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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:

Bodmin Community Hospital
Boundary Road
Bodmin
PL31 2QT
Tel: 01208 251 300
08:00 – 22:00
Liskeard Community Hospital
Clemo Road
Liskeard
PL14 3XD
Tel: 01579 373 500
08:00 – 22:00

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.

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.

Visit a Pharmacist

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  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for conditions such as minor surgery, family planning, immunisations/ holiday vaccinations, cervical smears, well person clinic, annual checks for patients over 75, asthma clinic and stop smoking clinic.

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Book an appointment on the phone 01208 72488
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone 01208 72488

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 at least 6 weeks, as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations) before your journey.

Some travel vaccines need to be ordered on private prescription so will incur a charge.

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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Abuse

First Light

First Light is a charity supporting people in Cornwall, Devon and Wiltshire who have been affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Telephone: 0300 777 4777

Website: www.firstlight.org.uk

Email: saferfutures@firstlight.cjsm.net

The Women's Centre Cornwall

The Women’s Centre Cornwall provides services to women and girls who have experienced sexual or domestic abuse or violence; women in the Criminal Justice System; those who are facing extreme poverty and hardship or those simply wanting to make a change in their lives.

Main Office: 01208 76466

Rape and Sexual Abuse Helpline: 01208 77099

Domestic Abuse Helpline: 01208 79992

Facebook: @WomensCentreCornwall

Twitter: @WomensCCornwall

Website: www.womenscentrecornwall.org.uk

Carers

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

CAMHS

Specialist community child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) provide assessment, advice and treatment for children and young people with severe and complex mental health problems. CAMHS also provide support and advice to their families or carers.

Telephone: 01872 322277

Website: www.cornwallft.nhs.uk

Email: cpn-tr.earlyhelphub@nhs.net

Cornwall S.P.A.C.E. - Action for Children

Services that support disabled young people in their own homes or to access their local community and have fun can make a real difference to them.

Telephone: 0300 123 2112

Website: www.actionforchildren.org.uk

Email:  ask.us@actionforchildren.org.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.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Community Groups

Bodmin BlueTiTs (Bodmin Tidy It Team)

We are a group of volunteers that are trying to improve the look of the town by litter-picking, weeding and planting the flower-beds in the town (other than in the parks), cleaning and painting some of the street furniture, cleaning road-signs, and weeding along the road edges and kerbs.

For more information please contact Sarah Horne.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bodminbluetits

Telephone: 07926 194643

Email: bodminbluetits@gmail.com

Bodmin Camera Club

Bodmin Camera Club are a small and friendly club of photographers, based in Bodmin. They always welcome new members, whether you are new to photography or have years of experience. They meet fortnightly on Monday evenings from September to June. Doors open at 7:15 pm and meetings start at 7:30 pm.

New Methodist Church
74 Fore St
Bodmin

Telephone: 01208 821850

Website: www.bodmincameraclub.org.uk

Email: info@bodmincameraclub.org.uk

Bodmin Folk Club

Originally formed in 1967, Bodmin Folk Club is a Members Club welcoming a range of singers, musicians and occasional dancers from Britain and beyond at both guest nights and open houses. The Club meets every Friday night (except in Christmas week).

The Old Library
10 Lower Bore Street
Bodmin

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bodminfolk

Telephone: 01579 348434

Website: www.bodminfolk.co.uk

Bodmin Gaolbirds Women’s Institute

Bodmin Gaolbirds WI meets every second Wednesday of the month (except August) at Bodmin Rugby Club, Clifden Park, starting at 19:00.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BodminGaolBirdsWI

Telephone:  01208 592155

Bodmin Girlguiding Units (Rainbows, Brownies & Guides)

Girls take what they do in guiding with them as they grow up. Everything from working in a team, to taking the lead, to speaking out on issues they care about. It helps them develop the skills and confidence to become the young women they want to be. And to make a difference to the world around them.

Telephone: 07949 834009 or 07432 277749

Website: www.girlguiding.org.uk

Email: bodmin-dc@girlguidingcornwall.org.uk

Helland Table Tennis Club

North Cornwall Table Tennis League is a table tennis league affiliated to Table Tennis 365 (England).

Telephone: 01208 872174

Website: www.tabletennis365.com

Email: mikefisher.murray@btinternet.com

The Cornwall Link

The Cornwall Link aims to provide individuals, families, carers, volunteers and healthcare professionals with access to services and community based activities that will reduce social isolation and improve health and wellbeing.

Telephone: 01872 266383

Website: www.cornwall-link.co.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous - Cornwall

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.aa-cornwall.co.uk

Email: help@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Addaction

Addaction has a daily duty worker and provides needle exchange, has a mix of psychosocial groups, lifeskills activities and informal breakfast club and recovery café. Workers offer 1:1 support and groups as well as mutual aid.

Telephone: 0157 934 0616

Website: www.addaction.org.uk

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

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 and Stress

Outlook South West

Outlook South West’s therapy services are for people aged 16 and above in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. If you are registered with a GP practice in Cornwall, you can access our NHS-funded therapies for mild-to-moderate anxiety and depression.

Telephone: 01208 871905

Website: www.outlooksw.co.uk

Saneline

Saneline is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. The helpline is open every day of the year from 16:30 to 22:30.

Telephone: 0300 304 7000

Facebook: @charitySANE

Twitter: @CharitySANE

Website: www.sane.org.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

More services for young people
Disabilities

North Cornwall & District Talking Newspaper

Men and women with difficulties reading their local newspaper because of impaired sight or physical disability can find themselves out of touch with the world around them. The local Talking Newspaper, which is free of charge, can restore their independence by keeping them informed on local news and events.

Telephone: 07926 194643

Website:  www.nctn.co.uk

Email: roscrea@btconnect.com

Elderly Care

Bodmin and District Age Concern

Bodmin and District Age Concern hold a weekly pop in and lunch club and whist drive every Tuesday in Bodmin.

Telephone: 01208 74609

Email: bodminantiques@hotmail.com

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer’s Society is the only UK charity that campaigns for change, funds research to find a cure and supports people living with dementia today.

Telephone: 0300 2221122

Facebook: @alzheimerssocietyuk

Twitter: @alzheimerssoc

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Silver Line

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

Telephone: 08004 708 090

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

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org

Age UK Cornwall

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 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Exercise

Get Active Cornwall

Whatever your starting point, Get Active Cornwall will provide the right stepping stone towards a healthier, happier and more active you.

Telephone: 01872 323346

Website:www.getactivecornwall.co.uk

Email: smageean@cornwall.gov.uk

Maternity

The Milky Way Bodmin

The Milky Way is a breastfeeding support group running drop-in sessions at the Chestnuts Children’s Centre (Fore Street, Bodmin) on Tuesdays from 10:00 – 12:00.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/themilkywaybodmin

Kernow Maternity Voices Partnership

Maternity Voices Partnerships (MVPs) are independently led NHS working groups: a committee of women and their families, community groups, supporting organisations, local commissioners and providers working together to review and contribute to the development of local maternity care.

Facebook: @KernowMVP

Twitter: @kernowmvp

Website: www.healthwatchcornwall.co.uk

Email: Georgie.Watson@healthwatchcornwall.co.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

Liskeard Family Planning Clinic

There are Contraceptive Clinics (sometimes called Family Planning Clinics) that operate across Cornwall and are run by Royal Cornwall Hospital staff.

They can help with advice, support or treatment. Their services are free, and available to anyone regardless of age, gender or sexual orientation.

Website: www.cornwallshac.org.uk

Sexual Health and Contraception in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

Cornwall Sexual Health and Contraception (SHAC) guides you to free, confidential, friendly and accessible Sexual Health clinic information for young people and adults living in Cornwall.

Website: www.cornwallshac.org.uk

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

Stop Smoking

Smoking Cessation Clinic

This practice offers a smoking cessation support service, please telephone for an appointment.

Telephone: 01752 813277

Quit with help

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

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

Free Fitness Videos

A wide range of free videos on fitness and strength.

Please view: www.nhs.uk

Healthy Cornwall

Health promotion activity in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly aims to help people to live longer and raise life expectancy to that of the best levels in Europe, whilst reducing the gap between the health of the wealthiest and poorest in society.

Telephone: 01209 615600

Website: www.healthycornwall.org.uk

WW

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. They have 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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