Useful patient resources

The information below provides useful advice, links and information for a range of medical presentations. It is by no means an exhaustive list but hopefully covers a range of useful resources.

 

Mental Health

 

The two documents  below have links to multiple websites, apps and charities linked to mental health for both children and adults. This includes depression, anxiety, bereavement, postnatal depression, domestic abuse, psychosis, eating disorders, wellbeing, sleep, family support, special educational needs and bullying. Examples of a small number of these are detailed below. 

 

Adult Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

 

Child and young peoples mental health contacts

 

Crisis resources

Oxleas Mental Health Crisis Line: 0800 330 8590 (24 hour service)

Samaritans: call 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org (24 hour service)

 

 

Talking therapy

MIND (Bexley): 0808 196 3806

 

 

Bereavement


 CRUSE Bexley and Bromley:www.cruse.org.uk/get-help/local-services/south-east/bexley-and-bromley  Helpline: 0808 808 1677

 

 




Domestic Abuse

 

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk  24 hour Helpline 0808 2000 247

 


 

 

 

 

Eating Disorders

 

Beat eating disorders

www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk Helpline: 0808 801 0677  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health and Wellbeing

 

Community Connect Bexley

http://www.communityconnectbexley.co.uk

Tel: 01322 524682 option 1 (Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm) email: communityconnect@bvsc.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frailty and Memory services

 

Alzheimer’s society

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia Connect Support Line: 0333 150 3456

 

Age concern

https://www.ageuk.org.uk

 

Social Care

https://careservices.bexley.gov.uk

 

Legal Power of Attorney (LPA)

https://www.powers-of-attorney.net  Helpline: 0808 1972735

 

 

 

 

 

 

Musculoskeletal (MSK) and Arthritis

 

Versus Arthritis: For exercises for MSK injuries and other useful information

https://www.versusarthritis.org  Helpline: 0800 5200 520

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women’s and Sexual Health

 

Menopause Matters

https://www.menopausematters.co.uk

 

Contraception and Sexual health

Market Street Health Centre (Greenwich)

16-20 Market Street, Woolwich , London, SE18 6QR

020 8301 8920

(For contraception, STI screening and treatment, general advise)

 

Termination of pregnancy and other services

https://www.msichoices.org.uk/

Helpline: 0345 300 8090

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dermatology

 

British Association of Dermatology

https://www.bad.org.uk

 

 

Primary care dermatology society

http://www.pcds.org.uk

 

 

Dermnet NZ

https://dermnetnz.org

 

 

 

 

 

General advice and leaflets

 

NHS

https://www.nhs.uk

 

 

Patient UK

https://patient.info

 

 

 

 



 
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