Reception and enquiries

Reception and enquiries

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Treatment Room

Treatment Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

Consulting room

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For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.

Speak to someone now – Call NHS 111.

Call 111

Call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. 111
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, dressings, asthma, diabetes, minor ailment clinics, coil fitting, sexual health services and cervical smears.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone01604 250969
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone01604 250969
Visit the Eye Unit for general ophthalmology including cataracts, paediatric ophthalmology, Oculoplastics, corneal and external eye diseases and more.

Northampton General Hospital Eye Unit

Travel Room

Travel Room

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Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please complete and submit the travel form in plenty of time (at least 6 weeks) before your journey.

For Yellow Fever, please see Touchwood Pharmacy

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.

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Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Abuse

NADASA

NADASA (Northamptonshire Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse) is a partnership of statutory and voluntary agencies which aims to provide a coordinated response to Interpersonal Violence (IPV) within Northamptonshire, reducing domestic abuse and sexual violence and repeat victimisation.

Website: www.nadasa.co.uk

Email: infor@nricc.co.uk

Eve

Transforming lives affected by domestic abuse.

Previously known at Nene Valley Christian Family Refuge, Eve continues to run a Women and Family Refuge for those in need of help escaping domestic abuse and domestic violence. The refuge has helped Over 2,000 women take back their lives from abusive partners and situations.

Telephone: 01604 230311

Website: www.eveda.org.uk

Bereavement

Northampton General Hospital Bereavement Service

The PALS Bereavement Service provides sympathetic information, advice and support to bereaved relatives and carers by helping them through the practical arrangements that follow the death of an adult patient at the hospital.

Telephone: 01604 523489 or 01604 523454

Website: www.northamptongeneral.nhs.uk

Email: PALS@ngh.nhs.uk

the lowdown

Looking for Bereavement support services? the lowdown are here to help! We provide free counselling and advice to young people across Northamptonshire including: Northampton, Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Oundle, Rushden & Towcester.

Telephone: 01604 622223

Website: www.thelowdown.info

Email: info@thelowdown.info

Carers

Northamptonshire Carers

We aim to offer comprehensive support services to carers living in Northamptonshire. We recognise their contribution to society and will endeavour to empower carers in improving their quality of life. Our organisation is carer-led and our developments will be a response to carer’s needs.

Telephone: 01933 677837 (general enquiries) or 01933 677907 (carers support line)

Website: www.northamptonshire-carers.org

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Child Health

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Download from: www.nhs.uk

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Depression Understood

If you are feeling low, depressed, anxious or are experiencing a mood similar to this, then you might well be wondering: “How can this website help me?” The simple answer to this question is that Depression Understood offers many ways in which like-minded people can communicate with each other and offer peer support to one another.

Telephone: 01604 792 366

Website: www.depression-understood.org

Changing Minds IAPT

In the Changing Minds IAPT Service, we help people aged 17 and half and over with mild to moderate depression and/or an anxiety disorder. We often work with carers and people with long-term conditions where anxiety and depression is the focus.

Telephone: 0300 999 1616

Website: www.nhft.nhs.uk/iapt

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

More services for young people

Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Diabetes Prevention

Diabetes UK

Founded over 40 years ago, the Northampton Area Group of Diabetes UK is a highly successful organisation which continues to fulfil the aims laid down by its founders.

We have many long-standing members and offer a very warm welcome to newcomers – if you have diabetes and have not yet been to one of our meetings, do come along and see for yourself just how friendly and helpful we are.

Telephone: 01604 859280

Website: www.northampton.diabetesukgroup.org

Email: julie.lawrence1@tesco.net

Drugs and Alcohol

Aquarius

At Aquarius we strive to help people overcome the harms caused by alcohol, drugs and gambling. We work closely with individuals, families and friends to lessen the impact caused by the behaviour of a loved one.

Telephone: 0300 456 4292

Website: www.aquarius.org.uk

Substance to Solution - Northampton

S2S is available to provide support for adults (over 18) with substance misuse issues within the Northamptonshire area.

Telelphone: 01604 211 304

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

Email: northants@cgl.org.uk

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

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 help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 917 7650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

More tools and apps

Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Elderly Care

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 169 2081

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Maternity

Community Midwifery Care - Northampton General Hospital

It’s never too early to meet your community midwife-contact your surgery and ask for a ‘booking appointment’. The receptionist will give you a date when you will meet with her, for the longest of several appointments throughout your pregnancy.

Telephone: 01604 545430

Website: www.northamptongeneral.nhs.uk

Maternity Day Unit - Northampton General Hospital

MDU exists to assist in the care of women with complications in pregnancy. One of its most important roles is the availability of day care facilities for women who would otherwise require hospital admission to supervise this pregnancy.

Telephone: 01604 545435

Website: www.northamptongeneral.nhs.uk

 

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: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Sexual Health

BASHH - Northamptonshire

BASHH (British Association for Sexual Health and HIV)

Telephone: 01604 609766

Website: www.bashh.org

Sexual Health Help Line

The Family Planning Association Sexual health help line can give you confidential information and advice.

Telephone: 0845 122 8690

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.

Website: www.brook.org.uk

Family Planning Association

They are a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 0300 1237123

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Stop Smoking

Goodbye Smoke

NHS Northamptonshire’s Stop Smoking Service offers free advice and support to help you stop smoking. Clinics are provided across the county on almost everyday of the week. To find out your nearest clinic, contact us using the following details stating your name and contact number.

Telephone: 0845 601 3116

Email: smokefree@nhft.nhs.uk

Website: www.goodbyesmoke.co.uk

 

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Weight Management

Alvere Northampton

If you’ve been looking for a proven and effective way to lose weight that won’t leave you feeling hungry or tired, then Alevere Therapy is what you’ve been looking for.

Telephone: 01604 419300

Website: www.aleverenorthampton.co.uk

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk

More tools and apps

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Prescriptions and medicines centre

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Local Pharmacies

Administration office

Administration office

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