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A to Z of Health

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Bodmin Hospital
Boundary road
Bodmin
Cornwall
PL31 2QT
Tel: 01208 251 300
08:00 – 22:00

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Consulting room

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

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NHS 111

Check your symptoms, visit NHS 111 Online.
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.
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

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  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for conditions such as asthma, diabetic care, coronary heart disease, phlebotomy clinics, travel health advice and immunisations.

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Book an appointment on the phone
Port Isaac Surgery 01208 880222
or
Bridge Medical Centre 01208 812342
or
St. Kew Surgery 01208 880222
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone
Port Isaac Surgery 01208 880222
or
Bridge Medical Centre 01208 812342
or
St. Kew Surgery 01208 880222

COVID-19 Support Room

COVID-19 Support Room

How can we help you?

If you think you might have coronavirus or you’ve been in close contact with someone who has it visit NHS 111 online coronavirus service for advice.

Well-being while staying at home

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important while staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Visit NHS Every Mind Matters for advice, practice advice and support groups.

If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, it’s important to get support.

Get urgent support now.

Keeping Active

To stay fit and healthy whilst at home, try the NHS Home workout videos.

Advice for patients with pre-existing conditions

Advice for Vulnerable Patients

Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Abuse

First Light

First Light is a charity supporting people in Cornwall, Devon and Wiltshire who have been affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Telephone: 03007 774777

Website: www.firstlight.org.uk

Email: saferfutures@firstlight.cjsm.net

The Women's Centre Cornwall

The Women’s Centre Cornwall provides services to women and girls who have experienced sexual or domestic abuse or violence; women in the Criminal Justice System; those who are facing extreme poverty and hardship or those simply wanting to make a change in their lives.

Facebook: @WomensCentreCornwall

Twitter: @WomensCCornwall

Main Office: 01208 76466

Rape and Sexual Abuse Helpline: 01208 77099

Domestic Abuse Helpline: 01208 79992

Website: www.womenscentrecornwall.org.uk

Carers

Kernow Carers Service

Kernow Carers Service (KCS) provides information and support to help you in your caring role.

Website: www.supportincornwall.org.uk

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: 0808 8087777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org

Bodmin Memory Cafe & Carers Support Group

For individuals  and family members of people with memory problems, they meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month at the Lanivet Parrish Community Centre.

Tel: 01208 77586

Email: Brenda.keen44@yahoo.co.uk

Website: www.cornwall-link.co.uk

Child Health

CAMHS

Specialist community child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) provide assessment, advice and treatment for children and young people with severe and complex mental health problems. CAMHS also provide support and advice to their families or carers.

Telephone: 01872 322277

Website: www.cornwallft.nhs.uk

Email: cpn-tr.earlyhelphub@nhs.net

Cornwall S.P.A.C.E. - Action for Children

Services that support disabled young people in their own homes or to access their local community and have fun can make a real difference to them.

Telephone: 03001 232112

Website: www.actionforchildren.org.uk

Email:  ask.us@actionforchildren.org.uk

Infectious illnesses in children

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.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Community Groups

Concern Wadebridge Memory Cafe

The memory Café is for those who live with one of the many forms of memory loss, together with their carers, family or friends.They meet at the Betjeman centre in Southern Way from 14:00 – 16:00, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday each month, unless there is an outing arranged.

Facebook: @concernwadebridge

Telephone: 01208 812392

Website: www.concernwadebridge.org.uk

Ladies Who Lunch - Cornwall

Welcome to Ladies Who Lunch!

This group has been in existence since 2015 and ladies have been coming from far and wide to attend lunches which are held in various parts of Cornwall.

Request to join.

Cornwall Young Farmers (YFC)

YFC are a group of over 800 young people in Cornwall led by young people, for young people.

Cornwall Young Farmers’ Clubs provides anyone aged 10 to 26 with a fantastic chance to meet lifelong friends, learn new skills, make a real difference to the local community and even travel the world!

Telephone: 01208 893080

Website: www.cornwallyfc.co.uk

Email: office@cornwallyfc.co.uk

Egloshayle Baby & Toddler Group

Baby and toddler sessions for children aged 0-3, older siblings are welcome. They provide a safe and happy environment for children to play, learn and interact and provide a welcoming place for parents and carers to meet people, make friends and feel supported.

Contact name: Sally McGowan

Tel: 07980 053642

Email: manager@egloshaylepreschool.co.uk

Website: www.supportincornwall.org.uk

Hartbeeps Bodmin and Wadebridge

Hartbeeps Bodmin and Wadebridge can’t wait to meet you, they put your child at the heart of magical, musical adventures. They offer original and super fun, developmental baby classes, toddler classes and pre-school classes, as well as educational sessions and fabulous children’s parties.

Telephone: 07434 581330

Website: www.hartbeeps.com

Email: jess@hartbeeps.com

Meetup Cornwall

Meetup is a platform for finding and building local communities. People use Meetup to meet new people, learn new things, find support, get out of their comfort zones, and pursue their passions, together.

Facebook: @meetup

Twitter: @Meetup

Website: www.meetup.com

The Cornwall Link

Connecting you to your community and providing support.

Telephone: 01872 266383

Website: www.cornwall-link.co.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous - Cornwall

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 9177650

Website: www.aa-cornwall.co.uk

Email: help@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Addaction

Addaction has a daily duty worker and provides needle exchange, has a mix of psychosocial groups, lifeskills activities and informal breakfast club and recovery café. Workers offer 1:1 support and groups as well as mutual aid.

Telephone: 0157 9340616

Website: www.addaction.org.uk

Drinkline

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

Telephone: 0300 1231110

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 9177650

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 1236600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

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Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Outlook South West

Outlook South West’s therapy services are for people aged 16 and above in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. If you are registered with a GP practice in Cornwall, you can access our NHS-funded therapies for mild-to-moderate anxiety and depression.

Telephone: 01208 871905

Website: www.outlooksw.co.uk

 

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer’s Society is the only UK charity that campaigns for change, funds research to find a cure and supports people living with dementia today.

Facebook: @alzheimerssocietyuk

Twitter: @alzheimerssoc

Telephone: 0300 2221122

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

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

More services for young people
Ear Care

Ear Wax Self Help Guide

For information on ear wax and how best to treat it, please read the guide below.

Ear Care – Self Help

Self-Treatment of Ear Wax with the Bulb Syringe

For information on the bulb syringe, including why, when and how it should be used, please read the guide below.

Ear Wax Self Treatment

Elderly Care

The Cornwall Link

Connecting you to your community and providing support.

Telephone: 01872 266383

Website: www.cornwall-link.co.uk

Bodmin and District Age Concern

Bodmin and District Age Concern hold a weekly pop in and lunch club and whist drive every Tuesday in Bodmin.

Telephone: 01208 74609

Email: bodminantiques@hotmail.com

John Betjeman Centre

Concern Wadebridge, formerly Wadebridge Concern for the Aged, is a small local independent charity supporting local people who are over 50.They provide a Community Hub where people can enjoy various activities or just come and have a cup of tea or coffee and meet friends old and new.

Telephone: 01208 812392

Website: www.concernwadebridge.org.uk

 

Cornwall Hospice Care

The Neighbourhood Hubs are held at The John Betjeman Centre in Wadebridge and Clarence House in Penzance. They run every Thursday afternoon from 13:30 to 16:30. Their aim is to provide comfort, information, advice and peace of mind for you and those around you.

Telephone: 01726 829874

Website: www.cornwallhospicecare.co.uk

Email: communications@cornwallhospice.co.uk

Silver Line

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

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

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

Email: helpline@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 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Exercise

Free Fitness Videos

A wide range of free videos on fitness and strength.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Get Active Cornwall

Whatever your starting point, Get Active Cornwall will provide the right stepping stone towards a healthier, happier and more active you.

Telephone: 01872 323346

Website: www.getactivecornwall.co.uk

Email: smageean@cornwall.gov.uk

Maternity

The Milky Way Bodmin

The Milky Way is a breastfeeding support group running drop-in sessions at the Chestnuts Children’s Centre (Fore Street, Bodmin) on Tuesdays from 10:00 – 12:00.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/themilkywaybodmin

Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership

Maternity Voices Partnerships (MVPs) are independently led NHS working groups: a committee of women and their families, community groups, supporting organisations, local commissioners and providers working together to review and contribute to the development of local maternity care.

Facebook: @KernowMVP

Twitter: @kernowmvp

Website: www.healthwatchcornwall.co.uk

Email: Georgie.Watson@healthwatchcornwall.co.uk

Hartbeeps Bodmin and Wadebridge

Hartbeeps Bodmin and Wadebridge can’t wait to meet you, they put your child at the heart of magical, musical adventures. They offer original and super fun, developmental baby classes, toddler classes and pre-school classes, as well as educational sessions and fabulous children’s parties.

Tel: 07434581330

Website: www.hartbeeps.com

Email: jess@hartbeeps.com

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

Sexual Health Cornwall

Sexual Health Cornwall is a free sexual health and contraception service for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, provided by Brook. They offer a wide range of confidential services including STI testing, treatment, contraception (including long-acting and emergency), pregnancy testing, and specialist young people’s services.

Telephone: 0300 303 0714

Website: www.sexualhealthcornwall.co.uk

Sexual Health Helpline

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

Telephone: 03001 237123

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: 02076 085240

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Stop Smoking

Quit with help

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

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

Free Fitness Videos

A wide range of free videos on fitness and strength.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Healthy Cornwall

Health promotion activity in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly aims to help people to live longer and raise life expectancy to that of the best levels in Europe, whilst reducing the gap between the health of the wealthiest and poorest in society.

Telephone: 01209 615600

Website: www.healthycornwall.org.uk

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. They have options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com/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

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