Adult Social Care Factsheets - Borough of Poole
Borough of Poole council provide a range of factsheets on Adult Social Care, available to download from their website
A new website has been launched for parents to refer to when they are worried about their children's health:
The website has lots of useful information around common childhood symptoms and who is the most appropriate person or service to speak to in the first instance if parents are concerned.
Gluten Free Prescribing
Find out about changes to NHS prescribing of gluten free foods:
Gluten Free Changes leaflet
Local Offer for parents and carers of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Find out what service are available in the area:
Support service for young people: Kooth
www.kooth.com is a free, safe, confidential and non-stigmatised way for young people to receive counselling, advice and support online for 11-18 year olds. It accepts self-referrals from young people and is open until 10pm each night.
If earwax is blocking your ears, there are several things you can try before needing to visit the Surgery for an appointment. You can view the NHS Choices information here.
More information can be found in this handy downloadable leaflet:
Ear Wax - A Guide for Patients
If you have an ear syringing appointment at the Surgery, please read our Ear syringing information beforehand. You may print the consent form and bring it with you if you wish, although one can be provided on the day.
Poole Hospital Physiotherapy
For more information on the physiotherapy service provided by Poole Hospital visit www.poole.nhs.uk/physio.
For guidance on what to expect when you are referred by your GP to see a Specialist (or therapist), please download this leaflet:
What happens when you are referred by your GP to see a specialist?