Welcome to Ferry Road Health Centre

It is the aim of the doctor and staff to provide you, the patient, with a high quality standard of health care at all times.

Medicine Box

Be prepared for common ailments by keeping a well-stocked medicines cabinet at home. What should you have in your medicines box HR

The Herbert Protocol – Safe & Found

Do you care for someone with dementia and worry that they may go missing?  The Herbert Protocol is here to help.  By completing a short form you can provide vital information to  help in the quick and safe return of your loved one, should they go missing.
To download the form, and to find out more, visit http://www.sussex.police.uk/herbertprotocol

TREATING HAY FEVER

Did you know you don't need to see your GP for hay fever symptoms?
Last year across East Sussex we spent over £3 million on treating hay fever and allergies. That's the cost of over 87,000 GP appointments.
Speak to your pharmacist for help and advice on managing your symptoms and how to treat your hay fever.
Be more self care aware
#HELPMYGP

Beat the Street

Beat the Street and get involved in the mass participation physical activity game everyone is talking about this summer - #KeepActiveES From 6 June until 25 July, Beat the Street will once again see towns and villages in East Sussex turned into a massive walking and cycling game encouraging players in schools, businesses and community groups to earn points and prizes for themselves and their team by exploring and being more active in the community.  During this free, fun challenge there will be nearly 500 senors (called Beat Boxes) appearing on lampposts across East Sussex. Pick up a Beat the Street card and map at your local library, leisure centre or selected pharmacies.  Start playing by swiping as many Beat Boxes as possible to earn points and win prizes. To enter a team for this year's competition or make contact with an engagement coordinator please email team.eastsussex@beatthestreet.me

Dealing with Diabetes – Talk and Question and Answer Session

FERRY ROAD HEALTH CENTRE & RYE MEDICAL CENTRE PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUPS

INVITE YOU TO A PRESENTATION BY

 Erwin Castro (Senior Diabetes Specialist Nurse)

Entitled

“Dealing with Diabetes”

 Wednesday 20th June at 6.30pm at Tilling Green Community Centre

All are welcome

COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS FROM 6pm

RAFFLE IN AID OF PPG FUNDS

For more information please contact the surgery

COMMUNITY CONNECTORS

The Ferry Road Health Centre can now offer a free service for adults aged 16+ to improve their emotional and mental well-being. A Community Navigator will be here on Tuesdays and Fridays between 9 and 5 to offer one-to-one meetings to help you find practical solutions to everyday issues including : Health/Well-being Social Networks Education/Training Leisure Activities Finance/Debt Housing Employment Volunteering For more information please call or come into the surgery.

Diabetes Prevention Week 16-22 April 2018

Around 200,000 people are diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes every year - you don't need to be one of them. A free, personalised programme to help you with your weight, healthy eating and exercise - reducing your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes -  is available through the surgery. To see if you may be at high risk of Type 2 Diabetes go to www.diabetes.org.uk/risk or speak to us here at the surgery.  

Antibiotics – Taking them when you don’t need to

Taking ANTIBIOTICS when you don't need them puts you and your family at risk. Remember if you're feeling unwell antibiotics aren't always needed. For more information go to http://antibioticguardian.com/assets/KAW_leaflet_final.pdf

NATIONAL CHLAMYDIA SCREENING PROGRAMME

Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the UK. It's most common in men and women under 25 years old. If it is not treated it can cause pain in the pelvis, ectopic pregnancy and infertility. Most people with chlamydia don't get any symptoms.
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Reduce Medicines Wastage

Everyone has a part to play to reduce medicines waste.  If everyone makes small changes then together with can make a massive difference to reducing waste and looking after our NHS. read more...

Domestic or sexual abuse and violence. The Portal.

Domestic or sexual abuse and violence can affect anyone.  Domestic violence and abuse is defined as any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour.   read more...

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

The surgery now has an Advanced Nurse Practitioner holding clinics very Tuesday and Friday afternoon.

Sara Terry is a qualified nurse with extra training skills. She can assess patients’ problems and health needs, prescribe, plan care and refer patients to consultants. If you have a minor ailment or infection, book in with Sara whenever possible.