Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
We are currently unable to provide travel advice and vaccinations as we do not have staff trained in this area of expertise. Training of new nursing team is on-going and once they a have completed the training and are competent in this area we will resume the service. Please make sure that you seek advice about your travel vaccines at least 3 to 4 months before you are due to travel as you may need several doses at weekly or monthly intervals to complete a vaccination course and ensure that you are full covered before you go.
Travel advice and vaccine provision can be obtained from a specialist Travel Clinics please see the following websites for more information:
Local Travel Clinics are also available at:
Boots Tunbridge Wells
Asda Pharmacy Hastings
Laycock chemist, St Leonards
Please be aware that we cannot recommend a particular service provider as we are not familiar with the services that they provide.
Below are links to the NHS health website which will give you further information on the health issues that you should consider when travel aboard.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
We are now able to offer women aged 25 to 65 Cervical Screening appointments with Nurse Simkins. The NHS send out letters inviting ladies to book their appointments, every 3 years for those below the age of 50, every 5 years for those aged 50 and above - unless stated otherwise.
Once you have received your letter, please contact Reception on 01435 882 306 to book a slot. Cervical Screening appointments cannot be made via the Online Service.
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