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 […]

NAPP November 2015 E- Bulletin & The Costs of Treating Coughs & Colds

There are some useful pieces of news and tips in this bulletin. In particular, in item number 5, it encourages the use of community pharmacies for the treatment of coughs an colds rather than going to the doctor or A & E. Not only does it relieve the pressure on surgery appointments and A & […]

New information source to keep you up to date

[UPDATE: we have found a way to filter only articles that the Practice web site classifies as News so this new feature will become more relevant. We have changed the category name to also be more relevant: Crawley Down Health Centre News.]

We are testing a new option to detect changes on the surgery web […]

Patients Association Weekly Newsletter

Every week I update this newsletter on the website and occasionally send it out as a new post.

I thought the latest one entitled “Patients Association Complaints report” seemed particularly interesting so I’m sending it out as a ‘New’ post. Click here to read it.


For the Newsletter week ending 8th May 2015 click […]

Dialing 111- A Patient’s Experience

Recently a patient at the surgery sent in his experience when he used the Dial 111 service. This is what he reported:

To dial 111 or not to dial. That was the question.

On Saturday 3rd November I became very concerned about an element of my health. I felt I needed help and advice […]

The Practice Leaflet has been Updated

Click below to see the new leaflet which has now been updated and redrafted. It is available at the surgery and on their own website. Surgery Leaflet