Covid-19 Wandsworth Social Prescription Guide - Wandle PCN.
During the outbreak of Covid-19, it has been noted by many that those at risk may be struggling with feelings of loneliness, isolation and anxiety. Talking with family members via telephone or video call is of course recommended alongside appropriate levels of exercise. However, for those who may need extra help with errands and support, please click here for further details of organisations that are available to help.
The Silver Line is the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year - https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/
New Eye Service for Wandsworth & Merton patients
If you are troubled by new eye symptoms you can self-refer to the following specially trained local opticians. Please click on the link below for further information:
Choose Self Care
Over the last year the NHS spent £11,740,356 on treatments for all common self care conditions.
£10,726,928 spent on GP appointments
£1,013,428 spent on medicines
If we were more self care aware we could use these important resources to fund:
44,875 Chemotherapy treatments
9,367 X-rays, ultrasounds and echocardiograms
Speak to your pharmacist for help and advice on managing your symptoms for common conditions
Self Care Leaflets