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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

New Doctors coming to Crawley Down Health Centre

We have been advised by the surgery that we we have 3 new doctors starting in the near future:

Dr Layo Osoba starting 4th August and she will be taking over from Dr Croucher Dr Neelum Saleemi will be starting 23rd June, replacing Dr Mohammad, and Dr Reshma Shah will be covering Dr Kanga‚Äôs maternity […]

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Late Night Pharmacy, Minor Injuries, Emergency/Accident Information

If you need to find a Chemist quickly, late at night or on a Sunday, click on the link below.

Also, if you have had a Minor Injury or Accident click on the link below.

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Blue Badge Parking coming to Crawley Down shopping parade

Mike Ford tells us that plans are well in hand with Worth Parish Council for the provision of disabled parking bays at the village shopping parade in Crawley Down.

It has been proposed that these bays be located outside the shops in Old Station Close. Mike promises further updates will follow.

Mid Sussex Wellbeing Information Website

The Wellbeing Service is devoted to offering you information, help and advice on all things that can affect your wellbeing. There really is something for everyone, whether you are searching for ways to quit smoking, become more active, eat a balanced diet or to find ways to improve your emotional and mental wellbeing.

The Mid […]