A percentage of rental income derived from complementary and self pay services delivered at WellBN is donated to Robin Hood Health Foundation to support patients at WellBN to access complementary therapies who can't afford to pay for them.
The Women's Health Clinic are nationwide clinics across the UK that are only staffed by nurses, ensuring women get a quick and timely appointment where they can discuss all of their concerns in a safe environment.
GPs and their wider team need time to give patients the best care they possibly can. You can help free up time for those who really need expert advice by considering three alternatives before booking an appointment:
For minor ailments you could safely treat your symptoms at home, for example through rest or with appropriate over the counter medicines.
Online NHS services offer sensible advice on a range of health issues and are a useful place to turn for initial guidance. Visit www.nhs.uk
Pharmacists are highly skilled healthcare professionals who can offer valuable advice.
Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service https://www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org
Silver Cloud (guided self-help for mental health) https://bhws.silvercloudhealth.com/signup/
Mental health - adults https://www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org/adults
Mental health - children and adolescents https://www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org/children-and-young-people
Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Trust Self Help Leaflets (virtual bookshelf) for mental health https://web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/
This is a self-help video to instruct patients who have B12 injections how to do this at home. Supplies of the sharps bin, needles and syringes are available from Gunns Pharmacy. This can be arranged via the Practice pharmacy team/Practice Nurses or directly from the pharmacy. In the unlikely event that you should experience any issues with the site post injection, such as redness, irritation or pain, please contact WellBN or out of hours GP services asap for advice.
Sayana Press is an injectable contraception that works for three months that women can use in their own homes. This video shows you how to inject.
If you have any queries about your injections please contact the Practice Nurses for advice on 01273 772020.