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GET PROTECTED - FLU SEASON:  ring us now to book your 2016 flu jab. Our last special Saturday morning clinic is this Saturday, 15th October. Don't leave it too late and catch the flu.

PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS:  Please note that it takes 2 working days to order repeat medication due to the number of requests we receive. We cannot take orders over the telephone for safety. The easiest way for you to order your medication is online or by asking your pharmacist to do it for you.

TROUBLE GETTING THROUGH ON THE PHONE?  We have recruited more receptionists, but even so our peak time of day is 8.30 - 11.30am. If you don't want want to spend as long waiting, please avoid this time for routine matters.

Carers Direct


Download our Carer's Leaflet

Content Supplied by NHS Choices 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

0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.
Online Enquiry Form

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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