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Individual Flu Vaccinations Still Available

We still have a supply of Flu vaccinations available to patients over 65 and those under 65 with an eligible chronic disease*:

If you would like a Flu vaccination please call the surgery on 01243 608201 to book an individual appointment. We will also do "walk ins" as long as we have staff available - please ask at reception.

*Eligible chronic diseases are: Diabetes, Asthma (must be on 2 steroid inhalers), COPD, Patients with learning difficulties, Obesity, Stroke/TIA, Immunocompromised (HIV, Coeliac, high dose steroids), Heart failure, Palliative care patients.

Registered carers are also entitled to a flu vaccination.

Getting the Right Help and Advice

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Online Consultation Tool

You can contact us about a medical or administrative issue by clicking HERE.

We have replaced the ‘e-Consult’ online consultation system with what we think is an easier system for you to use. The new system uses simple online forms and is a quick and easy way for you to contact us.

Using a smart phone, tablet, or computer, you will need to complete a short form and enter a few personal details, but you won’t have to answer lots of questions.

Your request will be reviewed within 2 working days.

You can use the online consultation system weekdays from 06:00 - 15:00.

(If there is a very high demand, we may adjust these timings).

Please note that online consultations should not be made for minor injuries; for these, you should contact Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at Bognor War Memorial Hospital.

https://florey.accurx.com/p/H82037

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Try Self Care First

Many minor illnesses like coughs, colds, back ache, hay fever and minor injuries either get better without any intervention or can be self managed using over the counter remedies

Talk to your local pharmacist or try our

Self Care Advice page.

Some Useful Links 

NHS 111 Online

Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) Bognor Memorial Hospital

NHS Health A-Z

Selsey Medical Practice Self Care Advice

Online Consultation System

Opening Times

Please select a site

Telephoning the Practice

  • Phone lines are open between 08:00 - 18:30.
  • Please note that between 12:30 - 13:30 and 17:45 - 18:30, Selsey Medical Practice is open for emergencies only. If you telephone during this time, requiring assistance which cannot wait, please hold, otherwise please call back at another time.
  • The busiest time to call is early in the morning or early afternoon, please avoid calling at busy times for routine enquires and results.
  • If you have a life-threatening emergency, please call 999.
  • Please do not come into the surgery if anyone in your household has any covid symptoms.

Face Masks

Staff, visitors and patients are no longer required to wear a face mask when they are in the medical centre, unless you have a symptoms of respiratory illness (coughing, sneezing, runny nose) or other likely symptoms of COVID. 

Masks can be provided for patients and visitors.  

Check Hospital Waiting List Times

My Planned Care is an NHS website which gives you advice and support while you wait, and helps you to prepare for your hospital consultation, treatment, or surgery. This includes giving you information about waiting times at your hospital and other supporting and local services while you wait.

This site is updated weekly and can be viewed by anyone, which means you, your family or carer as well as your NHS team can all see the latest information.

Your hospital team will be in touch with you as soon as they can. If you are looking for an update, please check this website before contacting your hospital or GP. Click the My Planned Care link to visit the site.

Practice Data - January 24

Jan 24 data

Friends and Family Test

NHS feedback

We would like your Feedback

We would like your feedback on the care or treatment we give you, any time you visit your GP or have contact with the practice. It doesn't take long.

Click this link to open a short online form.

The chart shows how you responded in April.

April responses

PSA Testing and Prostate Cancer

PSA testing is a blood test that can help diagnose prostate problems however it is not perfect test and the biggest risk for prostate cancer is a family history.

If you are over 50 and do not have urinary symptoms please read this leaflet first and contact the practice if you would like a blood test.

Prostate Cancer PSA testing Information

The leaflet has advice about what to do before the test to reduce a false positive.

If you do have any symptoms please make an appointment to see a clinician.

Waiting for Hospital Appointments

Unfortunately, following the pandemic, hospital waiting times for procedures and appointments have increased.  If you are waiting for a procedure or appointment at the hospital please do not contact the surgery about this, as we do not have access to the hospital appointment or waiting list system.

If your condition has worsened please contact the outpatient department to enquire when your appointment will be. The details of the outpatient department should be on any correspondence that you have received from the hospital. 

If you feel that your symptoms are more severe and that the appointment time is too long, then please contact the specialist’s secretary to and ask the specialist secretary to request that the specialist review your referral in light of your new symptoms. The number and email for the specialist secretary should be on the correspondence which you have received from them. 

If you are unable to contact outpatients or the specialist secretary then please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Monday to Friday10:00 am to 3:00 pm

tel:01243831822

Uhsussex.palschichester@nhs.net

If you are concerned that your new symptoms may not be related to your original condition then you should let us know, and we can assess, advise, and manage your new condition.