Patient Links / Self Help

Feeling low, anxious or stressed and need help patient can now self refer to Insight healthcare a free NHS talking therapy service:

Call 03005555582 (local rate) or e-mail east.midlands@insighthealthcare.org or go on their website at https://www.insighthealthcare.org/

Action Asthma
Asthma education for patients. http://actionasthma.co.uk

BBC Health
Wide range of health subjects. http://bbc.co.uk/health

British Liver Trust
Liver disease information. http://britishlivertrust.org.uk

Patient.co.uk
A wide range of health information can be found at http://patient.co.uk

Carers Website
http://caresuk.org

Other Helpful Websites
http://www.nottshelpyourself.org.uk/selfcarehub

http://www.ageuk.org.uk/notts/our-services

http://www.smokefreelifenottinghamshire.co.uk/

http://www.stopdiabetes.co.uk/

http://www.nhs.uk/keepwarmkeepwell

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/benefits-and-finance/benefits-and-financial-advice

http://www.nhs.uk/Planners/Yourhealth/Pages/Careplan.aspx

Do you stammer?  self help group in Mansfield our first meeting is Monday 9th April 2018 7pm - 8.30pm at Mansfield Community Hospital seminar room 2 or contact 0115 876 0117

Physiotherapy Self-Referral
New service from 26th March 2018 any patient +16 can self-refer to physiotherapy using the attached form

National Heart Campaign
Public Health England are launching a National Heart Health Age campaign in September.  Please use the following link for a heart age calculator or contact the surgery to make an NHS health check.

Action Asthma

Asthma education for patients. http://www.actionasthma.co.uk/

BBC Health

Wide range of health subjects. http://www.bbc.co.uk/health

Patient.co.uk

A wide range of health-related information can be found at www.patient.co.uk

Carers Website

www.caresuk.org

Healthwatch Website

www.healthwatchnottinghamshire.co.uk

Talking therapies

If you are experiencing stress, worry, depression, anxiety or insomnia there are services which can offer confidential support.  You can refer yourself to the NHS talking therapies by either contacting the surgery or ringing Insight Healthcare on 0300 5555582  also available are non-NHS helplines The Samaritans on Freephone 116 123 or Mind infoline on 0300 123 3393 or Age UK on 0800 055 6112 or SANEline on 0300 304 7000 or CRUSE bereavement on 0844 477 9400

Chlamydia testing

Around 1 in 12 people test positive for Chlamydia - Be safe, visit www.freetest.me for your FREE & CONFIDENTIAL postal test kit or text TEST followed by your AGE and POSTCODE to 60777