Scarlet fever, or ‘Strep A’, is caused by bacteria called group A streptococci (strep). Scarlet fever is usually a mild illness, but it is highly infectious. Therefore, look out for … [continue] Scarlet Fever (Strep A) Advice for Parents and Carers
Warm Home Checks
Across East Sussex there is a range of support if you’re struggling to afford to keep warm and to help you improve the energy efficiency of your home. For example: … [continue] Warm Home Checks
Healthy Living for people with type 2 diabetes
How can Healthy Living help? Healthy Living provides knowledge and information so that you can: • feel confident in managing your type 2 diabetes • reduce diabetes-related distress • improve … [continue] Healthy Living for people with type 2 diabetes
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) National Screening Programme
Have you been screened for an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)? If you are a male aged 65+ and have NOT been screened before, you are eligible for a free NHS … [continue] Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) National Screening Programme
Autumn newsletter 2022
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Platinum Jubilee 2022
Join us in the celebration of the Queens Jubilee on Wednesday 1st June between 10:00 and 12:00 for tea, coffee and cakes. Donations to the Ukraine appeal and Rye Food … [continue] Platinum Jubilee 2022
i-go The Children and Young People’s Additional Need Register
i-go is a register and FREE leisure discount card for 0-25’s with additional needs living or studying in East Sussex. This could include learning, physical, or social, emotional and mental … [continue] i-go The Children and Young People’s Additional Need Register
Are you ready for a new you in 22?
One You East Sussex can help get 2022 off to the right start. They have FREE weight management programmes available to East Sussex residents. http://www.oneyoueastsussex.org.uk Motivation can be hard to find … [continue] Are you ready for a new you in 22?
December newsletter 2021
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Covid Boosters 40-49 year olds
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has advised that all adults aged 40 to 49 years should be offered an mRNA booster, 6 months after their second dose, … [continue] Covid Boosters 40-49 year olds
NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme.
If you are a male, aged 65+, and not been screened before you are eligible for a screening examination. This screening is available locally in various locations. Please call the … [continue] NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme.
Sussex Breast Screening Service
EAST SUSSEX BREAST SCREENING SERVICE Breast Screening for Ferry Road Health Centre patients will begin in November 2021 and run for approximately two months. Women from the practice between the … [continue] Sussex Breast Screening Service
COVID-19 Booster Dose
Patients are now being invited to book their covid booster dose. When you are due, you will be contacted by letter, text or email by the NHS. You can only … [continue] COVID-19 Booster Dose
You deserve to feel your healthiest, best version of yourself. Put yourself first and quit smoking with One You East Sussex this Stoptober. Either visit https://bit.ly/3zQZJVO or call the surgery … [continue] STOPTOBER
We have just been informed by our vaccine supplier that, due to unforeseen road freight challenges, there will be a delay in our scheduled delivery of this years Over 65’s … [continue] FLU VACCINATIONS
Blood Bottle Shortage
There is a national shortage of blood bottles, which is expected to last until at least 17th September 2021. We have therefore been told by the NHS to postpone all … [continue] Blood Bottle Shortage
16-17 Year Old Covid Vaccinations
16 and 17 year olds are now eligible for one COVID-19 vaccination. You will be contacted by our local vaccination service to offer a vaccination appointment over the coming … [continue] 16-17 Year Old Covid Vaccinations
COVID BOOSTERS AND FLU VACCINATIONS.
COVID BOOSTERS AND FLU VACCINATIONS. PLEASE DON’T CALL US ABOUT THESE – We will send notifications. We know the Government want us to start Covid Boosters in early September and … [continue] COVID BOOSTERS AND FLU VACCINATIONS.
Ageing Well Event
Ageing Well events are taking place at De La Warr Pavilion on 14th September. At 3pm ‘How to live well in the 21st century’ giving advice on how to … [continue] Ageing Well Event
East Sussex Hearing Service
Free NHS hearing aid batteries and Maintenance on the 3rd Friday of the month 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Hub on Rye Hill, Kiln Drive, Rye, TN31 7SQ. … [continue] East Sussex Hearing Service
Guidance for self-care guidance for people with coronavirus (COVID-19)
Self-care guidance is available on the NHS website for people who have mild COVID-19. .
VACCINATION STATUS FOR TRAVEL PURPOSES
From 17 May 2021, people in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can demonstrate their vaccination status for international travel. A full course is currently two doses of any … [continue] VACCINATION STATUS FOR TRAVEL PURPOSES
PPG newsletter July 2021
Follow this link to download the PPG Newsletter July 2021.
Men’s Health Week 14-20 June 2021
Everybody’s mental health has been challenged by the lockdowns and insecurities of the last year. As we emerge from what we hope will be the worst of the pandemic, questions, … [continue] Men’s Health Week 14-20 June 2021
National Data Opt Out
General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) Patients personal confidential data will be extracted and shared with NHS Digital in order to support vital health and care planning and … [continue] National Data Opt Out
Etchingham Vaccination Hub Award
Staff and Volunteers were surprised on Friday afternoon to receive a visit from the Leader of 1st Robertsbridge Scouts who presented Deirdre Kelly and her team with a Community Hero … [continue] Etchingham Vaccination Hub Award
Surgery Services Update
Surgery Update We would like to begin this update by thanking patients for the support and good wishes offered to our team over the past year. Despite the media … [continue] Surgery Services Update
First Contact Physiotherapist at Ferry Road Health Centre
Nicola Bamford, First Contact Physiotherapist, is offering appointments at the Ferry Road Health Centre. Nicola is working with us and the other GP practices across Rural Rother as part of … [continue] First Contact Physiotherapist at Ferry Road Health Centre
Second Covid Vaccinations
If you had your first Covid vaccination at the Etchingham site between 20th January and 1st April and you do not have an appointment for your second vaccination, please call … [continue] Second Covid Vaccinations
AZ Covid Vaccination – Latest Advice
The MHRA is carrying out a detailed review of reports of a very rare blood clotting problem affecting a small number of people who have had the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. The … [continue] AZ Covid Vaccination – Latest Advice