Crowborough Minor Injuries Unit Reopens

Whilst not a vaccination service, it is important to share that Crowborough Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at Crowborough War Memorial Hospital will reopen on Monday 22 February after temporary closure. The unit is run by Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) and has been temporarily closed since 24 January to allow staff to be redeployed … Read more

Reminder and Latest Update (8.2.21)

Table of Contents Progress To Date The COVID-19 vaccination programme continues to be rolled out. The Program is on target for offering the COVID-19 vaccination to the top four priority groups by mid-February; HURRAH! Three large Vaccination Centres are open across Sussex: the Brighton Centre, The Welcome Building, Eastbourne, and Crawley Hospital; Residents living in … Read more

Shielding Advice for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable

All clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) people should now have been advised by a letter from the Government to follow shielding guidance and of the support office available to them. Emails and texts have also been sent to many people on the list where contact information is available. The Shielded Patient List remains a live list, with people … Read more

Astra Zeneca effective for all age groups

The following briefing from the NHS should provide reassurance, given the recent publicity on the matter.  Andy Miller Following recent media coverage about the Astra Zeneca vaccine, clinicians have provided reassurance that it is effective and should continue to be given to all age groups. Dr Mary Ramsay, Head of Immunisation at PHE, said: “Both the AstraZeneca and … Read more

An Update From Your Vaccination Champion – Andy Miller

My name is Andy Miller, and I am an officially appointed Vaccination Champion (no cloak or flying ability sadly) for Rotherfield by the NHS body co-ordinating the vaccination. My brief is to try and keep everyone abreast of what is happening with the Covid19 vaccinations in our area.  Please see the update below. If you … Read more

Treat Tuesdays

Treat Tuesday is an initiative that started during the Covid lockdown when the weekly Lunch Club had to stop. Instead, RSM volunteers delivered a frozen meal from COOK in Tunbridge Wells and during this period we delivered 52 meals a fortnight for four months. Now, after the lockdown, we continued to provide Tuesday Treats to … Read more

Rotherfield Repairs

The Rotherfield Repairers are former professional tradesmen and enthusiastic DIYers.  Between them they have bags of skills and experience that they put to good use. If you small home and garden repairs which can be done at your home or an item that can be collected, our Rotherfield Repairs are waiting and ready to help. … Read more

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