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Physiotherapy self referral is now available online - see link below:

http://sussexmskpartnershipcentral.co.uk/physiotherapy

You can also print the form - Physiotherapy self referral form

As part of the rollout of the NHS Direct Booking (DAB) solution, the Urgent Care Team have been undertaking an Equalities and Health Inequalities Assessment (EHIA) around its potential impact on the CHMS patient population.

The EHIA has uncovered a trend amongst some of those groups within the patient population with protected characteristic groups (e.g. disability, (Mental health, learning disabilities, Autism, deafness), transgender and race groups) that they prefer not to contact health services via the phone. As I am sure you are aware DAB relies on people contacting NHS111 to get a booked appointment with a range of services that can best their health need, Improved Access, UTCs/MIUs or other more relevant services.  With NHS111 being available online, the EHIA research has found that this would be the preferred route for these groups.

The national winter messaging campaign is now live and it is promoting NHS111 as the way into managing an urgent health need.  This will better manage patient flow and direct people away from A&E departments to more appropriate settings, including Pharmacy. 

 

Blood tests

If you are over 16, you can have your blood test done at the surgery.

Alternatively, you can attend the walk-in blood test clinic at Crawley Hospital. (8am to 4:45pm Monday - Friday)

Children's blood tests

These need to be booked at the hospital.

Please ensure you obtain a prescription for some cream to apply prior to your arrival at the hospital.

Results

For blood tests, x-rays and ultrasound scans, please ring the surgery a week after the test (after 2.00 pm) to get the results unless you have been told otherwise.

You can also view your results online. Please discuss with a receptionist.

 

 
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