When We Are Closed

When the medical centre's telephone phone lines are closed (after 6.30pm, weekends and bank holidays) cover is provided by NHS 111.

Should you telephone us and we are closed, you will be advised to dial 111. NHS 111 is free to call from both landlines and mobiles.

The NHS 111 service is available 24hrs a day, 365 days a year to respond to people’s healthcare needs when:

  • They need medical help fast, but it’s not a 999 emergency
  • They don’t know who to call for medical help or don’t have a GP to call
  • They think they need to go to A & E or another NHS urgent care service
  • They require health information or reassurance about what to do next


NHS Walk-In Centres

There are more than 40 walk-in centres provided by the government around the country for the convenience of patients. The nearest one to Buxted and East Hoathly is at:

Brighton Station Walk in Centre 

Aspect House
84-87 Queens Road
East Sussex

Tel: 0333 321 0946

The Brighton NHS Walk-In Centre offers services on an open-access basis 7 days a week 8am to 8pm for those patients aged 1 and over. A mixture of Nurse Practitioners and primary care nurses, family planning and health promotion staff provide a range of services including treatment for minor conditions, information, advice and the supply and administration of named medicines.


Community Hospital Minor Injury Units

There are Minor Injury Units at Uckfield Community Hospital, Framfield Road, Uckfield TN22 5AW and at Crowborough War Memorial Hospital, South View Road, Crowborough TN6 1HF and Lewes Victoria Hospital, Nevill Road, Lewes BN7 1PF between 8am and 8pm 7 days a week. They provide walk-in services and are staffed by senior, experienced and specially trained nurses.


NHS Choices – www.nhs.uk 

You can find answers to any ailments from common colds to cancers on the A-Z health encyclopaedia on this site.


In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

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