Significant improvements in The Broadway Surgery

Back in February 2016, The Broadway Surgery in Whitehawk Road was rated inadequate and was placed into special measures by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). After this inspection, the practice put an action plan in place to make sustainable improvements to the areas of concern which CQC had outlined, and to make sure that regulations … Read more…

What is dementia care like near you?

Dementia Partnerships has produced a dementia atlas to help people compare the quality of dementia care across England. The Dementia Atlas is an interactive map that plots data about dementia care and support, allowing people to compare the quality of dementia care across the country. The data is grouped in themes based on NHS England’s … Read more…

Tips for communicating better with people with dementia

Dementia UK has produced a very handy guide that explains the communication challenges that people with dementia face. The guide also contains top tips on how we can communicate better with people who have dementia.

Brighton & Hove cervical screening rates lowest in south east

Brighton and Hove has the lowest cervical screening rates in the south east and numbers attending for screening are falling year on year. Screening rates are at a 19 year low and every day 9 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3 women lose their lives to the disease. Statistics also … Read more…

CQC Report on care provided at Arundel Park Lodge

Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspected Arundel Park Lodge on 29 November 2016. The inspection was unannounced. The home provides residential care for up to 30 people. People required support with their personal care and had additional nursing needs including frailty associated with old age and poor mobility. Some people were living with dementia. Overall the service … Read more…

CQC Report on care provided at Vallance Residential Care Home

Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspected Vallance Residential Care Home on 13 December 2016. The inspection was unannounced. The home provides residential care for up to 19 people. People required support with their personal care and had additional needs, including frailty associated with old age and poor mobility. Some people were living with dementia. Overall the … Read more…

New Self Health Courses

Feeling down? Low mood? Want to make changes? Friends Centre’s FREE courses can help!  Self Health is part of a national Mental Health Research Project.  As part of this project a number of centres across the city are delivering free courses in a range of subjects and measuring their impact on mental wellbeing. It is hoped … Read more…

Donate blood as a New Year’s resolution

The NHS Blood and Transplant is calling for people to step forward and make a New Years resolution that is worth keeping – give blood or platelets and help save lives! For information when and where you can donate your blood in Brighton and Hove see this website.

CQC Report on care provided at Hove Park Villas Surgery

Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried out an announced comprehensive inspection of this practice on 9 July 2015. Hove Park Villas Surgery is located in a residential area of Brighton. There were 4,321 patients on the practice list. Services are provided under a General Medical Service (GMS) contract Overall the service was rated as GOOD. For more … Read more…

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