I think I may have solved this - just put a <jsp:include> tag in the index.jsp page to include the servlet page I wanted. Will update if there are any problems.
Actually by doing this, the server console is reporting the following exception:
ERROR [[jsp]] Servlet.service() for servlet jsp threw exception java.io.IOException: Stream closed
So if anyone does have any suggestions for how to resolve this I would appreciate it. Thanks.
Used <c:import> instead and now this issue is resolved. Still if anyone has any better solutions to this, that don't involve an include of any sort, I would be interested to hear.