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Useful Contacts

NHS 111

Please dial 111 if you require medical advice Out of Hours - click on the logo for more information

NHS 111


Minor Injuries

Minor Injuries Unit
Falmouth Hospital
Trescobeas Road
Falmouth
Tel: 01326 430000
Open 8.00am 8.00pm.

Minor Injuries Unit
Camborne & Redruth Hospital
Barncoose Terrace
Redruth
Tel: 01209 318000
Open 8.00 am - 10.00pm.

Some minor injuries can be dealt with here at the surgery, however if you have an injury that requires an x-ray it is best to go straight to a Minor Injuries Dept or Casualty at Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske.

All patients must report to the reception area on arrival at the Minor Injuries Unit.


Kernow CCG

Sedgemoor Centre
Priory Road
St. Austell
Cornwall,
PL25 5AS


Tel: 01726 627800 email: kccg.contactus@nhs.net


Social Services

Adult Care & Support - Cornwall Council

Telephone: 0300 1234 131

Website: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=4014

Children, Schools & Families: 0300 1234 101


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Royal Cornwall Hospital
Treliske
Truro
Cornwall
Tel: 01872 250000

Website: www.rcht.nhs.uk


TAP (Transport Access Patients)

Provides an inexpensive car service for patients who might have difficulty getting to the surgery or hospital.

Telephone: 01872 223388


Carnon Downs Village Hall

  

Carnon Downs Village Hall has had extensive rebuilding and refurbishment work carried out this year thanks to a substantial grant from the Big Lottery.

There are two brand new halls and a meeting room, providing space for a wide variety of events.

CDVH is managed by a Volunteer Committee of Trustees made up of Local Residents and Representatives of Groups that regularly use the hall and it is a community organisation run for the benefit of local residents.

For more information and 'What's On' click on the link below

http://www.carnondownsvillagehall.org/


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Telephone: 03444 111 444                                                    

Website: https://www.citizensadvicecornwall.org.uk/getting-advice/             

 


Mental Health Crisis Services

Normal working hours Monday to Friday 8.45 am to 5.15 pm via:


    • GP Surgery

    • Your Care Co-Ordinator or the duty staff member of the Community Mental Health Team. Telephone Bodmin Hospital Switchboard on 01208 251300

    • NHS Direct on 0845 4647 advice available 24 hours a day

At other times, out of normal working hours advice and support can be obtained via:


    • Nightlink 0808 800 0306

    • Home Treatment Team between 5.15pm and 8.45am 0800 001 4330

    • Samaritans available 24 hours a day on 116 123

Home Treatment Team

The team work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to support people in crisis.  When you call the service you will be asked for your name, address, date of birth and the reason for your call.  If you call at between 8.00pm and 8.45am there may be a delay in answering some calls, but they will repsond as soon as they can.

When calling out of hours they will access your electronic care plan if it is available and your care co-ordinator will be informed of your call the next working day.

If the line is engaged you may be asked to leave your details with the Bodmin Hospital switchboard.


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Website: www.hpa.org.uk


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Telephone: 01872 266383

Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cornwall/


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Telephone: 0845 769 7555

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

 


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Website: www.dft.gov.uk/dvla/medical.aspx


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Telephone: 0845 450 0230

Website: www.nos.org.uk/


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Telephone: 0845 130 2233

Website: www.nacc.org.uk


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Website: www.arthritisresearchuk.org


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Telephone: 0303 3033 100

Website: www.stroke.org.uk              


Arrhythmia Alliance

The Heart Rhythm Charity

The Heart Rhythm Charity promotes a better understanding, diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for individuals with cardiac arrhythmias.  This useful website will help you check if your heart rhythm problem could be dangerous. Follow the links below.

Website: www.heartrhythmcharity.org.uk  Registered Charity Number 1107496

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Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Sexual Assault Referral Centre

If you are over 16 years of age there is now a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) which is an independent service that can operate 24/7 to assist all victims of rape and sexual assault.  The SARC is a local partnership between the police, health services and voluntary organisations set up to focus on your immediate supprt needs.

Telephone: 0300 3034626

Website: https://sarchelp.co.uk/truro-sarc/


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Message in a Bottle is a national emergency information scheme distributed by Lions Clubs in the UK, it provides the Emergency Services with vital life saving information.

They are available FREE OF CHARGE giving peace of mind to both the recipient and their family.

A readily available container known to the emergency services contains vital information about the patient and is placed in the fridge. Labels are placed on the fridge door and on the inside of the front door which notify the emergency services that the patient is part of the scheme. 

Information includes:

Personal Details, Medical Condititions, Doctors Details, Location of Medicines, Pets, Carers/Health Visitor Details, Dependants and Family Contact Details.

Ask at Reception for details, a free supply of bottles are available from the waiting room in the surgery.


Dementia Advice


Cornwall Dementia Roadmap


The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Dementia Roadmap provides high quality information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and care pathways to assist primary care to support people with dementia and cognitive impairment, their families and carers.

Click here for more info https://dementiaroadmap.info/cornwall/#.XLRMObxG15s


Dental Urgent Treatment Helpline

Call: 0333 405 0290

THIS SERVICE PROVIDES EMERGENCY DENTAL TREATMENT IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN NHS DENTIST.

Opening times

Monday17:30 - 19:30
Tuesday17:30 - 19:30
Wednesday17:30 - 19:30
Thursday17:30 - 19:30
Friday17:30 - 19:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:30
Sunday09:00 - 12:30

Arthritis Care 

Arthritis Care is a charity and rely on donations to fund vital work in supporting people living with arthritis.  Arthritis Care has lots of information to help with the management of arthritis.

www.arthritiscare.org.uk                                                                       


                 



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