Sickness Certificates 
You do not need a doctors DSS certificate if you are off work for 7 days or less (including weekends). For employed people this is covered by a "self certificate" (SC2) which is available on request from your employer. If self or unemployed, you will need an (SC1) Certificate obtainable form the surgery, DHSS or Post Office.

If you are ill for 7 days or more, or if you need a Private Certificate, you need to see your doctor.


Laboratory Specimens 
Please make sure all containers are fully labelled, accompanied by a request form and placed in the appropriate sealed plastic bag, otherwise the laboratory is unable to process them. Please hand the specimen to reception before 1pm.


Investigations and X-Ray Results 
Patients will be contacted should they need to be seen as a result of their investigation or X-Ray.


Disabled Access 
The practice is fully accessible for disabled people with suitable toilet facilities. A wheelchair is available and staff are happy to help patients with access. Please advise the receptionist if you will require the wheelchair or help when you book your appointment.


This is the link to to NHS Sussex site for High Risk patients that have tested positive for Covid 19 and need anti-viral medication:-


Sussex Clinical Commissioning 
The Practice is part of the Sussex Integrated Care Board (ICB) 
ICB's are the government's chosen way to develop primary healthcare and commission secondary healthcare throughout the UK in line with the NHS plan.


Freedom of Information 
The Freedom of Information Act 2000, recognises that members of the public have the right to know how public services are organised and run, how much they cost, and how decisions are made. This Practice fully complies with this Act, if you require a copy, please contact the Practice Manager for further details.


Please request a chaperone if you require one and the examining Doctor will arrange one for you.


Non NHS Services 
Medical examinations for special purposes eg. elderly drivers, sports fitness, fitness to travel, fitness to drive, HGV licences, pre-employment/employment, adoption and BUPA/PPP forms. These are private services for which a FEE is payable. Please allow 28 days for the completion of any forms.


Parking and Disabled Access 
There is parking at the front of the surgery. Please comply with the restricted parking signs for staff. Patients are requested not to enter the Doctor's parking area as this causes problems in an emergency. No difficulties should be encountered by using the surgery premises. Assistance is always available if required.