http://www.livewirewarrington.co.uk : View the Leisure section for information on how to access the following services: Cook Healthy Eat Well (CHEW), Lifestyles Healthy Weight Drop-in Clinic, The Healthy Weight Service, Smoking Cessation
Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Service: If you are experiencing mild/moderate depression and/or anxiety, willing & able to attend up to 8 weekly 1 hour sessions, alternatively willing to commit to regular independent sessions from home (if suitable), able to read & understand english; Self Referral Form CCBT.doc
http://www.turnoveranewleaf.nhs.uk : If you want help to make changes to improve how you feel, visit the website for more details.
ADS (Addiction Dependency Solutions): free & confidential advice helping people understand their problems & to help them move forward, call 01925 428465 or visit 4 Museum St, Warrington.
Warrington NHS Stop Smoking Service: for free motivational support & medication, (patches, tablets, nasal spray, lozenges), call 0300 003 0818 (free phone number)
British Red Cross (FREE): Offering practical help to people in the first few weeks after discharge from hospital or after an illness, if you know anyone who may require the Red Cross Services. Simply refer them by calling 01925 662688 - for more details click on the link on the right.
Bereaved by Suicide: a local support group for people in Warrington, St Helen’s and Halton, meetings are on the 4th Monday of the month in the centre of St Helens, For more information contact Lorraine or Anne on 07580 358 312. The group is linked to the National organisation 'Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide'. http://www.uk-sobs.org.uk/ There is also a National Helpline, 03001115065 9am-9pm every day!
The Continence Service: an open referral service for children & adults in Warrington: http://www.bridgewater-warrington.nhs.uk/healthservices/continenceservice.html
Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service: accepting referrals from parents concerned about their childrens (0-16) speech & language development:http://www.bridgewater-warrington.nhs.uk/healthservices/paediatrics
Palliative Care Clinical Macmillan Nurse Specialists: a service for anyone involved in the patients care including the patient and family: http://www.bridgewater-warrington.nhs.uk/healthservices/palliativecare.html
Warrington Acquired Brain Injury Team is a community based team of experienced health professionals with the knowledge and skills to provide highly specialist advice, support and / or rehabilitation for people with acquired brain injury and their families:http://www.bridgewater.nhs.uk/warrington/acquiredbraininjury/
Health Visitors who work with children, families and communities, focusing on families with children under 5. Providing advice & support on; child care issues, e.g. behaviour, sleep, diet, breast feeding, minor ailments, safety, immunisations & general child development, group sessions including advice on parenting & baby massage, family health issues, domestic violence, post natal depression, support for special circumstances, e.g. homelessness, domestic violence, travelling families, older people, families who have lost a child through sudden infant death syndrome, & children with special needs, http://www.bridgewater-warrington.nhs.uk/healthservices/healthvisiting.html
Parkinson Disease and Neurological Conditions Specialist Nursing Service, for patients with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s (PD) or Parkinsonism’s, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or Motor Neurone Disease (MND), call 01925 251366
Podiatry (Chiropody), you can refer yourself to the Podiatry Department if you meet one of the following criteria: have an in-growing toe nail that is not responding to conservative treatment and requires nail surgery, an open/weeping sore or an inflamed or infected area of the foot, have diabetes, take anti-coagulants, e.g. warfarin, heparin, have haemophilia, be on long-term steroid medication, e.g. prednisolone tablets, be at risk of infection as a result of chemotherapy, transplant operation or medical condition, e.g. HIV, have impaired foot circulation, also known as peripheral vascular disease (PVD), severe foot deformity (this does not include bunions and hammer toes), be registered blind, have a biomechanic problem, i.e. a muscular or bony problem of the leg or foot caused because the foot doesn’t work properly, have a neurological condition, e.g. spina bifida, cerebral palsy, have rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (an inflammatory autoimmune disorder that may affect the skin, joints and internal organs; also known as “lupus”) or a similar disorder;
Pulmonary Rehabilitation, group based exercise and education for people who are experiencing breathlessness due to a chronic lung disease for patients with chronic lung disease: http://www.bridgewater-warrington.nhs.uk/healthservices/respiratory.html
Community Respiratory Nursing, offering patients with chronic lung disease Individualised advice and support to help improve quality of life for both patients and their families: http://www.bridgewater-warrington.nhs.uk/healthservices/respiratory.html
THERE IS NOW ACCESS TO MILITARY VETERANS SERVICES ON THE NHS, see our link for details on self-referral access: https://www.gmw.nhs.uk/military-veterans-services