Patient Links / Self Help

We hope you find the links below useful. Whilst we try to keep the links up-to-date and relevant, Wollaton Park Medical Centre is not responsible for the content of external sites.

NHS App/Online Services

The NHS App is owned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is the simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. You can book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your medical records, amongst other services. For further information please follow this link: NHS App. If you do not have a smartphone or tablet, but do have a laptop or desktop PC, you can still access these online services by the following link: SystmOnline.

Carers

Are you a carer? If so, please let us know.  You can find a lot of useful information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are a few links from the site which we hope you find useful.  Contact Carers Direct , Help from Social Services and Charities , Carers' Breaks and Respite Care , Care Homes, Benefits for Carers & Benefits for the person you care for    

Dementia Friendly Practice

Dementia and Wollaton Park Medical Centre Wollaton Park Medical Centre has signed up to become dementia-friendly. We will be working with Alzheimer's Society during the coming year and our staff will be participating in General Practice specific dementia awareness sessions. We will also be carrying out an assessment of how dementia-friendly we are and take steps to improve areas that need attention. We welcome any feedback about how we are doing from patients, families and carers. Included here are some useful contacts and links for support or advice if you are living with dementia or caring for someone with dementia. ·         Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Support Service (Nottingham and Nottinghamshire): Tel: 0115 934 3800 ·         Alzheimer’s Society website (for anyone affected by dementia): https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/ ·         Dementia Connect: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20011/find_support_near_you#!/search ·         National Dementia Helpline: 0300 222 11 22  

Action Asthma

Asthma education for patients. http://www.actionasthma.co.uk/

BBC Health

Wide range of health subjects. http://www.bbc.co.uk/health

Self Help Nottingham

There are nearly 300 self help groups in Nottinghamshire - find the right group for you: Information line: 0115 911 1661 Monday - Friday 9.00am -1.00pm Email: info@selfhelp.org.uk Website: www.selfhelp.org.uk/information

Patient.co.uk

A wide range of health-related information can be found at www.patient.co.uk

Patient Referrals

What happens when you are referred by your GP to see a specialist? Please follow this link - /admin/resources/what-happens-when-you-are-referred.pdf   Private referrals please see the attached 

Nottingham CityCare

http://www.nottinghamcitycare.nhs.uk/ 

Signposting Health

Helping patients choose the best help first time. http://www.signpostinghealth.com/ https://www.signpostinghealth.com/healthstreet/

Stop Smoking Service

Stub It! Stop Smoking Service now available for patients in Nottingham City. Contact the surgery to book an appointment or visit www.ncgpa.org.uk/stopsmoking for more information.