Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information about seeing a GP

This guide produced by Healthwatch Brighton and Hove provides some information about seeing a GP at this current time.
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  • Patients can make appointments with a Doctor, Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Social Prescriber. Do not delay seeking medical help if you need it.
  • GPs are still able to make referrals and you should not delay contacting your GP.  Cancer referrals are still being made and it is important not to ignore possible symptoms.
  • Many GPs continue to limit their face to face contact with patients and are conducting appointments via telephone or video consultation. You can contact your practice to learn more, or check their website.
  • GPs are making alternative arrangements for certain groups of patients, such as the deaf community, people with learning disabilities, people whose first language is not English and people who do not have access to the telephone.

Should you have any questions or require further information please contact us by email:


You can download more information here, but if you need it in a different format, please contact us at:

01273 234 041

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