Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
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Pavilion Surgery2-3 Old SteineBrightonSussex, BN1 1EJTel: 01273 685588
In accordance with The Department of Health guidelines, we recommend Influenza Vaccination for patients with diabetes, heart, lung or kidney disease and residents of nursing and rest homes. In addition, all adults are recommended to have tetanus booster immunisations every ten years after the initial course of three immunisations.
Pnuemovax is for protection against a bacteria that often causes pneumonia. It is recommended.
For more information on asthma please visit the NHS Choices/Asthma website
Cervical smears are undertaken by the Practice Nurses. The National Screening Programme offers testing to women aged 25-49 every 3 years, and aged 50-64 every 5 years. Please do not ignore your recall letter.
This clinic is run by our Nurses Julie Lord and Natalie Geraghty. For more information on immunisations please visit the NHS Immunisation Information website
By appointment with Dr Martin, Dr Herford, Dr Hooley or Julie Lord, Nurse Practitioner.
We run a family planning and sexual health clinic on: Wednesdays (Dr Gersten) 3:30pm - 6:00pm
For more information on family planning please visit the Family Planning Association website.
Also known as ‘MOT’ checks, these three yearly checks are available to anyone aged 16 - 75 years upon request.
Please ask us at Reception.
Dr Jenkins performs minor operations every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Pre-Assessment consultations can be held with any of the Doctors or Nurses.
This important appointment ensures that we have all the essential information about new patients before their notes arrive at the practice.
If you have recently registered at the Practice please be sure to have a new patient health check.
By appointment with Nurse Julie Lord. Julie can assess you if you have
By appointment with Sarah our Health Practitioner.
For more information on stopping smoking please visit the NHS Giving Up Smoking website.
Our GPs offer special advice to anyone with contraceptive problems - in total confidence.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form, then contact us to book your appointment with the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
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