© Chilwell Valley and Meadows Practice
The Valley Surgery
81 Bramcote Lane
Nottingham NG9 4ET
We are now registered as a Park Run Practice. Information on our local weekly events and how to register can be found on the website below. We hope to see you there taking part! http://www.parkrun.org.uk/beeston/
Diabetes Support Group
We are a group of Health Professionals who work with people living with Diabetes. We are keen to explore any issues you face and offer advice and support.
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed or isolated? Or would you welcome an opportunity to talk to others over a cup of tea or coffee? Well, this might be the place for you!
Click on this link for more details
Tablets for fear of flying
Please click on this link to find out why we no longer prescribe these.
Want to book appointments, order repeat medications, see test results or view your medical record online, but you’re not sure how?
The NHS app is the answer and you can sign up for it yourself, or if you would like some help there are drop-
Chilwell Meadows Surgery
Nottingham NG9 6DX
Research Site Initiative scheme
Is something bothering you?
Have you got health concerns that are personal or embarrassing?
Are you worried about other people finding out?
The doctors and nurses at your surgery offer private and CONFIDENTIAL* help for young people of any age, including under-
Making an Appointment
It can sometimes be difficult to make a first appointment if you have never done this before. Here are a few tips:
*The only time we ever share information is if you or someone else is in danger, and we would talk to you first.
Coming to an Appointment
If you haven’t been to see the GP on your own before, here are a few tips:
Getting Involved: our Patient Participation Group
The Practice has a Patient Participation Group (PPG) which meets every couple of months to find out the sorts of things that are important to our patients, so that we can improve the services we provide. Many of the group members are older – so we need some younger people to let us know what is important to your age group. See more details on our website here.
Here are some links and resources that you may find helpful. Let us know if there are more that you would like to be added.
The Children’s Society Resource Vault: Information for Young People
Advice on a wide range of issues from a reputable organisation
Health for Kids is an exciting development offering clinically assured interactive content, which provides health information that is safe and from a trusted source
Listen to people talk about their own experiences of health problems. This site has a specific section for young people.
Healthy families The local healthy families team run drop in sessions at many schools to offer help and support. They also have a confidential texting service which supports with issues such as bullying, emotional health and sexual health. Text: 07507 329952 www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/healthy-
Contraception Choices This website gives advice on contraceptive methods
Over the counter contraceptive pills (from your pharmacy) You can find out about this here on the GOV.uk website.
Sexwise This website gives free and confidential information about all aspects of sex and relationships www.sexwise.org.uk
Nottinghamshire Sexual Health Clinics Give free, confidential advice. There is a clinic every day at Victoria Health Centre behind the Victoria shopping centre in Nottingham, and there is a clinic in Beeston at Hope House on a Wednesday 4.30-
Help and support with unplanned pregnancies can be reached at www.bpas.org or by phoning 03457304030
Nottingham Rape Crisis can be reached on 0115 9410440 and is for all people over 13 who need help and support around the issue of sexual assault or abuse
Free and confidential sexual health advice for under-
Free confidential advice and condom service for young people (age 13-
Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust mental health crisis helpline (open 24/7) -
Nottinghamshire Crisis Sanctuaries provide mental health support to local communities. They are open to anyone 18 and over who feel they are in, or near, a mental health crisis and need a safe space to talk. Each Crisis Sanctuary has trained Crisis Intervention Workers who can provide out-
You can find a leaflet by clicking here.
Be U Notts -
Help your mate campaign -
Lockdown is easing, which means we can see your mates in person again. If you're getting together, remember things aren't like usual. If you need help, emergency services might not be able to get to you as quickly. Here's some tips and advice for staying safe while having a good time with your mates.
CASY provides a confidential counselling service to young people aged from 6 to 25 within Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. https://www.casy.org.uk/
CAMHS crisis resolution and home treatment: for young people who are experiencing a mental health crisis such as those who are at risk of immediate and significant self harm. www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/camhs-
Papyrus prevention of young suicide https://www.papyrus-
This site provides lots of information about a range of emotional and mental health problems that young people may experience.
For young people aged 17 and under who are a victim/survivor of sexual exploitation or sexual abuse. 0115 960 6975 email@example.com
BEAT Eating Disorders
Eating problems amongst young people are relatively common. This site has a link to a helpline to talk about eating disorders and how they can be recognised and treated.
BEAT help during Coronavirus: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/coronavirus
For young people (aged 14+) and adults who are suffering from mild/moderate eating disorders inlcuding anorexia nervosa,bulimia nervosa and OSFED (other specified feeding and eating disorder). They offer counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychotherapy etc 01910 9479922, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.freedbeeches.org.uk/service-
Students Against Depression
This site was set up to help young people understand depression and how to cope with it, especially if you are feeling that life isn’t worth living.
Kooth.com is a safe, confidential and non-
Local mental health advice and help for young people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire: https://nottalone.org.uk/
Health for Teens
Healthy Family Teams
A variety of resources for families and children. Click here.
Harmless is an organisation that can help those who feel the urge to self harm www.harmless.org.uk
National Self Harm Network https://www.nshn.co.uk/
LifeSIGNS coping and self injury https://www.lifesigns.org.uk/
Apps for mental health issues
Calm Harm (free) – an app which suggests immediate ways to ‘ride the wave’ when feeling the urge to self-
Headspace (website and app)
“Headspace is here to give you the tools and resources to look after your mind. And now, more than ever, it’s time to support those who really need it. If you’re unemployed, you can get a free year of Headspace Plus to help you get back on your feet.”
Mood Tracker by Tyneside Mind (free) – “Tyneside Mind Mood Tracker is an interactive mood rating system and personal journal. Now you can track your daily ups and downs and spot patterns in your mood and behaviour: Does your diet affect your mood? How does alcohol really make you feel? Would you benefit from more sleep?” Also offers a desktop version and the option to print out monthly mood charts which could be shared with health professionals.
Youper (have to pay for some features) – An app using artificial intelligence and a messaging conversation feature to offer instant mental health support and treatment. “Created by a team of experts led by psychiatrist Dr. Jose Hamilton, Youper utilizes AI to personalize various techniques to fit users’ individual needs. It incorporates techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness and Meditation.”
Free counselling outside of CAMHS
Nottalone: Local mental health advice and help for young people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire https://nottalone.org.uk/
The Mix -
Telephone Helpline: 0808 808 4994. Open 7 days a week from 4pm to 11pm.