Self Help

Across Byron PCN we are working to improve access to your GP surgery.

You can now use the NHS App or the practice website to contact the surgery about non-emergency needs.

This service is for non-emergency requests. If you require immediate medical attention contact 999 or 111.

By using this service, you can contact your surgery about non-urgent matters, for example:

Request a doctors letter

Request a fit (sick) note

Ask a question about a referral

Request a repeat prescription

Ask for test results

Or any other admin queries

To send a request online instead of using the NHS APP. click your corresponding practice below

Oakenhall Medical Practice

Bolsover Street,
NG15 7UA
Tel: 0115 963 3511

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The Om Surgery

112 Watnall Road,
NG15 7JP
Tel: 0115 963 2184

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Torkard Hill Medical Centre

Farleys Lane
NG15 6DY

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Whyburn Medical Practice

The Health Centre,
Curtis Street,
NG15 7JE

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Use links and contact numbers below to self-refer to a variety of local NHS services

Adult Community Therapy

Community Therapy Team | Notts Healthcare

Family Health

Healthy Family Team

Healthy Family Team – Additional support

; 0300 123 5436

Nottshelpyourself | Families Information Service

Breastfeeding SupportHealth for Under5sHealth for KidsHealth for TeensParentline – a confidential texting service for parents and carersChatHealth – a text service for young people to confidentially ask for help about a range of issues

Lifestyle Change (Including Exercise & Weight Management)

Turning Point | Health & Wellbeing

Change Grow Live | Charity | We can help you change your lifeNottinghamshire’s Wellbeing Service | Your Health Your Way

or call 0115 772 2515

NHS Healthier Families

Couch to 5kWeight watchers – Find a workshop

Mental Health

Self Help

Mind – Information and support – Mind

Mental Health – NHSEvery Mind Matters – NHSSelf Help Guides


Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)Mental Health Foundation | Good mental health for all


Cruse Bereavement Support

Bereavement Services: Care, Advice & Support by The NBS

NHS Talking Therapy Services

Self Refer Nottinghamshire Talking Therapies

; 0333 188 1060 (M-F 8am-8pm)


Help in a crisis

; 0808 196 3779

Samaritans | Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy | Here to listen

; 116 123

Shout Mental Health Text Support  | Shout 85258

Young People

NottAlone – Local mental health advice and support for young people

CASY – Counselling & Support for Young PeopleBase 51 | NottinghamCAMHS Self-referral – Nottingham

or call 0808 196 3779 option 1



Papyrus Prevention of Young Suicide

East Midlands Children and Young People’s Sexual Assault Service


NHS Quit Smoking app

Find a local smoking cessation service hereQuit Smoking

 – 0115 772 2515


Gamblers Anonymous

– 0330 094 0322

Drugs & Alcohol

Talk to Frank UK

– 0300 123 6600 or text 82111

Change Grown Live (CGL) Nottinghamshire

offer an all-age service to everyone living in Nottinghamshire who is experiencing problems with drugs and/or alcohol. The service includes support for individuals as well as children and family members impacted by someone else’s substance misuse. Self refer here

or call 0115 896 0798

Your Health Notts Alcohol Service

 – 0115 772 2515


Nottingham Community Musculoskeletal Service

 online or call 0115 784 2147 to talk to a Patient Care Coordinator.  You will be offered a digital self-assessment, and then a telephone appointment with a clinician.


Newly Pregnant? Contact the Local Midwifery Service – 0115 883 1862 to arrange your booking appointment

Routine Antenatal Care | Nottingham University Hospitals

Maternity Advice Line 24/7 for concerns during and shortly after pregnancy; 0115 9709777

Abortion clinics, Information, Advice and Treatment | BPAS

Private Healthcare Providers (Local)

The Park Hospital

Woodthorpe Hospital

Spire Nottingham HospitalNuffield Health

Sexual Health

Sexual Health Services | Nottingham University Hospitals

Find a Sexual Health Clinic – NHSNottinghamshire Sexual Health Website | CCard

Student Support

University Counselling Service

Welfare, Health and WellbeingHealthyU

Disability Support Services

Extenuating Circumstances

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Notts help yourself – Search for all other self help services

Useful Links

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