Annual Flu Vaccine If you are 80 and over, or fall into the under-65 clinically vulnerable category, you are now able to book your annual influenza immunisation. Please call 0333 370 4113 to book your appointment at Clair Hall. COVID Vaccines All those aged 16 and over are now eligible for a COVID vaccination.If you would like to book your first
The deadline for patients to opt out has been extended and we are awaiting further information on the new date. However we recommend you registered your opt out preferences without delay. This link from NHS Digital explains why data is shared, it contains their transparency & privacy notices for doing so and also points to
A supplier to the NHS has advised us of a global shortage of some equipment used for taking blood tests. Anyone who needs a test for urgent health problems, will still get one but where your clinician recommends that it’s safe to do so, then you may be asked to come back for a test
Please be aware, we are experiencing severe staff shortages due to COVID and isolation. This is having a considerable impact on our times to respond to the high level of patient calls. We ask that wherever possible you use either LIVI https://www.livi.co.uk/, eConsult https://cuckfieldmedicalpractice.webgp.com/ or call NHS 111 if your medical query is not an
With the announcement from the Government that from 19th July they are likely to be lifting the majority of Covid restrictions, that are keeping people safe, we have reviewed our procedures for the Practice. Please be aware that for the safety of our patients and staff, we will continue to ask all patients and visitors
Please click here for details of walk-in vaccination clinics currently running in Sussex and Surrey.
According to national guidance from the NHS, patients on certain regular steroids (some tablets and high-dose inhalers) are eligible for a Steroid Emergency Card. This is for patients to carry around with them, and can help healthcare staff identify and provide information on emergency treatment if required e.g. if acutely unwell with fever or surgery.
Cuckfield Medical Practice joins Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust to increase low HPV awareness and eliminate stigma in cervical screening Cuckfield Medical Practice is joining Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust during Cervical Screening Awareness Week in order to reduce confusion about HPV, and help everyone feel comfortable with their cervical screening results. The number of service users
NHS Digital have made it even easier for the public to access digital services via NHS login, such as the NHS App. If a patient has already had an identity check to access GP online services, they can now set up an NHS login without having their ID rechecked. Patients will need to use the
IGPM (Institute of General Practice) Campaign video to end abuse in GP practices. The full 4 minute version can be seen here: https://youtu.be/3ru4QhVZ2a8 In this video GP receptionists share the abuse they have experienced first hand. All have been frontline key workers during the pandemic. With the majority of GP Practice Staff (78%) facing threatening