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Self Care Week 13th-17th November 2017

The Marylebone Health Centre is supporting this national awareness week focusing on support for self care across communities, families and generations by running a week long campaign with a different health topic focus each day. Please click on link for further information.

Patient Information

Please be aware that we will close at 1pm on Wed 6th December 2017 for our Centre Review.

This is the annual team and PPG meeting where we meet to review the year and share our learning. We will also look at the challenges and work we need to do in 2018. If you would like your PPG to put forward any ideas at the meeting please email them on CLCCG.PPG@admin.nhs.net 

When we are closed please call our usual no 0207 935 6328 and your call will be diverted to our answering service where a call handler will triage your call.  You can also call 111. Calls to this number are free.

We would like to thank NHS England and Central London Clinical Commissioning Group to allow us to close for this very important event.

Caring for Someone

Caring for someone who couldn't manage without you?

Are you looking after someone, unpaid, who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems?

Is this person your partner, family member, child, friend or neighbour?  If yes, you are an unpaid carer and we at the Practice want to help you.

Once we are aware of your caring role and responsibilities, our dedicated Carer Lead is here to help and will let you know about the support that is available from the Practice. For example, if we know that you are caring for someone then we can:

  • Arrange flexible appointment times where possible
  • Offer you a free annual flu vaccination and health check
  • Offer you a referral to your local Carers Support Service, which provides free information, support and advice

Register with us today by completing our Carer Identification Form. You can return your completed form to Reception or email it to CLCCG.PPG@nhs.net



Content Supplied by NHS Choices

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.



 
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