Thank you. Your choice has been saved. You can change your preferences at any time.
You can work on developing your confidence to work together with your healthcare professionals and feel more empowered on your own and here are some resources that you may find helpful.
However, it can be easier to make changes with the help of a health coach to find out what works best for you and support you to make changes at your own pace and develop your confidence to maintain those changes and manage any set-backs.
Sign up here for some FREE sessions with a health coach
It doesn't matter if you don't know what you want or what could help you; a health coach will discuss your situation with you and help you decide what's important for you.
Whether you decide to be supported by a health coach or not at this stage, you will find plenty of suggestions in the links below to help you.
NHS continuing healthcare (CHC) is a package of care funded solely by the NHS for individuals who have significant ongoing healthcare needs or have a rapidly deteriorating condition that maybe entering a terminal phase, (fast track).
Before you see the doctor prepare a checklist. The Patients Association has plenty of resources to help you make best use of the medical servies available to you.
How often do you come out of a consultation wishing that you had asked that important question or you feel you have not understood what the doctor has told you? If you have been in this situation then this booklet is for you.
If you want to view your health records, you may not need to make a formal application. Nothing in the law prevents healthcare professionals from informally showing you your own records. You can make an informal request during a consultation or by phoning your GP surgery or hospital to arrange a time to see them. Copies of records are supplied only if a formal application for access to the records has been made.
Local Healthwatch across England provide unique insight into people’s experiences of health and social care issues across the country; they are the eyes and ears on the ground telling us what matters to their local communities.
The Constitution sets out rights for patients, public and staff. It outlines NHS commitments to patients and staff, and the responsibilities that the public, patients and staff owe to one another to ensure that the NHS operates fairly and effectively. All NHS bodies and private and third sector providers supplying NHS services are required by law to take account of the Constitution in their decisions and actions.
Lewes BN7 2RD
30 Anchor Field
Ringmer BN8 5QN
Telephone lines open at 8:30am
33 High Street
Lewes BN7 2LU
Lewes BN7 1US
Anchor Field, Ringmer,
Lewes BN8 5QN
Monday to Friday: 8:30am-6:30pm, Saturday: 9am-1pm, Sunday: Closed
14 Eastgate St
Lewes BN7 2LP
Monday to Friday: 8:30am-6:00pm, Saturday: 8:30am-5:30pm, Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm
35 Lansdown Place
Lewes BN7 2JU
Monday to Friday: 9:00am-5:30pm, Saturday: 9am-1pm, Sunday: Closed
44 High St
Lewes BN7 2DD
Monday to Friday: 8:30am-5:30pm, Saturday: 8:30am-5:30pm, Sunday: Closed
50 Western Rd
Lewes BN7 1RP
Monday to Friday: 8:30am-6:00pm, Saturday: 9am-1pm, Sunday: Closed
Coombe Terrace, 6-7 Lewes Road,
Brighton BN2 4AD
Open 7 days a week: 9:00am-10:00pm
Accident and Emergency departments are for critical or life-saving situations. The NHS in Lewes have published a booklet that you can download here: Don’t just go to A&E and which contains all the information you need to know on when to go to A&E and when to use the other options available to you.