The NHS and other health and care organisations in Sussex have teamed up to keep things simple. We’ve set out the straightforward steps that you can take to keep yourself and others safe, get the care you need during the pandemic, and reduce your risk of serious illness from COVID-19.
Please help spread the message, not the virus.
Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly across the country. You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives.
You must not leave, or be outside of your home except where necessary. You may leave the home to:
Find detailed guidance on the national lockdown on the UK government website.
Follow the links below for more guidance on how you can help keep Sussex safe.
NHS services are currently extremely busy and demand continues to rise due to higher rates of COVID-19 in our communities.
Our hospitals continue to provide cancer and other urgent operations and aim to carry on providing other non-COVID treatments as much as possible. However, because of the need to deploy staff where they are needed most, some routine surgery has been postponed.
Please continue to attend all booked appointments unless you are contacted by the NHS and told otherwise. You can still travel to medical appointments in and out of Tier 4, and we urge you to keep appointments unless you feel unwell or have suspected COVID-19 symptoms.
Spotting problems early is vital, especially cancers. Please don’t wait, seek help early if you have any concerns.
For more information on community support, help available and the impact of the national restrictions on local council services, please visit the following pages: