Useful NHS services
The following services allow you to self-refer without the need to see your GP first.
Advice and management for adults with back pain or joint problems, whether ongoing or following injuries, is available from the Physio Direct Advice Line run by Dynamic Health for the NHS on 0300 555 0210. The phone lines are staffed by senior physiotherapists.
Please also see the Dynamic Health website, which contains useful advice and targeted exercise videos for musculoskeletal conditions.
Mental Health: Counselling/CBT
The Psychological Wellbeing Service (PWS, also known as Individual Access to Psychological Therapies, or IAPT) offers psychological treatments across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
or telephone: 0300 300 0055
The service is for patients aged 17 and over who are suffering from mild to moderate depression and anxiety disorders including generalised anxiety, social anxiety, post traumatic stress, health anxiety, panic, phobia or obsessive compulsive disorder.
The talking therapies offered by PWS aim to help you understand what is happening to you, work through your difficult feelings and learn new ways of coping in order to improve your wellbeing.
Mental Health: First Response Service
If you feel you are in crisis with your mental health, you can call XXX Option 2 at any time to speak to the First Response Service. A trained psychiatric support worker will speak to you about the reasons for your call and arrange for you to get appropriate help.
To arrange antenatal care during your pregnancy, please contact reception to request a 'booking appointment', which is a first appointment carried out by the community midwife. This takes place around the eighth week of pregnancy.
Pregnant patients are looked after by the ‘Scarlett’ community midwife team and the Rosie (maternity) hospital.
There is a midwifery clinic at the practice on Friday mornings. The contact number for the Scarlett team is 01223 349376. A message can be left on this number once you are registered with the community midwives. Please note this number is not for emergencies.