Useful links and information

Phone numbers

PALS (Patient Advisory Liaison Service) – 01609 767607
The Friarage Hospital, Northallerton – 01609 779911
The Memorial Hospital, Darlington – 01325 380100
James Cook University Hospital – 01642 850850
NHS111 (non-emergency medical helpline) – 111
Northallerton Registration Office (births, deaths and marriages) – 01609 780780
NHS Patient Transport Service (free of charge) – 0300 330 2000
NHS Patient Transport Service (24hr cancellation line) – 0330 333 9970
Community Care Car Scheme (mileage charge) – 01642 710190
Richmondshire Community and Voluntary Action – 01748 833773
Leyburn Community Health (including District Nurses) – 01969 622125
Health Visitors, Richmond – 01423 542250
Community Physiotherapy (Brentwood Lodge) – 01969 623959
Leyburn Dental Practice – 01969 622132
Day Lewis Chemist, Leyburn – 01969 622160
Citizens’ Advice Bureau, Richmond – 01748 823862

Self care

As well as charities, there are a number of health and social services into which you can self-refer without the need of a formal referral from your doctor.

Don’t forget your local pharmacist can assist with medication queries, offer advice regarding minor ailments and sexual health and provide emergency contraception.

Safeguarding

Safeguarding simply means keeping people safe from harm. It is about protecting children and adults from abuse or neglect. The document below contains information on Leyburn Medical Practice’s safeguarding role as well as who you can contact if you are concerned about a child or adult.

Websites

North Yorkshire Connect
A community directory for North Yorkshire offering local information from community and voluntary organisations that can provide advice and support. It also lists activities and things to do.

NHS
For health information, online symptom checker, services in your local area and much more.

NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group

HR Carers (Hambleton and Richmondshire Carers)
Email: info@hrcarers.org.uk  Telephone: 01609 780872

Patient
Symptom checker, health information and medicines guidance

Veterans’ Gateway
Information, advice and support for veterans.

Your Health Voice
Public health resource for people and patients in the Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby area

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