Macmillan Centre Southport
The Sefton Macmillan Right By You Project started on 1st December 2019 following on from
the south Sefton Macmillan e-HNA Pilot project which had been in place for 2 years. The
Sefton Macmillan Right By You Project was designed to support anyone across the whole of Sefton who is living with or affected by Cancer. This involved a working partnership between Sefton CVS and the Southport and Formby Macmillan Information Centre, with Navigators based in the north and south of Sefton.
Read the Healthwatch Sefton report here
A short questionnaire to help you make the right choice in contraception. Click here to complete the questionnaire and help you make informed decisions. This way you can chat to to your GP or sexual health adviser on what contraception is best for you
As an alternative you can contact the Sefton Sexual Health Service.
Click here for contact details and further information or simply call 01695 656550
Perinatal support groups here
In the UK, MSI Reproductive Choices provides NHS vasectomy and abortion services, including free BACP accredited counselling, STI screening and contraception advice and fitting. MSI offer same day appointments and a webchat service for patients and GPs to chat with our team confidentially. Patients don’t need a GP referral to access MSI’s NHS abortion care. Patients can call the MSI advice line for free 0345 300 8090 or can live chat with an advisor: https://www.msichoices.org.uk/
Self referral to talking matters counselling https://www.mhm.org.uk/talking-matters-sefton
Help with your Mental Health https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/free-therapy-or-counselling/
Every Mind Matters, take the quiz and receive helpful techniques and links to keep your mind healthy
A new service for people suffering with their mental health has commenced 16.11.2020
The Zero Suicide Alliance (ZSA) is a collaboration of National Health Service trusts, charities, businesses and individuals who are all committed to suicide prevention in the UK and beyond. We are an alliance of people and organisations coming together around one basic principle:
Suicide is preventable
Diabetic on line support https://www.england.nhs.uk/2020/06/nhs-launches-new-online-support-for-people-with-diabetes/
Mental Health parent /new mother support during COVID here
Sexual health service during lockdown https://www.seftonsexualhealth.nhs.uk/
B12 injections. During COVID none of the community clinics are offering B12 injections. You will be offered an alternative solution in the form of oral medication by our Pharmacist when your treatment is due. Please contact us on 01704 501500 and speak to Mark Thornton-Jones for a telephone consultation regarding the oral medication
FAQ B12 here
Pneumo & Shingles vaccines - you can read more about eligibility on the links below. If you would like to book an appointment for these vaccines please contact the practice (you must check eligibility before booking an appointment )
Phlebotomy clinics times can be found herehttps://www.southportandormskirk.nhs.uk/services/children/blood-collection-children/
Stay well this winter - Signposting for advice on health matters over the holiday season
Childhood Vaccination Clinics
These are run by our practice nurses. They are held on every day by appointment only. If you require general health advice or weighing your baby there are several Drop in Clinics available:
- Children’s Centre, Linaker Street - Tuesday 14:00 – 16:00
- Parenting 2000 Mornington Road - Friday 13:00 – 15:00
- Butterflies Children’s Centre Devonshire Road - Friday 09:30 – 12:00
Tuesday mornings by appointment. The midwives who are based at Ormskirk District General Hospital visit the surgery once a week to provide ante-natal care and advice in conjunction with the GPs. They are usually the midwives who will visit you at home after you have had your baby. All the doctors see expectant mothers in normal surgeries. Newly pregnant mothers can now book in to see the midwife without seeing a GP.
Run by our practice nurses by appointment only. Extra support and advice available during COVID via this link https://www.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/news/coronavirus#home
GPs can refer to Access Sefton for Talking Therapies, but we encourage patients to self-refer on 0300 303 2708. Visit www.insighthealthcare.org/accesssefton for more information. Living Well Sefton can also be used a sign posting service if you are experiencing issues with debts, poor well being, stopping smoking 0300 323 0181. Visit www.livingwellsefton.org.uk for more information.
You can ask a GP for advice as to whether a lesion needs surgery.
Run by our practice nurses.
Contraceptive Advice - Coil Fitting
Coil fitting is available from Dr Speed. Dr Tim Irvine also undertakes a contraceptive implant service.
Patients can see Dr Tim Irvine & Dr Keith Selvarajah for this service. The first appointment will be a review of the condition to ascertain if a joint injection is clinically indicated. The joint injection will be carried out in a further appointment after an initial consultation.
Our practice nurses hold specific clinics for travel advice. If our clinics are full you will be offered details of other agencies that can provide this. service https://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home
We offer chlamydia testing kits, which you can obtain by dropping into the practice if you are aged 24 years and under. This is a simple test that you can carry out yourself at home, which includes a pre-paid envelope to send the sample back. You will then be text your results. If you would prefer please feel free to make an appointment with one of our practice nurses to discuss this further.
Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Shout is powered by a team of volunteers, who are at the heart of the service. We take people from crisis to calm every single day.