Seaford Medical Practice

01323 490022

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients. You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Fair Processing Notice (Privacy Notice) and cookies

Your personal information, what you need to know This privacy notice explains why we collect information about you, how that information will be used, how we keep it safe and ... [continue] Fair Processing Notice (Privacy Notice) and cookies

General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) and Opt-Out Options

Please use the following links to find out more information about the NHS Digital’s daily collection of GP data to support vital health and care planning and research. General Practice ... [continue] General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) and Opt-Out Options

Translation and Interpreting Services

Where English is not your first language and you feel an interpreter would help in your medical consultation, this can be arranged by the Practice. The interpreting service may be ... [continue] Translation and Interpreting Services

COVID-19 Vaccine

Please click here for the latest news from the Sussex Health and Care Partnership Vaccination Programme, including Frequently Asked Questions Please click here for a map to the Harbour Community ... [continue] COVID-19 Vaccine

Child Health Development

The Doctors share the responsibility for child health development with the Health Visitors. The first developmental baby checks will be between six and eight weeks after birth. The appointment usually ... [continue] Child Health Development

How to register

We are delighted to welcome new patients to our Practice. Our Practice catchment area runs from the Newhaven border to Westdean/ Seven Sisters Country Park. If you wish to join ... [continue] How to register

GP Consultation Times

Please note: Appointment times may be subject to change, sometimes at very short notice. DR SHEARS Monday  Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday AM Surgery; PM Surgery Friday AM Surgery; PM Surgery   ... [continue] GP Consultation Times

GP Phone Consultation Times

GPs offer a window for 5 minute patient telephone consultations (days and times below). Patients can book a telephone consultation – half the telephone consultations will be available to be booked ... [continue] GP Phone Consultation Times

Secretarial Staff Phone In Times

The secretarial staff are your first line of contact if you have queries about referrals to hospitals or other outside agencies. They may also be able to help you with ... [continue] Secretarial Staff Phone In Times

NHS App – Help and Support

For help with setting up and using the NHS App, please click the link below, NHS App – Help and Support  

Practice boundary

Please use the map below to view our practice boundary.

Updating your details

If you change name, address or telephone number, please notify the surgery as soon as possible so that we can ensure that our records are accurate. Please note, it may ... [continue] Updating your details

Complaints and compliments

We are happy to receive suggestions, compliments or complaints on the services that we offer in the Medical Practice. we always try to give the best service possible. There may ... [continue] Complaints and compliments

Violent or abusive behaviour

This Practice has a zero tolerance policy with regards to violent or abusive patients. If an incident occurs, the Practice will telephone the police and that patient may be removed ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour

Removal of Patients from the Practice List

The practice does not discriminate against patients on the grounds of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, colour, and religious belief or the perceived economic work or amount of work they ... [continue] Removal of Patients from the Practice List

Access to medical records

Health Care professionals caring for you, keep records about your health and treatment to ensure that you receive the best possible care. These may be written down (manual records), or ... [continue] Access to medical records

Patient confidentiality and Summary Care Records

Everyone working with your information has a legal duty of confidentiality. Our guiding principle, is that we are holding your records in strict confidence. Anyone who receives information from us ... [continue] Patient confidentiality and Summary Care Records

Patient rights and responsibilities

All patients will be treated with respect, kindness and dignity, irrespective of ethnic origin, religion, cultural beliefs, sex or age.  We ask that you treat the practice staff with the ... [continue] Patient rights and responsibilities

Accidents and Minor Injuries

All major accidents and emergencies should be referred immediately to Eastbourne District General Hospital , telephone 01323 417400. Whilst every effort will be made to help you if you have ... [continue] Accidents and Minor Injuries

Child Immunisation Clinics

Child Immunisation Clinics are held on Wednesday or Thursday mornings or Friday afternoons, for all children under 5 years old.  The Practice is informed when your child’s immunisations are due and you ... [continue] Child Immunisation Clinics

Community Health Services

For details of the many and varied services offered by the Community Health Teams, please ask at their reception desk, as you turn left when coming in the main entrance ... [continue] Community Health Services

Privacy during Consultations & Examinations / Chaperones

It is the policy of this practice to respect the privacy and dignity of our patients. If you would like a chaperone of the same sex as yourself to be ... [continue] Privacy during Consultations & Examinations / Chaperones

Sharps Bins Free Home Collection Service

Please make arrangements to have your sharps bins collected from home.  Lewes District Council offer a free collection service for patients who use sharps bins in their home.  Please contact ... [continue] Sharps Bins Free Home Collection Service

Consent To Treatment Policy

The attached paper sets out Seaford Medical Practice’s policy on patient consent to treatment: 2013-03-25 Consent to Treatment Policy (Website Version)

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

The leaflet below is about adult abuse and what you can do if you are concerned that someone may be at risk of harm. The leaflet describes someone as an ... [continue] Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults


 Simply click on the blue title to download the leaflet/questionnaire you would like to read or print off. Alternatively, the nhs has a website, listed below, which has an excellent ... [continue] Library