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“Who can help me?”

We are working hard to reduce the length of time patients have to wait to book a routine GP appointment.  Please help us to help you, and ask yourself if a GP appointment is the best way forward or if a quicker solution would be to see your Pharmacist or whether Minor Injuries would be able to assist. 

Your pharmacist may be able to help with:

For further information click on the link to the following website:

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pharmacy/Pages/Commonconditions.aspx

 Go to Uckfield Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) for:

 Conditions appropriate to be treated in MIU:

  • Acute limb injuries including fractures, wounds, sprains and strains (excluding potential hip or thigh fractures).
  • Minor head injuries including wounds to head and face (excluding children under 1year and those with associated neck injury, loss of consciousness or any vomiting).
  • Wounds caused by trauma.
  • Foreign bodies in eyes ear or nose.
  • Rib injuries.
  • Minor back injuries (excluding chronic conditions or major trauma).
  • Insect and animal bites and stings.
  • Burns and scalds.
  • Removal of splinters.
  • Suturing (stitch up) wounds (excluding eyes, nose and lips).

For further information click on the link to the following website:

http://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/services/servicedetails.htm?directoryID=22726

Self Care Forum

Helping people take care of themselves.

Please click on the link for further information:

http://www.selfcareforum.org/fact-sheets/

East Sussex drug and alcohol recovery service (STAR) - Is a free dedicated drug and alcohol community recovery service which you can self refer to.

Please see the leaflet below for further information

http://www.safeineastsussex.org.uk/content/files/file/Star4ppA5Leaflet03_14vs6.pdf

HEADACHE AND MIGRAINE SUPPORT GROUP

Please see the poster below for further information:

New support group poster for Eastbourne.pdf

Aged Veterans Counselling

 Please see the information leaflet below for further details:

 Aged Veterans Counselling Leaflet (A5 for veterans).pdf

Pan-Sussex Children and Young People and Family Eating Disorder Service (CYP-FEDS) from October

Please see information leaflet below for further details:

Family Information Sheet_121016_FINAL.docx

Healthier You - NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

Please click on link for further information:

www.stopdiabetes.co.uk

Sexual Health

Please click on link for further information:

www.eastsussexsexualhealth.co.uk

Don't just go to A & E

You could get quicker treatment closer to home.

Take a look at the leaflet below for further details:

HWLH AE leaflet WEB.pdf

Stay Well This Winter

For helpful information on how to stay well this winter click on the link below:

http://po.st/FLU2016.

Very Cold Weather

NHS Choices www.nhs.uk continues to provide reliable advice and guidance throughout the year on how to keep fit and well. It includes information on how to stay well in very cold weather.

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