Changes to prescribing Over The Counter medicines

In-line with NHS England recommendations, NHS Dorset has asked GP teams to stop prescribing medicine and treatment for 35 minor conditions listed on this page. This allows GPs to focus on caring for people who have more complex needs. NHS Dorset wants people to have the confidence to look after themselves where they can. This

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Steps 2 Wellbeing – Southampton and Dorset

Steps 2 Wellbeing offer help to people over the age of 18 who are registered with a GP at Dorset or Southampton City Practice. They provide a range of low and high-intensity treatments for common mental health issues such as low mood, anxiety, or related mental health conditions. The service also offers support for those living with long-term health conditions. Patients can refer themselves to the service via their website or they can be referred through their GP or any health care provider.

GIRES (Gender Identity Research & Education Society)

GIRES is a UK wide organisation whose purpose is to improve the lives of trans and gender diverse people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender.

Transgender Support Groups

Find transgender support group in your area.

How to find an NHS gender dysphoria clinic

Trans and non-binary people's general health needs are the same as anyone else's. But trans people may have specific health needs in relation to gender dysphoria. Your particular needs may be best addressed by transgender health services offered by NHS gender dysphoria clinics (GDCs).

Stonewall

Stonewall was founded in 1989 by a small group of people who had been active in the struggle against Section 28 of the Local Government Act. In 2015, and following a six-month consultation with trans communities, Stonewall became trans inclusive.
0800 0502020

Mind Out

MindOut is a project run by and for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer people. Our staff, volunteers and board of trustees, are all LGBTQ. We believe that sharing this identity is essential to our work.
01273 234839

Galop Services

We are continuing to support LGBT+ who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence and/or domestic abuse while remote working. Referrals to access these services can be made by emailing [email protected] or completing our online referral form. We can provide support through telephone, email, text and WhatsApp.
0800 999 5428

Switchboard LGBT + helpline

Advice and understanding You are always best placed to make decisions about your life. We want you to finish your call feeling you have options.
0300 330 0630

LGBT Foundation

Established in 1975, LGBT Foundation exists to support the needs of the diverse range of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans. We believe in a fair and equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential. #EqualityWins underpins much of what we do and we aim to be; ‘here if you need us
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