To be seen by a GP you have to register with their practice.
You can get a list of GPs in Wolverhampton from:
You can call them for a list on 01902 444878.
Or you can find out where there are GP surgeries near you that are accepting new NHS patients on the NHS website:
A surgery may refuse to accept you as a patient, if you do not live in their area, or if they have closed their list of patients.
Where a surgery does refuse to accept you, they must have reasonable grounds for doing so, which do not relate to race, gender, gender identity, social class, age, religion, sexual orientation, appearance, disability or medical condition, and they have to give you their reasons in writing.
If your GP surgery is closed, you can get urgent out-of hours medical help from Wolverhampton Doctors on Call. This is only available if your problem is urgent and you cannot wait until your GP surgery is open.
The service runs and runs between 6.30pm and weekdays and all day on weekends and Bank Holidays. Doctors on Call is based at the Phoenix Centre.
You can get a list of dentists taking NHS patients in Wolverhampton, from:
The Health and Community Care Information Service, Public Health Dept, Wolverhampton City PCT, Coniston House, Chapel Ash Wolverhampton, WV3 0XE
Telephone 01902 831831
You are entitled to free NHS sight tests if you are getting Income Support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, income-related Employment and Support Allowance or the guarantee credit part of Pension Credit. Your partner and children will also be entitled to
Chemists in Wolverhampton operate outside of standard hours on a rotational basis. To find out where there is an early or late opening chemist near you, you can check on the internet:
The 59 accessible bus goes every 5 minutes from stand G in the bus station, and stops outside New Cross hospital.
The 57 People’s Express bus arrives once an hour and will take you into the grounds of New Cross hospital, the bus is not accessible.
The emergency SMS service lets deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue, or coastguard.
Wolverhampton Healthwatch gives you the opportunity to influence local health and social care services. Healthwatch finds out about what people like and dislike about local services, and works with the people who plan and run them to help make them better. Anyone can...
Most services for mental health are accessed by referral from a GP or other professional.
There are three community mental health teams are based around the city, Steps to Health in the North East, The Croft Resource Centre serving the South East and Corner House Resource Centre in the South West.
The teams are made up of nurses, social workers, psychologists, doctors and occupational therapists. They can also arrange for other services like outreach, day care, home treatment, employment services, carer support, inpatient treatment at Penn Hospital and other specialist services.
Between November 2015 and February 2016 the City of Wolverhampton Council proposed changes to the four bed crisis support and outreach service for people with mental health needs delivered from Recovery House…….
One Voice provides a professional advocacy service for disabled adults. Any adult who is a Wolverhampton citizen, and has a long term impairment, or has a mental health issue, a learning disability, or considers themselves a disabled person, can use this free...
WAS is run by One Voice and provides a free advocacy service for disabled people, people with substance misuse issues, older people, and family carers.
Advocacy helps you to help yourself by providing information and support on a wide range of issues, like your care plan and services, benefits, legal rights, employment, housing, fuel bills, complaints and other issues that affect the lives of our service users.
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Over 70% of older people are lonely according to research published by the over 50s site gransnet. The poll also revealled that around half of those people who felt lonely have never told anyone about it. If you are one of the silent majority who is feeling lonely,...read more