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Important Announcement

Courtyard surgery has been approved as a Training practice for GP registrars from the Mid Sussex GP Training Scheme.

Following our announcement earlier this year regarding Riverside Surgery moving premises, a date has NOT been set for the move. Riverside patients should continue to attend their appointments at the Riverside Surgery. Further updates will be posted on our website.

Physiotherapy Self-Referral for Patients
Did you know you can now refer yourself to physiotherapy at Horsham Hospital for musculoskeletal conditions? Please refer yourself by clicking here or alternatively pick up a paper form from the surgery reception.

Horsham Hospital Blood Service
Please click here to see change in opening times for the above blood test service from 01 June 2017. Click here for more information.

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Medicine Sick Day Rules

When You Should Stop Taking Your Medication?

When you are unwell with any of the following:

  • Vomiting or diarrhoea (unless only minor)
  • Fevers, sweats shaking

Then STOP taking the medicines listed here. Restart when you are well (after 24-48 hours of eating and drinking normally). If you are in any doubt, please contact us or your pharmacist.

  • ACE Inhibitors: Medicine names ending in 'pril' e.g. lisinopril, perindopril, ramipril
  • ARBs: Medicine names ending in 'sartan' e.g. losartan, candesartan, valsartan
  • NSAIDs: Anti-inflammatory pain killers e.g. ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen
  • Diuretics: Sometimes called 'water pills' egg furosemide, spironolactone, indapamide, bendroflumethiazide
  • Metformin: A medicine for diabetes

Pan – Sussex Children and Young People and Family Eating Disorder Service launched

They will accept referrals for children and young people age 10 – 18 years old who are resident in Sussex and are registered with a GP in Sussex.

The service will offer comprehensive assessment, treatment and managed discharge for the following

  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder including binge eating disorder

The service will operate 7 days a week and you can self-refer by calling 01444 472670 or 07391 010452 (Out of office hours).

Youth Emotional Support (YES)

The YES service offers a voluntary service for young people aged 11-18 years that helps them to identify, acknowledge and work through difficulties they may be facing that are having a negative impact on their emotional wellbeing.

The YES service is aimed at young people aged 11 - 18 years who are finding the challenges of adolescence too much to manage and are presenting behaviours such as:

  • Self harming
  • Low Mood
  • Difficult relationships at home and with friends
  • Anger issues
  • Low self-esteem and confidence
  • Anxiety
  • Sleeplessness
  • Feeling life is not worth living
  • Disengagement from participation and education
  • Difficulty with eating and weight
  • Concerns regarding Sexual Exploitation

 For further information go to www.yourspacewestsussex.co.uk/YES.



 
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