We list here a wide range of health and wellbeing services that are available to the people of Abingdon
Clearly, the NHS is a key player in all this and they have an excellent web site called NHS Choices where you can search for a service that you need.
Some of the key information on Abingdon may be found on the sites listed below
Help for carers
You can find details here of organisations operating in Abingdon that can help you on many carer matters.
Samaritans offer a confidential ear if you need to talk. Helpline 08457 90 90 90
Provides free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems. Citizens Advice Abingdon contact information.
People who are lost, anxious, confused or feels they are being bullied, abused or harrased while out, they can go to designated Safe Places located around Abingdon. Find out more.
Voluntary groups and charities
Community Centres and Church Halls
These host clubs and societies, and hold events. View the map here.
Sites listing a range of services in OxfordshireOxfordshire County Council provides two useful sites
Healthwatch Oxfordshire is all about enabling local voices to influence the delivery and design of local health and social care. Its web site enables you to leave comments on various services and to read others' comments (a bit like Tripadviser).
Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)
PALS is a free and confidential service that provides help when it is needed to hospital users. Members of the PALS team act independently when handling patient and family concerns, liaising with staff, managers and, where appropriate, relevant organisations to negotiate immediate or prompt solutions. The information for the two main Oxfordshire Foundation Trusts can be found here
For other NHS organisations in our area, you can contact
NHS Health Checks
Regular general health checks are available through the NHS. Find out more