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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:

Bicester Community Hospital
Piggy Lane
Bicester, Oxfordshire
OX26 6HT
Tel: 01865 903880
Open 24 hours
Putnoe Medical Centre Partnership
South Wing
Kempston Road, Bedford
MK42 9DJ
Tel: 01234 319992
Open 24 hours

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

Call or get help online now – NHS 111.

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 management of chronic diseases, tests and procedures, physical examinations, common child illness treatment, diagnostic tests.

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Book an appointment on the phone01908 520545
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

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COVID-19 Support Room

COVID-19 Support Room

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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.

Visit the NHS website for further information.

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

MK Act

MK Act is a charity in Milton Keynes which works with over 100 families’ everyday to help them move on from fear and abuse.

Telephone: 0344 375 4307

Website: www.mkact.com

Sexual Assault & Abuse Support Service

They are a woman led Charitable Incorporated Organisation serving those in Aylesbury Vale and Milton Keynes whose lives have been affected by sexual assault and abuse.

Telephone: 01908 201 971

Website: www.avmksaass.org.uk

Email: support@avmksaass.org.uk

Women's Aid

Women’s Aid have been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic violence and abuse through practice for over 45 years. They empower survivors by keeping their voices at the heart of our work, working with and for women and children by listening to them and responding to their needs.

Website: www.womensaid.org.uk

Email: info@womensaid.org.uk

Solace

Solace Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) provide local communities with a safe, discreet and caring environment to support victims of rape and sexual assault.

Website: www.solacesarc.org.uk

SMART

Helping people to help themselves.

SMART are a charity that provide safe spaces to work with vulnerable people within communities, empowering them to make positive changes and take control of their lives.

Website: www.smartcjs.org.uk

Bereavement

Milton Keynes Bereavement Service

The Good Grief Trust exists to help all those suffering grief in the UK. They aim to find the bereaved, acknowledge their grief and provide reassurance, a virtual hand of friendship and ongoing support.

Facebook: @thegoodgrieftrust

Twitter: @goodgrieftrust

Website: www.thegoodgrieftrust.org/our-story

Email: hello@thegoodgrieftrust.org

Child Bereavement UK

At their centre in Milton Keynes, Child Bereavement UK offers face to face support for families where a baby or child has died or where children and young people, up to the age of 25, are bereaved. They are also able to support families who are facing bereavement, where a child of any age is not expected to live, or where children and young people are facing the bereavement of anyone significant in their lives.

Telephone: 01908 550 895

Website: www.childbereavementuk.org

Email: mksupport@childbereavementuk.org

Carers

Carers MK

Carers MK is an independent local charity established in 2006 to support unpaid carers in Milton Keynes. They are commissioned by Milton Keynes Council to offer support to all unpaid carers from the age of 8 upwards.

Telephone: 01908 231 703 

Website: www.carersmiltonkeynes.org

Email: mail@carersmiltonkeynes.org

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 808 7777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org

Child Health

Milton Keynes Health Visiting Service

The Milton Keynes Health Visiting Service promotes the health and wellbeing of families with children under five.

Telephone: 01908 725100

Website: www.cnwl.nhs.uk/service

Contact for families with Disabled children

Contact support families with the best possible guidance and information.For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability.

Telephone: 0808 808 3555

Facebook: @contactfamilies

Twitter: @contactfamilies

Website: www.contact.org.uk

Email: info@contact.org.uk

Milton Keynes Special Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

MK Specialist CAMHS provides support to children and young people up to their 18th birthday. The child must reside in the Milton Keynes area and have a Milton Keynes GP or have plans to register in the immediate future.

Telephone: 01908 725 372

Website: www.carersmiltonkeynes.org

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.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Community Groups

ABC Parent and Toddler Group

ABC offers a Tuesday session running from 10:00-11:30, costing £1.

Location: Christ the Vine Community Church, Jonathans Coffee Hall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 5EG

Telephone: Duncan Barnes on 01908 674 742

Milton Keynes: Health Walks

Walking for Health in Milton Keynes is co-ordinated by Milton Keynes Council Sports Development Team and delivered by a network of volunteers who offer a range of walking groups, to suit walkers of all fitness levels.

Telephone: 01908 253 154

Website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Email: Leisure&community@milton-keynes.gov.uk

Midsummer Breakfast Club

The Midsummer Breakfast Club offers a vibrant, early-morning networking opportunity in Central Milton Keynes.

Telephone: 01525 211 304

Website: www.midsummerbreakfastclub.co.uk

Email: susan.de.fraine@hoopertax.com

Green Gym

Green Gym is a group of volunteers who get together every week to work on imoroving the landscape of CMK. They have recently improved the appearance of Fred Roche Gardens and are working on other green areas in the parish, including Secklow Mound and small gardens on North Row.

They are keen for more volunteers. All equipment and guidance on what to do is provided.

Facebook: @intuMKGreenGym

Twitter: @intuMK_GreenGym

Telephone: 07740 899 633

Email: jennifer.zwetslott@tcv.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Compass Milton Keynes

A free, confidential substance misuse service for all Milton Keynes residents aged 18+. They welcome all those in our community who are experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol misuse, and specialise in supporting recovery.

Telephone: 01908 250 730

Website: www.compass-uk.org

Email: compass.mk@compass-uk.org

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 9177 650

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

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Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Milton Keynes Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

Milton Keynes Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) is a free, confidential NHS service providing psychological treatment for depression and anxiety disorders.

Website: www.cnwl.nhs.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

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Elderly Care

Age UK Milton Keynes

A local charity working with and for older people to make a positive difference to their quality of life, health and wellbeing. They have a city centre drop-in and Snack and Chat Cafe in The Food Centre [above Iceland].

Telephone: 01908 550 700

Website: www.ageukmiltonkeynes.org.uk

Bupa

Take the worries out of planning care for a loved one. Many people thinking about care for an elderly loved one find it difficult to know what to look for and where to start. That’s why they’ve got a team of trained care advisers who can offer help and advice directly over the phone.
Their Customer Care Team is open for free advice six days a week, whether you’ve got our insurance or not. They’re here to chat through your options when you’re ready.

Telephone: 0370 218 4200

Website: www.bupa.co.uk

Silver Line

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

Telephone: 0800 470 8090

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

Maternity

Milton Keynes University Hospital

Having a baby can be an anxious time for you and your family. To help you understand some of the processes that will happen during your stay on the Labour Ward, their teams have put together this information booklet to explain everything in a little more detail. It will also include practical information such as parking and places to eat which I hope you find useful.

To get in touch with any of their maternity services, please use the contact numbers below.

  • Antenatal Day Assessment Unit (ADAU) Telephone: 01908 996 481
  • Antenatal Telephone: 01908 995 238
  • Community midwifery Telephone: 01908 996 484 (Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:00). Outside of hours, please leave a message. For immediate concerns, contact the labour ward
  • Labour ward Telephone: 01908 996 471
  • Screening Telephone: 01908 995 236

Babycentre

BabyCentre® — the #1 pregnancy and parenting digital resource — reaches more than 45 million mums globally each month in 9 different languages. We reach 8 in 10 new and expecting mums online in the UK.

Website: www.babycentre.co.uk

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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.

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Sexual Health

Brook Central Milton Keynes

Brook is a charity with 50 years of experience working with young people and provides free and confidential sexual health information, contraception, pregnancy testing, advice and counselling, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and outreach and education work.

Telephone: 01908 669 215

Website: www.brook.org.uk

WeCARE

WeCARE have a highly trained and dedicated team of healthcare professionals, consisting of doctors, nurses, healthcare assistants, outreach workers, health advisors and a specialist psychosexual counsellor.

Telephone: 0300 303 8273

Website: www.mksexualhealth.co.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, 09:00-20:00.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Stop Smoking

Milton Keynes Council Stop Smoking Support

The Stop Smoking Service offers specialist support programmes with highly trained advisors, who can help you quit smoking. This is delivered through the provision of products, for example Nicotine Replacement Therapy and prescribed medications, alongside advice around the behavioural and habitual side of the addiction.

Telephone: 0800 013 0553

Website: www.milton-keynes.gov.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.

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My Quit Route App

The Stop Smoking Service are delighted to announce the launch of our new mobile app “My Quit Route”, designed by a UK-based team of clinical, health and research psychologists to help you to quit at any time of the day. With this app installed on your phone, you can get the help you need, when you need it, 24/7. It is free to download for anyone who works or lives in Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes.

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Telephone: 0800 013 0553

Website: www.thestopsmokingservice.co.uk

Quit with help

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

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

Active MK Exercise Referral Scheme (AMKERS)

AMKERS is offered at a number of gyms across Milton Keynes, If you have been inactive for a long time or have pre-existing medical condition and are worried about exercising, AMKERS can help. This service is GP referral only.

Website: www.milton-keynes.gov.uk

Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool

Website: www.nhs.uk

Why Weight?

This is a free service for residents within the county of Milton Keynes who are looking to take control of their weight and create achievable goals towards leading a healthy lifestyle. They have accessible adult and child lifestyle services for families with children aged between 5-19 years old, and programmes that will support overweight children and young people to reach and maintain a healthier weight.

Website: www.whyweightmk.co.uk

MoreLife

At MoreLife, their aim is to make the lives of individuals healthier, through healthy lifestyle behavioural interventions such as weight management, giving up smoking, NHS Health Checks, healthy eating or improved physical activity. They work with individuals on their own, with their families, within groups from the local community, school or workplace.

Website: www.more-life.co.uk

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. They’ve got 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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