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Seasonal Flu

Flu clinics for 2014/15 are now open for booking:

Stanford Medical Centre
Saturday 25th October @ 8.15am – 10.30am
Tuesday 28th October @ 1.30pm – 4.00am
Friday 7th November @ 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Saturday 8th November @ 8.15am – 10.30am

Islingword Road Surgery (Combined Adult/Child clinic)
Wednesday 22nd October @ 9.00am – 11.00am
Wednesday 29th October @ 9.00am – 11.00am

If you are in an "at risk" group or over 65, please check with the surgery for our list of Flu Clinics and book an appointment with one of our reception staff on 01273 560109.



Meningicoccal (MEN C) Freshers Vaccination

Are you aged between 17 & 25 (inclusive) anytime during the period between 1/4/14 – 31/10/14?

Attending university for the first time?

Have not previously had any MenC vaccination since the age of 10 years?

If so, you need to get vaccinated by 31/10/14

Please see the receptionist to make an appointment with the nurse to get vaccinated or to discuss whether you need MenC, or any other vaccines, if you are unsure of your vaccination status.


What’s happening?
From the 1st October 2014 we will be taking part in a 6 month pilot project along with several other surgeries in Brighton & Hove, looking at ways to improve access to your surgery.

How will this affect me?
When you ring for an appointment with a doctor you will be given a time for a telephone consultation, we may ask you for additional information to help the doctor prioritise, the doctor will phone you back within an hour of your appointment time. Then, if you need to be seen in the surgery the doctor will arrange this at a time convenient for you. Whenever possible this will be with your regular doctor.

Why are things changing?
The aim is to improve access to appointments. Many things can be sorted out on the telephone, which means you may not need to come to the surgery, which hopefully will be more convenient for you.

Improving access
During this 6 month pilot scheme there will also be access to additional evening and weekend appointments at 175 Preston Road for those who find it difficult to get to the surgery on weekdays. Whilst these appointments will not be with a doctor or nurse from this surgery, they will be able to access to your GP records. The surgery can book these appointments for you. These extra appointments are in addition to our existing Monday evening and Saturday morning surgeries.

For convenience, please try to phone between 8am and 4pm weekdays.

Half day closure

Please note Stanford Medical Centre and Islingword Road Surgery will be closed from 1pm on Thursday 23rd October 2014 for Staff training.
There will be no Doctors/Nurses or Reception staff available during this time.
The surgery will re-open at 8am 24th October 2014.

In case of an emergency please call 0845 145 0121 up to 6.30pm - after 6.30pm please call 111 

Statement of Intent - Patient Online: Records Access

This practice is planning to offer our patients the facility to view parts of their GP medical record online by 31st March 2015. Patients will be able to view this information by logging onto an online account.  This will be the same online account which some patients already use to book appointments and order repeat medication.
If you are not yet registered to use our online services, Patient Access, please come into the practice with photo ID and an account will be created for you.
The practice would like to know what patients think about online services, please send your feedback to

Patient Survey Results and Report - 2013/14

Click here to view the Patient Survey results

Click here to view the Patient Participation report

Electronic Prescription Service

What is the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)?
EPS is an NHS funded service in England. It gives you the chance to change how your GP sends your prescription to the healthcare professional you choose to get your medicines or appliances from.
What does this mean for you?
If you currently collect your repeat prescriptions from your GP you will not have to visit your GP practice to pick up your paper prescription. Instead, your GP will send it electronically to the place you choose, saving you time.
You will have more choice about where to get your medicines from because they can be collected from a pharmacy near to where you live, work or shop.
You may not have to wait as long at the pharmacy as there will be more time for your repeat
prescriptions to be prepared before you arrive.
For more information about EPS visit, or ask your pharmacy or talk to us.

Common Childhood Illnesses

Click here to see how to manage common childhood illnesses

University of Brighton students

If you are wanting to register with us, please click here for registration details.

NHS England - system

We have been chosen as a GP Practice to extract patient data - how does this effect you as a patient.  Please click here for more information.

Welcome to Stanford Medical Centre

We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.

Serving You

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.

If you would like a copy of our practice leaflet please click here.

Partners in Care

Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.

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