Tell us your experiences of Long COVID in Sussex

August 4, 2022

Approximately, 550,000 people in Sussex have contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) since the pandemic began.

Long COVID is a term to describe the effects of COVID-19 that continue for weeks or months beyond the initial illness.

If you have experienced ongoing symptoms of COVID-19 for more than 4 weeks (for examples click here), please complete our survey and tell us:

  • What the impact of Long COVID has been on you?
  • Whether health and care services are meeting your needs?
  • How you feel support for those with Long COVID could be improved?


How to take part:

You can complete the survey in the following ways:


By phone: 0333 101 4007 (lines open Mon-Fri 10am-2pm)

By Post: The survey can be downloaded here and returned to us free of charge via email or the freepost address below

The closing date for the survey is midnight on Sunday the 25th September 2022.

Your answers will help us understand public and patient experiences, which we will use to develop recommendations that we will share with health and care providers and decision-makers.

We will then report on our website what changes have been made by services in response to the feedback you provide.


Support in completing the survey

If you would like assistance in completing this survey, require it in a different format or wish to complete it with a member of our staff over the phone, please contact us via  or call 0333 101 4007

You can return this survey to us free at: Freepost RTTT-BYBX-KCEY, Healthwatch East Sussex, Greencoat House, 32 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3UT.


Your information

Any responses you provide will be anonymous unless you choose to provide us with your details. We will collate individual responses during the analysis, but this will not include identifiable personal information.

Healthwatch East Sussex is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and security. We process any personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations [GDPR] and the 2018 Data Protection Act. For more information on how we use your information please see our Privacy Policy.

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