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CORONAVIRUS. If you require advice about COVID-19 please visit the NHS111 website first. Please be aware that we are keeping attendance at the surgery to a minimum. If you have an appointment you will be phoned first and invited to come to the surgery only if it is necessary. 

Please use eConsult to request advice from the surgery if you can. 

Carers Information

   

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Carers in Hertfordshire.

You can self refer to 'Carers in Herts'. 

click the link

www.carersinherts.org.uk

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.



 
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