Reception and enquiries

Reception and enquiries

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Treatment Room

Treatment Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest A&E Unit:

Northampton General Hospital (Acute)
Cliftonville
Northampton
Northamptonshire
Tel: 01604 634700
Open 24 Hours

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

Consulting room

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

Speak to someone now – Call NHS 111.

Call 111

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. 111
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for conditions such as vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure checks, health reviews, wound management, cervical screening, ear syringing and lifestyle advice.

Contact a Nurse

There are four Practice Nurses available by appointment daily for the following:

  • Diabetes monitoring
  • Asthma monitoring
  • Coronary Heart Disease monitoring
  • Family Planning advice
  • Health Checks
  • Travel advice
  • Smoking Cessation advice
Book an appointment on the phone01604 638162
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone01604 638162

Travel Room

Travel Room

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Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please complete and submit the travel form in plenty of time (we recommend 6-8 weeks) before your journey.

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.

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Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Carers

Northamptonshire Carers

We aim to offer comprehensive support services to Carers living in Northamptonshire. We recognise their contribution to society and will endeavour to empower Carers in improving their quality of life. Our organisation is Carer-Led and our developments will be a response to Carer’s needs

Telephone: 01933 677837

Website: www.northamptonshire-carers.org

Email: carers@northamptonshire-carers.org

Helping Hands Care & Nursing Home

Our flexible live-in care services are available across Northamptonshire including Corby, Wellingborough, Northampton, Rushden, Towcester, Brackley, Kettering and the surrounding areasWe enable people to receive the finest high-end care, to live comfortably and independently within their own homes, surrounded by friends, family pets and personal belongings, avoiding a move into a residential care home.

Telephone: 0333 331 6240

Website: www.helpinghandshomecare.co.uk

Email: enquiries@helpinghands.co.uk

Age UK Northamptonshire Sitting Service

Our Carers Sitting Service helps people who care for an older person who lives with them.

Telephone: 01604 611207 or 0845 677 2220

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/northamptonshire

Email: access@ageuknorthants.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: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Child Health

Northampton Healthcare - Children's 0-19 Services

We provide the Healthy Child Programme, a planned series of public health interventions for children and families from birth to age 19. Services provided within the Integrated 0-19 Team include Health Visiting, School Nursing, Breastfeeding Support, Family Nurse Partnership and Children’s Weight Management. The programme is delivered through our integrated locality teams.

Telephone: 0300 1111 022 option 4

Website: www.nhft.nhs.uk/0-19

Email: 0-19hub@nhft.nhs.uk

Child Development Centre

The CDC is a centre that offers multi-disciplinary assessment for children from birth until they start school at 4 years of age. The team sees pre-school children who may have a delay in their development or some other special need. Some difficulties are identified at birth, others become apparent or develop as a child grows.

Telephone: 01604 545841

Website: www.northamptongeneral.nhs.uk

Childhood illness visual guide

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.

Download from: www.nhs.uk

Community Groups

Northampton Social Cyclists

Hi my name is Paul and I live in Northampton. I set up this Social Group for cyclists in Northampton in June 2016, aimed at mixed ability recreational riders

Wesbite: www.letsride.co.uk

Northampton Health Walks

The Northampton Health Walks Scheme has been running now for over 10 years, delivering a number of Health Walks across the town.

Telephone: 01604 837774

Website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Email: lsavage@nltrust.org.uk

Depression, Anxiety and Stress

The Lowdown

Looking for Stress and Anxiety support Services? The Lowdown are here to help! We provide free counselling and advice to young people throughout Northamptonshire including: Northamptonshire, Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Oundle, Rushden and Towcester

Telephone: 01604 622223

Website: www.thelowdown.info.co.uk

Email: info@thelowdown.info

 

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
Drugs and Alcohol

Substance to Solution - Northampton

Dedicated staff are available for anyone requiring support around their recovery. We offer support to the individual in sustaining recovery. Working with the individual, the recovery worker will offer information, advice and guidance, with links to the local community.

Telephone: 01604 211 304

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

Email: northants@cgl.org.uk

The Lowdown

Looking for Drugs and Alcohol support services? The Lowdown are here to help! We offer free counselling & advice to young people across Northampton including: Northampton, Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Oundle, Rushden & Towcester

Telephone: 01604 622223

Website: www.thelowdown.co.uk

Email: info@thelowdown.info

Drinkline

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

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

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 917 7650

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 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

More tools and apps
Elderly Care

Silver Line

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

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

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

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 169 2081

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Maternity

Northampton NCT

NCT Branches are your local parent support network, helping you become the parent you want to be.

Telephone: 0300 330 0700

Website: https://www.nct.org.uk/branches/northampton

Email: Northampton@nct.org.uk

The Lowdown

Looking for Pregnancy support services? The Lowdown are here to help! We provide free counselling and advice to young people throughout Northamptonshire including: Northampton, Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Oundle, Rushden and Towcester.

Telephone: 01604 622223

Website: www.thelowdown.info.co.uk

Email: info@thelowdown.info

PANDAS

The PANDAS Foundation is here to help support and advise any parent who is experiencing a perinatal mental illness.  We are also here to inform and guide family members, carers, friends and employers as to how they can support someone who is suffering.

Telephone: 01691 664275

Website: www.pandasfoundation.org.uk

Email: contact@pandasfoundation.org.uk

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

Integrated Sexual Health - Northamptonshire Healthcare

A welcoming confidential service offering testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraception and HIV services whatever your age, gender or sexual orientation.

Telephone (North of the County): 01536 410647 

Telephone (South of the County): 01604 609766 

Website: www.nhft.nhs.uk/sexual-health

The Lowdown

Current NHS statistics show that 1 in 7 people in Northamptonshire have an STI. We can do everything from practical STI testing to helping with difficult relationships. So dont worry, we are here to help.

Telephone: 01604 622223

Wesbite: http://thelowdown.info/sexual-health-service/

Email: info@thelowdown.info

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: 020 7608 5240

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Sexual Health Helpline

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

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Facebook: www.facebook.com/PublicHealthEngland

Stop Smoking

First For Wellbeing

Did you know that you are four times more likely to give up smoking with professional support, as opposed to going it alone?  Experts agree that giving up smoking is the single most beneficial thing you can do to improve your health

Telephone: 0300 126 5700

Wesbite: www.firstforwellbeing.co.uk

Email: smokefree@firstforwellbeing.co.uk

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Quit with help

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

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

First For Wellbeing

Our weight management service offers a personalised weight management programme designed to suit your lifestyle and needs. Losing weight is about more than simply looking good or focusing on a number on the scales. It is about gaining more confidence, feeling healthier and happier, de-stressing and re-energising your life.

Telephone: 0300 126 5000 

Website: www.firstforwellbeing.co.uk

Email: info@firstforwellbeing.co.uk

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

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

More tools and apps

Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Prescriptions and medicines centre

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Local Pharmacies

Administration office

Administration office

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