Useful Contacts

Telephone Numbers

Kings Mill Hospital: 01623 622515
Newark General Hospital: 01636 681681
Nottingham City Hospital: 0115 9691169
Queens Medical Centre: 0115 9249924
District Nurse: 01623 883022
Health Visitor: 01623 870805
Midwife: 01623 655722
Smoking Cessation Helpline: 0800 1690169
Alcohol Problems Advisory Service: 0845 7626316
Alzheimer’s Disease Society: 01623 429419
CRUSE Bereavement Care: 01623 647645
MIND (Advice about Mental Health): 01623 658044
National Schizophrenia Advice: 01248 354048
NSPCC Helpline: 0800 800 500
Out of Hours Contact Call 111 or use the link www.nhs.uk/111
Patient Advice & Liaison Service: 0800 028 3693
GUM Clinic KMH: 01623 672260
Family Planning Clinic: 01623 848802

Websites

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Kings Mill and Newark Hospitals)
http://www.sfh-tr.nhs.uk/

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust
http://www.qmc.nhs.uk/

NHS Sites

NHS Choices
Aiming to personalise healthcare and provide information that will ‘allow patients to make meaningful choices about when and where to receive their treatment.’

Where do I go for clinical or disease information?
Best Treatments
Information is researched from the British Medical Journal and displyed in an easy to understand format.


Patient UK
Designed by GPs and EMIS and is a useful source of Patient information Leaflets amongst other things.


Net Doctor
Attempts to break the language barrier between Doctors and patients regarding disease and illnesses.
Information on Healthier Living


BBC - Healthy Living
Simple, accurate advice from the BBC. Helps you to establish the dos & donts of living healthily.


Male Health
Fast, free independent information from the Men"s Health Forum.


Women’s Health Concern
Women"s Health Concern is a charitable organisation which aims to help educate and support women with their healthcare by providing unbiased, accurate information.

NHS Sites
NHS Choices
Aiming to personalise healthcare and provide information that will ‘allow patients to make meaningful choices about when and where to receive their treatment.’

Charity Websites

Cancerhelp
Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. Information is formatted in such a way that makes understanding the website an easy process
 

Cancer Backup
Europe's leading cancer information charity, with over 4,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.


Diabetes UK
largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people with the condition


Asthma UK
This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it


Alzheimer’s Society
Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia.