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Self Care WeekSelf Care Week

This week is Self-Care week, it runs from 16th-20th November, it is an annual national awareness week that focuses on supporting self-care across communities, families and generations.  We want to support our patients to look after their own health and empower individuals to self-care as this has many benefits to their short term and long term health.  Please find the link to the Self-Care page https://wolverhamptonccg.nhs.uk/your-health-services/self-care

 Time to think about getting a Flu injection.

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR FLU CLINICS

Invites  are going out  from the 5th September  Via Text message and letters from the  16th September

 

 

Patient s  over 65s clinics are starting the week beginning 23rd September

The over 65 yrs vaccine is recommended for those who become 65yr before 31.3.2020 (thus a few will still be 64 at the time)

 

At risk group from age 18yrs-64yrs is 14th October

 Information to follow regarding Childrens Flu clinics

 

 We look forward to seeing you in the practice

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Useful Links

Please note that Thornley Street Surgery is not responsible for the content of any of these sites nor do we endorse them.

GENERAL ADVICE

Age concern/ Help the Aged
www.ageuk.org.uk

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Care Navigation

Choose Well

Citizens advice
www.nacab.org.uk

Consumer Credit Counselling Service
www.cccs.co.uk/

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)
http://systems.hscic.gov.uk/eps/patients

GP2GP – Transferring your electronic records
http://systems.hscic.gov.uk/gp2gp/communications/patientleaflet.pdf 

Health costs
www.nhsba.nhs.uk

Help with NHS charges
www.dh.gov.uk/helpwithhealthcosts

Information for carers
www.crossroads.org.uk/ 
www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/carers
Wolverhampton City Carer Magazine

NHS Choices
http://www.nhs.uk/Pages/HomePage.aspx

Online Services - Easy-Read Guides 
https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/gp-online-services-easy-read-guides/

Refugee and Migrant Centre of The Black Country

Safeguarding children
www.wolvesscb.org.uk

Sexual Health Services in Wolverhampton -Wolverhampton Sexual Health Consultation
http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/sexualhealth

Wolverhampton City Council
http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/

Wolverhampton CCG
http://www.wolverhamptonccg.nhs.uk/

HEALTH ADVICE

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme
http://aaa.screening.nhs.uk/public

Allergies
www.allergyuk.org/

Alzheimers Society
www.alzheimers.org.uk
Alzheimer's Society Dementia Cafés in Wolverhampton

Arthritis and other joint problems
www.arthritisresearchuk.org/

Asthma
www.asthma.org.uk/

Bedwetting/enuresis
www.eric.org.uk/

Bladder and bowel conditions
www.bladderandbowelfoundation.org/

Blood pressure
www.bpassoc.org.uk/Home

British heart foundation
www.bhf.org.uk/

COPD - The Wolverhampton Integrated Respiratory Lifestyle Project (TWIRL)https://wolverhamptonccg.nhs.uk/news/259-the-wolverhampton-integrated-respiratory-lifestyle-twirl-project

Coeliac dietary information
www.glutenfreefood.co.uk/

Dermatology
www.bad.org.uk/desktopDefault.aspx?TabId=578

Endometriosis UK
www.endometriosis-uk.org

Eye Health
www.visionmatters.org.uk
www.eyecarewm.co.uk (Wolverhampton Minor Eye Care Service - MECS)

Gender issues
www.gender-matters.org.uk/
www.channel4embarrassingillnesses.com/

Information on medicines
www.medicines.org.uk/Guides

Information on patients experiences
www.healthtalkonline.org/

Information on sickle cell and thalassaemia screening programmes
www.sct.screening.nhs.uk/

Influenza
Information about the vaccination and the eligibility criteria
Specific information for pregnant women

Lung disease
www.lunguk.org/

Meningitis
Meningitis C Information for University Students

Menopause
www.menopausehandbook.co.uk/

Men's health
www.malehealth.co.uk/

NHS cancer screening programmes
www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/

NHS Health Checks
www.nhs.uk/Planners/NHSHealthCheck/Pages/NHSHealthCheck.aspx

Organ donation
www.organdonation.nhs.uk/ukt/

Patient information leaflets on illnesses and medications
www.patient.co.uk/

Patient information leaflets
www.bupa.co.uk/health_information/

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Vaccinations for Pregnant Women
Pertussis Vaccinations for Pregnant Women
Whooping Cough & Pregnancy Immunisation Leaflet & Factsheet

Phlebotomy Walk-in Centres in Wolverhampton
http://www.royalwolverhamptonhospitals.nhs.uk/pathology_services/departments/phlebotomy.aspx

Pregnancy and birth information from the NHSwww.equip.nhs.uk/HealthTopics/pregnancy.aspx

Premature menopause
www.daisynetwork.org.uk/

Sexual Health Services - Embrace Wolverhampton
www.embracewolverhampton.nhs.uk/

Terence Higgins Trust
www.tht.org.uk/

Wolverhampton domestic violence forum
www.wdvf.org.uk

MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE

General

www.livinglifetothefull.com/index

www.mind.org.uk/help/information_and_advice

www.rethink.org

www.rcpsych.org

www.camhs.co.uk

Work and Mental Health guidance
www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinfo/workandmentalhealth.aspx

Mental Health Money Guide

Depression

Depression Alliance
www.depressionalliance.org

Leaflets on depression from the Royal College of Psychiatrists
www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinformation

The Samaritans
www.samaritans.org

Anxiety
www.nopanic.org.uk

Autism
www.nas.org.uk

Bereavement
www.crusebereavementcare.org

Eating disorders
www.b-eat.org.uk

Gambling
www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk

Advice on sleep and relaxation
www.npc.co.uk

YOUNG PEOPLES ADVICE

A local service
www.base25.org.uk/b25/Default.aspx

Local contraception and sexual health advice
www.thinkhealthwolves.nhs.uk/

www.talktofrank.com/

www.nhs.uk/Livewell/

www.nhs.uk/lifechecktools/teenlifecheck/Pages/Introduction.aspx

www.getconnected.org.uk/home

www.youngminds.org.uk/

www.teenweightwise.com/

http://www.coppafeel.org/

http://www.disabledliving.co.uk/kidz/welcome

DIABETES

National diabetes society
www.diabetes.org.uk/

Wolverhampton Diabetes Centre – information on line and downloadswww.wdconline.org.uk/

Diabetes UK Care Events

Diabetic education programme
www.dafne.uk.com/

www.diabetes.org.uk/Get_involved/

www.upbete.co.uk/

HEALTHY LIVING

Dietary, weight loss and exercise advice
www.eatwell.gov.uk/
www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pages/Livewellhub.aspx
www.nhs.uk/change4life
www.bdaweightwise.com/
www.wolvespct.nhs.uk/HealthTrainers/Home.asp

NHS Lifecheck Tool

Information on one of the options available from Wolverhampton PCT for weight loss www.fitbug.com/uk.sales

Alcohol advice
www.drinkaware.co.uk/

Work out your ‘heart age’
www.heartagecalculator.com/

Information to give your children the best start in life
www.healthystart.nhs.uk/

Giving up smoking
www.smokefree.nhs.uk/
http://smokefree.nhs.uk/stoptober

www.nhs.uk/change4life/pages/be-food-smart.aspx

www.treatyourselfbetter.co.uk

TRAVEL HEALTH INFORMATION

www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home.aspx

www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/

www.britishairways.com/travel/healthplan/public/en_gb

SOCIAL

http://thesocialhub.org.uk/



 
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