Care & Support

Click on the pages below to find out further information and advice on your health and wellbeing.

Bereavement advice

National Bereavement Service Every bereavement is different and there are different processes dependent on your circumstances. Telephone: 0800 0246 121 Website:


Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Child health advice

Vaccination planner Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by. Download from: Childhood illness visual guide Use this visual guide to ... [continue] Child health advice

Depression advice

Rethink Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems. Email: Telephone: 0300 5000 927 Website: Samaritans Samaritans offer a safe place for you ... [continue] Depression advice

Drugs and alcohol advice

Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and ... [continue] Drugs and alcohol advice

Elderly care advice

Dementia UK Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia. Telephone: 0800 888 6678 Website: Age UK Age UK is the country’s largest charity ... [continue] Elderly care advice

Find your NHS number

Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find your NHS number

Health & Care Video Library

There are lots of information and advice videos in the Health and Care Video library funded by the NHS. The videos are reviewed regularly by NHS clinicians to ensure they ... [continue] Health & Care Video Library

Maternity advice

Baby Buddy App Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives. Download from: Download from:


NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can use the NHS app to: Order repeat ... [continue] NHS App

NHS Health A to Z

Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z.

NHS Live Well

Please use the NHS links for information and advice on healthy living.

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Sexual health advice

Sullivan Way Clinic Testing for sexually transmitted diseases, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV, herpes, hepatitis and gonorrhoea. Emergency contraception, free condoms and Family Planning Clinic including: Implanon Coil fitting  Telephone 07974 490068 ... [continue] Sexual health advice

Smoking advice

NHS Smoke free: Mobile App The Smoke free app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smoke free for the 4-week programme you’re ... [continue] Smoking advice


A veteran is someone who has served in the armed forces for at least one day, and there are around 4.5m veterans in the UK. When servicemen and women leave ... [continue] Veterans

Weight management advice

One You – Couch to 5K: Mobile App The Couch to 5K app has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks. Grab your ... [continue] Weight management advice

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Find NHS services near you

Are you in need of a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service easily by entering your postcode.

Date published: 15th March, 2021
Date last updated: 15th March, 2021