DynamicHealth physio direct provides specialised services for people aged 16 years and over living with or experiencing problems from muscles, nerves and joints. These are known as musculoskeletal (MSK) problems and include symptoms such as pain, numbness, stiffness and weakness as a result of injury, strain, posture or following an operation.
They offer self-referral either via their Physio Direct Advice line 0300 555 0210 (1pm-5pm Mon – Fri) or via a Form
Visit their new improved website which also includes advice and exercises for various conditions which benefit from physio.
Often the phone-lines are very busy. An alternative referral method is to complete a self-referral form. If you fill in a self referral form this will generate a face to face assessment, and then you would be offered advice on self management or advice and a further appointment.
The Psychological Wellbeing Service (IAPT)
The Psychological Wellbeing Service (IAPT) offers psychological treatments across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. If you would like support, please discuss a referral with your GP or alternatively you may also refer yourself directly via the Internet (preferred option) at: www.cpft.nhs.uk or Telephone: 0300 300 0055
This service is set up to help those aged 17 and over who are suffering from mild to moderate depression and anxiety disorders including generalised anxiety, social anxiety, post traumatic stress, health anxiety, panic, phobia or obsessive compulsive disorder.
All of the talking therapies offered as part of our Psychological Wellbeing Service work by helping you understand what is happening to you, help you to work through your difficult feelings and learn new ways of coping in order to improve your wellbeing.
Podiatry services provide care to patients defined as high and medium risk to prevent or reduce hospital admission and possible surgical intervention, to maintain mobility, improve the quality of life and promote independence and the ability to self care.
MIND aims to provide effective and accessible services to support those recovering from mental health challenges and promote positive well being across our communities, while campaigning against stigma and discrimination. They are able to offer free counselling and group therapy for example for anxiety, and anger management http://www.cpslmind.org.uk. Referrals can be made by phone on 01223 311 320 or by email [email protected].
Inclusion provides free and confidential support, advice and interventions for adults who are affected by drug or alcohol issues. They are also able to offer support for families and friends. They welcome self referrals and offer walk-in assessments on most weekday mornings – http://www.inclusion-cambridgeshire.org.uk.
Telephone 0300 555 0101.
To make an appointment please call 0300 300 3030.
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Minor eye Condition Service
This is a free NHS service available from specially trained Optometrists in the Cambridge area. This is available for patients over 16 years of age with the following conditions:
- Red eyes, red lids
- Dry, gritty, uncomfortable eyes
- Irritated, inflamed eyes
- Sticky discharge, watering eyes
- Ingrown eyelashes
- Foreign bodies in the eye
- Some types of flashes/ floaters
- Recent and sudden loss of vision.
Where can I go?
- Adlam & Coomber, 12 Brook St, St Neots, Cambs PE19 2BP – Tel: 01480 472051/215002
- Gathercole & Ward – 36 High St, Huntingdon, Cambs PE29 3AQ – Tel: 01480 453208
- Specsavers, 13 High Street, St Neots, PE19 1BU – Tel: 01480210820
- Specsavers, 128 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs PE29 3NE – Tel: 01480457800
If you require immediate onward referral for a serious eye condition this can be arranged DIRECTLY from the clinic without needing a GP referral.