Health & Welfare

Residents are able to register at one of three medical practices.

Billingshurst Surgery
Roman Way, Billingshurst, RH14 9QZ

Surgery hours are Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 6.30 pm. Extended opening hours are 6.30 to 8.00 pm, Monday to Thursday for pre-booked appointments.
The Dispensary is open Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 6.30 pm for the collection of pre-ordered prescriptions.

For detailed information visit the Surgery website.

Telephone 01403 782931
Appointments 01403 782931
Out of Hours NHS Direct Service - call 111
In an emergency, call 999.
Prescription Line

01403 784821
Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 1.00 pm

Online Prescription Service

Loxwood Medical Practice

Farm Close, Loxwood, RH14 0UT

The surgery building is open from 8.00 am to 6.30 pm, Monday to Friday, with appointments normally between 8.20 am and 5.50 pm.
The Dispensary is open between 8.00 am to 6.30 pm.
For detailed information visit the Practice website.

Telephone 01403 752 246
Appointments 01403 752 246 / 01403 753499
Out of Hours NHS Care Service - call 111
In an emergency, call 999

Repeat prescriptions can be left at the Post Office in Wisborough Green Stores. They are taken to Loxwood at 2.00 pm on a Tuesday and would be ready for collection from the surgery on Thursday.

On-line Prescription Service

Petworth Medical Practice
Grove Street, Petworth, GU28 0LP

The surgery is open from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm, Monday to Friday and is closed for lunch from 1.00 pm to 1.45 pm. Morning surgeries are held between 9.00 - 11.00 am by all doctors. Afternoon times vary according to the day of the week and doctor. Evening emergency surgery is also held between 3.30 to 6.00 pm, offering five minute slots for single urgent medical problems.
The Dispensary is open from 8.30 am until 6.00 pm, being closed for lunch between 1.00 to 1.45 pm. A dispensing service is only available to patients who live outside Petworth.
For detailed information visit the Surgery website.

Telephone 01798 342248
Appointments 01798 342248
Out of Hours Urgent medical cover is provided by IC24 on 0845 145 0121 or call the NHS Care Service on 111
In an emergency, call 999

Fax to: 01798 343987
Online service also available via the website.

Additional Services
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Telephone 0808 2000 247 (Freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge)

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Telephone 0808 801 0327 (Free from landlines and most mobile phones)

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Chichester & Bognor Regis Branch
Telephone 0808 168 9274. Lines open Monday to Friday, 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday 9 am to 5 pm.

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Cruse Bereavement Care
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Telephone 0844 477 9400

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Citizens Advice, Lower Tanbridge Way, Horsham, RH12 1PJ
Telephone 0344 477 1171

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Telephone 0344 477 1171

West Sussex Wellbeing
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Chichester District Wellbeing - Telephone 01243 521041 (Monday - Friday, 8.45 am to 5.10 pm)

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