CORONAVIRUS

Bury Community Hubs – support for vulnerable people

Public Health England 

The Bury Directory – Coronavirus Health Advice

Support for victims of domestic abuse

Stress and Wellbeing 

How to help safely  

Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

NHS general advise

NHS Volunteering 

Volunteer to support COVID-19

Bury Council – Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates and advice

What does shielding mean?

Information other languages 

SignHealth have translated information from Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care 

Easy read hand washing guide 

Aphasia Easy Read – not only useful for people with aphasia but anyone in our communities who might have difficulty engaging with the standard messages

Stay at home leaflet

Childline  – Information for young people

NSPCC – Advice and support for parents and carers

Leaflet for young children

Coronavirus advice and updates from a range of organisations 

Eating and Drinking Well During the Coronavirus Outbreak


Action against Medical Accidents: For advice and information visit  website for advice, information and support, including: • making a complaint • inquest support • taking legal action www.avma.org.uk/help-advice Or call our helpline 0845 123 2352 (10am-3.30pm Monday-Friday) www.avma.org.uk


ADDICTION:

One Recovery


BEREAVEMENT: 

Cruse Bereavement Care – 0808 808 1677

Offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies


CARERS:

Bury Carers Centre – 0161 763 4867

The Mosses Community Centre, Cecil Street, Bury. BL9 0SB


Care Leavers Support

‘To be able to get the support set out in this website, you must have been in care for a period of at least 13 weeks (or periods amounting to 13 weeks) which began after age 14 and included some time after your 16th birthday. If you are not sure whether you qualify for support then speak to your personal adviser. The amount and type of support you will be able to access depends on your age and your circumstances.’


CONTINUING HEALTHCARE:

NHS Continuing Healthcare  – ‘Some people with long-term complex health needs qualify for free social care arranged and funded solely by the NHS. This is known as NHS continuing healthcare’

NHS England Continuing Healthcare  film 

Easy Read Guide

National Framework


DEBT:
CAP debt help (Christians Against Poverty)
Free debt counselling in your community
0800 328 0006 (call free) – website 

Citizens Advice Bury & Bolton District

Telephone Adviceline – 0300 330 9072 Mon – Fri 10am – 3pm

St Johns House, 155-163 The Rock, Bury. BL9 0ND


FAMILY:

Family Line

Aimed at people struggling with issues including family rows, money worries, new parenthood and relationship difficulties.

0808 802 6666;  text for help to 07537 404 282 or email familyline@family-action.org.uk

Open every weekday evening from 6pm to 10pm and at weekends from 10am to 1pm


Food Banks 

Hot Food in Bury 


How to Register with a GP 

How can I get help when I feel ill?


Flu Vaccination information 


Bury Health Visiting Service

‘Health Visitors in Bury work for Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.  They are qualified nurses with specialist training and experience in many key areas including child health, health promotion and education.

They work in partnership with children and families and other agencies to provide a modern, effective health visiting service.’


Well Baby Clinics

List of baby clinics in Bury


Bury Jobcentre Plus
Silver Street
Bury
BL9 0DP

Telephone: 0800 169 0190


MENTAL HEALTH: 

BIG in Mental Health (Bury) providing good mental health recovery through  support and hope, empowering adults to improve their quality of life. Any adult who consider themselves to have a mental health condition are welcome to attend.

The Mental Health Is Wealth Support Group

Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Foundation provides a guide to Mental Health problems, topical issues and treatment options via their website.
Visit the Mental Health Foundation website

Mind
Mind provides advice and support on a range of topics including types of mental health problem, legislation and details of local help and support in England and Wales.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (weekdays 9am – 6pm)
Visit the Mind website

Information for young people and their families

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust Mental Health Self Help Leaflets

YoungMinds offers information, support and advice for children and young people.
Help for concerned parents of those under 25 is offered by phone.
Phone: 0808 802 5544 (Mon–Fri 9.30am-4pm)
Visit the YoungMinds website

Planning for recovery leaflet – leaving hospital after a mental health crisis 

The YoungMinds crisis messenger service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text YM to 85258.

Young People & Mental Health – Bury College Student Video 


OLDER PEOPLE: 

The Silver Line  Our Helpline – 0800 4 70 80 90
The Silver Line is the only national confidential and free helpline for older people open every day and night of the year.

Breast cancer screening information 

Patient Transport  –  0161 762 1510 option 1 (Bury)

Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Your Mind Matters – Thinking about your Mental Health booklet

 


The National Health ServiceCharges to Overseas Visitors

The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations (as amended) states that the NHS will charge and recover payment for treatment provided to visitors, or non-residents (someone who is not considered as settled in the UK). Hospitals can also use their discretion whether or not to withhold treatment if payment is not made in advance. (Note: GPs are not currently subject to the same rules as secondary health provision*). GOV.UK


Urgent Dental Care – patients can call a Freephone telephone number 0333 332 3800

Available from 8am to 10pm everyday, including weekends and bank holidays (the above number should NOT be used by patients who have a regular dentist during normal surgery hours)

If you need help finding a dentist, please visit www.nhs.uk 


Victim Referral Service

Greater Manchester Victim Referral Service: Practical and emotional support for victims of crime or someone suffering from repeat low level anti-social behaviour. Self-referrals are accepted and can be made via the GM Victims website or by phone; 0161 200 1950.

 

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