Did you know there are some services that you can seek assistance from without a GP referring you?
If you are over the age of 18 years you can refer yourself for telephone assessment to NHS Physio Direct service by telephone or completion of a referral form if you prefer. Please click here to visit their website for further information and the self referral form if you choose to use this, rather than just telephone.
A senior Chartered Physiotherapist will be available to take your call Monday to Friday 1-5pm, please call 01223 446999. From the 14th November the telephone number for this service will change to 0300 555 0210. Please be aware telephone assessments take on average 20 minutes.
If you feel low, stressed, anxious, burnt out or worried the Psychological Well Being Service (IAPT) could help:
Many people experience mental health problems at some point in their lives. Everyone goes through difficult times and sometimes our problems affect our day to day lives and we feel we can't cope.
IAPT offer Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for anxiety (including panic and post-traumatic stress), depression, stress, obsessive, compulsive disorder and low self-esteem for people who live in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
Options include personal therapy (face-to-face, telephone or through instant messaging), computerised CBT, guided self-help or telephone support. For persons aged over 17 years. There is no upper age limit.
For further information and to find out how you can self-refer (via the website) please click here alternatively you can self-refer by telephoning 0300 300 0055.
If you are aged between 14-35 and think you may be experiencing hallucinations, confused thinking, changes in speech or behaviour or false beliefs the CAMEO team may be able to help you:
There is evidence to show that recognising and treating these symptoms early leads to better outcomes and an improved chance of recovery and the CAMEO team can help with this through a number of care programmes.
For further information and to find out how you can get help and advice please click here to visit the CAMEO website or you can telephone the team (Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00) on 01223 884360 or via email on email@example.com
If you need help outside these hours you can contact the out-of-hours service on 0800 052 22 52 (Mon - Fri 17:00 - 20:00 or 08:00 - 20:00 weekends and bank holidays).
iCash offers information, advice, screening and treatment for sexual health, such as sexually transmitted infections (STI's), pregnancy and termination advice, and onward referral to antenatal and termination services. Anyone can self refer to the service, regardless of age or gender, please click here for further information.