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Self Care

Our advice line is currently open 9am-2pm Monday to Friday. We will have extra advisers logged in to take your call while our outreaches and offices are closed.

If you would like one of our advisers to call you, please complete this form with your contact details and we will give you a callback.

http://www.chesterfieldcab.co.uk/

This Out-patient Physiotherapy Service provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment for a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems (i.e. injury, damage or disorders of the joints and other tissues e.g. bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves). It also offers advice and education on the self-management and prevention of musculoskeletal problems.

(These services are provided by Derbyshire Community Health Services).

Physiotherapy Self Referral Page @ Chesterfield Royal Hospital. Including Musculoskeletal, Neurological, and or other Pysiotherapy Services

https://www.chesterfieldroyal.nhs.uk/our-services/physiotherapy/physiotherapy-self-referral

Click this link below for exercise leaflets to use from home.

https://www.csp.org.uk/publications/exercise-advice-leaflets

Please note : This link also includes Women's & Men's Health Pysiotherapy Service Self Referrals as well.

The Community Podiatry Service provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment to a range of patients with lower limb and foot problems, including:

  • People with long term conditions such as diabetes, vascular disease, amputees, connective tissue disorders, stroke, Parkinson's disease
  • People with multiple and complex needs e.g. dementia, falls.
  • People with biomechanical problems e.g. gait/postural problems.
  • People with severe foot and ankle problems/conditions.
  • People requiring nail surgery.

Wheatbridge Surgery Offers Podiatry and/or Foot related services and treatment within. (For more information or to book an appointment call the Podiatry directly @ 01246 293731).

The service is provided to patients over 55 years of age and struggling with hearing. Patients can use any of these providers by calling them directly.

Specsavers - 01246 222334

Scrivens - 0800 027 5102

Chesterfield Royal Hospital - 01246 514403

Derbyshire Recovery Partnership provides services for people in Derbyshire with a drug and/or alcohol problems. 

The teams offer different levels of support from brief advice and harm reduction to intensive structured 1-to-1 and group work.

Derbyshire Recovery Partnership also manages all substance misuse substitute prescribing for drug or alcohol treatment across Derbyshire.The service is for any adult (18+) who wishes to address any issues they have caused by the use of drugs or alcohol. 

This can include binge drinking, the use of New Psychoactive Substances, as well as physical alcohol or drug dependence.

Derbyshire Recovery Partnership (DRP) is a drug and alcohol treatment service between Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Derbyshire Alcohol Service (DAAS), Phoenix Futures, And Intuitive Thinking Skills.

Patients can self-refer into this service by calling

0845 308 4010 or

01246 206514

This service is for anyone over 12 years old & provides support, help and advice for you to successfully stop smoking for good. The fully trained Stop Smoking Advisers can support you through your quit attempt with tips, advice and stop smoking products or medication on prescription.

The Service is provided by Live Life Better Derbyshire at various locations across Derbyshire.

Patients can self-refer into this service by calling

0800 085 2299

Or by completing the online form.

See their website for further information.

This service is for anyone over 16 years old & with a Body Mass Index (BMI) over 25. Calculate your BMI here.

The service supports you to set and achieve your own weight loss targets and to maintain this weight loss long term. It is different to other weight loss programmes as it focuses on what’s happening in both the body and the mind to help you achieve long-term weight loss and wellbeing.

The Service is provided by Live Life Better Derbyshire at various locations across Derbyshire.

Patients can self-refer into this service by calling

0800 085 2299

or by completing the online form

See their website for further information.

For healthy recipes please visit https://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/recipes.

This Service provides sexual health support for :

  • Sexually Transmitted Infections & HIV (See link on website for requesting a self test kit)
  • Contraception
  • Pregnancy

The service is provided by Derbyshire Community Health Services at 

Wheatbridge Surgery, Wheatbridge Road, Chesterfield S40 2AB.

Patients can self-refer into this service by calling

0800 328 3383

See their website for further information and to book online.

For information on the different methods of contraception available and to compare them you can visit: https://www.sexwise.org.uk.

This service provides a helpline & live chat, counselling & coaching and one day courses for adults over age 18 affected by an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). The service is also available for carers of adults living with an ASC. 

The service is available for residents of Derbyshire only.

The service is provided by Relate Derby & South Derbyshire on behalf of Derbyshire County Council.

You can register as a carer on this website (but please let the practice know so we can add you as a carer on our practice files). The website contains lots of practical advice for carers and links to other organisations that can help carers.

https://www.derbyshirecarers.co.uk/

To self-refer for this service please call 01629 533190

Derbyshire Social Care and health offer numerous amount of services to whom that are needing help with safety, wether that be an adult or child. You can visit the website for more information about self referrals, whether that be applying for a blue badge, finding a care home, or getting help for a child or adult that may need it.

Mental Health & Talking Therapies

These Therapy Services Contain Numbers and links regarding Mental Health services for patients at all ages. These will include links and phone numbers for Services within the NHS and provided by Healthcare Services also within the UK.

All of these different services are tendered to special and different types of mental health relief and support. From certain age groups, to the type whether that being face to face counselling referrals, to online chat rooms and support, and much more.

Build Sounds Minds - Emotional Wellbeing Service for patients aged 0-17, Providing help with anxiety, sleep, loneliness, self-esteem and anxious feelings. (More information available on their website where you can complete a self referral form or request a call back. Otherwise, you can self refer by calling 01246 277422).

Childline - Anything from abuse, bullying, exam stress and relationships. For Patients Ages 0-18 years. Call them on 0800 1111.

Samaritans - Confidential service for people in despair and who feel and/or have any suicidal tendincies. For all ages. (More information is available on their website or by calling 116123.

Kooth - An online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use. For patients ages 11 to 18 years. https://www.kooth.com/

Young Minds - Free counselling services : confidential telephone and email support to any adult worried about the mental wellbeing of a child/young person. Call the Parents Helpline 0808 8025544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am-4pm, free for mobiles and landlines) Or visit the website: https://youngminds.org.uk/

Insight Healthcare - This therapy service is provided for patients over 16 years of age with problems such as : Anxiety, Low Mood, Depression Etc. (Appointments can be requested by completing the online form or calling 0300 555 5582. See their website for further information).

Trent PTS - This Service is provided by Trent PTS for patients age 16 years and over at West Bank House, Albion Road, Chesterfield, S40 1LL. (Appointments can be requested by completing the online form or by calling 01332 265659. See their website for further information).

Samaritans - Confidential service for people in despair and who feel and/or have any suicidal tendencies. For all ages. (More information is available on their website or by calling 116123.

Qwell - An online counselling and emotional well-being platform for adults, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use. https://www.qwell.io/

1st Steps - Age 5+, online self referral, support rooms, web chats. For more information, please see their website : https://firststepsed.co.uk/

Beat Eating Disorders - For more information about online support groups, please see their website: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Freed Beaches - Age 14+, 01909 479922, Family Appointments.

Health information

Provides information on health, lifestyle, disease and other medical related topics. The website's aim is to provide members of the public with up-to-date information on health related topics in the form of comprehensive leaflets (which can be read online or printed), blogs, wellbeing advice and videos.

https://patient.info/health

The Self Care Forum aims to further the reach of self care and embed it into everyday life. Self Care is the actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness.

http://www.selfcareforum.org/resources/patient-portal/

NHS Choices has been certified as a producer of reliable health and social care information by The Information Standard. It has been established by the Department of Health to help patients and the public make informed choices about their lifestyle, their condition and their options for treatment and care.

https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Page/hub.aspx

This website has lots of leaflets with advice on common minor illnesses. You can also find your nearest pharmacy and other Derbyshire specific information.

http://nhsstaywellderbyshire.co.uk/

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