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01344 786543       FAX 01344 786535 Email:  edt@bracknell-forest.gov.uk Use a different number for people experiencing mental distress Help and support for people with mental health problems.
Would you like to receive confidential emotional support from another parent? Parent to Parent (P2P) is a UK-wide confidential telephone service providing emotional support to parents and carers of children or adults with autism. The service is provided by trained parent volunteers who are all…
Offering information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson's, their families and carers. Newbury Parkinsons organise regular events and social activities. Join the group - and meet other people affected by Parkinson's in your area. Visit the website for: advice and support lunch club dates chair based exercise…
Our Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS) is a free, informal and confidential service providing support and guidance across Berkshire Healthcare. PALS also assists carers and relatives and recognises their essential role as part of the ‘team’. PALS is part of the Patient Experience Team…
The Patient Information Point provides information to anyone who wishes to find out more about health conditions, disabilities, healthy living or where support can be found. The Patient Information Point is maintained and updated by trained volunteers. They will help you find information, or give you…
SCAS operates the non-emergency Patient Transport Service (PTS) in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire providing transport for people who are unable to use public or other transport due to their medical condition, and include those who are: attending hospital outpatient clinics being admitted to or…
Specialist and experienced physiotherapists working in many different fields, aiming to deliver the best service possible to patients.  
Recovery in Mind is a social enterprise which delivers mental health courses.  The organisation is lead by founder Angela Ryan who brings her own personal experience of mental health challenges and is passionate about improving the lives of people living with a variety of mental…
West Berks Refugee Support A grassroots humanitarian organisation set up to give ordinary people from West Berkshire an opportunity to play a role helping with the refugee crisis, provide a platform for education and support the resettlement of refugees in our area. Local information, networking…
The new NHS Electronic Prescription Service means all your repeat prescriptions can now be delivered direct to your chosen address - at no extra cost. Pharmacy2U will remind you by either email or telephone before your medicines run out. You will need to register with…
ReSPECT is a process that creates personalised recommendations for a person’s clinical care in a future emergency in which they are unable to make or express choices. It provides health and care professionals responding to that emergency with a summary of recommendations to help them…
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the leading charity offering information, support and advice to people with sight loss. RNIB work to enable people with sight problems to live their daily lives independently. If you or a loved one has a sight problem, RNIB…
Emergency Service accessbile to all ages.  We provide emergency service to all groups of patients requiring emergency treatment that cannot be provided in the community

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Service is delivered to all adult patients (over 16) with a learning disability The Learning Disability Liaison Nurse is a central contact at the hospital for families, service users, carers, community health and social welfare professionals and housing providers. The LD liaison nurse: Facilitates reasonable adjustments…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, or the Winter Blues, is officially recognised by Doctors and Psychiatrists as a medical condition. There are a diverse range of symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder; many are associated with a feeling of general depression - which is why it…
What is shared decision making? Shared decision making is a key component of patient-centered health care. It is a process in which clinicians and patients work together to make decisions and select tests, treatments and care plans based on clinical evidence that balances risks and…
Free Directory Enquires If you are having difficulties accessing the telephone directory, you can apply to sign up to the free BT Directory Enquiry service.  Once you have joined the service, all you do is call 195 and you can speak to an operator who…
Community based falls prevention exercise classes for older people who have fallen or who are at risk of falling. Steady Steps will help improve confidence, balance, co-ordination and strength and aims to decrease the incidence of falling. It is also a great way to make…
Community based falls prevention exercise classes for older people who have fallen or who are at risk of falling. Steady Steps will help improve confidence, balance, co-ordination and strength and aims to decrease the incidence of falling. It is also a great way to make…
Stress Less workshops are a four session weekly evening class.  The workshops will empower you to manage your feelings of stress and become your own therapist. Visit the website for details of venues in Newbury, Reading, Bracknell and Slough.
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