Self Help Resources

OrganisationDescriptionContact NumberWebsite Link
NHS website – symptom checkerA directory of Health information and advice, medicines, COVID guidelines, services available plus
Kirklees Safeguarding ChildrenInformation regarding safeguarding of children in Kirklees01484 456848website
ChEWS (Childrens Emotional Wellbeing Service)Northorpe Hall offer mental and emotional health support on the telephone, face to face and in groups01924 492183website
CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)Child and adolescent mental health service01422 261332website
Choose Well for Mental HealthInformation and support available for Adults, and Children and young people’s mental
Kirklees Talking TherapiesAccess to Psychological therapies01484 343700website
Kirklees Active LeisureKirklees exercise referral scheme offers support and encouragement to inactive people who want to make a difference to their health and quality of life by becoming more active.01484 234095website
Citizens advice and Law CentreKirklees Citizen Advice bureau are able to provide advice on benefits, legal and contracting issues.0808 278 7896website
Kirklees, Drug and Alcohol ServiceKirklees service providing support for people who have problems with addiction related to any drugs or alcohol.01484 353333website
Carers CountInformation and advice for carers in Kirklees on various issues like benefits, grants, respite care, emergency planning, assistive technology, blue badges etc03000120231website
Gateway to CareKirklees Gateway to Care is to arrange social care for anyone who is resident within Kirklees01484 414933website
LocalaWebsite for community interest company providing community nursing services, podiatry and other community services03003045555website
Kirklees Health & Care Partnership (part of the West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board)Website for the local Kirklees Health & Care Partnership, part of the West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board01484 464000website
Kirklees HealthwatchHealthwatch are a watchdog for NHS and Social Care services. They take feedback (positive or negative) from the general public about their experiences of NHS and Social Care services in Kirklees.01924 450379website
Kirklees PALSPatient advice and liaison service01924 504975website
Kirklees Blue Badge ParkingInformation for obtaining Blue Badge from Kirklees01484 414847website
Kirklees Sexual HealthAccess to contraception and Sexual Health services within Kirklees03033309981website
CQC (Care Quality Commission)The independent regulator of Health and Social Carewebsite website for patient information on medical problems and leaflets explaining conditions and their treatmentswebsite
NHS Self Help Leaflets, developed in NorthumberlandNorthumberland Mental health trust website with leaflets, audiobooks and relaxation audio to help with various mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, sleep issues, stress etcwebsite
Age UKNational charity helping older people0800 169 2081website
Elmwood on FacebookPractice Facebook pagelink
Holmfirth EventsLocal website providing information about local events happening within our
CHFT Patient leaflets repositoryHere you can find pateint information leaflets for various conditions from our local hospital (Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust)website
CHFT Physiotherapy videos (YouTube)You tube channel created by Physiotherapy department at CHFT for doing exercises related to shoulder problems, back pain, pilates, pelvic girdle exerciseswebsite
CHFT Patient information leafletsuseful leaflets on a range of conditionswebsite
CHFT Patient informationabout physiotherapy and advice for msuculoskeletal problems based on body regionwebsite
When should I worry – For ParentsA useful leaflet for parents about common childhood illnessesDownload leaflet
Paediatric PearlsUseful website with links to parenting resourceswebsite
Understanding Rare Chromosome and Gene DisordersFree information guides for specific Chromosomal and gene disoderswebsite
Shingles Immunisation ProgrammeInformation about the Shingles immunisationwebsite
Green Inhaler projectWebsite & leaflet providing information on recycling inhalers and reducing impact on environment from use of inhalerswebsite

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Choosing wisely for healthThis link has information about various investigation / treatments which helps you decide about what is best for you as an individualwebsite
Continuous combined pill takingA leaflet on how to take the combined pill continuously if advised by your clinician.Download leaflet
Cost of living supportUseful website which has all the latest information on the support available in Kirklees & the Holme Valley for the cost of living crisiswebsite
Special educational needs and disabilities Kirklees Local Offer website, supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities for age groups 0-25 years website