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Practice Overview

Welcome to Woodingdean Medical Centre. Woodingdean is an eastern suburb of the city of Brighton and Hove in East Sussex, separated from the main part of the city by downland and the Brighton Racecourse. With a local population in excess of 10,000 and a list size of approx 6,000 we provide medical care to the vast majority of the local people. We are a forward thinking, innovative team with commitment to retaining the traditional strengths that General Practice offers.

Woodingdean Medical Centre recently moved into new purpose built facilities (shared with Woodingdean Library) in Warren Road.

Website

This website has been developed to enable you to receive the best possible care from Woodingdean Medical Centre. We have a team of dedicated doctors and other health professionals available for your care. If you do have any problems or ideas for improvement, please do not hesitate to contact our Practice Manager.

Woodingdean Medical Centre sets measurable standards that take into account our responsibility for delivering national and local priorities in health care. These standards are reviewed regularly and we monitor our performance against the standards set, by clinical audits.

NHS Medical Services

The practice holds a GMS contract with the NHS and provides the usual full range of services. These include:-

  • Alcohol Screening
  • Blood Taking/Phlebotomy
  • Cervical Smears
  • Child health surveillance
  • Child Protection
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Contraception Services
  • Essential Medical Services
  • Maternity Services
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Palliative care/care of the terminally ill
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Travel Advice
  • Vaccination and Immunisations

Read more about our NHS services and clinics

Patient Involvement

The Practice conducts regular patient surveys as required by the QOF system. We are currently looking how we can improve patient involvement generally by setting up our Patient Participation Group and our new website.

Disabled Access & Facilities

The entrance, treatment room and ground floor consulting room are accessible to patients in wheelchairs. The patients’ toilet is suitably adapted. Please tell the receptionist if you need any special help when you make your appointment (please mention specifically if you are unable to go upstairs and arrangements will be made for you to be seen in a ground floor consulting room).

Our Mission Statement

  • We would like you to feel welcomed and treated with dignity and respect.
  • We will listen to you.
  • We will encourage & support you to manage your own health needs.
  • Help you to be responsible for your own health.
  • We want you to feel part of health care decisions which affect you and your family.
  • We would like you to feel part of a healthy community and contribute to that.
  • We will respect your privacy and your confidentiality will be maintained.
  • We will not tolerate abusive or obstructive behaviour so please help us to help you.


 
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