Care & Support

Click on the pages below to find out further information and advice on your health and wellbeing.

Cancer Screening Programmes

Please remember the importance of regular screening to protect you from Bowel, Breast and Cervical cancer. You will be invited to book an appointment when it is time for your ... [continue] Cancer Screening Programmes

Check Yourself

Please remember to check your breasts or testicles regularly for signs of cancer.  Please follow the links below for information on how to do this: Breast Self-Checking Testicle Self-Checking If ... [continue] Check Yourself

Find NHS services near you

Are you in need of a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service easily by entering your postcode.

Find your NHS number

Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find your NHS number

Health & Care Video Library

There are lots of information and advice videos in the Health and Care Video library funded by the NHS. The videos are reviewed regularly by NHS clinicians to ensure they ... [continue] Health & Care Video Library

How are you?

Get a FREE personalized health score when you complete this 10 minute quiz. How Are You is for over 18s only and is only designed to point you in the ... [continue] How are you?

In Times of Bereavement

If Death Occurs At Home 1. Telephone the doctor who will visit to confirm that death has taken place. Alternatively if this is out of surgery hours, then please call ... [continue] In Times of Bereavement

Local Mental Health Services

 If you need help and to speak to someone urgently call the 24 Hour Mental Health Matters Helpline on 0800 107 0160 and a trained telephone adviser will support you ... [continue] Local Mental Health Services

Mental Health Support from: Release the Pressure

Please visit the below link for mental health support. It’s free and you can even chat online if you aren’t feeling up to talking on the phone. Click on the ... [continue] Mental Health Support from: Release the Pressure

NHS Health A to Z

Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z.

NHS Live Well

Please use the NHS links for information and advice on healthy living.

Online Counselling for Young People through Kooth

Kooth offers Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people. To find out more, visit their website:  

Online Support and Counselling for 10 – 16 year olds

Headstart Kent is a lottery funded programme supporting young people to improve their emotional wellbeing and resilience. Click here to go to their website – it has a Parent/Carers section and ... [continue] Online Support and Counselling for 10 – 16 year olds

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? Find out more in the pages below. To access ... [continue] Self care

Sexual Health Information and Clinics

Please click here to visit Kent County Council’s sexual health page . The page contains information on STI home testing, Contaception, and psychosexual therapy, as well as a tool to ... [continue] Sexual Health Information and Clinics

Support for Vulnerable People

Kent Together offers help with non-medical needs for vulnerable people who are unable to leave their house. This is a 24 hour service: Visit: by clicking this link  or ... [continue] Support for Vulnerable People

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Staying Safer with Self Harm

The below booklet is written for anyone who self-harms as more than a one off or short-term response to distress. It includes suggestions about taking care of yourself   Staying ... [continue] Staying Safer with Self Harm

Armed Forces Network

Click here to visit the Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network website The Memorial Medical Centre is an Accredited Veteran Friendly GP Practice. As such the Practice aims to identify, ... [continue] Armed Forces Network


Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Date published: 24th March, 2021
Date last updated: 24th March, 2021