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.

Proposals to improve inpatient cardiology care

Councillors have said plans to move specialist heart surgeries to a single hospital in East Sussex would be a ‘substantial variation’.

Friends of Crowborough Hospital in discussion with other potential providers

Friends of Crowborough Hospital are in discussions with other potential providers following the extension of the closure of the Minor Injuries Unit.
team at Home Instead Crowborough

Future-proof your career says local care boss

Crowborough home care company boss declares that caring is a ‘job of the future’, urging people to come onboard as she pledges to build an army carers to provide support in the local community.
SECAmb Ambulances

“All of our IT systems are now functioning fully”

The ambulance service which serves Sussex has declared a 'critical incident' this morning (Wednesday 17th).
Crowborough Hospital Sept 17

Closure at Crowborough Hospital Extended

Today, the NHS Trust responsible for running the Minor injuries Unit at Crowborough has officially been extended.
Map showing the number of Covid-19 cases in Crowborough and surrounding areas.

Covid testing Jarvis Brook car park

There will be a temporary coronavirus testing facility in Jarvis Brook this weekend (6th & 7th November 2021).
boxes of suspected animal bones found on Green Lane in Crowborough

Discarded boxes of bones in Crowborough

Following slaughtered animal bones being found fly tipped in the Crowborough area, Wealden District Council are increasingly concerned that potentially unregulated pork products are finding their way into the human food chain.

Proposed Bike Track at Goldsmiths Rec

A planning application has been submitted by Crowborough Town Council for a bike "Pump Track" at Goldsmiths Recreation Ground.

Walk-in vaccines for 16 & 17 year olds

Saxonbury House GP Surgery on Croft Road in Crowborough is offering walk-in Covid-19 jabs to 16/17 years olds.

Crowborough Minor Injuries to temporarily close

The Minor Injuries Unit in Crowborough Hospital will close for around eight weeks to allow staff to be redeployed to Uckfield and Lewes.