Web Links recommended by the NHS
BCP Council: Volunteer in Bournemouth Helping your local community could benefit you too
Citizens Advice Bournemouth, Christchurch & Pool: Worried? Need Advice? Get free advice from experts. Have you thought about helping your community in this way? Are you looking to volunteer? We are always looking for volunteers for various roles.
Help the Aged: Age UK provides a wide variety of services in your local area including: Day services/lunch clubs, footcare clinics, Cognitive Stimulation Therapy and more, click on the link above to find out more.
Care Quality Commission The Commission is the independent regulator of the NHS in England and it publishes a range of information on the quality of services provided by the NHS, including annual performance ratings for all NHS trust.
Coeliac Support 1 in 100 people in the UK has coeliac disease. We work to improve their experience of healthcare, ensure their gluten-free diet is easy to manager and drive research which delivers new solutions to the problems of living with the condition.
Download this leaflet for more information, Coeliac Support
Dorset For You – Veterans Support. Services available for Armed Forces Veterans and their families. As the transition back to civilian life can present real challenges for some people, we have listed the support available in Dorset for ex-service personnel (also known as veterans*), their families and carers.
*Veterans are defined as anyone who has served for at least one day in HM Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve) or Merchant Navy Seafarers and Fishermen who have served in a vessel at a time when it was operated to facilitate military operations by HM Armed Forces.
Dorset Mind – We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem in Dorset gets support and respect. Due to COVID-19 all of our support groups are now running online via the platform Zoom. Each support group is focused around improving wellbeing and supporting positive mental health. We have created an online group timetavle for you, click on the link below:
Dorset Mind Online Groups Timetable
Macmillan Cancer Support. No one should face cancer alone. We want to reach and improve the lives of every one of those people. Find out how we are going about it. You can download the following leaflets for further information: cancer signs and symptoms ~ The cancer guide ~ Helping with the cost of cancer ~ What to do after Cancer Treatment Ends
My Health My Way is a support service to help you develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to tackle symptoms such as immobility, breathlessness, anxiety or daily pain. Download this leaflet for more information and contact details: My health my way
My Life My Care: Following the creation of the new Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, the My Life My Care website will now cover the BCP area. My Life My Care is a free of charge website owned and managed by the BCP Council. The website provides information and advice about adult social care topics and the services provided by the local public, private and charitable orgaisations.
Med Info provides free easy to understand medical information and advice.
The Steps to Wellbeing Service is a free, confidential NHS service for people aged 18+. We provide a service across the county of Dorset and in Southampton for people registered at either a Dorset or Southampton GP Surgery.
Wessex Healthier Together provides useful information and resources for parents and carers of young children, to ensure they receive the ‘right care at the right time from the right person’. Click on the image above to find our more