Mental health and wellbeing support

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCFT), which delivers mental health services across the area, has set up a new 24/7 phone line and five Mental Health Urgent Assessment Centres.

Together the two should simplify the system for receiving support for people who are in crisis.

There is a newly launched telephone support service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by calling 0800 953 0110.

Trained medical professionals are available to answer calls from people needing immediate advice or assistance, for themselves or a friend or family member.

Callers can receive a mental health assessment and referral on to appropriate services

https://healthierlsc.co.uk/MentalHealthSupport

Extended Access is the offer of pre-bookable appointments outside GP practices’ core contractual hours, either in the early morning, evening (until 9.30pm) or at weekend and on bank holidays.

There are a range of appointments we can offer our patients in addition to practice appointments, please speak to our reception team for more information.

If you need medical assistance whilst we are closed, please call NHS 111 or access information online Get medical help – NHS 111

For life threatening emergencies – Call 999 for an ambulance

For urgent dental treatment: call your dentist or  call the Lancashire and South Cumbria Dental help line number 0300 1243 010. The helpline will assess dental needs and if urgent signpost to relevant service.

The online consult service has clinically approved , GP-authored information covering a number of topics with self-help videos and resources. Submit a routine query and we will respond in two working days.