Self-Help, Self-Referrals and Common Health Problems
Self Help and Self Referrals
A large number of conditions will self resolve with some simple self management, it's just knowing what you need to do! The following resources should be helpful for a number of conditions, try the 'Health A-Z' for the condition or symptoms you have.
Think you need a referral? Some services don't require you to speak to a GP in order to access them. Why not see if you can self refer?
There are a wide range of resources available for mental health, drugs and alcohol, musculoskeletal problems, weight management, smoking cessation and more...
Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Grief. There are a wide range of support services available for patients of all ages, for any mental health difficulties you may be experiencing. Click here to view some of our recommended services.
Our Musculoskeletal (MSK) Practitioner have extensive expertise in the clinical assessment, diagnosis and management of MSK (muscle or joint) conditions.
You can also access NHS Podiatry Services here
Found out you are pregnant? Whether planned, or unplanned, it can be a confusing time knowing what to do next. You have various options available to you.
Getting tested regularly is easy, free and quick. You can even order test kits through the post, free and anonymously.
Doctors do not have training in dentistry so you should contact your dentist for anything relating to teeth and gum health. There is support for those who don't have a dentist...
DRUGS AND ALCOHOL
Free support and advice is available to those struggling with drug or alcohol misuse via We Are With You in Cornwall
Don't suffer in silence! Everyones experience is different, but no one should feel afraid to seek help with their symptoms. There are some useful resources available online, or book to talk to one of our friendly GPs about your symptoms.
HELP WHEN SOMEONE DIES
Bereavement can be difficult, you don't need to struggle alone as there is help available through the difficult times.
Sometimes we just need a nudge in the right direction. Other times we need professional support. Maintaining a healthy weight can prevent a wide range of health problems.
CHILDRENS HEALTH - THE EARLY HELP HUB
Access to a wide range of services provided by Cornwall Council and Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
The Community Gateway is a dedicated telephone line that is available for everyone. Access to a wide range of local support & services that are right for you.