Welcome to our Practice Website
We aim to provide all of our patients with a comprehensive services covering one-off problems to longer term illnesses. Feel free to explore the site and find out how you and your family can benefit from our personal and professional approach to healthcare provision.
Our Mission Statement
Henfield Medical Centre is dedicated to putting people first: both patients and staff alike.
We continually strive to meet the highest standards of care and service whilst offering the best of expert generalist personal care in the most effective manner.
LATEST NEWS ON COVID-19
COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.
Information for health professionals can be found HERE.
STAY AT HOME TO STOP CORONAVIRUS SPREADING
Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave your house for 1 of 4 reasons:
- Shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible
- One form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk or cycle - alone or with members of your household
- Any medical need, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person
- Travelling to and from work, but only where absolutely cannot be done from home.
ENSURE YOU ARE 2 METRES APART FROM ANYONE OUTSIDE YOUR HOUSEHOLD.
You do NOT need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home.
Further advice on the above is available HERE.
- Wash your hands with soap and water often - do this for at least 20 seconds
- use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
- Wash your hands as soon as you get back home
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
- Put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards.
- Touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean
URGENT ADVICE: Use the NHS 111 online service if:
- You feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
- Your condition gets worse
- Your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
ONLY CALL 111 IF YOU CANNOT GET HELP ONLINE.
Treatment for coronavirus
There is currently no specific treatment for coronavirus; antibiotics DO NOT help, as they do not work against viruses.
Treatment aims to to relieve the symptoms while your body fights the illness.
What to tell your children?
Please click HERE for a book that has been written for children to give information on the Coronavirus without fear.
Henfield Medical Practice
Henfield Medical Practice has 6 GP Partners, 1 Managing Partner, 1 Salaried GP, 1 Business Manager and 1 Practice Manager
We are a training and dispensing practice operating from two sites, the main surgery at Henfield and a branch surgery at Partridge Green. The practice area is mainly rural and has a growing population due to local development. We offer a range of primary care services.
We operate from well equipped, purpose built premises. Woodlawn Surgery is our branch surgery located in Partridge Green, approximately 3 miles north of Henfield.
We employ a team of nurses, including an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and a Nurse Practitioner as well as Health Care Assistants offering phlebotomy and health clinics.
We also work closely with the Community Nurses, Health Visitors and Midwives.
The Clinical staff are supported by a team of ancillary staff.
The practice uses SystmOne Clinical Software and is an electronic paper-light surgery.
The Practice consistently achieves high on the Quality and Outcomes Framework, and is committed to running Enhanced Services offered by Coastal West Sussex CCG and the full range of Locally Commissioned Services.
We have an active patient participation group who have helped build a good relationship between the surgery and patients. The PPG produce a six monthly newsletter and help patient education by arranging regular consultant talks. The PPG also help to raise funds for a local trust set up to assist with the purchase of equipment for the surgery.
Try the new NHS App
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.
If you already use our Online Access service you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.
For more information go to our Online Services page and Click on this Link which will direct you to the NHS website with more information.
As well as being able to see when we are open at the click of a mouse we’ve made it easier for you to do a number of things. Check out how to order a repeat prescription or book an appointment or cancel your appointment online. If you are not already registered to use our on-line services please click here to register.
Joining The Practice
is easy with online forms also available and appointment slots to suit most patients’ timetables. You’ll enjoy a confidential service in comfortable surroundings from a helpful and dedicated team.
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