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ADVICE FROM NHS ENGLAND - Wuhan Novel Coronavirus

Wuhan Novel Coronavirus (WN-CoV) is a new respiratory illness that has not previously been seen in humans. The symptoms of the virus are very similar to that of most flu-like illnesses and usually include:

  • Feeling tired
  • Difficulty breathing
  • A high temperature
  • A cough

 Advice to travellers returning from China and specified areas

Travellers returning from Wuhan and Hubei Province, China

 If you have returned from Wuhan or Hubei Province in the last 14 days:

  • Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people
  • Call NHS 111 to tell them of your recent travel

 Please follow this advice even if you do not have symptoms of the virus

 If you get a cough, high temperature or you feel short of breath, continue to follow this advice. Do not leave your house.

Travellers returning from other parts of China and specified areas

 If you get a cough, high temperature or feel short of breath within 14 days of returning from:

  • Other parts of China, including Macao and Hong Kong
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia

 You should:

  • Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people
  • Call NHS 111 to tell them of your recent travel

Please DO NOT attend the practice. Our reception team have been instructed to ask patients who contact the practice requesting an appointment with these symptoms about their recent travel history to ascertain whether or not it is appropriate for them to be invited into the practice.

Further information and advice about Wuhan coronavirus can be found at:

  • Flu Clinics 2019 - visit Flu Clinics for more information

Livi - new video consultation service - visit LIVI for more information

EMERADE Fact Sheet for patients October 2019 - see Medication Information

Sepsis Awareness - visit Sepsis Awareness

New Registrars at Courtyard Surgery

We are pleased to welcome Dr Hitesh Gadhia and Dr Saif Ali  as our new placement ST3 GP Registrars, they started training at Courtyard Surgery in August 2019. Dr Gadhia will be with us for 6 months and Dr Ali for 12 months.  Both will have the support of the full clinical and administrative team whilst at the surgery. 

Courtyard Surgery has been approved as a Training practice for GP registrars from the Mid Sussex GP Training Scheme.

Important Announcement

Following our announcement in 2017 regarding Riverside Surgery moving premises to Courtyard Surgery, this is no longer taking place and Riverside will be remaining at their current premises on Worthing Road.

As such, Courtyard Surgery will no longer be joining with Riverside Surgery. Although this is a change in the original plans, we have, as part of future proofing, 7 new rooms that will be for our patients. 

We are continuing all of the services that we currently offer and will be employing more doctors and other health care professionals to make the most of the additional capacity and strengthen our clinical team.

With more rooms and staff available, we anticipate improving our services with the capacity and ability to look after our patients.

We would like to thank you for your patience.

New Physician Associate at Courtyard Surgery

We are delighted to be welcoming a new healthcare professional to our primary care (GP) team.

Shannon Rosine is a US trained Physician Associate (PA) with considerable clinical experience, working in both emergency departments and a health centre linked with a correctional facility. Shannon is also a Teaching Fellow in Physician Associate Studies at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, training PAs for the future.

For more information, visit Latest News on our website.

Physiotherapy Self-Referral for Patients
Did you know you can now refer yourself to physiotherapy at Horsham Hospital for musculoskeletal conditions? Please refer yourself by clicking here or alternatively pick up a paper form from the surgery reception.

Horsham Hospital Blood Service
Please click here to see change in opening times for the above blood test service from 01 June 2017. Click here for more information.


Please call at reception or telephone during surgery opening hours. Please note the telephone lines open at 08:00 and close at 18:30 when the calls are transferred to the out-of-hours service 111. As Monday morning is the busiest time of the week please avoid telephoning then for non-urgent appointments.

You can also register for our online services and book via the link at the top of this page.

If your doctor is not available you will be offered an appointment with another GP.

Access for the Disabled

The surgery is on two floors. Dr Charkin, Dr Brydie and our registrar Dr Ali are on the ground floor; Dr Greenwood, Dr Khan, Dr Skipp, Dr McCullough, our registrar Dr Gadhia and Shannon Rosine are on the first floor. 

Provision can be made for patients to be seen on the ground floor if access is difficult. Please mention this when booking your appointment. Disabled toilet facilities are also available.


All consultations are by appointment. All patients who feel they need a doctor will be offered either a telephone call or an appointment on the same day if they contact the surgery before 15:00. 

Doctors are usually in attendance between 08:30 – 18:00, although their surgery consultation times vary. Please ask at reception for more information. 

Saturday morning opening is for patients who have pre-booked only. If you need a GP on a Saturday please telephone 111.

There are no routine consultations on Sundays or Bank Holidays. 

Click here for more information on the Out of Hours Services.


If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else.


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