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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

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Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Sir Robert Peel Minor Injuries Unit
Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital
Plantation Lane
Mile Oak, Tamworth
B78 3NG
Tel: 01283 566 333
08:00 – 22:00
Samuel Johnson Community Hospital
Trent Valley Road
Lichfield
Staffordshire
WS13 6EF
Tel: 0128 356 6333
08:00 – 22:00
Washwood Heath Urgent Care Centre
Clodeshall Road
Washwood Heath
Birmingham
B8 3SN
Tel: 0121 322 4310
09:00 – 20:30

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

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

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NHS 111

Check your symptoms, visit NHS 111 Online.
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.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

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  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for conditions such as vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure checks, health reviews, wound management, cervical screening, ear syringing and lifestyle advice.

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Book an appointment on the phone01827 217799
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

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COVID-19 Support Room

COVID-19 Support Room

How can we help you?

If you think you might have coronavirus or you’ve been in close contact with someone who has it visit NHS 111 online coronavirus service for advice.

Well-being while staying at home

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important while staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Visit NHS Every Mind Matters for advice, practice advice and support groups.

If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, it’s important to get support.

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Keeping Active

To stay fit and healthy whilst at home, try the NHS Home workout videos.

Advice for patients with pre-existing conditions

Advice for Vulnerable Patients

Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Abuse

Safer Tamworth

Tamworth Borough Council are committed to tackling domestic abuse by increasing awareness, promoting good practice and improving support for victim survivors and their families.

Telephone: 01827 709709

Website: www.safertamworth.org

New Era

New Era provides free and confidential round-the-clock advice and support for anyone in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent affected by domestic abuse – regardless of their age, ethnicity, gender or location.

Telephone: 0300 303 3778

Website: www.new-era.uk

Email: new-era@victimsupport.cjsm.net

Pathway Project

The Pathway Project offers help, advice and practical support to people who are experiencing or who have experienced domestic abuse.

Telephone: 01543 676800

Website: www.pathway-project.co.uk

Men's Advice Line

Men’s Advice Line is a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence and abuse.

Telephone: 0808 8010327

Website: www.mensadviceline.org.uk

Email: info@mensadviceline.org.uk

Bereavement

Bereavement Help Points - St Giles Hospice

Many of us find talking about dying hard because we’re afraid of saying the wrong thing. But talking about death can be incredibly positive. That’s why operate several bereavement help points across the region. If you are experiencing or have experienced bereavement (regardless of how long ago), you will be made very welcome at one of the free weekly drop-in Bereavement Help Points.

Telephone: 01543 434536

Website: www.stgileshospice.com

Email: sct@stgileshospice.com

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse is here to support you after the death of someone close. Find out how get help for yourself or for a child by reading our articles, or contacting them for telephone, email, or face-to-face services.

Telephone: 01543 433479

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Email: southstaffordshire@cruse.org.uk

A Child Of Mine

A Child Of Mine is here after the most unimaginable loss, after a baby or child has died. They are here to hold your hand and help you through the days ahead with practical information, guidance and support from people who really do understand.

Telephone: 07936 870018

Website: www.achildofmine.org.uk

Email: hello@achildofmine.co.uk

Bounce Works, Apart of Me Video Game App

Bounce Works is a social enterprise, making digital products for kids that build emotional resilience and wellbeing, and are playful, engaging and fun.

Facebook: @bounce.works.home

Twitter: @bounce_works

Website: www.bounce.works

Email: hello@bounce.works

Carers

Tamworth Carers Group Drop in Sessions

Carers Hub Club meet on the 1st Thursday of the month from 10:00 until 12:00. Each month they have different speakers/theme. Join for a friendly chat and a cup of coffee / tea. They offer support and advice for you as a carer.

Facebook: @TheCarersHub

Twitter: @TheCarersHub

Telephone: 0330 123 1937

Website: www.staffordshireconnects.info

Email: info@thecarershub.co.uk

Carer’s Cafe Tamworth

The carers cafe is a monthly get together where carers can come together with the opportunity to chat with other carers, swap tips on caring, make new friends and find out about other avenues of support.

Twitter: @CASSweCare

Telephone: 0774 041 8643

Website: www.staffordshireconnects.info

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777

Website: www.carersuk.org

Email: info@carersuk.org

Child Health

Families' Health and Wellbeing Service (0-19)

The programme seeks to deliver improved health and well-being to children, young people and families, and improve school readiness by offering a balance of self-support, support from professions and from the wider community.

Telephone: 0300 303 3924

Website: www.staffordshireconnects.info

Email: FHWS.east@mpft.nhs.uk or FHWS.east@nhs.net 

Leyfields Children's Centre

The purpose of a children’s centre is to ensure young children get the best start in life and that their families are supported to help them achieve this. At a children’s centre families with young children can access a range of services, participate in activities and get information about what is going on locally.

Facebook: @TamworthChildrensCentre

Telephone: 01827 475222

Website: www.staffordshire.gov.uk

Email: amy.morrison@staffordshire.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

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Community Groups

Meet Up

Take a look at some social groups near Tamworth.

Website: www.meetup.com

Community Together

Community Together’s aim is to provide a gateway for all to services and information that enables access to support and guidance at the time it is needed. Community Together CIC is a not for profit Community Interest Company, with a passion for providing community-based services shaped by the communities we serve.

Telephone: 01827 59646

Website: www.communitytogethercic.org.uk

Email: ctcicinfo@gmail.com

Spice

Looking for a Social Club in Tamworth? Look no further! Your leading social group in Tamworth invites you to ‘Spice up your life’ with an incredible range of events. Spice is the country’s leading social club for adults. With over 10,000 members nationwide, you can increase your social circle and wave boredom goodbye!

Facebook: @SpiceUK

Twitter: @Spice_UK

Telephone: 0161 873 8788

Website: www.spiceuk.com

Email: team@spiceuk.com 

Yell

Youth and community groups near Tamworth.

Website: www.yell.com

Friendship Centres

Age UK works with a number of friendship centres across the country. They provide a great way to meet like-minded people and make friends in your area.

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Adfam

Drug & alcohol use can threaten and ultimately destroy family relationships and wellbeing. Adfam empower family members and carers, support frontline workers and influence decision-makers to stop this happening.

Facebook: @AdfamUK

Twitter: @AdfamUK

Telephone: 020 3817 9410

Website: www.adfam.org.uk

Email: admin@adfam.org.uk

One Recovery Staffordshire

At One Recovery they’re always striving to enhance the services they offer; improving services users’ lives and allowing them the best possible chance to realise their goals and ambitions. As digital technologies influence are increasingly growing in our daily lives, it makes sense to see how digital can…

Website: www.onerecovery.org.uk

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

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 9177 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

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

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Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Support Staffordshire

A mental health support service is now available to people living in Tamworth, Lichfield and East Staffordshire. Mental health charity Together for Mental Wellbeing is offering a range of support and activities via the new service, which uses its Your Way model of flexible, person-centred community support.

Telephone: 01543 309 770

Website: www.supportstaffordshire.org.uk

Email: staffordshire-yourway@together-uk.org

Wellbeing Matters

One in four people experiencing mental health difficulties and many do not access help. Wellbeing Matters is a new service designed to help anyone living in Burntwood, Lichfield and Tamworth to deal with common mental health problems such as stress, anxiety or depression as well as panic, phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), bulimia and post traumatic stress disorder.

Facebook: @WellbeingMatters

Telephone: 01827 263838

Website: www.wellbeingmatters.mpft.nhs.uk

Changes Tamworth

Changes Tamworth offers a tried, tested and trusted person-centred approach to recovery and wellbeing. The free-to-access service is delivered through a mixture of peer-support, themed workshops, individual support and activities to encourage social inclusion.

Telephone: 01827 311006

Website: www.changestamworth.com

Email: info@changestamworth.co.uk

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

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

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

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Elderly Care

Tamworth Elim Church

Prime Time is especially for older people living alone. It has over 100 members ranging in age from late 60s to mid-90s. Two luncheon clubs meet each week in the church building on a Wednesday and a Thursday at around 11:30.

Facebook: @TamworthElimChurch

Twitter: @TamworthElim

Telephone: 01827 302430

Website: www.tamworth-elim.org.uk

Friendship Centres

Age UK works with a number of friendship centres across the country. They provide a great way to meet like-minded people and make friends in your area.

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Maternity

One Fit Mama Tamworth

One Fit Mama Tamworth classes are designed to help new mums get into shape without having to arrange childcare. It’s also a lovely opportunity to meet other mums in the local area. The classes combine moderate exercise in a circuit style class with special baby zones to ensure that you get a great workout while your little one has fun and makes new friends.

Telephone: 0758 105 7069

Website: www.clubhubuk.co.uk

Email: tamworth@onefitmama.co.uk

Mums Meet Up

MumsMeetUp connects mums locally and across the UK, enabling them to find mums like themselves in their area and playmates for their children. Having originally launched in 2010, it has now amassed a huge membership of mums from all areas of the UK and thousands of real life friendships have been formed.

Website: www.mumsmeetup.com

Email: support@mumsmeetup.com

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 Mix

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to them via online, social or the free, confidential helpline.

Facebook: @TheMixUK

Twitter: @themixUK

Telephone: 0808 808 4994

Website: www.themix.org.uk

Rise Above

Rise Above is where you will find interesting and useful stuff from the web and beyond to get us all talking about the things that matter to us. You’ll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice.

Twitter: @We_RiseAbove

Website: www.riseabove.org.uk

Sexwise

Sexwise are here to give you honest advice about contraception, pregnancy, STIs and pleasure.

Facebook: @sxwise

Twitter: @sxwise

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Website: www.sexwise.fpa.org.uk

Email: hello@sexwise.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

Family Planning Association

A sexual health charity, the Family Planning Association gives straight forward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 020 7608 5240

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Sexual Health Helpline

The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 09:00-20:00.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Stop Smoking

Everyone Health Stop Smoking Service

Everyone wants to be healthy and Everyone Health are here to make that happen. Teaming up with Staffordshire County Council, they are here to help with every aspect of health, fitness and wellbeing, with all of the programmes proven to have long term benefits.

Telephone: 0333 005 0095

Website: www.staffordshire.everyonehealth.co.uk

Stop Smoking Hinckley

Stop Smoking Hinckley can help you to quit the habit for good. In this way, you can avoid the possible end results of your smoking habit.

Telephone: 0797 054 0389

Website: www.hypnoss57.com

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

Second Nature

Kick bad habits. Get healthy ones. Second Nature (formerly OurPath) is a digital lifestyle change programme that will help you lose weight in just 12 weeks – and keep it off.

Website: www.page.secondnature.io

Class Finder

Find your local fitness class.

Website: www.classfinder.org.uk

WW

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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