From Monday 1st April our dispensary will close for 1 hour only between 2.00pm and 3.00pm until further notice. It will continue to open at 8.00am and close at 6.30pm each day.
Our GPs have changed the way we process your repeat medication requests. We ask for 3 working days from the day your make your request to the day you can come and collect your medication. This is to maintain a high level of patient safety.
If you have difficulty getting to a doctor or nurse appointment during our core opening hours of 8.00am-6.30pm, ask Reception to make an appointment for you at one of the additional clinics at other nearby surgeries known as GPAH (General Practice Additional Hours) which may be more suitable.
A representative from Carers Support West Sussex will be in our waiting room on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Pop along for information, help and advice. No appointment is necessary.
There is a health and wellbeing event in Horsham, run by West Sussex County Council, on Thursday 14th March 2019 between 10.30am and 1.00pm
Loxwood Village Fete and Dog Show 2018
On Saturday 9th June 2018 staff from Loxwood Medical Practice once again participated in the Loxwood Village Fete and Dog show. We were on hand to attend as First Aiders in case of any medical emergency. As ‘Your partner for a healthier future’ our doctors and nurses provided information about healthy eating, diet and exercise. Some delicious home made 'healthy' popcorn and summer fruit pots were available to taste. Our Nurses also had information on overseas travel and sun safety handing out samples of sun screen.
Health and Wellbeing Fayre 2018
On Friday 14th September Loxwood Medical Practice opened its doors for its second Health and Wellbeing Fayre following on from its successful inaugural event in 2016. The practice mission statement ‘Your partner for a healthier future’ reflected the ethos of the afternoon.
The event brought together health care professionals from local NHS and private services and community volunteer groups including Billingshurst Lions who directed traffic and offered patients their Message in a Bottle and Message in a Wallet service. Age UK Horsham and Carers Support West Sussex were there to advise patients. Cranleigh Leisure Centre attended along with a range of practitioners offering physiotherapy, mindfulness workshops, mental health counselling, Indian head massage, reiki, art therapy and hypnotherapy.
The car park was turned into an exercise arena with demonstrations of yoga and Clubercise. Staff and visitors splashed some paint using their hands to produce a large and colourful canvas painting to be proudly displayed in the surgery. The Fayre also gave staff and exhibitors the opportunity to network and share ideas to support patients in living healthier lives. This was an ideal opportunity to introduce the new Rural North Chichester Social Prescribing team who are able to support patients in dealing with non-medical problems such as debt, employment and housing. The practice nurses offered advice on travel and immunisations, stopping smoking, alcohol unit awareness and weight management. The highlight of the afternoon was a ‘healthy cake’ sale with donations going to support Macmillan Midhurst and a poetry competition, celebrating 70 years of the NHS.