Why can’t I just book an appointment to see my GP?

Why can’t I just book an appointment to see my GP? This and its related question, “Why can’t I see a GP”, are clearly at the forefront of all of our minds at present and are often in the Press. We’d like to help address these valid questions by sharing some information and insights into

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Carers

Carers Resource Information Support Programme

If you look after someone, we're here for you. Join the Carers' Information Service to become part of our carers' community. The Carers Information Service supports family/unpaid carers looking after someone who would not be able to manage without their support.
01202 128787

Carer Support Dorset

We help carers to access services, information, education and training, respite, and breaks from their caring role. We ensure they have a voice that is heard and work with health and social care professionals and employers to raise carer awareness and develop best practice.
For Carers (FREEPHONE) 0800 368 8349

My life my care

My life my care is an information and advice website owned by BCP Council. If you find it difficult to live safely and independently in your home, you can find help here. Our solutions offer information and advice to help you make informed choices about living the life you want.
01202 123654

Poole Family Information Service

The Family Information Service is here to help you with a range of matters relating to family life. If you're a parent, grandparent or carer and have a question but don't know where to go, contact us. The service is free, confidential and impartial and supports families with children and young people aged 0 to19 or 0 to 25 for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
01202 261999

Learning Disability update

Our Learning Disability update is an ‘easy read’ newsletter. Subscribe to keep up to date with what NHS England is doing for people with a learning disability and/or autism, their families, carers and supporters.

Introduction to care and support

This guide is for people who have care and support needs, their carers, and people who are planning their future care needs.

Healthwatch

We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.
03000 683 000

Help for carers looking after a loved one

If you look after a partner, relative or friend who is disabled or ill due to physical or mental health, you are a carer, even if you don’t think of yourself as one. Find out about the emotional, practical and financial support available to you.

Carers: help and support

You can get help and support if you're responsible for looking after someone who has a disability, is getting old or has become ill. This can range from practical help to make day-to-day life easier to benefits like Carer's Allowance.

Carers UK

Caring will affect us all at some point in our lives. We’ll be here for you when that happens. With your help, we can be there for the 6,000 people who start looking after someone each day.
020 7378 4999