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GREAT NEWS! Our flu vaccine has arrived. Get in touch to either make an appointment or drop in anytime Monday to Friday between 8.15am and 5.45pm if you are eligible for a free NHS flu vaccination and we'll do it for you there and then, no appointment necessary. 

Psychological Wellbeing Service (IAPT) - Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Patients with anxiety and depression can self refer to the Psychological Wellbeing Service to help them on their journey to improved mental health and wellbeing.  Click here for information on the Psychological Wellbeing Service

 

Useful Links

Please note that Acorn Surgery, although happy to share these useful links with our patients, are not in a position to endorse the content of these websites or uphold the information held therein.

NHS Health Checks - helping people to prevent diabetes, stroke, kidney disease

NHS HEALTH CHECK INFORMATION


Information about a new free app for iPhones from Childline called ‘For Me’ that offers quick access to Childline’s online services including:

 

 

-         1-2-1 live chats with a counsellor

 

-         The ‘Ask Sam’ pages

 

-         Entrance to their private ‘lockers’ – an area where kids can write down their own personal thoughts and track their moods

https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/for-me/


Menopause support & information

https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/patients/menopause/


Exercise Referral Scheme - Active & Healthy 4 Life

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/active


Adult Mental Health support

Huntingdon Alzheimers Society


Directory of local day centres, clubs, activities & education for Older People

Services in the Community for Older People


Cornerstone Pregnancy Advice & Support Service


Support for Parents with children's substance abuse

http://www.drugfree.org/


Richmond Fellowship - a specialist employment service for people off work recovering from mental health problems. Click here to enter their website

Mental Health Support for Young People  

This is a free, safe counselling service providing information and support for people aged between 11 and 24 years. As well as offering moderated support groups young people can also book counselling as regular structured sessions with an assigned counsellor, or use the ‘drop in service’ online and have a text based conversation with a trained counsellor. The service is available 12noon-10pm Monday-Friday and 6pm-10pm on weekends, 365 days a year.

http://www.kooth.com

http://keep-your-head.com/CP-MHS

Shelf-Help books about mental health for 13-18 year-olds including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-harm, bullying and exams. www.reading-well.org.uk/books/books-on-prescription/young-people-s-mental-health

Mental Health Crisis Support – You can now access mental health crisis support by dialing 111 and selecting option 2. 


To keep informed of local developments in the area of child and adolescent mental health please sign up to the  Keep Your Head newsletter www.keep-your-head.com/subscribe).


Pinpoint - Support for Parents by Parents

http://www.pinpoint-cambs.org.uk/home


Quit Smoking Support

https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/us/


Gambling Issues

http://www.gambleaware.co.uk/responsible-gambling


Pre-diabetes

www.equalibras.co.uk


Meningitis B

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-England



 
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