Local Health Services

Doctor’s Surgeries: Dr Shah

The New Larchwood Surgery opened on 3/11/08 and is working well. The   Service is open to New Residents  . The Service is Nurse led by Deirdre Prower and  is Supported by Dr Rekha Shah , Dr Jonathan Halford and Dr John Mervyn-Thomas . Deirdre is a Nurse Pratitioner and can diagnose , prescribe and refer to hospital Specialist if required . The  Surgery is open  every morning  and  Monday and Friday afternoons  for Consultation by appointment as listed below . Patients are now able to get blood tests, injections  dressings etc done  at New Larchwood Surgery . Coldean Residents are welcome to come in and meet the staff and look at the facilities .

Opening Hours

Mon – Friday 9 – 12 pm
Mon and Friday pm 1.30- 3.30 pm

Telephone Number 01273 682682

Brighton and Hove NHS

Out of hours GP services.

When your GP practice is closed, you can contact a GP by phoning the out of hours service on 0845 4565420.

Out of hours Dental services.

If you are in pain and need emergency dental care outside normal working hours, phone the emergency dental service on 01273 48644.

Out of hours district nursing services.

You can contact the out of hours district nursing service  available from 8pm to 8am seven days a week on 0845 4565420.

Late night pharmacy

Ashtons late night pharmacy 98, Dyke Road. Seven Dials. 01273 325020. opening Hours 9am to 10pm every day.

Boots The Chemist North street Brighton 01273 207461. Opening hours 9am to midnight Monday to Saturday.

Westons Chemist 6-7 Coombe Terrace Lewes Road  Brighton 01273 605354 Opening hours 9am to 10pm every day.


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