Reception and enquiries

Reception and enquiries

How can we help you?

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Treatment Room

Treatment Room

Lets see what we can do…

Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Manchester Royal Infirmary
Oxford Road
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M13 9WL
Tel: 0161 276 1234
8.00am – 10.00pm
City Health Centre
Second Floor (Boots)
32 Market Street
Manchester
Lancashire M1 1PL
Tel: 0161 839 6227
8.00am – 8.00pm
Altrincham Hospital
Railway Street
Altrincham
Cheshire WA14 2RE
Tel: 0161 413 7705
Mon-Fri: 8.00am-8.00pm, Sat/Sun: 10.00am-6.00pm

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

Consulting room

Consulting room

How can we help you?

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.

Speak to someone now – Call NHS 111.

Call 111

Call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. 111
Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse for  conditions such as ECGs, Spriometry, Cervical smears, Baby/child immunisations, Travel vaccines and advice, Smoking cessation, Health checks, Dietary advice, Ear syringing, Blood sampling and dressings.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone 0161 804 9899
Get help from an Optician with various conditions such as red eyes or eyelids, discharge from or watering of the eye, Irritation and inflammation of eyes or eyelids, dry eyes and Stye.

The Manchester Red Eye Service

  • Walk-in assessment and treatment for red, sore or itchy eyes through your local optometrist.
  • Free service available to all patients over the age of 12 years who are registered with a Manchester GP.
  • provides a patient experiencing recently occurring red eye conditions with appropriate treatment closer to home or work.
See a Dentist for toothache and urgent dental problems

Visit a Dentist

Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phone0161 804 9899

COVID-19 Support Room

COVID-19 Support Room

How can we help you?

If you think you might have coronavirus or you’ve been in close contact with someone who has it visit NHS 111 online coronavirus service for advice.

Well-being while staying at home

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important while staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Visit NHS Every Mind Matters for advice, practice advice and support groups.

If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, it’s important to get support.

Get urgent support now.

Keeping Active

To stay fit and healthy whilst at home, try the NHS Home workout videos.

Advice for patients with pre-existing conditions

Advice for Vulnerable Patients

Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

Let’s see what we can do…

Carers

Support for Young Carers

A young carer is someone aged 18 or under who helps look after a relative who has a condition, such as a disability, illness, mental health condition, or a drug or alcohol problem.

To view the services on offer from Manchester please visit the Manchester City

Website: hsm.manchester.gov.uk

Manchester Carers Centre

Manchester Carers Centre deliver a range of a free, high quality support services for unwaged Carers in our City, including information and advice, emotional support, practical help, community drop-ins, breaks, social activities and access to grants and training.

Facebook: manchester.carers.centre

Twitter: @mcrcarers

Telephone: 0161 27 27 270

Website: www.manchestercarers.org.uk

Email: admin@manchestercarers.org.uk

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Child Health and Support

Manchester Safeguarding Partnership

The Manchester Safeguarding Partnership is made up of organisations that work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults, children, young people and their families across the city of Manchester. This website brings together information for the wider our Manchester community, adults, children, young people and their families; the practitioners and volunteers who work with them; and the residents and businesses who want to help them achieve their aims.

Telephone: 0161 234 3330

Website: www.manchestersafeguardingpartnership.co.uk

Email: manchestersafeguardingpartnership@manchester.gov.uk

Visit from the Stork CIC

Visit from the Stork CIC is a social enterprise for new parents and parents-to-be across Greater Manchester. Their vision is for all parents to be equipped with the resources they need to maximise their potential and achieve a better quality of life for themselves and their family.

Telephone: 07402630671

Website: www.visitfromthestork.co.uk

Email: visitfromthestork@gmail.com

For more information about Visit from the Stork CIC and COVID-19, please read their information poster.

CHAMP (Children's Health and Monitoring Programme)

CHAMP helps parents/carers to understand their children’s growth and to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Telephone: 0797 694 7895

Website: www.champ.cmft.nhs.uk

Email: champ@mft.nhs.uk

West Didsbury Sure Start Children's Centre

Sure Start Children’s Centres are places where children under 5 years old and their families can access a wide range of support services and information including early education, childcare, health and family support.

Telephone: 0161 219 2111 (Tricia Wood)

Website: hsm.manchester.gov.uk

Email: p.wood@manchester.gov.uk

NSPCC Helpline

If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

Telephone: 0808 800 5000

ICON: Babies

About ICON: I – Infant crying is normal, C –Comforting methods can help, O – It’s OK to walk away, N – Never, ever shake a baby. Speak to someone if you need support such as your family, friends, Midwife, GP or Health Visitor.

Website: iconcope.org

ICON - YoungMinds

Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing.

Website: iconcope.org

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Download from: www.nhs.uk

Community Groups

Manchester Community Response

Manchester Community Response is the Council’s number for support for vulnerable residents. This is also the number to refer to for help with prescription delivery currently being supported by Be Well service and Care Navigation Service. If you live alone, are struggling to make ends meet, are self-isolating or generally in need of advice or support please contact us between 08:30 to 17:30, Monday to Saturday.

Telephone: 0800 234 6123

Website: www.secure.manchester.gov.uk

Voluntary Sector Funding: Support and Information

For information and advice about the Fast Track Grant, Please visit our Manchester Wellbeing Fund Fast-Track Grants page.

Website: www.gmmh.nhs.uk

Manchester Community Central

These pages are to support local charities, community groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises on issues relating to covid19 / coronavirus.  Manchester Community Central will be sending out regular bulletins with information and updates as more is posted.

Telephone: 0333 321 3021

Website: www.manchestercommunitycentral.org

Manchester Community Explorers

Community Explorers is a network that meets on a regular basis in north, central and south Manchester. It is a partnership between Manchester Health and Care Commissioning and Macc, and aims to bring together anyone with an interest in health and wellbeing from across voluntary and community sectors to influence, connect, share knowledge and build relationships.

Telephone: 0161 765 4004

Website: www.mhcc.nhs.uk

Email: val.bayliss-brideaux@nhs.net or danielle@macc.org.uk

Feed My City

Feed My City believe are a small group of volunteers who have come together to help feed people, who are need of a hot meal. This may include people in financial difficulty, in work poverty, homeless or anyone about to come homeless.

Telephone: 0300 365 3101

Website: www.feedmycity.org

For more information about Feed My City and COVID-19, please view their information leaflet.

Meetups in Manchester

Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. Meetup brings people together to create thriving communities.

Website: www.meetup.com

Greater Manchester Youth Network

Greater Manchester Youth Network is a youth organisation that provides opportunities for young people and supports youth organisations that work within Greater Manchester.

Facebook: gmyouthnetwork

Twitter: @gmyn

Telephone: 0161 274 3377

Website: www.gmyn.co.uk

Withington Assist

Assist is a small charity based in Withington that helps support older people living locally. With the help of over 40 volunteers we run a range of regular social activities, exercise classes and day trips as well as giving lifts, befriending, and advocacy.

Website: www.withingtonassist.org.uk

Manchester Community Central

Manchester Community Central provides Manchester’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector with an extensive range of resources, information and tools designed to meet current and future development needs.

Facebook: VCMOfficial

Twitter: @McrCommCentral

Telephone: 0333 321 3021

Website: www.manchestercommunitycentral.org

Friends of Fletcher Moss Park and Parsonage Gardens

Regular activities include a Volunteering session every Tuesday morning in Parsonage Gardens, a second Volunteering session every Wednesday afternoon at Fletcher Moss Park, and a Health Walk every Monday afternoon from the Visitor Centre at The Croft, Fletcher Moss.

Website: www.fletchermossgardens.org.uk

Email: info@fletchermossgardens.co.uk

Friends of Didsbury Park

Like minded people with a common interest in the wellbeing of the park.

Website: www.friendsofdidsburypark.com

Parrs Wood Environmental Centre

Our current activities include:

  • Gardening – basic skills and more specialised levels
  • Environmental awareness and education
  • Watching, recording and encouraging wildlife
  • Open days
  • Talks

Website: www.parrswoodenvironmentalcentre.org.uk

Home Community Cafe

Home is an independent cafe for all the community. A place to meet, make friends, make stuff, eat cake and drink proper coffee. A place where you belong. We are a registered charity, run by volunteer Home-Makers, and we have an ethos that’s as wholesome as the delicious, freshly prepared food that we serve.

Facebook: homecommunitycafedidsbury

Twitter: @homecafe_M20

Instagram: @homecommunitycafe_m20

Website: homecommunitycafe.org

Email: bookings@homecommunitycafe.org

Address:
Home Café
Emmanuel Church
6 Barlow Moor Road
Didsbury
Manchester, M20 6TR

Didsbury Good Neighbours

Didsbury Good Neighbours is a charity whose aim is to support senior members of the community through a volunteer befriending service and a programme of weekly activities.

Telephone: 07749 504298

Website: www.didsburygoodneighbours.org.uk

Email: nfo@didsburygoodneighbours.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Manchester Integrated Drug and Alcohol Service

At the Manchester Integrated Drug and Alcohol Service (MIDAS), CGL’s teams work in partnership with service users to assess their requirements and to plan individual treatment plans and support that will help service users to address their problems and achieve their personal goals.

Facebook: changegrowlive

Twitter: @changegrowlive

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

ADS: Addiction Dependency Solutions

ADS is a leading UK drug and alcohol charity operating throughout the North and the Midlands. With decades of experience treating drug, alcohol and more recently prescription drug addiction, we provide the right treatment and get to the root of addiction.

Facebook: ADSolutionsUK

Twitter: @ADSolutionsUK

Telephone: 0161 831 2400

Website: www.adsolutions.org.uk

Change Grow Live

CGL Manchester is a recovery focused service, committed to supporting people to achieve goals and become drug free; we are aware this can take different routes and timescales for people.

Telephone: 0161 945 8772

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

 

More tools and apps

Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 917 7650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Mental Health Support For Under 18s In Manchester during COVID-19

For information, advice and contacts on mental health for young adults, please visit our Mental Health Support For Under 18s In Manchester during COVID-19 page.

Mental Health And Wellbeing Support In Manchester During COVID-19

For information, advice and contacts on mental health, please visit our Mental Health And Wellbeing Support In Manchester During COVID-19 page.

Manchester eTherapy Service

This service offers a range of online therapy courses, across Manchester, to support people who are experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia and sleep-related problems.

Telephone: 0161 226 3871

Website: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk

Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind is an independent local mental health charity which delivers services to young people and adults. Our vision is of a city that promotes good mental health and treats people with mental health problems positively, fairly and with respect.

Telephone: 0161 769 5732

Website: www.manchestermind.org

42nd Street

42nd Street supports young people aged 11-25 years with their emotional wellbeing and mental health, promoting choice and creativity.

Twitter: @42ndStreetmcr

Telephone: 0161 228 7321

Website: 42ndstreet.org.uk

Email: theteam@42ndstreet.org.uk

More services for young people

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org

Beat Eating Disorders

We are a champion, guide and friend to anyone affected by eating disorders, giving individuals experiencing an eating disorder and their loved ones a place where they feel listened to, supported and empowered.

Helpline: 0808 801 0677

Website: www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Email: help@beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse aware practice

The staff in your GP practice are trained to ask about domestic abuse and specialist workers are available to support you. Your practice is an ‘IRIS’ practice. You can talk to doctors, nurses and other staff working here if you are being hurt or controlled by your current or ex-partner, are afraid of someone at home or a member of your family.

The IRIS service is for all GP patients and staff, both women and men, aged 16 or over, whatever age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity or background. IRIS’s oldest patient so far is 87.

Contact your GP for a referral to the IRIS worker: Contact the Practice

IRIS Office (09:00–16:30): 0161 820 8416

Manchester Women’s Aid: 0161 660 7999

In an emergency call the police on 999

National Domestic Violence Helpline

The freephone, 24-hour national domestic abuse helpline is here to help you.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247

Website: www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk

IRISi Interventions

The IRIS programme provides specialist advocacy and support to patients registered at IRIS-trained practices who are affected by domestic abuse.

Website: www.irisi.org

Guidance for General Practice Teams – Responding to domestic abuse during telephone and video consultations

Manchester Community Safety: Domestic Abuse

For information, advice and contact details for domestic support groups, please visit our Domestic Abuse Help And Support During COVID-19 page.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and abuse

Social isolation can increase stress at home, impacting on you and your family’s well-being. Your GP practice is here to help you.

Contact your GP: Contact the Practice

Government Support Website: www.gov.uk/government/coronavirus

SafeLives Charity Resouces: www.safelives.org.uk

Economic Abuse and COVID-19: www.survivingeconomicabuse.org/resources

Silent Solutions Police

In an emergency call 999 for the police. If you cannot safely speak to the operator to ask for the Police, stay on the line and the call will be forwarded to an operating system. Press 55 to be transferred to the local police force as an emergency.

Silent Call Police: 999, wait, then 55

Greater Manchester End The Fear

Help, support and advice for anybody who is experiencing domestic or sexual violence. Support also for people who know someone who may be being abused. We want to encourage victims of domestic and sexual violence in Greater Manchester to find the courage to come forward and seek support and help. You don’t have to put up with domestic abuse.

Website: www.endthefear.co.uk

Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline

The Helpline is confidential and you do not have to give your name. The Domestic Abuse Helpline is a safe space for you to talk through what is going on at the moment and give you the options that are available to you.

Website: www.domesticabusehelpline.co.uk

Telephone: 0161 636 7525 (Mon-Fri 10:00-16:00 excluding bank holidays)

Urdu/Punjabi Helpline: 0161 636 7525 (Mon-Tue 10:00-13:00, Wed 13:00-16:00)

Manchester Women’s Aid

Manchester Women’s Aid provides services so that domestic abuse survivors can live a life free from the fear of domestic violence and abuse. We provide safe and confidential temporary accommodation, play services, advice and support, dedicated case workers and support groups.

Website: www.pankhursttrust.org

Telephone: 0161 660 7999

Cover your tracks online

If you are worried that someone may find out which websites you have visited, there are ways to cover your tracks online.

Website: www.womensaid.org.uk

Economic Abuse – restricting and controlling money

If a current or former partner has interfered with your money or other economic resources in some way to limit your choices, this information is for you. It may support you to identify economic abuse and the next steps that you might take.

Website: www.survivingeconomicabuse.org/resources

Saheli Asian Women’s Project

A specialist service in Manchester, dedicated to serving the particular needs that Asian women and their families face. Thousands of women over the years have had a chance to leave abusive situations and secure a better future for them and their families.

Website: www.saheli.org.uk

Telephone: 0161 945 4187

Urdu and Punjabi helpline

A dedicated, confidential service in Urdu or Punjabi provided as part of the Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline for anyone experiencing or has experienced domestic abuse.

Urdu/Punjabi Helpline: 0161 636 7525 (Mon-Tue 10:00-13:00, Wed 13:00-16:00)

Website: www.domesticabusehelpline.co.uk/our-services/community-helpline-language-service

National LGBT domestic abuse helpline

Galop gives advice and support to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse.

Telephone: 0800 999 5428

Contact online: www.galop.org.uk/report

Are you about to hurt someone?

If you are concerned about your behaviour and feel you may be about to hurt someone please contact

The Respect Phoneline:  www.respectphoneline.org.uk

Telephone:  0808 802 4040

The Respect Phoneline is a confidential national helpline, email, webchat service for perpetrators of domestic abuse looking for help to stop.

They help male and female perpetrators in heterosexual or same sex relationships. Partners or ex-partners of perpetrators, as well as family and friends, are welcome to get in touch for information, advice and support.

Or

Talk Listen Change (TLC): www.talklistenchange.org.uk.

Telephone: 0161 872 1100

Talk Listen Change (TLC) are the local provider of perpetrator behaviour change programmes in Manchester.

Bright Sky App by Hestia

Bright Sky is a free to download mobile app, launched by Hestia in partnership with the Vodafone Foundation, providing support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.

Website: www.hestia.org/brightsky

Childline

Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.

Telephone: 0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk

Elderly Care

Re-Engage

At Re-engage (formerly Contact the Elderly), we work within your local community to set up regular social gatherings for small groups of people over 75, on their own, and hoping to find new ways to get out and about that suit them at this time of life.

Twitter: @reengageuk 

Telephone: 0800 716543

Website: www.reengage.org.uk

Email: info@reengage.org.uk

Age UK Manchester

Age UK Manchester are a local charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers. We want everyone to be able to love later life.

Twitter: @AgeUKManchester

Telephone: 0161 833 3944

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/manchester

Email: enquiries@ageukmanchester.org.uk

South Manchester U3A

U3A (The University of the Third Age) is a UK-wide movement which brings together people in their ‘third age’ to develop their interests and continue their learning in a friendly and informal environment.

Website: u3asites.org.uk/south-manchester

Email: smu3ambrship@gmail.com

Didsbury Good Neighbours

Didsbury Good Neighbours is a charity whose aim is to support senior members of the community through a volunteer befriending service and a programme of weekly activities.

Telephone: 07749 504298

Website: www.didsburygoodneighbours.org.uk

Email: info@didsburygoodneighbours.org.uk

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Looking After Yourself

Expert Patients Programme

Expert Patients Programme is a free NHS Service to support people to manage their long term health conditions. If you would like to learn helpful tips to control your symptoms and feel more in control and positive, please contact us. The programme consists of 6 weekly sessions for two-and-a-half hours at local venues across Manchester. It is also helpful for carers of people who live with long term conditions

Telephone: 0161 371 2105

Email: mft.epp@nhs.net

Maternity

University Hospital of South Manchester Maternity Ward

If you choose to give birth at UHSM our highly skilled, caring team, will support you to have the most healthy and smooth pregnancy and birth possible. We offer both a midwife-led birthing centre and a consultant-led delivery suite. Our facilities include the largest number of birthing pools in the country, making our unit a popular choice for women wanting to find out more about having a water birth.

Telephone: 0161 291 2942

Website: www.uhsm.nhs.uk

Email: community.clerks@uhsm.nhs.uk

Midwife Appointments

When you become pregnant you will have various choices ahead of you. The earlier you seek advice the more options you have, you can request an appointment with a Midwife for a check-up and to discuss your options.

Request a referral to the midwife

Fresh 4 Manchester

If you are pregnant you can visit one of our FRESH clinics where a member of staff can support you to access the right health care and services that can offer you further help and support.

Telephone: South Manchester – 07970 976902

Website: www.fresh4manchester.nhs.uk

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Mental Health

MIND: Mental Health Support

MIND provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Website: www.mind.org.uk

BeWell

Be Well social prescribing service for Manchester, is responding to CoVID 19 and they are ready to support people. Their referral routes have been limited previously but now any organisation can refer anyone to them, as long as they live in Manchester. Staff are continuing to support people but they are working from home and will be contacting your clients/patients over the phone.

Telephone: 0161 470 7120

Website: www.thebiglifegroup.com/service/be-well

Email: bewell.mcr@nhs.net

ICON - YoungMinds

Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing.

Website: iconcope.org

Sexual Health

The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health & HIV Service

The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health and HIV Service website provides services across North, Central and South Manchester, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford, offering you a free, confidential and friendly service.

Twitter: @TheNorthernISH

Telephone: 0161 701 1555

Website: www.thenorthernsexualhealth.co.uk

Email: thenorthernISH.Enquiries@mft.nhs.uk

Better2Know

Better2Know is the leading provider of Sexually Transmitted Infections testing in Manchester. You can get tested for HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C – or a combination of these. Results are reported to you within 30 minutes while you wait.

Website: www.better2know.co.uk

UHSM’s Sexual Health Service

UHSM’s sexual health service offers a specialised and confidential service to patients in South Manchester. We provide screening, diagnosing and treatment of a range of sexually transmitted infections.

Telephone: 0161 217 4939

Website: www.uhsm.nhs.uk

MASH: Manchester on street Health

We’re a charity that provides free and confidential support for women who are sex working in Greater Manchester.

Telephone: 0800 1830 499

Website: www.mash.org.uk

Email: helenc@mash.org.uk

Marie Stopes Manchester Centre

We provide NHS-funded abortion and vasectomy care, as well as self-funded treatment. Treatments include; Medical abortion, Surgical abortion, Abortion aftercare, Vasectomy, Contraception and Counseling.

Telephone: 0345 300 8090

Website: www.mariestopes.org.uk

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year.

Website: www.brook.org.uk

National Sexual Health Helpline

If you would like to talk to someone about a sexual health issue, you can call the national sexual health helpline. Your call will be treated with sensitivity and in strict confidence. The Sexual Health Helpline is open from 9am-8pm, Monday-Friday.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Website: www.nhs.uk/oneyou

Family Planning Association

They are a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123

Website: www.fpa.org.uk

Stop Smoking

University Hospital of South Manchester Smoking Cessation Clinic

The UHSM Smoking Cessation Nurse is here to support anyone who wishes to give up smoking.

Telephone: 0161 291 5030

Website: www.uhsm.nhs.uk

Email: Cheryl.Pearse@uhsm.nhs.uk

Stop Smoking Manchester

Manchester Stop Smoking Service provides free NHS support to help you quit smoking. Support is available from trained professional advisor at a number of venues across the city including pharmacies, GP practices, community centres, local markets etc. The service is open to anyone who lives or works in Manchester.

Telephone: 070 3167 0366

Website: www.stopsmokingmanchester.co.uk

Email: info@stopsmokingmanchester.co.uk

Quit with help

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan.

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Weight Management

Physical Activity Referral Scheme (PARS)

The Physical Activity Referral Service helps people living with long term health conditions to increase their levels of physical activity in a safe and structured environment. The sessions are run across Manchester in local leisure and community centres.

Telephone: 0161 882 2591

Website: www.gmmh.nhs.uk

Walking for Health

Walking for Health is England’s largest network of health walks with over 400 active schemes, helping people across the country lead a more active lifestyle.

Website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Didsbury Runners

We are a friendly and inclusive running group, that meet for regular runs in the South Manchester area. Didsbury Runners is managed by volunteers and is completely not-for-profit. Our motivation is to spread the fun of running and support the running community in South Manchester.

Twitter: @didsrun

Website: www.didsburyrunners.co.uk

Email: didsburyrunnersclub@gmail.com

Manchester Girls Can

We’re here to support you to try something new or return to something you loved before, through the huge range of activities available to you in Manchester.

Facebook: manchestergirlscan

Twitter: @MCRgirlscan

Website: manchestergirlscan.co.uk

More tools and apps

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk

Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Prescriptions and medicines centre

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Local Pharmacies

Administration office

Administration office

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