If you have returned from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand within the last 14 days (or been in direct contact with anyone with a confirmed case of coronavirus) and have developed flu-like symptoms (fevers, general muscular aches and pains, lethargy, headaches, cough and cold symptoms) or other respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough or sore throat please DO NOT ATTEND THE PRACTICE, to avoid spreading the virus to patients and staff, but instead TELEPHONE NHS111 giving the details.
A percentage of rental income derived from complementary and self pay services delivered at Brighton Health and Wellbeing Centre is donated to Robin Hood Health Foundation to support patients at Brighton Health and Wellbeing Centre to access complementary therapies who can't afford to pay for them.
The Women's Health Clinic are nationwide clinics across the UK that are only staffed by nurses, ensuring women get a quick and timely appointment where they can discuss all of their concerns in a safe environment.
GPs and their wider team need time to give patients the best care they possibly can. You can help free up time for those who really need expert advice by considering three alternatives before booking an appointment:
For minor ailments you could safely treat your symptoms at home, for example through rest or with appropriate over the counter medicines.
Online NHS services offer sensible advice on a range of health issues and are a useful place to turn for initial guidance. Visit www.nhs.uk
Pharmacists are highly skilled healthcare professionals who can offer valuable advice.
Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service https://www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org
Silver Cloud (guided self-help for mental health) https://bhws.silvercloudhealth.com/signup/
Mental health - adults https://www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org/adults
Mental health - children and adolescents https://www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org/children-and-young-people
Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Trust Self Help Leaflets (virtual bookshelf) for mental health https://web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/