Contact Us


Stanford Medical Centre
175 Preston Road

Telephone: 01273 557411 

Islingword Road Surgery
79 Islingword Road

Telephone: 01273 681971 

Cockcroft Surgery
University of Brighton
Lewes Road

Telephone: 01273 642864 


Opening Hours

  • Stanford Medical Centre: Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 18:00 (Appointments are usually offered between 08:00 and 17:30)
  • Islingword Road Surgery: Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 11:30 then 14:00 to 17:30  (Appointments are usually offered between 08:30 and 17:30)
  • Cockcroft (University of Brighton Students): Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 12:00 (Only during term time)

Please note that our phones lines close from 12:30pm-2:00pm for lunch.

Out Of Hours

For urgent medical help between the hours of 18:00 – 18:30 which cannot wait for the Practice to re-open please call 0300 5555 252.

For medical assistance during Practice closures after 18:30 which cannot wait for the Practice to re-open please call 111.

Self-help and support is also available via out Engage online consultation platform

Think Green When Visiting

Stanford Medical Centre 

  • Train: Brighton train station is approximately a 20 minute walk to Stanford Medical Centre. Preston Park train station is approximately 15 minute walk to Stanford Medical Centre. 
  • Bus: Both the 5 and 5A bus have stops directly outside of Stanford Medical Centre, approximately a 15 minute journey from Brighton town centre.
  • Cycle: Bike racks are on site. 

Islingword Road 

  • Train: Brighton train station is approximately a 30 minute walk to our Islingword Road branch surgery. 
  • Bus: The 18, 23 and 27B City Buzz service have stops on Queens Park round, just round the corner from the Islingword Road Branch surgery. 


  • Train: Moulsecoomb train station sits just behind the university medical centre and is accessible on foot, taking approximately 5 mintes. 
  • Bus: The 23, 25, N25 and Regency routes run directly to the university medical centre, the closest bus stop is approximately 2 minutes away. 


The car park at 175 Preston Road has a camera controlled car park management system 

To use the car park you must enter your registration number into one of the screens at the reception desks or on the ground floor.

There is currently some limited parking so we ask our patients to please leave plenty of time before their appointment to ensure they have a parking space either on or off site. This allows patients to arrive on time for their appointment

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and are grateful for your understanding

If you have come to the surgery for an appointment and forgotten to put in your registration you will have received a fine. Please email us using our secure online form with a photo of the letter you received stating your fine. We can then provide you with proof that you were here for an appointment. You will be able to print this off and send it with your appeal in the post

  • Please note if you were not here for an appointment or not one of our patients we cannot provide any evidence for you. Please do not use the car park for the services at 177 Preston Road or for Preston Road
  • Please note there are bike racks near the entrance for you to use, if you can come by bike

How To Access Our Services

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Book Appointments

Find the best way to get the help you need on our appointments page

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Order Repeat Prescriptions

Order your repeat prescription via our online services on our Repeat Prescriptions page

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Register As A Patient

The practice welcomes all patients residing in the practice area. Once you have established you are eligible to register please visit our New Patient Registration page and complete the required online forms

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Chasing Up Referrals

If you have been referred by your GP to an external service and you are needing to chase it up, please visit our Chasing Up Referrals page for helpful information and numbers 

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Join the Patient Group

The Practice strives to provide excellent healthcare. We welcome constructive feedback and suggestions to help shape our services to serve the needs of all of our patients. Our Patient Participation Group (PPG) meets at the practice quarterly to provide a forum for discussion about the practice. For more information, please see our Patient Group pages.

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Surgery Closures

Find out when the surgery is closed on our Events and Closures page

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Make A Complaint

If you have a complaint or concern about the service you receive from the doctors, nurses or staff working at this Practice, you are entitled to ask for a discussion about this. We operate a practice complaints procedure as part of an NHS complaints system. See our complaints procedure for further information