We have been informed by our vaccine supplier that due to unforeseen road freight challenges, there will be a delay in our scheduled delivery of this years Over 65’s flu vaccines. We are now expecting delivery of the over 65 vaccine from W/C 27th September. Please do not call reception about the flu vaccine before this date.
We will update our patients accordingly with any further information and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please look at our News page or click the following link to see how to book your Covid vaccination and how to obtain your Covid Vaccination status for travel abroad
All GP appointments are currently on the telephone or via Engage Consult – our Online Consultation system. You will be invited into the surgery for a face to face appointment if required. Please do not enter the building unless you have an appointment.
**You will be aware that from 19th July 2021 COVID restrictions are coming to an end. However, we are kindly asking for face masks to still be worn (unless you are exempt) and social distancing to still be maintained when attending the surgery. We need to protect our vulnerable patients and our team to ensure we can continue to provide a safe service to all our patients. VISITING YOUR GP **
You can collect your medication from the Dispensary window outside. Current opening times for Dispensary are : 9:00am – 12:00pm and 2:00pm – 6:00pm.
Please order your repeat medications online or put your repeat slip in our external post box outside the main front doors.
The Rye Medical Centre is a five doctor general practice partnership located in Playden, Rye. We are also a training practice for GP registrars and medical students.
IF THE SITUATION IS AN EMERGENCY OR LIFE THREATENING, DIAL 999 AND ASK FOR AN AMBULANCE
If you urgently need to see a doctor and all the surgeries are full you will always be fitted in on the same day. This might not be with your usual GP and you may be asked to sit and wait to be slotted in.
Out of Hours Appointments
An out of hours service is run by the Hastings & Rother CCG. This service is provided by NHS 111. This service operates during weekday evenings and nights from 6.30pm to 8am as well as all day on Saturdays and Sundays. It must be stressed that out of hours calls should be for urgent medical problems or advice only. An operator will take your details and arrange the right access to services for you.
Along with our colleagues in Hastings and Rother we are providing an Extended Access service for those patients who work or find it difficult to get to the surgery during working hours.
You must book these appointments in advance and they are subject to availability. Appointments are available Monday to Friday evenings 6:30 – 8:00pm; Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Please note that these appointments may not be at this surgery and could be a telephone consultation. If you need to be seen during these times please contact our reception team to check availability. You will be asked to give your consent for the GP at that surgery access to your medical record.