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CHRISTMAS CLOSURES:

The surgery will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's day. Please ensure you have ordered prescriptions you need over the Christmas period by Friday 20 December.

HALF DAY CLOSURE:

Thursday 16 January 2020

We will reopen on Friday 17 January at 8:15am 

If you require repeat medication during this time, please send your request to the surgery by 10:30am on Tuesday 14 January 

If you require medical advice when we are closed please call 111 or 999 for emergencies

Calls are free of charge

 


 

 

Teenagers and Young people

UNDERSTAND HOW THE NHS CAN SUPPORT YOU

Many teenagers and young people have queries and concerns about their health, but often do not know where to go for help and information.

Below are some suggested websites for you to view, which give accurate and up to date support and information on a range of issues that can affect young people.

If you have concerns about health issues, please do not be afraid to contact the surgery on 01283 790 316 or email us at alrewas.surgery@nhs.net

All information will be treated in the strictest confidence.


NHS APP

Use the NHS App to:

  • check your symptoms
  • find out what to do when you need help urgently
  • book and manage appointments at your GP surgery
  • order repeat prescriptions
  • view your GP medical record securely
  • register to be an organ donor
  • choose how the NHS uses your data

https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/the-nhs-app/

The FREE Student Health App (previously known as 'ESC Student') provides useful and reliable health information for students - all in one single place.

  • Reduce your worries - learn when it's safe to manage self-treatable health problems yourself

  • Feel more confident - find out how to spot warning signs and know when to seek medical advice
  • Know where to go  - become more confident in navigating the NHS and get the support you need

Click on this link for more information Student Health App

 

MeeTwo

The MeeTwo app provides a safe and secure forum for teenagers wanting to discuss any issue affecting their lives.

You can anonymously get advice from experts or other teenagers going through similar experiences in areas such as mental health, self-harming, relationships and friendships

https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/meetwo/

 

BOTH APPS ARE COMPATIBLE WITH ANDROID AND APPLE DEVICES 


 ChatHealth  

Text message service and app for young people and parents to ask for health and wellbeing advice

Numbers to text

  • Young people in Staffordshire should text 07520 615721
  • Parents in Staffordshire should text 07520 615722

Who can use the service?

This is a universal programme available to all children and families living in Staffordshire or attending a Staffordshire school (excluding Stoke-on-Trent) where the family have a child or young person up to 19 years old.


General health advice for teenagers

https://www.healthforteens.co.uk/ 

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/healthy-eating-for-teens/

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/sexual-health/

 



 
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