A carer is someone who spends a significant proportion of their life providing unpaid support to family or potentially friends. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has a mental health or substance misuse problem.

Swavesey Surgery are delighted to have been awarded with the Carer Friendly Tick Health award

Carers are invited annually for a health check with the nurse

Please also see our ‘Local Support Group’ page for details of the Carers Cafes, held locally in Bar Hill and Willingham.

To be registered as the surgery as a carer please ask at reception, or you can complete and submit the form below:

  • Please give the details of the person you care for
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Caring Together charity

Making it easier to get support from Caring Together

Caring Together are always working to make it as easy as possible for people who are looking after someone to get the support they need and that is most relevant to them. We recently launched a new online form which can be used both by people who are looking after someone or professionals who want to refer an unpaid carer:

  • They can simply go to
  • People can tell us about their / the carer’s situation and we can then get in touch with the carer to ensure they have the relevant support.

Inside news email newsletter

Each month our email newsletter, inside news, gives people who look after someone and professionals the latest information for unpaid carers in the area.

It is completely free to sign up. Just go to

Caring magazine

In June we relaunched our quarterly magazine for unpaid carers.

Caring magazine has been very well received and we have had very positive feedback. The second issue was recently published.

You can see more at

Caring magazine is free, it comes out each quarter with people able to receive printed copies by subscribing at or an emailed copy by signing up at

Carer’s Directory

We are fortunate there are a wide range of partners who also provide support and services relevant to carers. People can use our searchable directory by visiting