Health & Wellbeing

Crowborough news related to illness (physical and mental health), treatment and therapy. Local GP surgeries, pharmacies and Crowborough & Pembury Hospitals (nearest A&E) and the ambulance service plus other medical professionals in the area (osteopaths, chiropractors, podiatrists, health visitors, district nurses and midwives). High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group. Local care homes. Inspections by the Care Quality Commission. Health prevention, obesity and fitness. Food hygiene. Support groups for medical conditions.

Crowborough care home gets into the community spirit

Care UK’s Crowborough care home, Heather View, is opening its doors to the local community this December and inviting members of the public to...

Can you stay off the booze for a month?

New research by the University of Sussex has found, giving up alcohol completely during January reduces harmful drinking all year round. The results of a...

Crowborough stroke survivors successfully cycle ‘London to Brighton’

A team of stroke survivors have successfully cycled the equivalent distance of London to Brighton on indoor bikes at Crowborough Leisure Centre. The cyclists successfully...

£½ million needed to complete Cancer Centre

Cancer support charity Macmillan are thrilled to announce £3.2 million has been raised and they have just have £500,000 left to go in order...

People who have suffered a stroke raise money

Local people recovering from a stroke will be trying to cycle the distance from London to Brighton at Crowborough Leisure Centre on Monday. Members of...

Hospital staff to receive dementia training

Staff working at Crowborough Hospital will be receiving specialist training in dementia care. Following an award of £20,155 by Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex...
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Check your Pee

Health experts in East Sussex are urging anyone who notices blood in their pee, even if it's just the once, to act quickly. East Sussex's...
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Improvements to Community Health Services

The Group of GPs which plans and buys healthcare services in our area have formally invited groups to tender to provide community heath services...
Crowborough War Memorial Hospital

Closures at Minor Injuries Unit

The Minor Injuries Unit at Crowborough Hospital was closed 61 times in the past year, including 8 times in August alone. East Sussex Heathcare NHS...

Ambulance Control Centres

The South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) are planning changes to their control centres to meet the growth in 999 calls. The NHS Trust is planning...