your appointment you do not need a GP referral, but you will need to have a phone consultation with Dr Acorn. Please text your enquiry to 07932006400 or email and Dr Acorn will call you back

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 From

After the Operation

Copy of leaflet you may have received from your GP

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