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?

Completing our survey
The closing date for the survey is midnight on Sunday 18th September


Healthwatch is the champion for people who use health and social care services in Sussex. We share feedback and experiences to support development and improvements.

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.

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

enquiries@healthwatcheastsussex.co.uk or call 0333 101 4007

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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* 1. Where do you currently live?

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* 2. Are you completing this questionnaire for yourself or on behalf of someone else?

If you are completing the survey on behalf of someone else, please complete all the following questions using their information.

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* 3. Have you ever received a positive COVID-19 test result?

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* 4. Did you have a disability or any long-term health condition(s) before contracting COVID-19?

Please tick all that apply

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* 5. Which of the following best describes you?

Please tick one option only

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