Horsham District Older Peoples Forum

Help my NHS to give me the best care Important advice on finding urgent local care HERE

NHS services are there for you when you need them. But many people are using some services, such as A&E and their GP, with problems that could be treated elsewhere. This makes these services very busy and means you and others may have to wait longer to be treated.The NHS is doing everything it can to prepare for the extra pressures and demands over the busy winter months.

You can #HelpMyNHS to give the best care by making sure you and your loved ones get the right care, at the right time, in the right place.

This website helps you do this by highlighting where you can get medical treatment that is right for you. It includes details on the alternative services to A&E and GPs, along with tips on using of GP appointments properly, taking steps to help prevent getting ill and self-manage minor illnesses, as well as other services, such as pharmacists.

It is tailored to include listings on specific services available to you across Sussex and East Surrey.  Follow the links to find out how to help your GP and help your A&E


To access Horsham & Mid Sussex CCG website and access the links - click here


April 2019 Patient Roundup Newsletter

Dear all, I hope you are all well. Spring has sprung and weather is starting to get warmer! 

 Please find the Patient Roundup for April 2019


 Text in blue below identifies new information in the Patient Roundup: 

 Our Health and Care, Our FutureGoverning Body Date

 Big Health and Care Conversation – You Said, We Did 

 NHS England Consultations Learning Disability and Autism Training for Health and Care Staff

 Fill out the survey about living with MS 

  1 in 4 miss their cervical screening appointments

 Sleep Awareness Week 2019

 Hand Hygiene Muscle and Bone Strengthening and Balance Physical Activity

 New legal rights to personal health budgets for wheelchairs and section 117

 Financial Wellbeing Webinars for People Affected by Cancer or Other Illnesses

 Support Empower Advocate Promote

 Aspie Trainers: An Introduction to Autism 

 Expert Patient Programme Dementia Guide

 RelateWest Sussex ADHD Support

 Motor Neurone Disease Association

 Mid-Sussex Older People’s Council

 Voluntary Sector Support Horsham District

 Mid Sussex Voluntary Action (MSVA)

 Horsham District Gears Up for More Healthy Bike Rides This Year

 Crawley Community & Voluntary Services (CCVS)

 Parkrun Practice Initiative

 Crawley Older People’s Directory

 Standing Item: What should you do if you have urgent but not life-threatening symptoms? Dial 111 

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