Dermatology Services – engagement opportunity

Health commissioners in our CCG are working closely with our Dermatology services to review pathways. In addition to engaging with relevant patient support organisations, commissioners are keen to invite those in our community, who have an interest in or experience of using these services, as well as their friends and families. If you are keen […]

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) – A new way to get your medicines and appliances

The surgery have asked us to share this news with you. It looks like a very useful new way for the doctors to more efficiently send your prescription to your preferred pharmacy:

On the 10th April 2018 we are moving over to Electronic Prescribing. We have provided some information below about what this means, how […]

Problems over the Christmas Period

The surgery have asked that we provide patients with the following explanation:


Crawley Down patients

In response to recent criticism directed at the practice from social media during the Christmas period. I felt that it would be only right to respond to some of the comments made.

2017 has seen an increase in our […]

New Co-Chair and Editor of the Newsletter needed by June 2018

At our last meeting in December, I announced that I would be standing down from the committee and all offices I hold, in The Friends of Crawley Down Patient Participation Group, at our Annual Meeting in June 2018.

There is no hidden agenda involved here it is just that I believe that after 5 ½ […]

Important notice to patients of Crawley Down Health Centre

The practice have asked us to share this:


We have been experiencing over the last few years an ongoing issue with Doctor staffing levels. This is a situation experienced nationally – not just at Crawley Down.

We are in a […]

Medicines management – October CPRG- request for feedback

All PPGs are being asked for their views (as below) so please read the attached article Medicines Management CPRG Jay Voralia and give us your feed back answering these questions:

Can you identify patient groups with possible scenarios and possible solutions which could apply? Can you add other patient groups to the list below? Those […]

Christmas Coffee Morning & Bric-a-Brac sale coming up Saturday 18th November

Venue: Auchinleck Court Crawley Down

Date: Saturday 18th. Nov 2017

Time: 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.

Entrance Fee: £1.50 buys you a tea/coffee mince pie or biscuits.

Reason: Please come along, have a chat and help raise funds for the website and newsletter .

More details click here:

Coffee Morning Nov 2017 ad


It is with sadness that we wish to announce that Dr Alan Clifford has decided to retire after 29 years at the practice.

His last working day will be Friday 2nd February 2018 and we wish him all the very best for the future.

We are delighted to announce that Dr Pavan Uppal will be […]

Alzheimer’s Society Sussex Helpline

Questions about Dementia?

If you are worried about someone who is confused and forgetful, affected by dementia, or concerned about your own memory call our Alzheimer’s Society Sussex Helpline . Our Advisors are here to discuss any of your concerns about all forms of dementia.

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Don’t forget about the Wellbeing Event being held this Friday 10.00am to 3.00pm at Chequer Mead East Grinstead

Click below for full details:

East Grinstead Health & Wellbeing Event on October 20th