COVID VACCINATION PROGRAMME & LATEST UPDATES

NHSEngland wrote to all Practices this week (15th February 2021) to update on a new, data-driven risk assessment, called the COVID-19 Population Risk Assessment. This has been developed to help identify people who may be at high risk from COVID-19. It has been used at a national level to help identify an additional group of

Access and Contact with the Practice during the Covid-19 Pandemic

How to access your GP Practice: The Practice is open as normal, however we ask patients only to attend at the Practice if you have an appointment, otherwise contact via phone, e-mail, SystmOne on-line etc. We have installed a new door entry system at both Cuckfield Medical Practice and The Vale Surgery.  This has been

COVID-19 – Information for Patients

NHS Digital are aware of several ongoing spam SMS campaigns seeking to exploit the ongoing UK Coronavirus vaccination efforts. These campaigns variously claim to be from the UK Government, the NHS, Test and Trace, GP surgeries, pharmacies, or from other health organisations like the WHO. Typically, the content of these messages attempts to direct users

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Information

Following the merger of the CCGS in Sussex, the launch of their new websites and office moves, please note the new address and website link for West Sussex CCG: NHS West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group, Wicker House, High Street,Worthing, BN11 1DJ https://www.westsussexccg.nhs.uk/

BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING DURING COVID

Due to infection control reasons in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we are unable to offer blood pressure checking facilities in the waiting rooms at both Cuckfield and the Vale.   However, we recognise the importance in ensuring our patients are on the appropriate doses of medication to be effective at controlling their blood pressure. 

Flu vaccinations

We are working hard currently organising our flu clinics. If you are eligible for a flu jab, over 65 or in an ‘at risk’ group please be assured we have ordered your vaccination. We are currently working on ways of administering your vaccination in a safe and socially distanced environment. How we manage the vaccination