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Contact details and self-referral

Telephone numbers and local service finder

Health and social care services across Buckinghamshire
Local Contact Details and Service Finder provides links to contact us pages (with telephone numbers, email addresses and addresses) for many local services, including urgent care services, community services, hospitals, social services, and diagnostics. This page also includes NHS choices service finders for various services which will give you the contact details for some commonly used health services closest to your postcode.

All types of services local and national (including some charities)
Bucks Health Hub gives further contact details for many other national and local organisations, including charitable organisations if you look under the relevant condition or topic.

Services local to the practice
Some of the telephone numbers of community services local to the practice are included:

Community teams working directly with the practice

  • Health visitors: Beeches Health Visiting Team (Bucks) 01296 567 920
  • Community midwives: 0300 615 4520
  • District nurses (ACHT): 01494 426 030
  • Palliative care team: Hospice at Home Nursing Teams for South Bucks and Wycombe tel: 01494 877200

Services local to the practice from Google maps
Burnham Health Centre – Google Maps
On a computer search under “Nearby” using chemists, chemists open near me, hospitals, opticians or dentists to find local services, with their telephone numbers, websites and directions to these local services.


Self-referral

Self-referral involves accessing NHS health services and other support yourself without needing an appointment with your GP. This is explained further by patient info Self-referral | Patient.

In practice self-referrals

There are new roles and services which have been created in practices to support the high demand for GP appointments. This support may help you avoid the need to wait for a GP appointment and provides a high level of expertise.

These services and roles are provided through local practices working together (Our Primary Care Network), external organisations or created by our practice. You can self-refer to this support without needing to go through a doctor.

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability.

First Contact Practitioners who work at our practice are physiotherapists with enhanced skills. They can help patients with musculoskeletal issues by assessing and diagnosing issues, giving expert advice on how best to manage their conditions & referring them onto specialist services if necessary. They are able to request MRI and Ultrasounds if they feel it’s appropriate.

There is more information on physiotherapists under Additional Roles.

To access this support please contact

  • Reception

A social prescriber connects people with local community activities and services that can help improve their health and wellbeing. So, this might include support with fixing housing issues, helping you adopt healthy habits, support with managing your mental health, or overcoming loneliness.

Assist with support for children and their families who are awaiting or already have received an ASD or ADHD diagnosis.

There is more information on social prescribers under Additional Roles.

To access this support please contact

  • Reception

Outside practice self-referrals

Local and national self-referral pathways

Local and national self-referral routes can be found under the relevant topic, see

Commonly used self-referral pathways

Links to some of the more commonly used local and national self-referral pathways, found on Bucks Health Hub, are included below:

Local support to help develop a healthy lifestyle

Search for self-referrals for health conditions
To search for self -referrals for health conditions, if you access Bucks Health Hub and then either use the main menu or search site function.

Popular self-referrals:

Adults

Children and young people (under 18)

Local screening services (including when available)

  • Diabetic eye screening – booking an appointment  Screening
  • Breast screening – booking an appointment Screening
  • Bowel screening – obtaining a home testing kit Screening
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening – booking an appointment Screening
  • Chlamydia screening for under-25s – obtaining a free postal testing kit online Screening

Adult

Children

Local support for some patient groups

Safeguarding

General support services

Important organisations providing a range of services

 

Social activities and other services local to the practice

The majority of local services can be found through the sections above, but the council have provided a search engine for social activities and some services which can bring health benefits. Also, there may be some clinics local to the practice which have not been included above. These are linked to below:

From Buckinghamshire council
You can search for local services and activities near you

You can also find any local activities not included by the council search engine under:

The majority of important clinics and services available on the NHS have been included in the sections above. There may be some clinics/services which are local to the practice which have not been included above and some of these can be found under:


Private care

Many patients even if they do not have health insurance may end up using some form of private care. Sometimes this is done for a quicker appointment, sometimes it is done for services not available on the NHS or for more extensive treatment that cannot be provided on the NHS (e.g., longer and more sessions of physiotherapy). Some of this care can be accessed without you needing to see your GP. We make no personal recommendations on any private services.

Private community services

Private care in general (includes private counsellors, minor and cosmetic surgery)

Private services (external organisations) on our premises
Any private services provided on our premises (e.g., private podiatrist) if available can normally be found under Clinics.

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