~ Please note ~

BHWC Coronavirus Information (Updated 1.8.2020) ~

Do NOT attend the practice if you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Only attend the practice? if you have an appointment or been invited in for another reason

You MUST wear a face mask or covering when at the practice

If you need medical advice, contact the practice via telephone, eConsult or book a telephone appointment with a clinician online via SystmOnline, or your AirMid or NHS apps.

For medical emergencies attend A&E or call 999

Follow current guidance on protecting yourself and others, social distancing, shielding, testing, and employment - go to https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

COVID19:

Important Update : We are upgrading to the next phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) from 20th May 2020 (next Wednesday).

News & Research

COVID19 Advice for Everyone & People at Risk

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Category: Event | Posted on: 31 Mar 2020



Social Distancing – avoiding contact with others




Social Shielding – protecting the extremely vulnerable




Preparations and considerations




Resources




List of organisations in Brighton & Hove


For more information or suggestions call Lizzy on 01273772020 or e-mail elizabeth.west11@nhs.net


Social care


Brighton & Hove Adult Social Care Access Point


https://new.brighton-hove.gov.uk/adult-social-care/


01273 295555


Out-of-hours: 01273 295555


Support for older people, their families and carers


Age UK Brighton including Age UK crisis support


https://www.ageuk.org.uk/brightonandhove/our-services/crisis/


01273 720603


Ageing Well


http://ageingwellbh.org/information-advice/


01273 322947


For people with long-term impairments and disabilities


Possibility People – help with independent living, advice and support


https://www.possabilitypeople.org.uk/


01273 89 40 40


For young carers, adult carers and professionals


Carers Centre


https://www.thecarerscentre.org/


01273 746 222


Carers Hub


https://carershub.co.uk/


01273 977 000


CareLink Plus – an emergency alarm system that supports vulnerable people within their own homes


www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/carelinkplus


0300 123 3301


Text: 07908 823134


Salvation Army


https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/brighton-congress-hall


01273 607095


Food


Fare Share – relieving food poverty & food waste https://fareshare.org.uk/fareshare-centres/sussex/


01273 671111


Brighton Food Bank


http://www.brightonfoodbank.org.uk/


01273 609484 – option 2


See BHWC website for regularly updated information about local food companies who can deliver – SUPPORT LOCAL!


Statutory, financial and employment support


Job Centre Plus (JCP) – emergency contact numbers


https://www.gov.uk/contact-jobcentre-plus


Brighton 01273 647533 or 01273 647614


Hove 01273 368161


Support for extremely vulnerable people during coronavirus pandemic


https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable


Coronavirus and benefits


https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/


Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project


https://bucfp.org/


01273 671 213


01273 601 211


Moneyworks Advice Line


https://www.advicebrighton-hove.org.uk


Tel: 0800 988 7037


Drugs and alcohol


Pavilions Drug and Alcohol Service


https://pavilions.org.uk/


01273 731900


Social prescribing


My Life Brighton & Hove – online social prescribing directory


https://www.mylifebh.org.uk/


Together Co – loneliness charity that supports people by befriending, social prescribing and volunteering


https://togetherco.org.uk/


Sussex Interpreting Social Prescribing


https://sussexinterpreting.org.uk/sp/


01273 234016


Support for refugees in Brighton & Hove


Sanctuary-by-Sea


https://brighton-and-hove.cityofsanctuary.org/2017/12/02/directory-of-resources-for-refugees-migrants-in-brighton-hove


Housing and homeless


Brighton and Hove City Council – Housing Department


https://new.brighton-hove.gov.uk/housing/homelessness-and-living-street


01273 294400


Brighton Housing Trust


https://www.bht.org.uk/


01273 645400


Sussex Homeless Support


https://www.sussexhomelesssupport.co.uk/


jimdeans@devlinmediagroup.co.uk


Community Support Network


A community Facebook volunteer support group


Brighton Covid 19 Mutual Aid


https://www.facebook.com/groups/491658741529273/



Network of local services committed to supporting good mental health and wellbeing in Brighton and Hove


Sometimes you might just want to talk – nothing more, which is fine


Mind in Brighton & Hove


https://www.mindcharity.co.uk/


01273 66 69 50


Mind


https://www.mind.org.uk/


0300 123 3393


Text: 86463


MindOUT – mental health and wellbeing support for LGBTQ+ communities


https://www.mindout.org.uk/


01273 234839


Samaritans


https://www.samaritans.org/


116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org (24h response time)


Samaritans (Brighton & Hove) 0330 094 5717


Time to Talk Befriending


http://www.tttb.org.uk/


01273 737710


The Silver Line – helpline for older people


https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/


0800 4 70 80 90


Stay at Home Wellbeing – developed by a group of local doctors from Brighton & Hove and Sussex


http://www.stayathomewellbeing.com/


Yoga in Healthcare Alliance – yoga home videos


https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCrJeyLDFvMsxZwGD-qVtu3w


BBC News: Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51873799



Useful resources to explain COVID19 situation to children

From Marvellous Resources Ltd(used with permission 16.3.2020)


Useful resources to explain COVID19 situation to children – see their Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/MarvellousResourcesLtd/

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