Evening and Weekend Access to GP Appointments

Evening and weekend access to GP appointments Patients registered with a GP in Horsham and Mid Sussex can now access evening and weekend GP appointments. Patients can book evening and weekend appointments at one of our primary care hubs in the local area. The service was designed by NHS Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG, working

Minor Surgery

Dr Harvey carries out minor surgery procedures once a month at The Vale. These appointments cannot be directly booked, but any doctor can assess your suitability for this surgery. Please note NHS services cannot carry out cosmetic procedures and we are required to adhere closely to a Low Priority Procedure list which regulates what we

Microsuction

Ear Microsuction As many of you may already be aware, we have now been advised to stop syringing ears for wax removal. This is because it has a higher risk of infection and ear-drum perforation than the alternative practice of micro-suction. Although, in the future there may be an option for providing syringing again in specific restricted cases, currently we are concentrating on using

Antenatal Clinic

We are fortunate enough to have an excellent Midwifery service based at both Cuckfield and The Vale Practice run by our community midwifes Suzanne and Amy. The clinics are every Tuesday and Thursday. For any urgent queries related to pregnancy our Community Midwife may also be contacted via the Princess Royal Hospital telephone number 01444

Family Planning

Contraception You can see any GP at the practice to discuss contraception whether you’re starting a new or because you wish to make a change. It is worthwhile to have a look at this website link prior to an appointment so you know the options that are available and this may help you make an

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

The NHS AAA Screening Programme will invite all men for screening during the year they turn 65. Men over 65 who have not previously been diagnosed with an aneurysm can request a scan by contacting their local programme directly on 01243 831503.

Prescriptions & Travelling abroad

Please read this useful guidance concerning how many month’s worth of medication your GP can safely prescribe for you if you are travelling abroad. Overseas Travel Guidance For Patients      

National NHS Screening Programmes

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening The NHS AAA Screening Programme will invite all men for screening during the year they turn 65. Men over 65 who have not previously been diagnosed with an aneurysm can request a scan by contacting their local programme directly on 01243 831503. Breast Screening Breast screening is performed on women from

Phlebotomy & INR Monitoring

Our Health Care Assistants and Phlebotomy team offer a blood taking service at both the Cuckfield and Vale Practice sites.  Appointments are available on a daily basis to have your blood tests taken.  These appointments must be before 2pm as otherwise they are not collected in time and transported to the hospital.  We are only able to offer

Foreign Travel

We no longer offer a private travel service, which means that we will direct you to a private travel clinic or chemist to obtain any vaccines or medications that you are not entitled to through the NHS (e.g. Yellow Fever or Malaria tablets). You can ask your local Pharmacist about their online and over-the-counter services