Drs Miller, Baxter, Baseley, Fyfe, Nainen, Cannon & Ashdown
This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services
that we offer. Please read it carefully. We trust that you will find it helpful
Ashdown Forest Health Centre 2014/15 Patient Report
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Welcome To Ashdown Forest
The Forest Row Practice
started in 1876 at "The Elms", the house which stands opposite the
In 1968 it moved across
the Lewes Road to a house on the present site, which was demolished to make way
for the present day health centre which opened in 1982. The old oil street lamp
at the entrance to the health centre formerly stood outside "The Elms" and
was lit nightly by the doctor's coachman to guide the patients to the surgery.
Now electrified, it
continues to serve the same purpose more than 100 years later.
There is one group
of seven doctors working as a non-limited partnership and you may ask to see any
doctor, although you will be registered with a specific GP for administrative
purposes. You and your family will be asked to complete the registration forms.
The Health Centre is open Monday to Friday 8.30am - 6.30pm and closed daily between 12.30 - 1.30pm. We are also open alternate Saturdays 9.00am - 11.30am.
Online Prescriptions & Appointments
We use systmonline for ordering repeat prescriptions and booking appointments online. Before you can use this service please contact reception to register for it. If you have already registered and wish to login, please click the systmonline logo above.
If you are a user of our previous on-line ordering system (Emis) your user name and password may still be working, if you find it is not, please contact reception who would be happy to assist.
There is limited space
at the health centre so, to help those who are less able, please use one of the
free car parks in Hartfield Road or walk if possible.
If you do come by car, do not leave it parked at the health centre, even when
collecting prescriptions from the local chemist.
health centre is purpose-built for wheelchair access and has suitable toilet facilities for the disabled as well as a baby-changing area.
Consideration To Other Patients
We ask patients not to use mobile telephones inside the
health centre and to keep children as quiet as reasonably possible. Remember that some patients will be feeling
Please let us know
if you wish your enquiry to be dealt with away from the reception desk.
High Weald, Lewes & Havens Clinical Commissioning Group
High Weald, Lewes & Havens Clinical Commissioning Group brings together 125 GPs, working in 22 practices, who look after more than 164,000 people who live in the area. If you need health care we want it to be high quality, responsive to your needs and wishes.
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Many common aches and pains can be simply treated at home without the need to consult a doctor.
General advice on the treatment of many common minor illness and accidents can be found by on our "useful information" pages.
In an emergency it may not always be appropriate to attend Accident and Emergency. Your condition could be treated at the Minor Injuries departments based at Uckfield Community Hospital and Crowborough War Memorial Hospital (details below)
Uckfield Community Hospital 01825 769999 open 8.00am - 8.00pm
Crowborough War Memorial Hospital 01892 603602 open 8.00am - 8.00pm
For those with access to the internet good interactive and structured advice can be accessed via NHS Direct on www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk. Further reliable sources of health information are found at www.bbc.co.uk/health and www.patient.co.uk
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