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A to Z of Health

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Vale Community Hospital
Lister Road
Dursley
GL11 4BA
Tel: 0300 421 8494
08.00am – 19.30pm
Stroud General Hospital
Trinity Road
Stroud
GL5 2HY
Tel: 0300 421 8080
8.00am – 22.30pm

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

Consulting room

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For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.

Call or get help online now – NHS 111.

NHS 111

Check your symptoms, visit NHS 111 Online.
Call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.
You can also check your symptoms on the go, download the NHS App.
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for conditions such as vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure checks, health reviews, wound management, cervical screening, ear syringing and lifestyle advice.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone01453 540555
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone01453 540555

Travel Room

Travel Room

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Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

Regarding travel, we can offer some vaccinations, however for certain specific destinations and vaccinations you may still need to visit a private travel clinic. Please submit a travel form and we are happy to advise. We can also offer advice about high altitude travel.

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.

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Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care can provide a carefully selected and trained volunteer who will come to see you in your own home or at one of our offices. Your volunteer will offer you support, help you to make some sense of how you are feeling, and help you begin the process of moving forward.

Telephone: 01242 252518

Website: www.gloucestershirecruse.org.uk

Grief Recovery Method (GRM)

The Grief Recovery Method (GRM) isn’t counselling, therapy or alternative treatment. Instead it’s an action plan for taking small steps to recovery, whatever your loss. It is possible to regain energy and wellbeing following loss.

Website: www.sunflowerssuicidesupport.org.uk

Email: GriefRecovery.Sunflowers@outlook.com

Listening Post

Listening Post offers counselling to adults in Gloucestershire suffering from emotional distress.

Telephone: 01452  383820

Website: www.listeningpost.org.uk

Carers

Carer's Gloucestershire

Support services for adult carers commissioned by Gloucestershire County Council and the NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.

Telephone: 0300 11 9000

Website: www.carersgloucestershire.org.uk

A+bility

Ability are Gloucestershire County Council approved providers, offering support to families and carers, including practical parenting support and placement support to carers.

Telephone: 01453 827978

Website: www.abilityonline.co.uk

Email: admin@abilityonline.co.uk

Carer's Cafe

An informal drop-in session for carers of all ages to share experiences and seek information on support and advice. Refreshments along with a warm welcome!

Location: Vale Community Hospital, Lister Road

Website: www.carersgloucestershire.org.uk

Lifeline Groups

A group where craft activities are on offer, whilst others just come for the company, tea & cake and a listening ear; able to offer transport. Every Thursday, 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm

Location: 3C Community Church, Church Road, Cam 

Telephone: 01453 546775

Website: www.carersgloucestershire.org.uk

Parkinsons

We offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers.

Website: www.localsupport.parkinsons.org.uk

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org

Child Health

Childhood Vaccinations

As doctors we are strongly in support of childhood vaccinations. If you do not vaccinate your child you are leaving them and other children at risk of harmful yet very preventable conditions.

If you are concerned about vaccinating your child, please contact the surgery for some advice.

Websites: www.gov.ukwww.nhs.ukwww.who.int

Home Start

Home-Start is a voluntary organisation offering support, friendship and practical help to families at home with children under school age.

Telephone: 01453 297470

Website: www.homestartsd.org

Email: enquirieshomestartsd@gmail.com

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Vaccination Planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Chronic Pain

Gloucester Pain Management Services

If you are coping with long-lasting (chronic pain), there are lots of resources available to help you. Your GP may wish to discuss ideas around medication or other ways of helping your symptoms. Please see the following Pain Management website for some ideas and advice, and if you wish to discuss any of the content with your GP, please book an appointment via reception.

Website: www.gloshospitals.nhs.uk

Community Groups

Allotments

We are delighted to be able to offer nearly 50 allotment spaces on prescription. The allotments are shared and there is help available to help patients understand how to manage growing good and produce. This project has been in the national press and is excellent for improving patient physical and mental wellbeing!

To request an allotment, please ask a receptionist.

Ballet for Breast Cancer

We are delighted to offer ballet lessons to those recovering from or undergoing treatment for breast cancer, please contact reception if you are interested.

Video: www.youtube.com

Dursley Running Club

Dursley Running Club (DRC) welcomes all levels of runners from those wanting a little bit of gentle exercise to those competing in Ultra Marathons and other crazy events. The club also has an active triathlon and junior section.

Website: www.dursleyrunningclub.org.uk

Prema Arts Centre

Prema is a family friendly Arts Centre, promoting performance, live music and art exhibitions as well as accessible workshops, classes and creative experiences for kids and adults.

Website: www.prema.org.uk

The Door

The Door’s mission is to bring hope into the lives of young people and their families, through unlocking potential and opening opportunity so their past does not define their future.

Website: www.thedoor.org.uk

Bright Buttons Toddler Group

A friendly, welcoming and inclusive toddler group in a safe environment for parents and pre-school age children to enjoy, socialise and make new friends. 10:00- 12 noon (term time only).

Cost £2.50 per family.

Telephone: 01453 548530

Email: office@gl11.org.uk

Cam Cricket Club

Cam CC is a well established village club serving a population of about 15,000. They run five senior men’s teams and one senior women’s team.

Telephone: 01453 544332

Website: www.camcc.co.uk

Dursley and Cam Society

A local history society which began after an open invitation in 1981 to local residents for anyone interested in the possibility of forming “A Civic Society for Cam and Dursley”.

Website: www.yourcircle.org.uk 

Dursley Road Cycling Club

Dursley Road Club is based in the town of Dursley, which was home of the famous Dursley Pedersen Cycle company in the 1900’s. Dursley , Gloucestershire is on the edge of the cotswold escarpment and is halfway between Bristol and Gloucester.

Website: www.dursleyroadclub.org.uk

Tabernacle - Community Based Drop In

Get help and advice about tenancy support, benefits,g etting back into education and/or training, dealing with debts, accessing community groups, staying independent and getting in touch with other agencies

Telephone: 01453 750480

Drugs and Alcohol

Change Grow Live

CGL Gloucestershire is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults (including offenders), families, carers and affected others.

Telephone: 01452 223014

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

Email: gloucestershire.info@cgl.org.uk

Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire

The Gloucestershire Healthy Lifestyles service offers support, information and guidance to people who want to make changes to their lifestyle.

Telephone: 0800 122 3788

Website: www.hlsglos.org

Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

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Depression, Anxiety & Stress

2gether

2gether offer specialist emotional wellbeing and mental health service for all children and young people who are registered with a GP in Gloucestershire or Herefordshire.

Telephone: 01453 563196

Website: www.2gether.nhs.uk

Email: 2gnft.comms@nhs.net

Let's Talk

Let’s Talk is our Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service, covering both Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.

Website: www.2gether.nhs.uk

Headspace

Learn to meditate and live mindfully.

Website: www.headspace.com

Moodgym

Moodgym is like an interactive self-help book which helps you to learn and practise skills which can help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Website: www.moodgym.com.au

Artlift

Artlift offers a range of art courses for health benefits, or “Arts on prescription” for people registered with a GP in Gloucestershire or at the Malmesbury Primary Care Centre (MPCC).

Website: www.artlift.org

Gloucestershire Counselling Service

GCS specialises in providing counselling and training counsellors to professional standards.

Telephone: 01453 766310

Website: www.gloscounselling.org.uk

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

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Elderly Care

Parkinsons

We offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers.

Website: www.localsupport.parkinsons.org.uk

Mindsong

Mindsong provide a range of services for people living with dementia and those that care for them using music as a type of therapy.

Website: www.mindsong.org.uk

The Hollies Memory Cafe

For anyone with concerns about memory problems and dementia, together with their carers. This monthly memory café is for residents and their families, but also for anyone in the local community.

Location: Hollies Care Home, Drake Lane, Dursley

Telephone: 01453 541400

Website: www.carersgloucestershire.org.uk

Email: info@littlecombepark.com

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Learning Disabilities

Supercharged Me

Supercharged me is a new co-produced marketing campaign seeking to reach independent adults with learning disabilities. It seeks to encourage people to stay healthy in order to get the most out of life – to get Supercharged!

Website: www.superchargedme.uk

Maternity

Gloucestershire Maternity Services

Gloucestershire maternity services provide care throughout pregnancy, labour and birth for more than 6000 women and their babies a year.

Website: www.gloshospitals.nhs.uk

Maternity Information

Visit our Patient Online Services  health advice in pregnancy.

Website: www.patient.info

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Sexual Health

Whilst we can offer testing for chlamydia, gonorrhoea and HIV, your GP may still recommend that you arrange to have these tests done at your local sexual health clinic (Hope House – (www.hopehouse.nhs.uk).

For telephone advice, face to face appointments or self-testing kits, you can contact Hope House directly. If you would rather speak to us at Walnut Tree GP practice we are always happy to help, and we run a dedicated sexual health clinic for young people every week, which you are free to book into.

Hope House

Hope house provide sexual health services all over Gloucestershire.

Telephone: 0300 421 6500

Website: www.hopehouse.nhs.uk

Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service

Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service is a county-wide service designed to reduce the level of domestic abuse and improve the safety of victims and their families.

Website: www.gdass.org.uk

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.

Website: www.brook.org.uk

Family Planning Association

A sexual health charity, the Family Planning Association gives straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 020 7608 5240

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Sexual Health Helpline

The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Social Prescribing

Request a social prescription for you or someone you know

If you felt that you or someone you know might benefit from this kind of intervention, please contact our reception team requesting a prescription using this form.

Stop Smoking

Smoking Cessation

Did you know that you are between 4 and 10 times more likely to successfully quit smoking if you let us help you in a stop smoking clinic?

Simply ask for a stop smoking appointment to discuss how we can help!

Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire

The Gloucestershire Healthy Lifestyles service offers support, information and guidance to people who want to make changes to their lifestyle.

Telephone: 0800 122 3788

Website: www.hlsglos.org

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management & Exercise

British Heart Foundation

If you have been diagnosed with a condition, or know someone who has, we have reliable information to help. You can also join our online community on HealthUnlocked and connect with people like you.

Website:www.bhf.org.uk

Rowing

Rowing can be taken up at any age and can continue right through to old age. The low impact on the body enables those in their 80s and in some cases 90s to continue in the sport and even race.

Website: www.britishrowing.org

Cam and Dursley Tennis Club

Cam and Dursley Tennis Club is situated behind Cam Recreational Ground, opposite Millikens, Cam Mills, off Everlands Road, Cam. Prospective new members are most welcome to attend a maximum of 5 sessions at £2 per session; this will be deducted from the membership

Website: www.camanddursleytennisclub.co.uk

Dursley Running Club

Dursley Running Club (DRC) welcomes all levels of runners from those wanting a little bit of gentle exercise to those competing in Ultra Marathons and other crazy events. The club also has an active triathlon and junior section.

Website: www.dursleyrunningclub.org.uk

Park Run

Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. There are Park Runs locally in Wootton and Berkeley.

Website: www.parkrun.org.uk

Dursley Walking Groups

Weekly health walk every Wednesday meeting at 10:15 for 10:30 start time.

Telephone: 07749364526

Website:www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Email: walks@valevision.org.uk

Cam Cricket Club

Cam CC is a well established village club serving a population of about 15,000. They run five senior men’s teams and one senior women’s team.

Telephone: 01453 544332

Website: www.camcc.co.uk

Dursley Road Cycling Club

Dursley Road Club is based in the town of Dursley, which was home of the famous Dursley Pedersen Cycle company in the 1900’s. Dursley , Gloucestershire is on the edge of the cotswold escarpment and is halfway between Bristol and Gloucester.

Website: www.dursleyroadclub.org.uk

Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire

The Gloucestershire Healthy Lifestyles service offers support, information and guidance to people who want to make changes to their lifestyle.

Telephone: 0800 122 3788

Website: www.hlsglos.org

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk

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Young People

DOOR

Bringing hope into the lives of young people and their families by unlocking potential  and opening opportunity so that their past does not define their future.

Telephone: 01453 756745

Website: www.thedoor.org.uk

Teens in Crisis

TIC support young people with issues such as depression, anxiety, bereavement, bullying, anger, relationship problems, low self-esteem and self harm.

Website: www.ticplus.org.uk

Dursley and Cam Child Contact Centre

The Centre provides a safe, neutral place where children can enjoy time with the parent they do not live with. There is a separate ‘waiting room’ for the parent the child/ren live with to wait in during the contact session.

Telephone: 07824 872854

Website: www.dursleytab.org.uk

The Vibe

A Youth Centre organised in partnership by Dursley Town Council and The Tabernacle URC.

Telephone: 01453 547758

Website: www.dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk

Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Prescriptions and medicines centre

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Find out how to order repeat medicine and repeat dispensing. 

Local Pharmacies

Administration office

Administration office

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