The Bury Directory – Coronavirus Health Advice
Support for victims of domestic abuse
Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp
NHS general advise
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
Cruse Bereavement Care – 0808 808 1677
Offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies
Bury Carers Centre – 0161 763 4867
The Mosses Community Centre, Cecil Street, Bury. BL9 0SB
‘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.’
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
CAP debt help (Christians Against Poverty)
Free debt counselling in your community
0800 328 0006 (call free) – website
Telephone Adviceline – 0300 330 9072 Mon – Fri 10am – 3pm
St Johns House, 155-163 The Rock, Bury. BL9 0ND
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Open every weekday evening from 6pm to 10pm and at weekends from 10am to 1pm
‘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.’
List of baby clinics in Bury
Bury Jobcentre Plus
Telephone: 0800 169 0190
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.
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 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
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
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
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.
Patient Transport – 0161 762 1510 option 1 (Bury)
Your Mind Matters – Thinking about your Mental Health booklet
The National Health Service – Charges 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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