Welcome to the Sackville Medical Centre website

This website is designed to help you to quickly and efficiently access the care or advice you need.

We offer a full range of clinics and services, many of which do not require a prior appointment with a doctor. Click here for a full list.

We actively encourage Feedback on our services, and we welcome patient comments and suggestions. Please let us know about your experiences, both good and not so good. Feedback Forms are available in waiting rooms and at the reception desk, or simply talk to a member of staff. Alternatively, you can visit “iWantGreatCare” to review the service that you received. Please tell us who you dealt with – all our staff wear name badges. If you would be interested in joining our Patient Participation Group, or in the report on its recent activity, please click here.

At Sackville Medical Centre we have always been involved in training our future doctors and especially GPs. We believe this brings to the Practice a healthy learning environment, in which our trainees but also all the GPs ensure they are up to date, well informed & able to give the best medical care to our patients. For more details on our involvement in training, please click here.

Latest News


Dr Tim McMinn and all the Partners and staff at the Sackville Medical are delighted to confirm that plans for the long-awaited relocation to the site of the de-commissioned Holy Trinity Church, Blatchington Road have been finalised.

We received a positive outcome to our planning application in July 2015, and building work is now in progress.

We have worked hard to produce a fully compliant, new surgery to benefit the patients of the Practice for many years to come. Our targeted completion date is February, 2017.

Online Access to Patient Records

We now offer our patients the facility to view parts of their medical records online.

Access to this information is via the online pathway that some of our patients already use to book appointments and order repeat medication.

If you are not yet registered to use our online services, please request an application form at the reception desk when you next visit the Practice.

Click here to find out how to feedback on our online services and any other aspect of our Practice.

Closure for Staff Training

The Practice will be closed on the afternoon of Wednesday 18th May, 2016 from 1.00 p.m. for staff training. We will re-open at 8.30 a.m. the following day.

Care Quality Commission

Since 1st April, 2013, our Practice has been registered with CQC, which inspects GP Practices to check that they are meeting the national standards of quality and safety. Our Practice was last rated by CQC in February 2016. The overall rating for our service was found to be “Good”. Click here to learn more.

Average GP Earnings

All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings for doctors working at the Practice.

The average pay for GPs working at the Sackville Medical Centre in the last financial year (2014/15) was £83,053 , prior to the deduction of National Insurance and tax. This covered 2 full-time Partners and 3 part-time Partners, as well as two part-time salaried doctors.