There are lots of services you can access which do not need a referral from the doctor.
Anxiety and Depression
Click here to access counselling and help to manage low mood – Dudley Talking therapies can also help by phoning 0800 953 0404.
Minor Eye Complaints
Click here to access help with minor eye problems such as a red or itchy eye. This service is free of charge for most people.
Alcohol and Drug Misuse
Click here to access help if you’re struggling with drinking too much or drug use.
Click here for help with managing your weight and a healthy lifestyle.
Stop Smoking Service
Click here for help when trying to quit smoking.
Blue Badge Application
If you want to apply for a blue badge you can contact the council directly. They will contact the surgery if they need any more information. Please use the following website click here.
Support for Young People
For patients who are aged 10 to 25 the Here4YOUth service will offer support with various problems/difficulties. This include drugs, alcohol, housing, loneliness, bullying, mild low mood and life skills/money.
Self refer by clicking here or phone 01384 241440.
Social Services/Getting help with care
If you feel you need more carers or a family member needs help with day to day activities you can contact Dudley Council for an assessment. Click here and fill in the online form to contact the Access team or phone 0300 555 0055.
Safeguarding of Adults or Children
If you are concerned a child or adult maybe at risk of abuse/self neglect please click here for Dudley Councils Safeguarding Team.
Patient can access help with any sexual screening or treatment via the GUM at Russells Hall Hospital. Click here for their website or phone 01384 456111 extension 3900.
They can also advise on contraception such as coils, implants, condoms and emergency contraception.