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Useful Links

Updated on 26th May 2017 at 10:52 am

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The following links may be useful when GPs offer advice over the telephone:

SAYANNA – Guide to Self Injection

http://www.sayanaanswers.co.uk/guide-to-self-injection

 

IUD

The link below is to an IUD film, reproduced with permission from Lothian Sexual Health, NHS Lothian:

http://www.lothiansexualhealth.scot.nhs.uk/Contraception/IUDIUS/Pages/default.aspx

 

Referral by your GP to see a Specialist

The link below is to a leaflet that explains what happens when you are referred by your GP to see a specialist:

https://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/doctors/Documents/What-happens-when-you-are-referred.pdf

 

Patient Transport

Pre-planned non emergency transport for patients who have a medical condition that would prevent them from travelling to a treatment centre by any other means or who require the skills of an ambulance care assistant during the journey.  Please ring 0191 215 1515.

 

Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care

Offers staffed custom-made vehicles to transport outpatients free of charge to and from hospital who are undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy cancer treatment.  Please ring 0191 285 5999 for further details.

 

Talking Matters Northumberland

Offers a free psychological treatment support and recovery service for the people of Northumberland over the age of 16 for depression, anxiety, stress and other mental health related problems.  Please speak to your GP or ring the 24 helpline number: 0300 3030 700.

 

Onecall – 01670 536 400

One number for all adult social care and children services enquiries in Northumberland.  Helping the most vulnerable people keep safe and well at home 24/7.

One call poster

 

Self-help Resources

Below are simple self-help guides on: anger; self-harm; anxiety; low mood and stress.

self help – anger

self help – self harm

self help- anxiety

self help – low mood

self help – Stress

Dermatology / Psoriasis

Enstilar – Psoriasis patient information

 

Spotting Sepsis in Under 5s

The link below is to a film on spotting Sepsis in under 5s:

https://www.nhs.uk/Video/Pages/spotting-sepsis-in-under-5s.aspx

GP Online Services Patient e-Learning Videos

A number of videos have been developed to support patients accessing GP online services on iPhones, Android devices and PCs. Please find links below:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkgW2Cz1X00Lrb5gszrEvS7w1tndhRuvA

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkgW2Cz1X00L5S-tlwXYj3YH7VK6GmHMl