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How can we help you?

Our doctors and nurses can help you with a wide range of problems, including contraception, pregnancy tests, chlamydia tests, drug and alcohol problems, or worries you may have about your health or about things that are happening to you.

How do I see a doctor or nurse?

Just ring or come to the surgery (by yourself or bring a friend) and an appointment will be arranged for you.


Anything you discuss with us will NOT be disclosed to ANYONE without your consent.

An exception is if you or someone else is in physical danger and this would first be discussed with you.

Got an urgent problem?

If you have an urgent problem (e.g. you need emergency contraception / morning after pill), we will always try to see you as soon as possible. If the appointment is for emergency contraception just ask for a “1 2 1” appointment.

Please tell the receptionist that you need to be seen today. She will probably ask you the reason why, in order for us to arrange an appropriate appointment for you. You can ask to speak to the receptionist privately or tell her that “it is a personal problem” if you find it embarrassing to talk about. The receptionist will always keep your conversation confidential.

What other information is available?

We have a supply of free leaflets in our waiting room or ask at Reception.

There is a sexual health clinic at the Station Plaza Centre in Hastings (next to Hastings train station and South Coast College) which is open every weekday from 8am with the last appointment at 7pm. There are appointments you can pre-book as well as a walk-in service. For more information please call 01424 464750.

Date published: 28th July, 2015
Date last updated: 14th April, 2023