Reception and enquiries

Reception and enquiries

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Treatment Room

Treatment Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

A to Z of Health

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Primary Care Emergency Centre
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Oxford Rd
M13 9WL
Tel: 0161 276 5193
City Health Centre
Second Floor (Boots)
32 Market Street
City Centre
Manchester
M1 1PL
Tel: 0161 839 6227
Trafford General Hospital
Moorside Road
Daveyhulme
Manchester
M41 5SL
Tel: 0161 748 4022

For local health information, help and support visit www.choosewellmanchester.org.uk

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 Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception.

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

Visit NHS 111 online

NHS 111

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.
Visit NHS 111 online: 111.nhs.uk
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
Get help from an Optician with various conditions such as red eyes or eyelids, discharge from or watering of the eye, Irritation and inflammation of eyes or eyelids, dry eyes and Stye.

The Manchester Red Eye Service

  • Walk-in assessment and treatment for red, sore or itchy eyes through your local optometrist
  • Free service available to all patients over the age of 12 years who are registered with a Manchester GP
  • provides a patient experiencing recently occurring red eye conditions with appropriate treatment closer to home or work.
See a Dentist for toothache and urgent dental problems

Visit a Dentist

See a Nurse for conditions such as vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure checks, health reviews, wound management, cervical screening and lifestyle advice.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone0161 226 7615
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone0161 226 7615

Travel Room

Travel Room

How can we help you?

Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please complete and submit the travel form in plenty of time (we recommend 6-8 weeks) before your journey.

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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Carers

Manchester Carers

A community network of young professionals and older neighbours hanging out and helping one another in our rapidly changing city.

Website: www.manchestercares.org.uk

Workshops for Carers

Cookery & Nutrition Workshop
When: 
Wednesday 31st October,  Wednesday 7th November and Wednesday 5th December – 10:30am-2pm
Further information:
MCC –   Cookery

To Book…

Telephone: 0161 834 6069

Website: www.manchestercarersnetwork.org.uk/events

Email: learning@manchestercarersnetwork.org.uk

Manchester Carers Centre

Providing free community services for carers in Manchester including advice and support, practical help, community drop-ins, social activities and access to grants and training.

Telephone: 01612 727 270

Website: www.manchestercarers.org.uk

Email: admin@manchestercarers.org.uk

Child Health

Vaccinations and Immunisations

One of the best ways to protect your baby against diseases like measles, rubella, tetanus and meningitis is through immunisation. Your baby needs their first injections at eight weeks, then 12 weeks, 16 weeks and one year.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Help & Support Manchester - Children & Families

Find information on national and local organisations, services and activities for families, children and young people and the practitioners supporting them. This includes details of childcare providers (Childminders, Day Nurseries, Playgroups, etc) in Manchester.

Website: hsm.manchester.gov.uk

Help & Support Manchester - Early Help

Effective Early Help is essential to improve the life chances of Manchester’s children, young people and their families. The aim of the Manchester Early Help Service is to build capacity in communities that will prevent crime, support education and enterprise, and keep children, young people and their families healthy and safe. We aim to do this by working with other agencies and directly with people from local communities.

Website: hsm.manchester.gov.uk

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

Chronic Pain

10 ways to reduce pain

Whether your pain has just come on or you’ve lived with it for years, these tried and tested self-help steps can bring you relief.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Pain Toolkit - Living with Pain in Manchester

Living with Pain in Manchester has been developed from the Pain Toolkit, a simple information booklet that provides you with handy tips and skills to support you along the way to managing your pain.

Website: www.mccg.paintoolkit.org

Community Groups

Social Prescribing

Those who could benefit from social prescribing include people with mild or long-term mental health problems, vulnerable groups, people who are socially isolated, and those who frequently attend either primary or secondary health care; leading to positive health and wellbeing.

Please download our Social Prescribing leaflet.

Community Events Calender - PlaceCal

View Community Events such as coffee mornings, sewing groups, computer classes and gardening groups in Hulme and Moss Side.

Website: www.placecal.org

Men’s Shed Friday Workshops

Get involved with creating and building practical,
projects in a fully equipped, free to use workshop.

10:30am – 12:30pm starting 27th April
The Boiler House, 9 Wilcock St, (near Alexandra Rd), Moss Side, M16 7DA

Telephone: 07708 622 368

Email: jon@sowthecity.org

Website: www.sowthecity.org

Hulme Community Garden Centre

A volunteer and education hub promoting horticultural and sustainability issues.

Website: www.hulmegardencentre.org.uk

Domestic Abuse

Domestic Violence Aware Practice

If you are being hurt by someone in your family, are afraid of someone at home or are in a violent relationship you can talk to doctors, nurses and other staff working here, in private.

Contact Bernice O’Brien

Telephone: 07889 538942

Help & Support Manchester - Domestic Abuse

Find information and links to useful websites and services offering support on domestic abuse.

Website: hsm.manchester.gov.uk

National Domestic Violence Helpline

The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

The Helpline can give support, help and information over the telephone, wherever the caller might be in the country. The Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day by fully trained female helpline support workers and volunteers. All calls are completely confidential. Translation facilities for callers whose first language is not English, and a service for callers who are deaf or hard of hearing are available.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247

Freedom Charity - Forced Marriage unit

Forced Marriage is a crime.

If you are affected by the issues of Forced Marriage, or you know someone that is, the Freedom Charity can help.

Forced Marriage

Telephone: 0207 008 0151

Website: www.freedomcharity.org.uk

Freedom Charity

Telephone: 0845 607 0133

Website: www.freedomcharity.org.uk

Manchester Womens Aid

Manchester Women’s Aid is an independent charity providing a range of services for women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence. We aim to provide excellence in all our services, placing women and children who use our refuge and community based services at the heart of the organisation.

Telephone: 0161 660 7999

Website: www.manchesterwomensaid.org

Respect Phoneline

Are you worried about your behaviour towards your partner? Have you been violent or abusive?

For information and advice to help you stop call the Respect Phoneline:

Telephone: 0808 802 4040

Website: respectphoneline.org.uk

Email: info@respectphoneline.org.uk

Victim Support

If you’ve been affected by domestic and/or sexual violence call your local victim care team in Manchester. Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm and Saturday 9am-5pm.

Telephone: 0330 303 0162 or 0161 200 1950

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

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 917 7650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

CGL Manchester

CGL Manchester is a recovery focused service, committed to supporting people to achieve goals and become drug free; they are aware this can take different routes and timescales for people.

Telephone: 0161 945 8772

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

Manchester Integrated Drug & Alcohol Service (MIDAS)

Their services include assessment, information and advice, treatment and referral, and are designed to meet the needs of service users who use drugs and alcohol.

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

Young People's Space

Offering a space to talk to someone about drugs and alcohol issues.

Are you interested in getting involved with activities?

Telephone: 0161 839 2054

Visit: 101-103 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW

Follow: @Eclypse_YP

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

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

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General Health

Macmillan

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, Macmillan can help. Find out what to expect, get information, practical advice and support, hear from experts and read about other people’s experiences.

Telephone: 0808 808 00 00

Website: www.macmillan.org.uk

Expert Patients Programme

Expert Patients Programme is a free NHS Service to support people to manage their long term health conditions.

If you would like to learn helpful tips to control your symptoms and feel more in control and positive, please contact us. The programme consists of 6 weekly sessions for two-and-a-half hours at local venues across Manchester.

It is also helpful for carers of people who live with long term conditions 

Telephone: 0161 371 2105  

Email: mft.epp@nhs.net

Citizens Advice Manchester

Our patients can now use the Citizens Advice Phone located to reception. Lines are open 9.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday. Patients calling outside of these hours are welcome to leave a message with their name and number to request a callback.

Telephone: 0161 226 7615

Manchester Citizens Advice Bureau

They offer free, confidential, impartial and independent advice and information on a wide range of subjects.

Telephone: 03444 111 222

Website: www.citizensadvicemanchester.org.uk

MCRactive

Get active in Manchester.

Website: mcractive.com

Homelessess

Street Support

Get local advice, support and help and if you have have recently been made homeless get emergency advice.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/streetsupport

Twitter: www.twitter.com/streetsupportuk

Website: www.streetsupport.net/find-help

LGBT+

Sexual Health for Gay and Bisexual Men

An NHS page providing information and advice on sexual health for gay and bisexual men.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Know your rights at your GP Surgery

View information from the Proud Trust about your rights at your GP Surgery.

Leaflet: www.mhcc.nhs.uk

LGBT Foundation - Test Regularly

Find information on sexual health screening clinics in Manchester and advice on when and how to have a HIV test.

Telephone: 0345 3 30 30 30

Website: www.lgbt.foundation

Mental Health

Sow the City

Sow the City want to build a healthier city where everyone can grow their own food. Somewhere that’s full of beans. The kind of city you want to live in.

Telephone: 0161 465 6954

Website: www.sowthecity.org

Email: usinfo@sowthecity.org

Buzz Manchester

Buzz is the new Health & Wellbeing Service for people and communities in Manchester.

Website: www.buzzmanchester.co.uk

More services for other local communities

Heads Up

Back on Track is a Manchester charity that supports disadvantaged people through education, training, work experience, volunteering – helping them move on from problems in their past towards a meaningful and fulfilled life. Working with people who are going through a process of recovery or rehabilitation, because of problems with alcohol or drugs, offending, homelessness and/or mental health.

Website: www.backontrackmanchester.org.uk

Talking Therapies

Provides a range of Talking Therapies that can help you work out how to deal with negative thoughts and feelings and make positive changes to your life.

Telephone: 0161 226 3871

Website: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk

Email: pws.manchester@selfhelpservices.org.uk

Manchester Mind

Information and Support for all mental health issues.

Telephone: 0161 769 5732

Website: www.manchestermind.org

Living Life to The Full

Free online courses are available covering low mood and stress and all of the common linked problems this causes. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence, get going again, feel happier, stay calm, tackle upsetting thinking and more. Try one of the sample sessions now.

Website: www.llttf.com

More services for young people

South Manchester Healthy Living Network (SMHLN)

SMHLN covers areas of south Manchester. It offers a range of wellbeing services.

Telephone: 0161 217 3667

ZEST

Zest covers areas of north and east Manchester. It offer a range of wellbeing services.

Telephone: 0161 234 3715

Website: www.zestactivities.blogspot.co.uk

Email: zest@manchester.gov.uk

Self-Help Leaflets

There are a number of self help leaflets available to download from the NHS.

Website: www.selfhelpguides.ntw.nhs.uk

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

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

Action for Happiness

The Action for Happiness vision is a happier world, with fewer people suffering with mental health problems and more people feeling good, functioning well and helping others.

There is an 8 week course called ‘Exploring What Matters’ that gives you the chance to meet friendly, like-minded people and find simple ways to make yourself and others happier.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/actionhappiness

Facebook: www.facebook.com/actionforhappiness/

Website: www.actionforhappiness.org

Maternity

MFT Maternity Services

MFT have been at the forefront at maternity and midwifery care for more than 50 years. Today, around 360 women give birth at MFT each month.

Telephone:  0161 291 2942

Website: https://mft.nhs.uk

 

Withington/ Wythenshaw Hospital Maternity Services

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) was formed on 1st October 2017 following the merger of Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM).

Website: https://mft.nhs.uk

Saint Mary's Hospital Maternity Services

Saint Mary’s Hospital provides full maternity care for women including pre-conceptual counselling, antenatal care, delivery and postnatal care.

Website: www.cmft.nhs.uk

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

The Northern Sexual Health, Contraception & HIV Service

Providing integrated sexual and reproductive health services across the city of Manchester, and also for the boroughs of Stockport, Tameside and Trafford.
Offers routine, intermediate and specialist sexual and reproductive health provision including the testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, contraception and emergency contraception.

Website: www.cmft.nhs.uk

LGBT Foundation - Test Regularly

Find information on sexual health screening clinics in Manchester and advice on when and how to have a HIV test.

Telephone: 0345 3 30 30 30

Website: www.lgbt.foundation

Hepatitis B- Public Health England

Are you having casual sex or having sex with multiple partners? You are at risk of hepatitis B, protect yourself with a free vaccine available from sexual health clinics.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Sexual Health Help Line

The Family Planning Association Sexual health help line can give you confidential information and advice

Telephone: 0845 122 8690

Family Planning Association

They are a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Website: www.fpa.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

Stop Smoking

Stop Smoking Manchester

This service helps people to stop smoking. It offers free NHS support and advice.

Telephone: 0161 205 5998

Website: www.stopsmokingmanchester.co.uk

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Smokefree NHS

Millions have used Smokefree support to help them stop smoking. Choose from an app, email, SMS and face-to-face guidance.

Website: www.nhs.uk/smokefree

Termination of Pregnancy

NUPAS: National Unplanned Pregnancy Advisory Service

NUPAS has been contracted by NHS Manchester CCG to provide free:

  • Pregnancy testing
  • Pregnancy counselling
  • Abortion advice
  • Abortion treatments
  • Full contraception including LARC
  • STI screening in partnership R U Clear

You can self-refer through their website or by calling NUPAS directly.

Telephone: 0333 004 6666

Website: www.nupas.co.uk

Transport

Patient Transport Service (PTS)

The Patient Transport Service helps patients who live in Greater Manchester to get to and from non-emergency medical appointments.

Website: www.nwas.nhs.uk

Leafletwww.nwas.nhs.uk

Ring & Ride

Ring & Ride provides short, local trips to eligible residents of Greater Manchester. If you are a registered user you may travel to any location within 6 miles of your home address within Greater Manchester.

Website: www.tfgm.com

Transport for Sick Children (TfSC)

Transport for Sick Children (TfSC) is a charity which operates a volunteer driver scheme. TfSC and its superhero volunteer drivers aim to reduce the transport barriers that any children living in Greater Manchester may have, to ensure equal access to health care. It caters especially for children living in deprivation or tough social circumstances.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TransportForSickChildren

Telephone: 0161 443 4122

Website: www.transportforsickchildren.org

Email: to@transportforsickchildren.org

Hulme & Moss Side Community Bus Service

A new community bus is operating from New Hope Fellowship Church to Hough End Leisure Centre. The cost of this is £1 per round trip.

Hulme & Moss Side Bus Service

Weight Management

A Better Life Manchester - Family & Adult Weight Management Service

ABL Health Manchester can help you lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle.

Over 12 weeks the Enable sessions, delivered by experienced lifestyle coaches, will guide you through personal goals, provide tailored exercise and offer advice around healthy eating to support you to lose weight. If your whole family wishes to lose weight and improve their health together then maybe the Food, Activity, Balance (FAB) programme is for you. Both programmes are free of charge.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/ABLHealth

Telephone: 0161 393 7576

Website: www.ablhealth.co.uk/manchester

Email: admin@ablhealth.co.uk 

Weight Watchers

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

Website: www.weightwatchers.com/uk

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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Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Here we can help you monitor your condition

More than one condition?

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Prescriptions and medicines centre

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Local Pharmacies

Administration office

Administration office

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