College Road Surgery: 01323 735044
Ian Gow Memorial Health Centre: 01323 766358
Lines open 8.00am to 6.00pm

providing nhs services

Care & Support

Click on the pages below to find out further information and advice on your health and wellbeing.


Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Combined oral contraceptive advice

A new way to take the combined pill: no 7 day gap The good things about not having gaps when you take the combined pill are: A lower chance of getting ... [continue] Combined oral contraceptive advice

Community Connector Services

Community Connectors There are times when we all need support to address life’s challenges. When everyday life is affecting someone’s mental health and well being, knowing how to access support ... [continue] Community Connector Services

Diabetic eye screening

Diabetes is the leading cause of preventable sight loss in the UK East Sussex Diabetic Eye Screening Programme offers free annual eye screening. If you want to know more about ... [continue] Diabetic eye screening

Find NHS services near you

Are you in need of a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service easily by entering your postcode

Find your NHS number

Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find your NHS number

Gestational diabetes

Had gestational diabetes? Have you had your follow up appointment? You are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Thinking about another pregnancy? Speak to your GP for advice, ... [continue] Gestational diabetes

Health in Mind

Health in Mind is the free NHS Talking Therapies service for people experiencing emotional stress and symptoms of anxiety or low mood. We’re here for all East Sussex residents over ... [continue] Health in Mind

National Screening Programmes

We support the national cancer screening programmes. We actively encourage our patients to accept any invitations they receive and if you miss such an appointment you may receive communication directly ... [continue] National Screening Programmes


NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can use the NHS app to: Order repeat ... [continue] NHS App

NHS Health & Care Video Library

There are lots of information and advice videos in the Health and Care Video library funded by the NHS. The videos are reviewed regularly by NHS clinicians to ensure they ... [continue] NHS Health & Care Video Library

NHS Health A-Z

Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z.

NHS Live Well

Please use the NHS links for information and advice on healthy living.

Practice Park Run

We are a parkrun practice. Find out more on the video or PDF document below (they contain the same information). Download the parkrun practice slides as a PDF document (works ... [continue] Practice Park Run

Referrals & self referrals

Did you know that there are some free NHS health services you can access without needing an appointment with your GP? This is called self-referral and could help you find ... [continue] Referrals & self referrals

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Staying Active at Home

There’s an underlying myth that falls are an inevitable part of getting old.  The surprising truth is our risk of a fall decreases with one thing – exercise. Please see ... [continue] Staying Active at Home

Sussex health and severe weather alert services

airAlert is a free service for people with respiratory conditions in Sussex. The service sends messages direct to subscribers informing them about forecast episodes of air pollution. Messages can be ... [continue] Sussex health and severe weather alert services

Sussex Mental Health Line

Available Monday to Friday 5pm to 9am, and 24 hours at weekends and Bank Holidays in East Sussex. The Sussex Mental Health line is a telephone service offering support and ... [continue] Sussex Mental Health Line

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether one of the below ... [continue] Who should I see?

Youth mental health drop-in

Youth mental health drop-in for 14-25 year-olds – no referral and no appointments needed! Get help with mental health, relationships, housing, education, employment or wellbeing. The service is open on ... [continue] Youth mental health drop-in

Date published: 3rd August, 2022
Date last updated: 3rd August, 2022