Reception and enquiries
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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:
Buckinghamshire MK6 5LD
Tel: 01908 660 033
Open 24 hours
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.
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For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.
Get help online – NHS 111 Online
*NHS 111 Online is currently in beta and so is not available all in areas.
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- No appointment necessary
- Many pharmacists have a confidential area
- Open till late and at weekends
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Vaccinations, medication and travel advice
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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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
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
Solace Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) provide local communities with a safe, discreet and caring environment to support victims of rape and sexual assault.
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.
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.
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
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
Child Bereavement Winston's Wish
Winston’s Wish supports bereaved children, their families, and the professionals who support them.
Telephone: 080 880 2021
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
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.
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)
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
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.
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
Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.
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.
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
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.
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
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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 (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
Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps
Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.
Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk
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
Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.
Telephone: 0800 888 6678
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® — 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.
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Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.
Sexual Health Helpline
The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm.
Telephone: 0300 123 7123
Quit with help
Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.
Am I a Healthy Weight?
Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool
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.
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.
Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. There are options and support, whatever your lifestyle, from WW International (formerly Weight Watchers).
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.