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SURGERY NEWS

CQC Inspection

We have recently been inspected by the Care Quality Commission and the full report is now available in the PDF below:

CQC Report


Introducing Family Find Get Give

This is a new online live support service for parents and carers, who are worried about their child's mental health.

Parents and carers need to email to register their interest or to ask any questions specifically about the service.

Family Find Get Give - Poster

Website: http://www.findgetgive.com/family


Supporting people with everyday living

My Life is an easy-to-use, online directory listing local Brighton & Hove and national organisations and services that support everyday living, helping people to stay healthy, happy, and as independent as possible.

If you, a friend, or a family member need or know someone who needs care and support in their day to day lives, please direct them to My Life.

My Life Flyer


Seasonal Flu vaccinations

We have now received the new Influenza vaccinations and will shortly be contacting eligible patients to book in for our Flu clinics.


For MINOR Injuries, you need to go to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton -

Tel 01273 696955 or the Lewes Victoria Hospital - Tel 01273 474153


*NEW* - Have a look at our new Self Help and Tools section for loads of useful information on local services - Click HERE


Had a recent appointment with us? Give us your feedback now! Click HERE.


#IAMWHOLE - Mental Health Day 

A new NHS Mental Health Anti-Stigma campaign will launch on Monday 10 October, World Mental Health Day 2016, in partnership with the YMCA across England.

Created in Brighton & Hove through a partnership between the local NHS, Brighton & Hove City Council and young people from the city's YMCA Right Here project, #IAMWHOLE aims to reach out to young people on social media, as well as to parents, teachers, employers and services that provide mental health support for young people.

More information can be found by going here: https://www.thunderclap.it/en/projects/46725-iamwhole


Electronic Prescriptions

On February 16th 2016 we will be starting to issue Electronic Prescriptions.

This will only happen for patients have 'nominated' a preferred pharmacy for the prescriptions to be sent to.  You can nominate a pharmacy by asking your current pharmacist, or by coming in to us.

You can click HERE for a brief document explaining the new system.


Self-Care and minor ailments

As the colder winter months are well and truly upon us, keeping well is especially important for those Christmas holidays!

To this end and also to try and prevent unnecessary visits to your doctor, you might find this website useful: www.selfcareforum.org . This website provides lots of information and resources about looking after your general health, which you may find useful


Suicide Prevention

A new Suicide Prevention app is available.

It includes an app store link for Google and Apple - the app has loads of really useful information such as :

  • Quick access to national crisis support helplines
  • Strategies for staying safe from suicide.
  • How to help a person thinking about suicide.
  • A mini-safety plan.
  • A Lifebox to keep images reminding the user of their reasons to stay alive.
  • Suicide Myth-busting.

Click here for details


Antibiotic Awareness Day - Nov 18th

Antimicrobial resistance threatens the future of healthcare. In 2014, Public Health England (PHE) developed the Antibiotic Guardian campaign to help tackle antimicrobial resistance in the UK. The Antibiotic Guardian campaign,calls on everyone in the UK to become an antibiotic guardian by choosing one simple pledge about how they will make better use of these vital antibiotics.

For more information on this important subject, see the website - http://www.antibioticguardian.com


Men ACWY vaccinations

We currently have some stock of this new vaccination, although stock is very limited and given on a 'first come, first served' basis - you will need to phone and check that we have some, especially before coming in to our walk-in service.

You are only eligible if you are a first year University Student with a date of birth 31/08/1997 or before up until the age of 25 but not including your 25th birthday.


Patient Survey Results 2014/15

Click HERE to see the latest PPG survey results.

There is also a useful guide HERE on the Patient.co.uk website


Patient Survey/Feedback website

You can now send feedback about our practice, quickly and anonymously via www.iwantgreatcare.org - simply go to this link and search for 'uni of sussex', click on us and fill out a short form.


How to deal with Common Illnesses

"Do I really need to see my Doctor ??" See our guide HERE


Online Patient Appointments and Repeat Prescriptions

Click HERE to get more information on Appointments and HERE for Prescriptions.

Please note that you must first be Registered with us.


MMR

You should have had 2 MMR vaccinations in your lifetime. If you haven't (or aren't sure), we strongly recommend that you come and discuss this with one of our practice nurses.

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