Health

FLAG (For Local Advice and Guidance)

Address: 39 Chestergate, Stockport SK1 1LZ
Phone: 0161 474 1042
E-mail: info@stockportflag.org.uk
Website: http://www.stockportflag.org.uk , http://www.mycaremychoice.org.uk
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm
Phone Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm
Referral: No
Comment: Confidential accurate and local advice around all adult health and social care services in Stockport. Also an independent and accessible assisted signposting service.

Sexual Health Line (formerly National AIDS Helpline)

Phone: Freephone 0800 567 123
Office Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Comment: A 24-hour, seven-days-a-week, free and confidential telephone service with advice about HIV, AIDS, sexual health, sexually transmitted infections, local services, clinics and support services.

SCOPE Response

Address: 6 Market Rd, London N7 9PW
Phone: Freephone 0808 800 3333
E-mail: response@scope.org.uk
Website: http://www.scope.org.uk
Contact Name: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Comment: Scope Response provides information, advice and initial support on all aspects of CP and disability issues. All calls are confidential.

SANDS (Still Birth & Neonatal Death Society) – Stockport Branch

Address: 158 Petersburg Road, Edgeley, Stockport, SK3 9RB
Phone: 0161 480 9265 Stockport branch, 0207 436 5881 National Helpline (Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm)
E-mail: helpline@uk-sand.org
Website: http://www.uk-sands.org
Contact Name: Ann Kay
Phone Hours: Answerphone is on during the day and calls will bereturned in the evening. National helpline 020 7436 5881 Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm
Comment: Group meetings to offer mutual support and understanding to people affected by still births and neonatal bereavement. Newletter and leaflets published by Head Office.

NHS Direct

Phone: 0845 4647
Fax: 0845 606 4647
Website: http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
Office Hours: 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week
Comment: 24 hour confidential medical helpline operated by nurse advisors giving advice on a wide range of health topics. They have details of relevant health information services, late night pharmacists and out of hours dentists in the local area. If the call is urgent the nurse advisor will be able to transfer the caller to the paramedic emergency control.