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Mental Health Help & Advice

If you are facing Mental Health issues, you don't have to suffer in silence. There are many resources out there, with expert advice to help you navigate your mental wellness.

One of these is C.A.L.L. helpline, available to those who live in Wales. It is free to use, and you can either call or text and gain emotional support and signposting to further services.

Tel: 0800 132 737

Text: HELP to 81066

You can also telephone 111, and press option 2 (an advisor will be available to speak to you, and advise you on anything further) 

you can also go onto the following website: nhswales.silvercloudhealth.com/signup

Silvercloud - Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Silvercloud is a clinically-proven online platform with a range of mental health and wellbeing programmes that help reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.

To sign up: nhswales.silvercloudhealth.com/signup

 

Clinics

The Doctors and Nurses run the following clinics in addition to usual morning and afternoon Surgeries:

Chronic Disease Contraception Primary Mental Health
Diabetes Asthma Immunisations
COPD (Chronic lung disease) High Blood Pressure Health Promotion Checks
Chronic Heart Disease Cervical Screening Travel
Sexual Health Wounds Flu
Weight Management Smoking Cessation  
Our Services:
The practice aims to deliver a high quality service to our patients in line with the guidance from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence and the National Service Framework for Wales.
 
Essential Services:
  • The management of patients who are ill or believe themselves to be ill, with conditions from which recovery is generally expected, for the duration of that condition, including the relevant health promotion advice and referral as appropriate reflecting patient choice wherever practicable.
  • General management of patients who are terminally ill.
  • The management of chronic diseases.
  • The provision of continuous holistic treatment and care for all registered patients.

Additional Services:

 

Immunisations & Vaccinations:

The practice provides a full immunisation service including:

  • Travel Vaccinations
  • Contraception Injections
  • MMR
  • Men C
  • B12
  • HPV

Cervical Screening:

The practice participates in the Cervical Screening Programme for women aged 25 to 64. We operate a call and recall system and all female patients between the ages of 20 and 64 will be sent regular appointments (5 yearly) to attend for this investigation. If you have not had a smear within the last 3 years please ask for an appointment. 

Cervical smear testing is carried out by our specially trained nurses.

Family planning and Contraception:

Family planning and contraceptive advice (excluding coil fitting) is provided by all the doctors and the practice nurses.

Mental Health Liaison Nurse:

Mrs Francesca Rabaiotti provides help in the form of coping strategies to patients suffering from stress, depression, low level anxiety and bereavement.

Phlebotomy (blood tests):

Swansea Bay Health Board provide phlebotomy services at their hospitals, you can book online here: Blood tests: How to book and more information - Swansea Bay University Health Board (nhs.wales) or by calling 01792 601807 between 9am and 4pm

Travel advice:

Travel advice is provided by the practice nurses. Patients are advised to book an appointment at least 6 weeks in advance of their intended date of travel. If it is left too late or you require specialised injections, you may have to have these at a private travel clinic.

Physiotherapy:

Physiotherapy services can be accessed via self referral by calling 01792 487453, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 10am (excluding bank holidays). Alternatively, we can book you in for a telephone consultation with our Cluster-based First Contact Physiotherapy service.

Audiology:

If a GP feels that an audiology appointment is necessary our receptionists can book these via our online system. The appointment will be with a Bay Cluster Audiologist and the clinics are currently held at either Norton Clinic or at the Beacon Centre.

Musical Memories:

For those affected by Dementia. A chance to sing and socialise every Friday. Tel: 01792 362122

HWB Abertawe:

Practical support and advice about healthy eating and physical activity. Tel: 01792 544006

Living Life Well Programme:

Courses and workshops to help support your emotional wellbeing Tel: 07967 612246

Barod Cymru/WCADA:

Support for anyone affected by drugs and alcohol. Tel: 01792 472002/01792 646421

Bikeability Wales:

Enabling people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the pleasures and health benefits of cycling. Tel: 07584 044284/07968 109145

 

 

 

 

 

 

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