Care Navigation and enquiries

Care Navigation and enquiries

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Common Conditions Room

Common Conditions Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Corby Urgent Care
Cottingham Road
Corby
Northamptonshire
NN17 2UR
Tel: Tel: 01536 202121
8.00am – 8.00pm

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

Consulting room

Consulting room

How can we help you?

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 conditions such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, dressings, long term conditions, minor ailments and cervical smears.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone
Albany House Medical Centre 01933 234 900
or
Wollaston Branch 01933 665 011
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone
Albany House Medical Centre 01933 234 900
or
Wollaston Branch 01933 665 011

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 contact the surgery in plenty of time (we recommend 6-8 weeks) before your journey.

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.

Also visit

Advice and Help Zone

Advice and Help Zone

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Domestic Abuse

Northamptonshire Sunflower Centre

Offers support and advice services to high risk male and female victims of domestic abuse.

Website: www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Telephone: 01604 233684 / 01536 204691

 

Northampton Women's Aid

Offers a 24 hour emergency helpline with information and advice, and offers refuge, support, outreach and aftercare to women and their children who are victims of domestic abuse.

Website: www.womensaid.org.uk

Telephone: 0845 123 2311

Wellingborough and East Northamptonshire Women's Aid

Offers 24hour emergency refuge, and office hour support, outreach and aftercare to women and their children who are victims of domestic abuse.

Website: www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Telephone: 01933 224943

Nene Valley Christian Family Refuge

Provides a service for women with children escaping domestic abuse, offering accommodation in refuge, advice, crisis help, aftercare and resettlement.

Website: localgiving.org

Telephone: 01604 230311

Victim Support

Offers emotional and practical support and information to male and female victims of crime.

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Telephone: 01536 417119 / 01604 603477

Serenity Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)

Provides free medical and emotional support to male and female victims of rape or sexual assault. Emergency Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Website: www.nhft.nhs.uk/serenity

Telephone: 01604 601713

Relate

Offer a confidential counselling service to people with relationship problems or difficulties and can work individually with survivors of domestic abuse.

Website: www.relate.org.uk

Telephone: 01604 634400

Aquarius

Provides advice, information and support for people affected by alcohol, drug misuse or gambling.

Website: aquarius.org.uk

Telephone: 07530 988 004

CRI

Working with individuals, families and communities across England and Wales that are affected by drugs, alcohol, crime.

Telephone: 01604 211 304

Dostiyo

Offers advice for Asian women on a range of issues including benefits, debt, housing, domestic violence, disability, immigration, drug and alcohol misuse. Also offer advocacy, befriending and counselling services.

Website: www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Telephone: 01604 745340

Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service

For further information about the Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service and the services available across the county.

website: ndas.co

Young People

SAM

SAM is an application to help you understand and manage anxiety.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

DAYLIO

Daylio enables you to keep a private diary without having to type a single line. Try this beautifully designed micro-diary app right now for FREE!

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Kooth

Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.

Website: kooth.com

Ask Normen

Ask Normen is here to guide you and work with you to get help from your GP, School Nurse, or mental health services in Northamptonshire. We want a future where all young minds are supported and empowered whatever their challenges.

Website: www.asknormen.co.uk

Young Carers

The Young Carers Service offers 1-1 support, social activities, groups, advocacy and family support (such as signposting to relevant agencies).

Website: www.northamptonshire-carers.org

MoodJuice

MoodJuice is designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them. Emotional problems are often the mind and body’s way of saying that something needs to be changed in our life.

Website: www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk

Stem4

Stem4’s free app Clear Fear provides a range of ways to help young people manage anxiety.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Ask Normen

We are committed to the continuation of groups and forums that empower children and young people to participate fully in the design and delivery of local services.

Website: www.asknormen.co.uk

 

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.

Website: www.northamptonshire-carers.org

Carers' support from Adult Social Services

A carer is someone who looks after and supports a friend, relative or neighbour who could not manage without their help. This could be due to age, physical or mental illness or disability.​ If you care for someone you are entitled to information and support for yourself.

Website: www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Young Carers

The Young Carers Service offers 1-1 support, social activities, groups, advocacy and family support (such as signposting to relevant agencies).

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

Ask Normen

Ask Normen is here to guide you and work with you to get help from your GP, School Nurse, or mental health services in Northamptonshire. We want a future where all young minds are supported and empowered whatever their challenges.

Website: www.asknormen.co.uk

Wellingborough Children's Centre

Children’s Centre services in Northamptonshire offer a range of support to families of children from birth to five years old when your child joins reception class at primary school. They are available to everyone and are delivered by Northamptonshire Libraries and Information Service (NLIS).

Telephone: 01604 361 373

Website: Wellingborough Children’s Centre

Children’s centre services registration: northamptonshire-self.achieveservice.com

Children's Aid Team

An organisation which helps and supports children with severe learning disabilities between the ages of five and 18.

Telephone: 01604 891487

Email: admin@cottonsfarmhouse.org

Website: www.cottonsfarmhouse.org

NSPCC

The NSPCC is the UK’s leading children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.

Telephone: 0800 1111 (18 and under) 0808 800 5000 (helpline)

Email: help@nspcc.org.uk

Website: www.nspcc.org.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

Vaccination planner

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

Download from: www.nhs.uk

Community Groups

Conversation Group

A relaxed, informal group for families with English as an additional language where parents and children under five meet to chat and get to know each other.

Telephone: 01933 279681

Website: www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Olympus Hub youth clubs

Weekly youth clubs take place across Northamptonshire for young people aged 12-25 with a disability. The welcoming youth clubs are a place where young people can relax, make new friends and generally enjoy being a young adult.

Telephone: 0300 126 1000

Facebook: www.facebook.com

Twitter: @olympuscares

Website: www.olympuscareservices.co.uk

Email: OCSadmin@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Northampton Men's Sheds

A voluntary organisation for older men who would like to work with buddies learning fresh skills and finding purpose and companionship. Men share space, tools and other resources to work together on projects of their own choosing at their own pace.

Telephone: 01604 611200

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Service Six - Vybz Youth Clubs

Service Six undertakes sessions and programmes of fun and educational activities for children within Northamptonshire aged five to 18. Activities include arts and crafts, gardening, sports and trips.

Telephone: 01933 277520

Website: www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Email: referrals@servicesix.co.uk

Social Club Northampton (Spice)

Spice is the UK’s largest activities, adventure, social, sport and leisure group for adults.

Website: www.spiceuk.com

Wellingborough Saturday Club (SEND)

Wellingborough Saturday Club is for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). It is a safe place to have fun and meet new friends on Saturday mornings. The group promotes happiness and wellbeing with activities including art, cookery, music, games and more.

Telephone: 01604 584 312120

Website: www.actionforchildren.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Substance to Solution

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

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

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

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

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

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Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Changing Minds

We help people with mild to moderate depression and/or an anxiety disorder. The service is for anyone over the age of 17 and a half and living in Northamptonshire and will work with you to put a plan in place. This may include being offered a group, computerised cognitive behavioural therapy, online wellbeing groups or face to face support.

Website: www.nhft.nhs.uk/iapt

Telephone: 0300 999 1616 (9 – 5 weekdays)

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

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

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

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Elderly Care

Age UK Northamptonshire

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life, believing in a world where everyone can love later life.

Telephone: 01604 611200

Facebook: www.facebook.com

Twitter: @Mindnorthampton

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Email: northamptonshire@ageuknorthants.org.uk

Lunch Clubs

Northamptonshire lunch clubs for older people who would like to socialise while enjoying good food.

Online list of lunch clubs

Northamptonshire Care Choices e-booklets

A website which includes two useful online e-booklet guides; a Care Services Directory 2017/2018 and Dementia Friendly: A practical guide to living with Dementia in Northamptonshire.

Website: www.carechoices.co.uk

Silver Line

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

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.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

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

Maternity

Northampton General Hospital

Find out about the maternity services which the hospital offers.

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

Northamptonshire Integrated Sexual Health Service

As well as providing sexual health screening the service can meet all contraceptive needs, offering emergency contraception as well as ongoing complex contraception.

Website: nhft.verseonecloud.com/sexual-health

Northamptonshire Rape Crisis

Run by an all-female team, a women-and-girls-only a safe space helps you feel safe and secure following abuse or assault. Support services have been extended to males of all ages, the help and support they need following sexual abuse or assault.

Telephone: 0300 222 5930

Website: nricc.co.uk

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

A sexual health charity, the Family Planning Association gives straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 020 7608 5240

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Sexual Health Helpline

The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Facebook: www.facebook.com/PublicHealthEngland

Stop Smoking

First for Wellbeing

We offer a range of free stop smoking clinics and services, open to anyone in the county who is willing to stop smoking. The clinics are run by professional advisors and specialists, and can be offered on a one-to-one basis if needed.

Website: www.firstforwellbeing.co.uk

Telephone: 0300 126 5700

Quit with help

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

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

Eat Out Eat Well

The Eat Out Eat Well award rewards Northamptonshire caterers who make it easier for customers to make healthy choices. It has three levels – bronze, silver, and gold – to encourage providing healthier options by increasing fruit, vegetables and starchy carbohydrates, and decreasing saturated fat, sugar and salt.

Website: www.wellingborough.gov.uk

First for Wellbeing

Our weight management service offers a personalised weight management programme designed to suit your lifestyle and needs.

Website: www.firstforwellbeing.co.uk

Telephone: 0300 126 5000

Weight Watchers

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

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

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

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Health Review and Assessment Clinic

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Prescriptions and medicines centre

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