Contact details and self-referral

Some popular telephone numbers and self-referrals

Popular telephone numbers:

  • Health visitors:  01753 888835
  • District nurses (ACHT):  01494 426030

Popular self referrals

Extensive links to telephone numbers and self-referrals can be found in the sections below, in particular for self-referrals see under “outside practice self-referrals”.

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
Below some of the telephone numbers of services local to the practice are included.

Community teams 

  • Health visitors: 01753 888835
  • Community midwives: 07585 981712
  • District nurses (ACHT): 01494 426030

Some local hospitals
Wexham Park Hospital and Heatherwood Hospital
Switch board 0300 614 5000
Wexham Park | NHS Frimley Health Foundation Trust

Emergency eye clinic
King Edward VII Hospital Windsor 01753 860441
Prince Charles Eye Unit | Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Urgent treatment centre
Wycombe Urgent Treatment Centre 0300 033 9846
Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) – Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

List of local services
For a fuller list of local services see under Local Contact Details and Service Finder.

Services local to the practice from Google maps


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. We have included details below:

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.

There is more information on social prescribers under Additional Roles.

To access this support please contact

  • Reception

If this service is not available through the practice or PCN then you can contact Prevention Matters – Connection Support who though not connected to the practice offer a similar service.

Outside practice self-referrals

Most of the local self-referral routes are covered under Bucks Health Hub. We cover some of the more commonly used local self-referral pathways below (including national support were available).

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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