Woodingdean Medical Centre

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Practice overview

Practice Overview

Welcome to Woodingdean Medical Centre. Woodingdean is an eastern suburb of the city of Brighton and Hove in East Sussex, separated from the main part of the city by downland and the Brighton Racecourse. With a local population in excess of 10,000 and a list size of approx 8,500 we provide medical care to the vast majority of the local people. We are a forward thinking, innovative team with commitment to retaining the traditional strengths that General Practice offers.

Woodingdean Medical Centre moved into new purpose built facilities (shared with Woodingdean Library) in Warren Road in 2014.

Website

This website has been developed to enable you to receive the best possible care from Woodingdean Medical Centre. We have a team of dedicated doctors and other health professionals available for your care. If you do have any problems or ideas for improvement, please do not hesitate to contact our Practice Manager.

Woodingdean Medical Centre sets measurable standards that take into account our responsibility for delivering national and local priorities in health care. These standards are reviewed regularly and we monitor our performance against the standards set, by clinical audits.

NHS Medical Services

The practice holds a GMS contract with the NHS and provides the usual full range of services. These include:-

  • Alcohol Screening
  • Blood Taking/Phlebotomy
  • Cervical Smears
  • Child health surveillance
  • Child Protection
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Contraception Services
  • Essential Medical Services
  • Maternity Services
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Palliative care/care of the terminally ill
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Travel Advice
  • Vaccination and Immunisations

Read more about our NHS services and clinics

Patient Involvement

The Practice conducts regular patient surveys as required by the QOF system. We are currently looking how we can improve patient involvement generally by setting up our Patient Participation Group and our new website.

PCN and Federations

Our surgery is part of East & Central Brighton Primary Care Network (PCN). A PCN is an NHS Collaboration between GP Practices – our PCN group is Arch Healthcare, Ardingly Court Surgery, Broadway Surgery, Park Crescent Health Centre, Pavilion Surgery, Regency Surgery, St Peters Medical Centre and Wellsbourne Health Centre. To find our more on our PCN please visit https://ecb.pcn.gpweb.org.uk/. Together we are working to provide extended services. Additionally, our surgery is part of Brighton and Hove Federation who support and represent GP practices in Brighton and Hove. To find out more please visit their website – https://www.brightonandhovefed.co.uk/