Advice for people with diabetes during Ramadan 2023  

As Ramadan begins this week, the NHS is wishing all a peaceful and happy month ahead.If you’re living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and plan to fast during the holy month of Ramadan, this free online course will help you to prepare and support you to stay healthy and manage your diabetes safely during this […]

Disclosure of health conditions/medication

Dear patient, At Hastings & Rother Healthcare, we are committed to improving our delivery of care to the patient population. We have recently noticed that some patients have not disclosed significant health conditions, this may have been due to a diagnosis overseas or with an alternative provider. If we do not have this information, it […]

Virtual Wards

New ‘Virtual Wards’ have been rolled out across Sussex to support people to be cared for in their own homes rather than having to go into hospital.Virtual wards provide safe care for appropriate patients at home (including care homes), to prevent them being admitted to hospital or allowing for an earlier, supported discharge from hospital.Personalised care plans […]

NHS App Quick Guide

Download the NHS App, or open the NHS website in a web browser, to set up and log in to your NHS account. Owned and run by the NHS, your NHS account is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services online, including the ordering of your repeat prescriptions. The App […]

Strep A (Scarlet fever) infection information for patients

Scarlet fever Scarlet fever is a contagious infection that mostly affects young children. It’s easily treated with antibiotics. Check if you have scarlet fever The first signs of scarlet fever can be flu-like symptoms, including a high temperature, a sore throat and swollen neck glands (a large lump on the side of your neck). A […]

Bereavement guide

Introduction When somebody dies there are many decisions to bemade at a time when we may feel least able to do so.To support you through this difficult time EastSussex Registration have produced this brochure toinform and guide you through the practical tasks andarrangements that need to be made.You will find information about registering a death,arranging […]

Support for Dependence forming medication

Please find some valuable information below for support with managing dependance forming medication, what the DFM team offers and how you could benefit. If you feel that you could benefit from this service, please use the contact details provided: T: 07747 561 340 E:

May measurement and world hypertension day toolkit

Hypertension – often called high blood pressure – increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Early detection and treatment can help people live longer, healthier lives. May Measurement Month (MMM) is an annual global screening campaign initiated by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), which comes in the same month as World Hypertension Day, […]

Mental Health Matters NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched a new campaign to encourage anyone experiencing feelings such as anxiety, depression, or other common mental health concerns to seek help through NHS Talking Therapies.  Backed by some of the UK’s biggest artists, and using the iconic Beatles song ‘Help!’, the campaign will encourage people struggling with their […]

Ready, Steady, Go!

What is Ready, Steady, Go? Ready, Steady, Go! is an eight-week group programme for children aged 4 to 11 and their families. The focus is on helping families achieve and maintain a healthy weight by making small and achievable lifestyle changes with the support of a team of trained staff. Eight sessions cover a range […]