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COVID-19 Update and Out Of Hours Provision – 15.06.20

Sadly from Monday 15/06/2020 we have, of necessity, needed to transfer our night time emergency services to Worthing Emergency Vets based at Grove Lodge Veterinary Hospital in Worthing BN14 9DL

These will be temporary measures in the short term but have become necessary due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our staff resources. We believe that this will enable our Vets and Nurses to continue to provide the quality care that you have become accustomed to during the day time opening hours. All our hospitalised in patients will still be attended to overnight by the current staff.

One advantage of this decision and in line with the easing of restrictions across the UK, our governing body has allowed us to start the transition towards providing as full a range of veterinary services as possible within the safety confines of the social distancing rules.

In order to achieve the necessary safety for both staff and clients we have risk assessed our working practices in line with the 2m social distancing measures. Unfortunately due to the size of our premises, unlike many retail outlets, it is currently still not deemed possible to maintain the necessary distancing rules within the consulting rooms or waiting areas. We are working hard to address this and would hope to open up the surgery and allow limited access to reception in the very near future

We would therefore ask that you contact the surgery in advance of your visit to discuss your needs with Fliss, Kate or Heather at reception who will happily arrange your appointment or your “call and collect” medicines food and prescriptions and take electronic payments over the phone.

We are striving to make your visit to the surgery as safe and convenient as possible but please bear with us during these difficult times so that we will still be here to offer you our dedicated services once we reach “The New Normal”

Thank you so much for your co-operation and continue to stay safe.

Best Wishes, Nicholas


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John Lawlee

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Jonathan Naylor

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Ashley Martin

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Katie Sidney

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