Health Care

If you require any further information, please contact the Extended Provision Team on 01375 489031/489014 or email extendedprovision@theglc.org.uk


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HEALTH SUPPORT

Arthritis Care
Arthritis Care, 18 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD
Tel: 020 7380 6500
Website: www.arthritiscare.org.uk

The National Asthma Campaign
National Asthma Campaign, Providence House, Providence Place, London, N1 ONT
Helpline: 0800 1216255
Website: www.asthma.org.uk

Beating Eating Disorders (BEAT)
Helpline: 0845 634 1414
Youth-line – 18 years and under 0845 634 7650
Website: www.b-eat.co.uk

Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Cystic Fibrosis Trust, 11 London Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1BY
Tel: 0208 464 7211
Email: enquiries@cftrust.org.uk
Website: www.cftrust.org.uk

The National Eczema Society
National Eczema Society, Hill House, Highgate Hill, London, N19 5NA
Helpline: 0800 0891122 (8am-8pm)
Website: www.eczema.org

Epilepsy Action
Freephone Helpline: 0808 800 5050
Helpline: helpline@epilepsy.org.uk
Website: www.epilepsy.org.uk

ERIC (Enuresis Resources for Improving Childhood Continence)
Information, advice and guidance on bedwetting
Helpline: 0545 370 8008 (Available Monday-Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm)
Website: www.eric.org.uk

Children's Heart Association
Tel: 01706 221988
Website: www.heartchild.info

Healthwatch Thurrock
The Beehive Resource Centre, West Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6XP
Tel:  01375 389883
Email:  admin@healthwatchthurrock.org
Website:  www.healthwatchthurrock.org

Macmillan Cancer Relief
Tel: 0800 808 0000
Website: www.macmillan.org.uk

National ME Centre
Information, support and guidance for anyone affected by ME
Karen Walsh, Disablement Services Centre, Harold Wood Hospital, Gubbins Lane, Harold Wood, Romford, Essex, RM3 OBE
Tel: 01708 378050
Email: nmecent@aol.com
Website: www.nmec.org.uk

Primary Care Trust
Health Services for people living in Thurrock
NHS South West Essex, Head Office, Phoenix Court, Christopher Martin Road, Basildon, Essex, SS14 3HG
Tel: 01268 705000
Email: info@swessex.nhs.uk
Website: www.swessex.nhs.uk

RNIB (The Royal National Institute of the Blind)
National Institute of the Blind, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE
Helpline: 0303 123 9999
Office Tel: 020 7388 1266
Website: www.rnib.org.uk

Action on Hearing Loss
19-23 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8SL
Tel: 020 7296 8000
Helpline: 0808 808 0123
Website: www.actionhearingloss.org.uk

The Scoliosis Association (UK)
The Scoliosis Association (UK), 2 Ivebury Court, 323-327 Latimer Road, London, W10 6RA
Tel: 020 8964 5343
Helpline: 020 8964 1166
Email: info@sauk.org.uk
Website: www.sauk.org.uk

The Sickle Cell Society
The Sickle Cell Society, 54 Station Road, London, NW10 4UA
Tel: 020 8961 7795 / 4006
Website: www.sicklecellsociety.org

Teenage Cancer Trust
Tel: 020 7612 0370
Website: www.teenagecancertrust.org


MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy)
A list of local counsellors is available on request or from the BACP website
Tel: 01455 883300
Website: www.bacp.co.uk

Interact Ltd
Support, training, education, community and employment opportunities for people with mental health or learning difficulties.
Tel: 01245 608221
Website: www.interact.org.uk

Life Swap Counselling
Counselling for Thurrock and Surrounding Areas
Tel: 01375 858418 / 07772 614608
Website: www.my-life-swap.co.uk

MIND (National Association for Mental Health)
MIND, 160 Bridge Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6DB
Tel: 01375 380237 / 0300 123 3393
Website: www.thurrockmind.org.uk / www.mind.org.uk

Primary Care Trust
Health Services for people living in Thurrock
NHS South West Essex, Head Office, Phoenix Court, Christopher Martin Road, Basildon, Essex, SS14 3HG
Tel: 01268 705000
Email: info@swessex.nhs.uk

Young Minds
Information, advice and guidance for anyone with concerns about the mental health of a young person.
Helpline: 0800 802 5544 (Available Monday & Friday 9.30am - 4pm)
Website: www.youngminds.org.uk