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NHS Direct

NHS Direct is here to make a difference to the lives of people in England, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

“We’re here for you whenever you have health worries and we have the knowledge and experience to give you real help and reassurance.”

For health information on the internet visit the NHS Direct website.

NHS Stockport

NHS Stockport works with the local community and other health partners to deliver health services that are responsive to the needs of local people. These partners include General Practitioners, Dentists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Hospitals and Stockport Council.

They are responsible for:

  • Improving The Health Of Stockport People.
  • Commissioning Services From Hospitals.
  • Developing Primary Care And Community Services.

For more information please visit the NHS Stockport Website.

PALS

PALS/Complaints Manager NHS Stockport

7th Floor Regent House

Heaton Lane, Stockport SK4 1BS

Tel: 0161 426 5888

Minicom: 0161 477 2585

As a patient, relative or carer you may sometimes need to turn to someone for on-the-spot help, advice and support or you may wish to raise a concern about any aspect of your care but do not want to make a formal complaint. The PALS / Complaints team can help you with this

They are there to actively listen and assist you with any problems you may have with local Health Services in your community. This includes:

 

  • GPs
  • Choose And Book
  • Service Provided In Kingsgate House
  • Dentists
  • Opticians
  • Health Clinics
  • Health Centres
  • Pharmacists
  • Any Community Nursing Services

For more information please visit the PALS website.

SIGNPOST

Signpost Stockport for Carers is an independent charity, established in 1986, which provides free, confidential information to unpaid carers of all ages and ethnicity, and professionals who work with carers, in the Stockport area.

A carer is defined as somebody who looks after a relative, partner or friend who is ill, disabled or confused.

Signpost Stockport for Carers can direct carers to the appropriate sources of support available, and can offer information on services locally and nationally.

To find out more information on Signpost visit their website.

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