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Local Health Support

Local Health SupportBelow is an A-Z list of health and support organisations in Burgess Hill and the surrounding area.  This is not an exhaustive list and if you know of any other Burgess Hill organisations that could be included on this page please email

Click on the headings below to view information on the support services available.

AlzheimersAsthma, Autism, Cancer, Crohn's and ColitisChronic Fatigue Syndrome, DementiaDiabetes, Drugs and Addictions, Eczema, Emergency Contraception, Family Planning, Fibromyalgia, First Aid Providers / trainersHeart, HIV and Aids, HospicesMetabolic Disease, MS, Pregnancy Counselling, Samaritans, Spina Bifida and Hydrocephaulus, Stroke
Link to the Mid Sussex Wellbeing website

For a comprehensive list of support groups visit Mid Sussex Wellbeing website.

ALZHEIMERS - Burgess Hill Information and Support

ASTHMA - Asthma UK - Breathe Easy - Mid Sussex     

AUTISM - The National Autistic Society     
CANCER - Cancer Research UK - Cancer Journey - Breast Cancer Care - MacMillan Cancer Support - Mesothelioma UK Charitable Trust

Lunch and Pray Stop - Lunch and Pray Stop offers help anyone experiencing illness and their carers and also anyone else that may need support with an issue in their life.  They meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1pm at The Rider Hall (adjacent to St Andrews Church), Cants Lane.  For further information call 01444 232337. 


CROHN'S AND COLITIS - Crohn's and Colitis UK West Sussex and Brighton Group     

CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDOME (CFS) & ME - Chronic Fatique Society - Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society     

DEMENTIA -  Burgess Hill Information and Support

DIABETES - Diabetes UK

DRUGS AND ADDICTIONS - Alcoholics Anonymous - Narcotics Anonymous

DAWN- the West Sussex Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Network, provides support to people of any ages, who are looking to reduce  or stop their drinking or use of drugs (includes New Psychoactive Substances (formerly Legal Highs, prescription or over the counter medication, Performance and Image enhancing drugs (including steroids)

Young People up to 24 years call 0300 3038677 email  text 07779 339954 (someone will ring back)
Adult aged 25 and over call 0300 303 8677 email

Self Referral Facility
A substance misuse service for people aged 19 - 65. Based at Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath, telephone 01444 441881 extension 8510, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. This service is by appointment only.


ECZEMA - National Eczema Society     

EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION - This can be obtained free from Family Planning Clinics, GP's providing contraceptive services, Genito-urinary clinics, NHS Walk In centres, some A&E Departments and depending on age can be purchased over the counter at Pharmacies.

EHC (Emergency Hormonal Contraception) is available, free of charge to under 21s, from the accredited pharmacists below.  It is necessary to contact the pharmacy direct to check that the accredited pharmacist is available.

Boots the Chemists, 2/4 Market Place, The Martlets, Burgess Hill - 01444 233101
Hopkins Pharmacy, 29 Station Road, Burgess Hill - 01444 233277
SC Williams Chemist, 113 Lower Church Road, Burgess Hill - 01444 232171
Jessicas, Sheddingdean Centre, Maple Drive, Burgess Hill - 01444 870339
Lloyds Pharmacy, 86 High Street, Hurstpierpoint - 01273 832244

FAMILY PLANNING -  Please follow this link for the nearest family planning centre  - The Haven Pregnancy Counselling Centre

FIBROMYALGIA - The Fibromyalgia Support Group for Surrey and Sussex 

FIRST AID PROVIDERS/TRAINERS - British Red Cross - St John’s Ambulance 

HEART - British Heart Foundation 

HIV AND AIDS - Terrence Higgins Trust South  The Trust also have an interactive website called MyHiv  

HOSPICES - St Catherine’s Hospice - St Peter and St James’ Hospice


M.S. - The Sussex Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Centre 

SAMARITANS -The Brighton & Hove & District Samaritans


STROKE - Stroke Association 


If you can’t find what you are looking for here you can also visit , an information and advice service enabling people to find care, support or advice services in their area.