Electronic Guide to Local Health and Adult Social Care Services
"Your Guide" helps you choose the right health and adult social care services for you and your family. It has been produced by your local NHS and includes important information and contact numbers for health and social care services in North East Lincolnshire. This includes details about local GPs, care homes, pharmacists, dentists and out of hours services for urgent care.
If you are unable to access the service you require or need further information please telephone: 01472 (625300).
A3 - For All Social Care Enquiries
A3 is the main route for the general public to access information, advice and guidance for adult social care and urgent and non-urgent community health and social care services, including adult social care, occupational therapy, physical and learning disabilities. (This does not include access to GPs or district nursing teams). If you, a family member or friend require or think you may require social care services please contact the A3 team on 01472 256256.
Type 1 Diabetes
Find out more about Type 1 Diabetes at www.JDRF.org.uk.
Free Breast Cancer Screening
All women aged 50 to 70 are invited to have a FREE routine mammogram every three years. If you receive an appointment please attend - it could save your life. Please see the poster and flyer from the document downloads list for more information.
Visioncall provide free (NHS funded) home eye tests to the elderly or disabled in the North East Lincolnshire area. If you would to find out more please visit the Visioncall website. You can also contact them by ringing 0845 050 1831.
Freedom From Smoke
For information, advice and support on stopping smoking please visit the Freedom From Smoke website.
Care Quality Commission
The Care Quality Commission is the health and social care regulator for England. They look at the joined up picture of health and social care. The aim of the Care Quality Commission is to ensure better care for everyone in hospital, in a care home and at home. For further information and to view inspection reports for care services, including care homes please visit the Care Quality Commission website.
Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you would like more information please visit the Alzheimer's Society website.
Arthritis Care exists to support people with arthritis. They are the UK’s largest charity working with and for all people who have arthritis. They are a user led charity which means people with arthritis are at the heart of their work – they form the membership and are involved in all of activities and direct what Arthritis Care do. For more information please visit the Arthritis Care website.
NHS Diabetes works to raise the quality of diabetes care in England by supporting and working with the healthcare community and people with diabetes. The team’s role is to work with health providers to improve the delivery of diabetes care in England across all areas of healthcare. In partnership with people with diabetes, they help develop and support new guidelines, standards and systems designed to improve care, and then encourage the widespread implementation of these new initiatives. For more information please visit the NHS Diabetes website.
National Osteoporosis Society
The National Osteoporosis Society is the only UK wide charity dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. The charity was established in 1986 and has since grown into a well respected national charity with approximately 25,000 members and over 50 members of staff. If you would like more information please visit the National Osteoporosis Society website.