NHS Advice & Leaflets
Please take a look at the NHS Advice sheets listed below.
- Fever Advice Sheet
- Gastroenteritis Advice Sheet
- Bronchiolitis Advice Sheet
- Head Injury leaflet
- HEALTH help NOW
Please ask a member of the team for a hard copy.
Looking for advice on contraception and sexual health?
"Where can I get contraception?"
"Which method of contraception suits me?"
"I'm under 16 – can I get contraception?"
Whatever questions you have about getting and using contraception, this guide can help. It aims to give practical information to everyone who wants to know more about contraception, including teenagers; women in their 20s, 30s and 40s; and anyone with a question about the method they use or are thinking about using.
You can find out about the 15 methods that are available on the NHS, together with where to get them and how to decide which method might work best for you. click here
If you're feeling stressed, anxious, panicky, low or sad, Thinkaction Surrey can help. They provide a range of free and confidential talking therapies in a safe and personalised environment on behalf of the NHS. Take a look at the Thinkaction poster below. www.thinkaction.org.uk
If you're having mental health problems, you're not alone. One in four of us will have problems with our mental health at some time in our lives. click here
Mental health hub for young people with advice on depression, anxiety, self-harm, stress, bullying and eating disorders. click here
A bereavement counsellor explains what bereavement is, how to cope and where to go for help and support. click here
Immunisation - Usual UK Schedule
Please follow the link for information about the normal immunisation schedule for people in the UK. click here
Influenza (January 2016)
There have been many cases of seansonal influenza like illnesses reported in local Warlingham schools. Please refer to the seasonal influenza factsheet below and the NHS website for information, symptoms and treatment advice. www.nhs.uk/conditions/flu
Minor Illnesses Leaflet
We have been asked by our local NHS to pass a copy of a leaflet on to parents.
In Surrey the amount of children visiting A and E is above average. In response to this, the local NHS clinical commissioning groups and paediatric staff have developed a leaflet for parents to help signpost them to the most appropriate service for their child.
The leaflet aims to support parents in their decision making by giving advice based on a red, amber and green system. This is to ensure that children who don't need urgent care are diverted to other services or treated at home and those who do need urgent care access it quickly and appropriately.
Please click here to access a copy of the leaflet.
Emotion Gyms are a series of relaxed and friendly workshops focusing on ways of maintaining and improving mental and emotional health.
- Coping with frustration and anger
- Stress at work and at home
- Low mood
- How to improve low self-esteem
- Communication and assertiveness
Each workshop runs for two hours and there is no need to register in advance, just turn up.
You can go to as many or as few sessions in a series as you wish and no personal information will be taken. You will not be asked or expected to share your own circumstances or experiences but will have the opportunity to ask questions during the session. You will also be given some further information to take away with you and tips and techniques that you can practise to help yourself.
The sessions run in both the daytime and the evening, in different locations throughout Surrey. Please take a look at the flyer below.
Non Life Threatening Accidents
Is it for me? A&E is for life-threatening accidents and emergencies only. Before you go there, ask yourself, is it a real emergency?
You can dial 111 for fast, reliable medical help and advice for anything that is not a life-threatening emergency. If you think you need to go to A&E but you’re not sure, call 111 first and talk to a fully trained adviser supported by experienced nurses and paramedics.111 is a new service that is being introduced across the country to make it easier for people to find the right local health services quickly when they need them. www.isaandeforme.co.uk
HEALTH help Now
NHS East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group
This website aims to help people find the right service for their health needs, especially when they need medical help fast but it is not a life-threatening emergency.It lists common symptoms and offers suggestions for treatment, with the one which works best for most people listed first. Health Help Now then links through to local services, and shows whether they are open or closed, their location and directions.