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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

If your condition is not listed here, please use this selector:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Brighton Station NHS Walk in Centre
Aspect House
84-87 Queens Road
BN1 3XE
Tel: 0333 321 0946
08:00 – 20:00
Lewes Victoria Hospital
Nevill Rd
Lewes
BN7 1PF
Horsham Hospital
Hurst Road
Horsham
West Sussex
RH12 2DR
Tel: 01403 227 000

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

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

For Self Help information visit our Treatment Room.

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Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

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.

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.

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Advice and Help Zone

Advice and Help Zone

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Blood and Transplant

NHS Organ Donation

Find out more information about organ and tissue donation, your choices and register to donate.

Telephone: 0300 123 23 23

Website: www.organdonation.nhs.uk

Give Blood

Find out why there is the need to give blood, who can give blood, the donation process and where to donate.

Telephone: 0300 123 23 23

Website: www.blood.co.uk

British Bone Marrow Registry

Most stem cell donors already donate blood. By registering with the British Bone Marrow Registry (BBMR) you could help people even further.

Telephone: 0300 123 23 23

Website: www.nhsbt.nhs.uk

Bone Marrow information - Anthony Nolan

Find out about donating stem cells or bone marrow and how to join the register.

Website: www.anthonynolan.org

Carers

Amaze

A charity that gives information, advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Telephone: 01273 772289

Email: helpline@amazebrighton.org.uk

Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk

Assert

Support for adults with Aspergers syndrome or high functioning autism and their carers.

Telephone: 01273 234737

Website: www.assertbh.org.uk

The Carers Centre

The Carers Centre offers different kinds of services working with and supporting young and adult carers in the city.

Telephone: 01273 746222

Email: info@thecarerscentre.org

Website: www.thecarerscentre.org

Crossroads Care

Crossroads Care is committed to providing practical support in the home in order to enable carers to have a break from their caring responsibilities.

Telephone: 01273 234021

Email: bhoffice@esbhcrossroads.org.uk

Website: www.esbhcrossroads.org.uk

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: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Jointly Carers UK

Jointly makes caring easier, less stressful and more organised by making communication and coordination between those who share the care as easy as a text message.

Website: www.carersuk.org

Child Health

Local Offer

Local Offer gives you information on the help and support available locally for children and young people aged 0 to 25 with special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND), and their families. It covers health, education, social care, leisure, preparing for adulthood and more.

Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

Wellbeing Service

Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Children and Young People’s service offers support to young people (age 4-25) who are experiencing mild depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and relationship issues. We provide a range of community based short term therapeutic interventions for children and young people who do not meet the threshold for Specialist CAMHS.

Website: www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org

Family Information Service

Information and advice about local services for parents, children and young people.

Tarner’s Children Centre

Telephone: 01273 293545

Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

Front Door for Families

The Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), Early Help Hub and Family Information Service have merged to become the Front Door for Families.

The service is made up of professionals with different areas of expertise who work together to assess, decide and coordinate how best to support children, young people and their families where there are concerns.

Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

HANDi Paediatric App

A new mobile app that will give you up-to-date advice about common childhood illnesses and how to treat them.

Website: www.newdevonccg.nhs.uk

Vaccination planner

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

Download from: www.nhs.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

Community Groups

Community Navigation

Volunteers who make it easier to access community activities, social support and other non-medical services. They work with a person to help them identify and access the right local groups and services

Website: www.bh-impetus.org

Robert Lodge lunch club

A local lunch club for people aged 50+ and disabled people, you can also get involved in the raffle and bingo.

Telephone: 01273 608120

Email: christineelshabba@yahoo.co.uk

Website: www.mylifebh.org.uk

IT Drop in Centre - Age UK Brighton & Hove

A local IT drop in centre provided by Age UK for older people to discover the benefits of using computers, the internet, mobile phones and digital cameras. The Centre has a friendly and relaxed atmosphere and is equipped with a range of modern and up-to-date facilities.

Telephone: 01273 720603

Email: info@ageuk-bh.org.uk

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Brighton & Hove Mental Health Rapid Response Service (MHRRS)

Available 24/7, Brighton & Hove CCG’s Mental Health Rapid Response Service (MHRRS) offers support from a mental health professional anytime, day or night, as well as face-to-face appointments.

Telephone: 0300 304 0078

Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service

Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service offers a range of support if you are experiencing emotional difficulties such as feeling anxious, low, or depressed.

Telephone: 0300 002 0060

Website: www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org

Email: bics.brighton-and-hove-wellbeing@nhs.net

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Samaritans of Brighton & Hove walk-in service

A confidential walk-in service, open to anyone, 10am-10pm, 7 days a week.

Telephone: 01273 772277

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Website: www.samaritans.org

 

Sussex Mental Healthline

The Sussex Mental Healthline is a telephone service offering support and information to anyone experiencing mental health problems including stress, anxiety and depression.

Telephone: 0300 5000 101

Website: www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk

Books on Prescription

These books provide helpful information and step-by-step self-help techniques for managing a variety of common mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety.

Website: www.reading-well.org.uk

Suicide Safer Brighton & Hove

A Brighton based charity with a simple but powerful goal: that no one should have to contemplate suicide alone.

Website: www.prevent-suicide.org.uk

Download App: www.prevent-suicide.org.uk

 

Preston Park Recovery Centre

People with mental health support needs can learn new skills and get involved in a variety of groups and activities. The Centre also provides access to a specialist employment service, a welfare benefits service and can refer onto other services as appropriate such as housing and health.

Website: www.southdown.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

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

CRUSE

Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

SilverCloud Health

Content from world leading experts and support that will help you make sense of things and show you a path for thinking and feeling better.

Website: www.silvercloudhealth.com

Grassroots Suicide Prevention app

The app is totally free to users and offers help and support both to people with thoughts of suicide and to people concerned about someone else. Most of the content is viewable offline, and parts of the app can be customised by the user to suit their personal needs.

Website: www.prevent-suicide.org.uk

Disability

Possability People

Services and advice for disabled people.

Montague House, Montague Place

Telephone: 01273 894040

Websitewww.possabilitypeople.org.uk

Domestic Abuse

The Portal

The Portal helps you to find advice and support in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex.

If you’ve been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence in Brighton & Hove, or East Sussex, get in touch to find out more about the help, advice and support available.

Telephone: 0300 323 9985

Website: www.theportal.org.uk

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Confidential helpline for women experiencing domestic violence.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247

Safe in the City

Advice and support for people experiencing anti-social behaviour, hate incidents or domestic violence.

Telephone: 01273 291099

Website: www.safeinthecity.info

Rise

Help for women, children and young people living with effects of domestic abuse.

Telephone: 01273 622

Website: www.riseuk.org.uk

Survivors' Network

Helpline, counselling & advocacy services for female survivors of sexual violence and abuse.

Telephone: 01273 203380

Website: www.survivorsnetwork.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Pavilions

Pavilions provides adult Drug & Alcohol Services for Brighton & Hove. Support is available to anyone concerned about their drug or alcohol use, or for the families & carers supporting those struggling with substance misuse.

Telephone: 01273 731900 or 0800 014 9819

Email: referrals@pavilions.org.uk

Website: www.pavilions.org.uk

Brighton Oasis Project

Support, advice and a range of services and activities to women and families with a current or former drug or alcohol problem.

11 Richmond Place

Telephone: 01273 696970

Website: www.oasisproject.org.uk

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RU-OK? Young People's Substance Misuse Service

ru-ok? works alongside under 18s whose lives are affected by substance misuse in Brighton & Hove.

Telephone: 01273 293966

Website: www.socialsubcultural.com

Breakeven

Free treatment for gambling problems.

Telephone: 01273 833722

Email: info@breakeven.org.uk

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

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

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

Elderly Care

Brighton & Hove Age UK

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

Telephone: 01273 720603

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Age Concern Brighton

Find out how to stay active in retirement.

Telephone: 0118 496 0681

Website: www.ageconcernbrighton-hove.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

Alzheimer's Society

Support and advice to people with dementia, their carers and relatives.

Telephone: 01273 726266

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Talking Point - Alzheimer's

The Talking Point app from the Alzheimer’s Society provides instant access to their discussion forum, so someone living with Alzheimer’s or their carers can ask advice about anything, share information, learn from others and join in the conversation.

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Silver Line

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

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Learning and Physical Disabilities

Amaze Brighton

Amaze is a charity that gives information, advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). They also support young people with SEND up to 25.

Telephone: 01273 772289

Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk

Assert Brighton and Hove

Assert supports adults in Brighton and Hove with Asperger syndrome or High Functioning Autism.

Telephone: 01273 772289

Website: www.assertbh.org.uk

Possability People

This charity works with disabled people, older people and young people, or anyone with an impairment or long term health condition.

Telephone: 01273 894040

Website: www.possabilitypeople.org.uk

LGBT+

MindOut

MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans, and queer people.

They provide advice & information, advocacy, a peer support group programme, wellbeing activities and events, a peer mentoring service, an out of hours online chat service and a food project.

Telephone: 01273 234839

Email: info@mindout.org.uk

Website: www.mindout.org.uk

Brighton and Hove Sexual Health Clinics

Find a sexual health clinic near you.

Website: brightonsexualhealth.com/services

Allsorts

Support for children and young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Young People’s Centre, 69 Ship Street

Telephone: 01273 721211

Website: www.allsortsyouth.org.uk

The Clare Project

Confidential meeting place to talk about gender identity and transsexuality.

Email: clareprojectinfo@gmail.com

Website: www.clareproject.org.uk

Brighton and hove LGBT Switchboard

Information, emotional support, signposting and counselling for the LGBT community.

Helpline: 01273 204050

Website: www.switchboard.org.uk

Local Communities

Black and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership

Championing the black and minority ethnic community on Brighton and Hove.

10a Fleet Street

Telephone: 01273 624792

Website: www.bmecp.org.uk

Maternity

Maternity Care

Antenatal clinics are held at the Children’s Centre, Brentwood Road, Hollingdean, Brighton, they can be contacted on 01273 295623. A Community Midwife will look after you throughout your pregnancy and after discharge from hospital, giving continuity of care.

Maternity Care form – Please complete this form so we can update our records

View helpful advice about vitamins, vaccinations and diet.

Please download information regarding your antenatal care.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals

Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton and the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath provide consultant-led maternity services. Find more information, book your care and choose where to give birth.

Website: www.bsuh.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

Medical Information

Patient

Patient is one of the most trusted medical resources online, supplying evidence based information on a wide range of medical and health topics to patients and health professionals.

Websitewww.patient.info

Moles: A visual guide

Learn the ABCDE of moles to help you keep an eye out for any signs that might be a cause for concern, such as a change in the border, colour or diameter of a mole.

Website: www.nhs.uk

ABCDEs of Melanoma

View information on the warning signs of Melanoma.

Website: www.skincancer.org

DermNet NZ

The world’s most popular online library all about the skin.

Website: www.dermnetnz.org

Physiotherapy

Exercise advice leaflets

Free resources that offer exercise and advice to help combat common pains and conditions such as tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome. Developed by Arthritis Research UK and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Website: www.csp.org.uk

Sexual Health

Brighton & Hove Sexual Health

Brighton & Hove Sexual Health & Contraception service provides free, confidential sexual health screening, contraception and advice in 3 clinic settings across Brighton & Hove. They also provide HIV treatment and care as well as HIV testing and PEP.

Telephone: 01273 523388 or 01273 242091

Website: brightonsexualhealth.com

Youth Advice Centre (YAC)

The Youth Advice Centre offers advice, support and guidance to young people age 13-25 in Brighton and Hove on a range of sexual health issues including pregnancy testing, chlamydia and gonorrhea screening, access to the C Card (free condom) scheme and relationship support.

Telephone: 01273 624432

Email: yacservices@ymcadlg.org

Website: www.ymcadlg.org

Sexual Health Help Line

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

Telephone: 0845 122 8690

Terence Higgins Trust

Confidential support and counselling on HIV and sexual health issues, and free condoms.

61 Ship Street

Telephone: 01273 764200

Website: www.tht.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

Sex Workers Outreach Project

Discreet, confidential service for women who work in the sex industry.

11 Richmond Place

Telephone: 01273 675526

Text: 07801 376158 with name and language to get a call back

Website: www.oasisproject.org.uk

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 1237123

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Brighton Station Sexual Health Clinic

If you need emergency contraception or sexual health tests and cannot get to a GP or pharmacist, the Sexual Health Clinic at Brighton Station Health Centre is open from 8.00am to 7.00pm every day of the week, including weekends.

Telephone: 01273 203058

Website: www.brightonstationhealthcentre.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

Social Care

Access Point

Information about adult social services.

Telephone: 01273 295555

Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

Citizens Advice

General help and advice on any subject and specialist advice in debt and welfare benefits.

Hove Town Hall, Tisbury Rd, Hove BN3 3BQ

Telephone: 01273 223951

Telephone: 0845 1203710

Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

 

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Brighton & Hove City Council Benefits Service

Housing benefit and council tax benefit claims.

Bartholomew House, Bartholomew Square

Telephone: 01273 292000

Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

Money Advice Plus

Helpline offering advice to people having trouble managing their financial affairs.

Hove Town Hall, Tisbury Rd, Hove Bn3 3BQ

Telephone: 01273 664040

Website: http://www.moneyadviceplus.org.uk

BHT Advice Centre

Advice, information and legal representation on housing and accommodation.

Telephone: 01273 234850

Websitewww.bht.org.uk/services/brighton-advice-centre

My Life Brighton & Hove

My Life is an easy-to-use, online directory listing local Brighton & Hove and national organisations and services to support everyday living.

Website: www.mylifebh.org.uk

Brighton Housing Trust

Brighton Housing Trust provides essential services combating homelessness, creating opportunities, promoting change.

Telephone: 01273 645400

Website: www.bht.org.uk

St Luke's Advice Centre

Welfare benefit and debt support services.

Telephone: 01273 549203

Website: www.stlukesadviceservice.org.uk

Staying Active

Active for Life Project Activities

View information on local, low cost activities across the city.

Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

Brighton & Hove Healthwalks

Brighton & Hove Healthwalks provides a programme of free weekly walks and special one-off walks and events in the city. Healthwalks are short, social walks with the emphasis on improving health and making new friends.

Email: corinna.edwards-colledge@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Brighter Outlook

Offering free, personalised physical activity for people living with and beyond cancer in Brighton and Hove.

Telephone: 01273 878265

Email: info@albioninthecommunity.org.uk

Website: www.brighteroutlook.org.uk

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Stop Smoking

Smoking Cessation

If you smoke and wish to stop please contact the surgery to make an appointment with our Smoking Cessation Advisor. They can offer support and recommend suitable smoking cessation therapy (e.g. patches, tablets, gum) to help you quit. This can be prescribed by the surgery

Alternatively a doctor or nurse practitioner can provide nicotine replacement therapy or other medication to help you stop. Please ask for an appointment with your Doctor or nurse practitioner.

There is also free advice available at Quit Now – Smokefree and 0800 022 4332.

Stop smoking - Brighton & Hove City Council

View information on how to find your local stop smoking service and get support to help you quit.

Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

 

Quit with help

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

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Weight Management

Health Trainers

Do you want to make healthy changes but are not sure where or how to start? Health trainers are available to support and encourage you and help you to set goals and achieve them. Provided by Brighton and Hove City Council, this service is free and confidential.

Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

If you are worried about your weight, join one of the free programmes for residents living or working in Brighton and Hove. Run in partnership with the City Council and Albion in the Community, there are a range of services that can help you and your family take control of your weight.

Website: www.bhfood.org.uk

The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide shows the proportions in which different types of foods are needed to have a well-balanced and healthy diet.

Booklet: www.gov.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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Weight Watchers

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

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

X-Ray’s

X-Ray’s

You can have your x-ray at Hove Polyclinic, Princess Royal or Lewes Victoria Hospitals (via a walk-in system – no appointment required) or at the Royal Sussex County Hospital (by appointment only).

For more information please view this leaflet from Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals.

Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Administration office

Administration office

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