Covid-19: Information on local health & social care services

We have published essential updates on local health and social care services in Brighton and Hove.
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Access to NHS Services during COVID-19 Guide

Sussex NHS Commissioners has produced a guide to support you to access NHS services that are still here for you during COVID-19, which includes helpful information explaining how you may need to access services in a different way to stay safe.

This guide is also available in different languages and British Sign Language (BSL) on request by contacting the Public Involvement team on 01903 708 411.

You can find more information on getting the care and treatment you need here.

The Healthwatch briefing

This provides information about changes to services such as access, appointments and restrictions on: 



Help ordering prescriptions

Visitor restrictions in place across local hospitals

Outpatient appointments

Advice for cancer patients

Advice around pregnancy

Advice around visiting A&E

Sexual Health services

Mental Health services

Making a complaint or raising a concern

Plus other areas

Please note. This information has been collated by Healthwatch from various sources. The information is accurate as at the time and date of publication, but please note that changes and updates to services are happening daily. We will revise this briefing as up-to-date information becomes available.

Should you have any questions, or require information on services not covered in this briefing, please contact us by email:


A separate Frequently Asked Questions guide produced by Healthwatch can be found here



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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