GENERAL EXTERNAL ADVICE

General Advice

Samaritans
 
Samaritans are available round the clock, every single day of the year. Talk to them any time you like, in your own way, about whatever’s getting to you. Calls are free and won’t show on your bill.
 
Telephone Website
 
116 123 Samaritans website
 
Childline
 
Whatever your worry - it's better out than in.
 
Telephone Website
 
0800 1111 Childline website
(Call Free)
 
Victim Support
 
Advice service for victims of crime including sex crimes.
 
Telephone Website
 
0808 168 9111 Victim Support website
(Call Free)

Addiction Advice

Frank
 
Information, help & advice on any drug related issue
 
Telephone Website
 
0800 776600 Talk to Frank website
(Call Free)
 
NHS Smokefree
 
Support on how to stop smoking
 
  Website
 
  NHS Smoke Free website
 

Sexual Health Advice

Sexual Health Line
 
Information and advice on sexually transmitted infections, HIV, & AIDS
 
Telephone
 
0800 567123
(Call Free)
 
Emergency Contraception
 

You have 3 days in which to act to try and prevent a pregnancy.

Help is available from any GP who provides contraceptive services or from Contraceptive and Sexual Health Service (see above). During Bank Holidays emergency contraception may be obtained through Accident & Emergency Depts.


 

Useful Health Resources

Treat Benign Positional Vertigo by the Epley Manoeuvre.
(Consult your doctor before trying this as there are certain precautions about people with neck injuries and it doesn’t work for other causes of vertigo)

 

 

For more resources please visit the NHS Choices or My Health website.

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Patient Access

Use Patient Access to book an appointment, order repeat prescriptions and view your medical record.

NHS 111

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It's fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.

NHS (nhs.uk)

The NHS website. Take control of your health and wellbeing. Get medical advice, information about healthcare services and support for a healthy life.

Patient UK

Patient is one of the most trusted medical resources online, supplying evidence based information on a wide range of medical and health topics to patients and health professionals.

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