Next Week: Crawley Down Care Bears Event – 1st Event

East Grinstead Health & Wellbeing Event on October 20th

Latest Committee Meeting Minutes

Latest minutes are here: CDHC PPG Meeting 6th June 2017

Why is it so difficult to get an appointment?

Dr Jefferies has written an excellent article about why it is so difficult to get an appointment. Click here to read it. It explains a lot of the history and challenges that the NHS and GPs face in providing you with a local health service.

This document is a PDF file which requires PDF reader […]

Elephant Feet

If you have been to the surgery recently you may have seen a development in the waiting area. If you have not then this is what they look like:

These Chair Raisers or, as they are often called, Elephant Feet, are there to raise the height of a seat to make it more accessible to […]

BRILLIANT NEWS – Re Fund Raising for the Blood Pressure Monitor

Thanks to a wonderful donation from the CDRA (Crawley Down Residents Association) of £500.00 and the fact that we think we can get a slightly better price than our original target of £1198.00 WE ARE THERE !

Many thanks to all concerned for their contributions and fund raising efforts.

The ‘Friends of CDHC’ Committee.

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Fund Raising Update for the Blood Pressure Monitor

As many of you will know by now, we are working to raise funds to purchase a 2nd Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor for the surgery.

We have followed a number of approaches including:

A stall at the Crawley Down Village Fayre Approaching local organisations that award grants for community initiatives Contacting local community minded businesses […]

Complete this Survey from NAPP and have your say with the All Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Care and Public Health

This request to all members of PPGs in England is from Dr Patricia Wilkie, N.A.P.P. ‘ s Chair

N.A.P.P. has been asked by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Care and Public Health to contribute written and oral evidence to this Inquiry in mid-December. We have been asked because, as the only national […]

Reminder Message From The Surgery Re Appointments And Prescriptions During New Computer Installation

DEAR PATIENTS – ADVANCE NOTICE

On 23rd June, we will be installing a new clinical system, with greater speed, stability and functionality. We expect this to improve significantly the service we offer to you.

All staff will need to be trained on the system so please bear with us during and after the handover.

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The Care Quality Commission Report of GP Surgeries

The government have just published an analysis of GP surgeries to identify risks to patient care. The good news is that our surgery is in band 6 which is the lowest risk band:

The report for Crawley Down Health Centre is available as a PDF file click here.

The analysis was done using a […]