Urgent Community Response is a multidisciplinary team providing a seven-day service between the hours of 8am and 8pm to those registered with a Brighton and Hove GP and who are over the age of 18.
Responsive Services provide:
Support can also be provided for night-sitting when required for admission avoidance (where available and provided by IC24 [Integrated Care]). There are excellent links with both acute trusts and specialist community teams for advice and support from a wide range of professionals.
Access to the services for the public is through an assessment by a GP or healthcare professional and referral via the Referral Management Hub by:
The public cannot make direct referrals to Community Short-Term Services (Brighton and Hove) with the exception of 'blocked catheter' referrals outside the Bladder and Bowel Team's operating hours.
Clinical Service Manager
Brighton General Hospital (Dyke Building)
Tel: 01273 242117
Seven days a week from 8am to 8pm