Swavesey Surgery

58 Boxworth End, Swavesey, Cambridge, CB24 4RA

Current time is 16:55 - We're open

NHS

Telephone: 01954 230202

Fax: 01954 206035

admin.swaveseysurgery@nhs.net

We’re here to help

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus. Your GP practice is open and if you need to see your GP, please ring us on 01954 230202. You can also call NHS 111. Please do not come to the surgery unless you have an appointment.  Appointments are being delivered face-to-face, online and over the telephone. If you are asked to come into the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering. Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.

For the latest NHS information and advice on coronavirus or to book a test visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Carers

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

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.

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

Carers identification form

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

 

You can also ask at reception, the doctor or nurse to be referred for advice and support to : 

 Our Social Prescriber, Pekka Tuutti

A social prescriber aims to provide support for a wide range of issues which can affect wellbeing. 

  • Many health conditions can be helped by changes to lifestyle. 
  • He is able to spend time getting to know you and support you to connect with services in the community which are most suited to your wellbeing.   
  • He will be working closely with community groups, social services, local charities so that he is aware of all that is on offer.

 

OTHER SUPPORT AVAILBLE:

Do you look after someone? Don’t know where to turn for support and advice?                  

Would you like to know:

  • What support is available locally
  • Who the local Carers’ Support Worker is?
  • How to make a plan for an emergency?
  • How to arrange a Carer’s Assessment?
  • How to achieve ongoing personalised support for your situation?
  • How to access courses or training such as Moving and Handling or
  • Caring with Confidence?
  • What help and advice is available online?
  • Where you can talk to other carers?
  • What your rights are?
  • How to take a break from caring?

Caring together can give you this information 

Caring Together’ (formerly Carers Trust) on behalf of the Council.
Telephone

e: 0345 241 0954      
Email: hello@caringtogether.org

 

Family Carers

There is a free service available to any family carer 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.

The free service will give you access to a specialist worker at Carers Trust Cambridgeshire who will discuss the many options available to you. These may be:

 Information and advice regarding your caring situation
 A short break that works for you, with help to decide what gives you a break
 Considering options for longer term support.

You can self refer to caring together