Action against Medical Accidents: Freedman House, Christopher Wren Yard 117 High Street, Croydon CR0 1QG For advice and information Visit our 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
Bury Carers Centre – 0161 763 4867
The Mosses Community Centre, Cecil Street, Bury. BL9 0SB
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
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)
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
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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