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Treatment Room

Treatment Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Milton Keynes Hospital
Standing Way
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire MK6 5LD
Tel: 01908 660 033
Open 24 hours
Bedford Hospital South Wing
South Wing
Kempston Road
Bedford MK42 9DJ
Tel: 01234 355 122
Open 24 hours

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

Consulting room

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For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.

Call or get help online now – NHS 111.

Get help online – NHS 111 Online

NHS 111 Online Website*
*NHS 111 Online is currently in beta and so is not available all in areas.

Call 111

Alternatively you can call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for conditions such as vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure checks, health reviews, wound management, cervical screening, ear syringing and lifestyle advice.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone 01908 568 446
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone 01908 568 446

Travel Room

Travel Room

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Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please complete and submit the travel form in plenty of time (we recommend 6-8 weeks) before your journey.

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.

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Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Abuse

Victims First

Victims First is dedicated to making sure that all victims of crime receive the support they need to cope and recover from the impact of their crime. We care about those affected by crime and work continuously to improve services and support for victims.

Telephone: 0300 1234 148

Website: www.victims-first.org.uk

MK Act

MK Act is a charity in Milton Keynes which works with over 100 families’ everyday to help them move on from fear and abuse.

Helpline: 0344 375 4307

Website: www.mkact.com

Solace

Solace Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) provide local communities with a safe, discreet and caring environment to support victims of rape and sexual assault.

Website: www.solacesarc.org.uk

Victim Support

As an independent charity, Victim Support work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. They help people feel safer and find the strength to move beyond crime.

Surrey Supportline: 0808 168 9274
Lines are open 09:00 – 19:00, Monday – Friday
For out of hours support call our support line on – 0808 168 9111
Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

SMART

Helping people to help themselves.

SMART are a charity that provide safe spaces to work with vulnerable people within communities, empowering them to make positive changes and take control of their lives.

Website: www.smartcjs.org.uk

Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care

Support, advice and information for children, young people and adults when someone dies. The charity also works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Telephone: 0808 808 1677​

Facebook: www.facebook.com/crusebereavementcare

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CruseCare

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Child Bereavement UK

At our centre in Milton Keynes, Child Bereavement UK offers face to face support for families where a baby or child has died or where children and young people, up to the age of 25, are bereaved. We are also able to support families who are facing bereavement, where a child of any age is not expected to live, or where children and young people are facing the bereavement of anyone significant in their lives.

Telephone: 01908 550 895

Website: www.childbereavementuk.org

Email: mksupport@childbereavementuk.org

Child Bereavement Winston's Wish

Winston’s Wish supports bereaved children, their families, and the professionals who support them.

Telephone: 080 880 2021

Facebook: @winstonswishcharity

Twitter: @winstonwish 

Website: www.winstonswish.org

Email: ask@winstonwish.org

Hope Again

Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 1677

Website: www.hopeagain.org.uk

Email: hopeagain@cruse.org.uk

Carers

Carers MK

Carers MK is an independent local charity established in 2006 to support unpaid carers in Milton Keynes. We are commissioned by Milton Keynes Council to offer support to all unpaid carers from the age of 8 upwards.

Telephone: 01908 231 703 

Website: www.carersmiltonkeynes.org

Email: mail@carersmiltonkeynes.org

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org

Cancer

Bosom Pals MK

Bosom Pals is a primary Breast Cancer Support Group in Milton Keynes and is run wholly by patients.1991 the group was established by two breast cancer patients with the help of the breast care nurse at Milton Keynes Hospital.

Bosom Pals (MK) offers you the opportunity to discuss your feelings and fears with someone who genuinely knows what you are going through. So there’s no need for you to feel isolated or alone.

Website: www.bosompals-miltonkeynes.btck.co.uk

Cancer Research UK

Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families.

Telephone: 0300 123 1022 (general enquires)

Telephone: 0808 800 4040 (Cancer related enquires)

Facebook: @cancerresearchUK

Twitter: @CR_UK

Website: www.cancerresearchuk.org

Macmillan Cancer Support

At Macmillan, we know how a cancer diagnosis can affect everything. So we’ll help you find your best way through.From advice about money and work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk, we’re here when you need us most.

Telephone: 0808 808 0000 – Monday-Friday, 09:00 – 20:00

Facebook: @macmillancancer

Twitter: @macmillancancer

Website: www.macmillan.org.uk

Live Better With Cancer

Making day to day life a little bit better for people living with cancer.

Telephone: 0800 118 2705 open Mon – Fri – 08:00 – 17:00

Facebook: @livebetterwith

Twitter:@LBWCancer

Website: www.livebetterwith.com

Email: theteam@livebetterwith.com

Child Health

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Contact for families with Disabled children

Contact support families with the best possible guidance and information.For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability, we’re here.

Telephone: 0808 808 3555

Facebook: @contactfamilies

Twitter: @contactfamilies

Website: www.contact.org.uk

Email: info@contact.org.uk

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Community Groups

MKCPP

Making sure that we have first-class cancer services in the Milton Keynes area is a vitally important activity, as you know. And this is what the Milton Keynes Cancer Patient Partnership (MKCPP) was founded to do: to be a charity that combines “the patients’ voice” in a partnership with health professionals and other cancer-related groups and charities, working together so all MK cancer patients and their carers can have the best possible experience through the cancer journey.

Website: www.mkcpp.org

ABC Parent and Toddler Group

ABC offers a Tuesday session running from 10:00 to 11:30, costing £1.

Location: Christ the Vine Community Church, Jonathans Coffee Hall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 5EG

Contact: Duncan Barnes on 01908 674742

Depression, Anxiety & Stress

The Practice MK

Our counselling and therapy team in Milton Keynes includes highly experienced and specialised Psychologists, Counsellors and Therapists who can deliver a wide range of therapy that is suited to you.

Website: www.thepracticemk.co.uk

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

More services for young people
Disabilities

DAG

Disability Advisory Group (DAG) is a group that meets to discuss the main issues that people with disability face in Milton Keynes.Current members include people across the spectrum of disabilities: representing learning disabilities, physical and sensory impairment, older people, metal health, autistic spectrum, carers and the deaf community. It also includes officers from the Council as well as other local agencies.

Website: www.mkcil.org.uk

DeafblindUK

Deafblind UK support people with combined sight and hearing loss to live the lives they want.Whether you need some support to get back on your feet after a diagnosis, a helping hand to help you do the things you love, someone to turn to when you’re feeling low or some information, advice and guidance, we’re here to help.Losing your sight and hearing can be frightening. Our team of experts is here every step of the way to show you life beyond sight and hearing loss.

Telephone: 0173 3358 356

Facebook: @DBUKCharity

Twitter: @DeafblindUK

Website: www.deafblind.org.uk

Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs wants a world in which all blind and partially-sighted people enjoy the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as everyone else. Their mission is to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people.

Telephone: 0800 953 0113

Facebook: @guidedogsUK

Twitter:@guidedogs

Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk

Diabetes

Diabetes UK

The Diabetes UK Milton Keynes group is one of over 350 voluntary groups situated throughout the UK.

Our goal is to provide support and educate people living with diabetes, as well as their family, friends and anyone else who is interested in knowing more about diabetes.

Website: www.miltonkeynes.diabetesukgroup.org

BDA

British Dietetic Association (BDA) is the only body in the UK representing the whole of the dietetic workforce.

Telephone: 0121 200 8080

Facebook: @BritishDieteticAssociation

Twitter: @BDA_Dietitians

Website: www.bda.uk.com/foodfacts/home#medical_conditions

Better Living

Find practical help with managing Type 2 diabetes in our informative toolkit.

Telephone: 0162 853 7900

Website: www.better-living.co.uk

Email: DSO-UK@takeda.com

Drugs and Alcohol

Compass

If you’re struggling with alcohol or drug use, you can turn to the supportive, compassionate and experienced team at Compass Milton Keynes to help get your life back in order.

Telephone: 01908 250 730

Website: www.compass-uk.org

Email: compassmk@compass-uk.org

Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

More tools and apps
Elderly Care

Bupa

Take the worries out of planning care for a loved one. Many people thinking about care for an elderly loved one find it difficult to know what to look for and where to start. That’s why we’ve got a team of trained care advisers who can offer help and advice directly over the phone.
Our Customer Care Team is open for free advice six days a week, whether you’ve got our insurance or not. We’re here to chat through your options when you’re ready.

Telephone: 0370 218 4200

Website: www.bupa.co.uk

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Maternity

Milton Keynes University Hospital

Having a baby can be an anxious time for you and your family. To help you understand some of the processes that will happen during your stay on the Labour Ward, our teams have put together this information booklet to explain everything in a little more detail. It will also include practical information such as parking and places to eat which I hope you find useful.

To get in touch with any of our maternity services, please use the contact numbers below.

  • Antenatal Day Assessment Unit (ADAU) Telephone: 01908 996 481
  • Antenatal Telephone: 01908 995 238
  • Community midwifery Telephone: 01908 996 484 (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm). Outside of hours, please leave a message. For immediate concerns, contact the labour ward
  • Labour ward Telephone: 01908 996 471
  • Screening Telephone: 01908 995 236

Babycentre

BabyCentre® — the #1 pregnancy and parenting digital resource — reaches more than 45 million mums globally each month in 9 different languages. We reach 8 in 10 new and expecting mums online in the UK.

Website: www.babycentre.co.uk

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Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Sexual Health

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.

Website:www.brook.org.uk

Family Planning Association

A sexual health charity, the Family Planning Association gives straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 020 7608 5240

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Sexual Health Helpline

The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Stop Smoking

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool

Website: www.nhs.uk

Why Weight?

This is a free service for residents within the county of Milton Keynes who are looking to take control of their weight and create achievable goals towards leading a healthy lifestyle. We have accessible adult and child lifestyle services for families with children aged between 5-19 years old and programmes that will support overweight children and young people to reach and maintain a healthier weight.

Website: www.whyweightmk.co.uk

MoreLife

At MoreLife, their aim is to make the lives of individuals healthier, through healthy lifestyle behavioural interventions such as weight management, giving up smoking, NHS Health Checks, healthy eating or improved physical activity. They work with individuals on their own, with their families, within groups from the local community, school or workplace.

Website: www.more-life.co.uk

WW International

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. There are options and support, whatever your lifestyle, from WW International (formerly Weight Watchers).

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk

Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Prescriptions and medicines centre

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Local Pharmacies

Administration office