We’ve found some great resources for you to help you have the right information and look after yourself and family.
- NHS 111 is a free-to-call, non-emergency, medical helpline operating in England. The service is part of the country’s NHS telephone triage and advice services.
- Available 24 hours-a-day, the NHS 111 Service is intended for ‘urgent but not life-threatening’ health issues.
- Provided nationwide, you are able to pick up the phone at any location in England and Scotland and ring 111 and receive the same level of care.
- The service is available for urgent healthcare assessment and you will be directed to the most suitable local service for your needs. If you are unsure which healthcare service you need to visit, the NHS 111 service will signpost you to the most appropriate care for your condition, for example, GP, local pharmacy, Walk-in-Centre, community-based services, A&E or an emergency ambulance response.
This website helps you choose which NHS service is best for you.
Child Health Information
All you need to know about keeping your children well and healthy.
Change 4 Life
Change 4 Life provides information on how to make small changes and get a healthier life.
From finding a GP, or urgent care, to BMI and symptom checker and a wealth of up-to-date official information, NHS Choices provides a wealth of up to date information.
Hawthorn Medical Centre is taking part in the MacMillan Cancer Improvement Partnership, training staff and GPs to be Cancer Service Champions to improve access to services and care for patients with cancer and their families.
We have an Macmillan Information Station in surgery with many leaflets and information on services and aim to put more information online as it becomes available.
For further assistance please speak to a member of staff or follow the link below.
Are you a carer?
In Manchester alone 60,000 carers provide unpaid support for a relative, friend or neighbour.
Support and assistance is available to carers in Manchester whatever age and all carers are entitled to a Carer’s Assessment which will help to identify the relevant support available.
Please speak to a GP if you are a carer and ask for carers assessment referral. You can also contact the Manchester Carers Forum on 0161 819 2226 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or follow the link below to the Manchester Carers Forum website.