Location of Defibrillators in Crawley Down, Turners Hill & Copthorne

Recently we have been asked by some of you where defibrillators can be found:

Here are the locations we know of but please let us know if you are aware of any others:

Crawley Down Post Office Denture Care Centre Crawley Down Health Centre Turners Hill The Ark Copthorne The Hub Copthorne Golf Club

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Our CCG encourages patients to get more involved in supporting their PPG

As you know The Friends of Crawley Down Health Centre is your Patient Participation Group (PPG)

After I wrote to our CCG chairman, Minesh Patel, pleading for them to take up, use and support PPGs to a greater extent they undertook, at the last governing board meeting, to do that and have been working on […]

Mobile Phone Scheme Update/Reminder

As many of you know we have a location (in the shape of a silver barrel), in the surgery, for you to place your old mobile phones into.

So far we have raised £183.00 so please keep them coming. As a special reminder if you are able to donate one do try and find the […]

Surgery Closure Afternoon Wednesday 21st June

Please note that due to staff training for both doctors and receptionist staff the surgery will be completely closed this coming Wednesday afternoon 21st June.

New ECG machine Fund – Brilliant News!

I’m sure you will all be delighted to learn that we have just reached our target of £2000.00 for a new ECG machine.

We have had some very generous donations from many sources and along with our money schemes we reached our goal far more quickly than any of us had dared hope.

Many, many […]

Latest NAPP Bulletin

The bulletin contains the following items which may be of interest to PPGs and the wider patient community, including links to

the PPG Awareness Week Resource Pack to help you plan events at your practice to publicise your PPG Reports on the perceived crisis in general practice and on comparisons with 18 other health care […]

New Doctor: Dr Stephen Bellamy joins the Health Centre on 3rd July 2017

Dr Stephen Bellamy (former senior partner at the Ship Street Surgery) will be joining the practice on 3rd July working Mondays and Wednesdays.

This is really good news. Dr. Bellamy is a very well respected local GP and is on the governing board of the CCG as well as chairing the CCG Locality Group for […]

Funding for the new ECG Machine

As many of you know our project this year is to raise about £2000.00 for a new ECG machine for the surgery.

Well, I’m please to say things are going along better than expected and the total is already up to £1300!

So a big thank you to all contributors/helpers and please look out for […]

CDHC PPG Meeting 6th June 2017

Please click here to read the minutes: CDHC-PPG-Minutes-6th-June-2017

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Have your say: Mental health services

Organisations across Sussex and East Surrey are working together to look at how to improve mental health services. This work is being supported by an organisation called Carnall Farrar who are collecting views from people who use mental health services, their carers and GPs.

If you are either a service user or care for someone […]