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Carers Direct

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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

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.

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

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



Our new full time GP starts on 6th August 2014.  We are delighted to welcome him to the practice. More information see Practice Staff Section.



We will really miss him and say a big thankyou for the years of dedication to the practice and wish him a well earned retirement.

Patients registered with him do not need to do anything and will remain registered here and able to see any of the other partners . Dr Richardson, Dr Humphry and Dr Greenwood.  We have another GP starting full-time in August .

ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER - We are pleased to welcome Michelle Aylett to our team. Michelle has years of experience in minor illness working in out of hours and walk in centre's, she is able to prescribe and refer.


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