There are many ways in which you can obtain support and guidance to manage your health as well as obtain information about the services available to you.  

 

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Much information can be found on the websites suggested below.  Please remember that you can contact the Practice to discuss in confidence anything that you are concerned about. 

Telephone 01803 316333.

 

Patient.co.uk -  for health advice & information about chronic health problems   http://patient.info/
Healthwatch Torbay - spotlight on local health services http://healthwatchtorbay.org.uk/
Drinkaware - for the facts about alcohol https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/
Change for Life - advice and guidance to make healthy changes in your life http://www.nhs.uk/change4life
Alzheimer's Society - dementia support http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/
Torbay Community Development Trust - Volunteering in the community http://www.torbaycdt.org.uk/
The NHS Website - the UKs biggest health website http://www.nhs.uk/Pages/HomePage.aspx
NCT - for pregnant women and new parents http://www.nct.org.uk/
The Samaritans - for help and support http://www.samaritans.org/
Refuge - for woman and children against domestic violence http://www.refuge.org.uk/ 
Asthma UK - information and advice http://www.asthma.org.uk/
Diabetes.co.uk - the global diabetes community http://www.diabetes.co.uk/
Mind - the mental health charity offering support and information http://www.mind.org.uk/
FRANK - friendly, confidential drugs advice http://www.talktofrank.com/
The Lifestyles Team - free or subsidised lifestyle courses & advice http://www.torbaycaretrust.nhs.uk/yourlife/healthy_lifestyles
NHS Devon CCG https://devonccg.nhs.uk/
Cancer Support Services Torbay http://www.sdhct.nhs.uk/services/cancer-support-services/
Depression & Anxiety Service http://www.devonpartnership.nhs.uk/DAS.385.0.html
'Talking about your generation' - physiotherapy information for older people http://www.csp.org.uk/publications/were-talking-about-your-generation

For information about managing pain

http://www.torbayandsouthdevon.nhs.uk/services/pain-service/reconnect2life/
Self-care letter to patients re Hayfever medication  Click here to view
Self-care letter to patients re Gluten free products Click here to view
Common questions regarding Gluten-free guidelines  Click here to view
Counselling Directory https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/

CQC Report

National Diabetes Audit