Where can I go to get help for my health out of hours?
Health issues unfortunately don't leave us alone at the weekend and people are often in need of medical assistance out of hours. Using NHS guidelines, we have provided some advice and information on where you can go for help when your GP is closed.
24 December 2018
How to support patients during GP closures and mergers
Whilst we recognise that practices will have to close or merge due to the lack of GPs, we believe patients could be better supported during this time. Therefore, we have created the following checklist for CCGs and Practices to use in this situation.
1 January 2018
The Accessible Information Standard - What you can expect from services
A year ago the Accessible Information Standard came into force. It requires any organisation providing NHS or social care to communicate in a way that everybody can understand. Here's a reminder of what you should expect.
31 July 2017
Guide to see the Doctor or Nurse - a booklet to support adults with visible and hidden disabilities
Use this book to help prepare and familiarise yourself for your visit to the Doctor or Nurse. Booklets created by Thumbs Up World in partnership with Pound Hill and Copthorne Medical Practice. To support adults with visible and hidden disabilities.
20 February 2017