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 Minor Injuries Unit to reopen

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The Minor Injuries Unit at Crowborough War Memorial Hospital is reopening after its temporary closure.
World in Need school class with donated shoes and clothes

Crowborough Charity’s Covid Emergency Fund

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Crowborough-based Christian charity, World in Need, hopes to hit £100,000 with their emergency Covid-19 appeal, to help some of the poorest countries in Africa & Asia.
Beacon Academy main gate North Beeches Road in Crowborough

Partial closure of Beacon Academy

Beacon Academy in Crowborough has decided that because the Coronavirus and reduced staffing levels, from tomorrow (Wednesday) the school will be partially closed.
Graph showing deaths from Covid-19 in East Sussex

The impact of the new variant on Covid deaths in East Sussex

The second wave of coronavirus infections hit East Sussex far harder than the first, councillors heard last week.
nearly 5 million people get first vaccine dose in the UK

Crowborough care homes to be vaccinated within days

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Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust have said they are working to ensure all care homes in Crowborough get their Covid-19 vaccinations within the next few days.
Crowborough Hospital Sept 17

Minor Injury Unit at Crowborough Hospital to close for 4-6 weeks

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The Minor Injury Unit at Crowborough War Memorial Hospital will temporarily close for 4-6 weeks so that staff can be redeployed to help with the pandemic.

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.

Body found on the Ashdown Forest

A body has been found on the Ashdown Forest in the search for missing Eastbourne man Stuart Cooper.

Get vaccinated against the flu virus this winter

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The NHS is encouraging anyone who is eligible for a free flu vaccination in East Sussex to book an appointment with their GP or pharmacist.
SECAmb Ambulances

“All of our IT systems are now functioning fully”

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