The Community LINK WORKER (Social Prescriber) can be contacted at this practice via a prebooked telephone appointment. Their aim is to help improve people’s health and wellbeing by making local connections between people and the services available in their community. They support patients to identify problems and issues they are experiencing and to talk about what really matters to them and achieve goals by enabling the patient to identify and access the relevant resources or services in the local community.They can point you in the right direction and help you find local services on a range of non-medical topics to meet your needs and interests, including:
Low Mood, Anxiety and Stress
Social Isolation
Relationship difficulties
Money Matters

To have a chat with a COMMUNITY LINK WORKER please contact reception who will arrange a telephone appointment for you, or send an eConsult to the practice.

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By asking a few simple questions, a GP receptionist can help identify which member of the practice team is best for your needs. Patients do not always need to see a Doctor as we have Advanced Nurse Practitioners, a Mental Health Nurse, Pharmacist and a Community Link Worker all attached to the practice.

This video explains the role of the receptionist and highlights the wider healthcare team: https://youtu.be/lsYgGXCFiRI.