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Coronavirus Helpline - Dial 111 and select Option 1

Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people immediately if you’ve travelled to the UK from:

  • Hubei province in China in the last 14 days, even if you do not have symptoms
  • Iran, lockdown areas in northern Italy or special care zones in South Korea since 19 February, even if you do not have symptoms
  • other parts of mainland China or South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if your symptoms are mild)
  • other parts of northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini), Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar or Vietnam since 19 February and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if your symptoms are mild)

Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do next.

DO NOT GO TO A GP SURGERY, PHARMACY OR HOSPITAL

For more information follow this link: https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/

WE HAVE A 24HR 7 DAYS A WEEK REPEAT PRESCRIPTION LINE ON OUR TELEPHONE SYSTEM PLEASE SELECT OPTION 2 AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS.  PLEASE ALLOW 48HRS FOR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS TO BE PROCESSED.

Local community and Support Groups. Carers Direct

Local Community Support Groups and Events

NEW

CDRCN Wellbeing Programmes

Please contact surgery for further details

Online wellbeing hubThe Department for Communities and Department of Health have launched an online Covid Wellbeing NI hub.   The hub aims to support peoples mental and emotional wellbeing with information, self-help guides and information about how to seek support.  Patients can access the wellbeing hub directly on the minding your head website at www.mindingyourhead.info  
 

Please click on the links below to find out more information on local social and support groups.

Self Esteem and Confidence Building

Chi Me Class

Social Café

Tai Chi Class for Beiginners

Carers Direct

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Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the under-65s

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.

    Benefits for the over-65s

    Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

  • Carer's Assement

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring



 
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