Using a Touch Phone

USEFUL NUMBERS

The Surgery - 01704 396 060

The POD - 01695 588 522 

  • The POD can help with all prescription requests including ordering medications.

Joint Health Service - 01704 704962

  • The Joint Health Service is an integrated musculoskeletal (MSK) service providing specialist assessment, investigations and treatment for patients with MSK conditions (problems with muscles, joints or spine) who are referred by their GP.

 

Mental Health:

  • Mindsmatters Counselling - 01695 684 177

  • Mindsmatters is a wellbeing service offering a range of free psychological therapies to people aged 16 and over.

  • Mental Health Urgent Response Line - 0800 953 0110

  • National Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0808 2000 247

  • The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is available for anyone who is subject to physical or mental abuse.

Lancashire County Council:

  • Social Services - 0300 123 6701

  • Social Care - 0300 123 6720

Age UK - 0800 055 6112

  • Age UK's advice line is a free, confidential national phone service for older people, their families, friends, carers and professionals.

Bereavement Counselling:

  • Cruse: 0808 808 1677

  • Acacia: 01695 570 729

Health Visitor - 0300 247 0011

 

  • A health visitor can provide advice on health care, particularly for expectant mothers and pre-school children

 

District Nursing Team - 0300 247 0011

 

  • This team offers clinic appointments as well as home visits for housebound patients

  • Some services may need a GP referral - i.e. ear syringing

 
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