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UPDATE 14th January 2022
PATIENTS ARE BEING CONTACTED BY SDHC TO ATTEND SOVEREIGN COMMUNITY CENTRE , CRUMBLES, EASTBOURNE
Please do not contact individual practices to book an appointment - you will be contacted by South Downs Health and Care Ltd
You can also book appointments at various centres with walk in clinics across Sussex every day including bank holidays
For more information, please visit
COVID BOOSTER VACCINATION CLINICS - TRANSPORT
People who are more vulnerable to the virus are being invited by NHS England to boost their protection ahead of winter from 3 months after their second dose of vaccine. This includes everyone aged 40 and over, frontline and health and social care workers and those aged 16-49 with an identified underlying health condition.
To plan an appointment please use the National Booking Service website or by calling 119 when you receive an invite from the national service (a text or a letter).
If you have transport concerns please book a free return journey to help attend a booked vaccination appointment by calling 01444 275 008 and speak to a travel coordinator
Booking service 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Monday to Friday
COVID BOOSTER CARE HOME AND HOUSEBOUND PATIENTS
14th January 2022
Bexhill PCN is providing vaccinations to those who are resident in care settings and those recognised to be unable to leave their home.
All 43 care homes have been visited once, involving over 700 residents and we have begun to visit those in their homes which involves around 600 individuals across the Bexhill PCN.
Sidley Medical Practice has visited 99% of their patients unable to leave their home and are continuing to catch up with those remaining from 4th January 2022. You will be contacted by Sidley Medical Practice shortly.
NHS APP COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS
Thinking about travelling and need proof of your vaccinations?
Your information will be available on the NHS App or from www.nhs.uk.
Read more about demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad
Please download the App from Apple App store or Google Play store
Patient Services Sidley Medical Practice December 2021
Sidley Medical Practice is required to take all appropriate measures to protect patients and staff for Infection Control Measures during the Pandemic. This has not changed. The pandemic alert level is again 4 which means ongoing health care restrictions to enable infection control measures.
We can only work during this exceptional time by recognising that patients will receive commencement of their consultation and assessment of need by telephone or electronic communication from our nursing, medical and administration teams.
Any care that is clinically required e.g. treatments, investigations or direct patient contact and examination has always then occurred in a planned and organised manner since April 2020.
NHS Sussex Commissioners and Sussex Local Medical Committees fully support our position and provision of care at this time and together we will change our provisions and access as the UK PHE Pandemic Level reduces and we continue our recovery.
For prescription requests and enquiries please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or use the NHS App
We can be contacted for routine response non clinical needs at [ Please note any digital images submitted as part of an online consultation will be stored within your clinical notes ] email@example.com
GP Partners November 2021
Online Access Consultation Service
You can contact clinical staff at Sidley Medical Practice using this online consultation portal.
You can input symptoms and concerns into the confidential online service and you will receive a response within 2-3 days, usually the same day if the request is received within opening hours. You will be either given advice , directed to other sources of support or receive a telephone call back from the doctor. An appointment may be arranged if required.
You can enquire about test results, fitness to work note, referral enquiries and medical reports.
Use the image link to access their services.
(Site updated 14/01/2022)