Reception and enquiries

Reception and enquiries

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Common Illness Room

Common Illness Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

 

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.
Alternatively visit NHS Choices for more health advice.

Consulting room

Consulting room

How can we help you?

For Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Long Term Conditions room.

Visit NHS Choices for help with a range of conditions.

Get fast help from a Pharmacist with minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis etc.

Visit a Pharmacist

  • No appointment necessary
  • Many pharmacists have a confidential area
  • Open till late and at weekends
See a Nurse about vaccinations, sexual health, contraception, blood pressure, etc.

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phone 01908 582069
Get medical advice from a doctor

Contact a doctor for all non urgent queries

Book an appointment on the phone 01908 582069
Out of Hours – Call 111.

Call 111

Milton Keynes Urgent Care Services will be available at the following times:

6.30 pm to 8.00 am Monday to Friday
All day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

When you contact Milton Keynes Urgent Care Services you will be asked the following questions:

  • – Telephone number of the patient’s house
  • – The patient’s G.P.
  • – Address
  • – Nature of the illness (symptoms)

Travel Room

Travel Room

How can we help you?

Vaccinations, medication and travel advice

Travel Assessment

We offer a full travel advice and immunisation service. If you are travelling abroad please complete and submit the travel form in plenty of time (we recommend 6-8 weeks) before your journey.

Private Travel Clinics

Do you need vaccinations?

Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.

Also visit

Advice and help zone

Advice and help zone

Lets see what we can do…

For Forms, Medicals, Test results and Certificates please visit Reception

For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Long Term Conditions room.

Adult Services
Abuse
Luton Women's Centre

Luton Women’s Centre provide a safe and accessible Women only environment, a resource centre allowing easy access to all the services available for women.

01582 416 783

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Bedfordshire Domestic Abuse Partnership

The Partnership beings together key agencies across Bedfordshire to raise awareness, to deliver services and to work together to improve our local response to domestic abuse. Find out more

Bedfordshire Sexual Abuse Partnership

If you are a survivor of domestic abuse or a current victim, there are services throughout Bedfordshire to help you.

Find out more

Bereavement
Cruse Bedfordshire

Cruse Bedfordshire offers people in Bedfordshire bereavement support from a team of trained volunteers, either in your home or at one of our drop-in centres in Luton, Biggleswade and Bedford.

0300 200 4108

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Useful Numbers for Bereavement Patients

View the full list of contact numbers

Milton Keynes Bereavement Service

Milton Keynes Bereavement Service has been supporting the local community through bereavement for over 30 years.

Find out more

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Our vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives.

Find out more

CHUMS

CHUMS mental health and emotional wellbeing service for children and young people is a social enterprise, delivering services across Luton and Bedfordshire. CHUMS supports parent and carers wherever possible.

01525 863924

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The Compassionate Friends

Supporting bereaved parents & their families after a child dies.

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Cancer
Cancer Help

Reliable, easy to understand patient information from Cancer Research UK.
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Macmillan Cancer Support

We provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.
Find out more

Marie Curie Cancer Care

We’re here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families.
Find out more

Carers
Carers in Beds

Dementia Services. Find out more

Respite At Home

Respite At Home Volunteers West Mid Beds & Ivel Valley provides services to:

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Elderly/old people

aims to befriend, listen and give practical help to patients with life -limiting illnesses and their families in mid Bedfordshire and Ivel Valley. Free and Confidential service. Volunteers visit patients in their homes for up to 3 hrs per week.

Contact number: 01234 743063

Child Health
Child Immunisation Clinic

Immunisations are carried out at Asplands by the Practice Nurses on Tuesdays 12.45 – 2.15pm.

Health Visitors

If you pay your council tax to Central Bedfordshire Council please call 01525 631199 (Ampthill)

If you pay your council tax to Milton Keynes Council please call 01908 355175 (Neath Hill)

CHUMS

Mental health and emotional wellbeing service for children and young people. Find out more

Self refer here

Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that’s most common in children, It usually causes a bright red rash to develop on the cheeks. Find out more

Fever in Children

A fever is a high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever. Find out more

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point. Find out more

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection that can affect young children. Find out more

Headlice

Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re particularly common in children. Find out more

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMH) provides outpatient assessments, support and treatment for children experiencing moderate to severe mental health problems in young people up to the age of 18.

Find out more

Childline

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small.

0800 1111

Find out more

Further information

From warts and measles to chickenpox and tonsillitis, find out how to recognise some of the most common childhood conditions NHS Choices – Childhood Illness

Counselling
Counselling Clinic

The practice counsellor Monika Dedus, works at

  • Woburn: Monday 10am -1pm, Tuesday 10am -4pm
  • Asplands: Thursday 10am-4pm
Sorted

Sorted offers a free and confidential counselling service for young people aged between 10 and 25 years.

01582 891435

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Relate

Family counselling can help when siblings aren’t getting on, or when parents and children are going through a divorce or separation.

0300 100 1234

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Open Door

Bedford Open Door is a charity providing free and confidential counselling to young people. Counselling is provided by a team of fully trained, experienced and friendly volunteer counsellors.

Find out more

YIS - Youth Counselling Service

YIS are a long-running charity that provides a free and confidential BACP accredited counselling service for young people aged 11-21 who live, learn or work in Milton Keynes.

Find out more

Spurgeons

Spurgeons believe that every child deserves a childhood and an equal chance to fulfil their dreams. They’re currently delivering more than 81 projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

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The Counselling Foundation

The Counselling Foundation is a leading charity providing counselling and counsellor training for the better mental health of our communities of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

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Crisis Counselling
CALM

The campaign against living miserably or CALM, is a registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK.

0800 58 58 58

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Victim Support

Victim Support work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. They help people feel safer and find the strength to move forward after crime.

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Road Victims Trust

The Road Victims Trust is a registered charity offering a range of free support services to residents of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire who have been affected by fatal road collisions.

Find out more

The Hope Programme

The Hope Programme offers a telephone helpline, emotional support and counselling to women and girls, men and boys, over 10 years old who have suffered rape and sexual violence.

0300 365 1045

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Women's aid

Women’s aid are a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated.

Find out more

Asian Women’s Foundation

Information on issues affecting Asian women, with focus on community organisation and involvement. Support service for Asian women who have experienced domestic violence or harassment, including refuge accommodation.

Find out more

Bedford African and Caribbean Forum

The BACF is a community needs led charitable organisation that cares passionately about the Social, Economic and Educational needs and the issues that Black Africans and Caribbean’s face in society as a whole, but in particular within Bedford and the surrounding areas.

Find out more

Debt
Hope Debt Advice Centre

118 Brickhill Drive, Bedford, MK41 7QN

01234 273774

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Bedford Debt Centre

The Bedford Debt Centre is run in partnership with Grace Community Church and gives free debt help to anyone who feels weighed down by debt.

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The Money Charity

The Money Charity empowers people across the UK to build the skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours, to make the most of their money throughout their lives.

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Disability
The Disability Resource Centre

Free Help & Advice for Disabled People including Carers & Families of Disabled People, Older People & People Affected by Long-Term Health Conditions.

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Flitwick & District Stroke Club

Meets on the First Wednesday of the month from 2 pm to 4.30 pm at the Ellenshaw Court, Hinksley Road, Flitwick, Beds.

Call 01525 717181 (John Farmer).

Headway Bedford

Headway Bedford provide a supportive and stimulating environment for people who have an acquired brain injury.

Find out more

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

Located in Milton Keynes, Thomas Edward Mitton House is a specialist residential centre that provides continuing rehabilitation and specialist care and support for people with an acquired brain injury.

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Sight Concern

Sight Concern (Bedfordshire) is an independent, local, sight-loss charity providing information, advice and practical support for blind and partially sighted people in Bedfordshire and Luton.

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Action for Blind People

Action for Blind People provides practical and emotional advice and support across England to people who are blind or partially sighted and their friends and family.

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Scope

Scope is a charity that exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.

Find out more

Multiple Sclerosis

National Support

Local Support

Drugs and Alcohol
Path to Recovery (P2R)

Drug and Alcohol Services  supporting the changes you want to make to your drug and Alcohol use.

01234 352220

Find out more

Self refer here

One You Drinks Tracker - Mobile App

Drinking a bit too much can sneak up on you. Our free drinks tracker app makes it easy to keep an eye on the booze and take control with daily tips and feedback.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.0300 123 6600 Talk online

Drinkline

If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.0300 123 1110

Al-Anon

Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. Find out more

Alcohol Services for the Community

ASC is an independent agency specialising in alcohol use. They have been running since 1979 and have projects across Luton and Bedfordshire. The aim of asc is to promote a healthier lifestyle without reliance on alcohol or other drugs. Find out more

Spaced

Specialist Substance Misuse Family Support Service. Family support for those affected by drug and alcohol misuse.

01234 352220

Find out more

Addaction

Addaction helps people change their behaviour to become the very best that they can be. Find out more

Further information

For more information about the benefits of drinking less, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Drinking and Alcohol
Alternatively, for more information on how drug misuse can be harmful to your health visit NHS Choices – The Effects of Drugs

Elderly Care
Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society believe passionately that life doesn’t end when dementia begins. They are here for anyone affected by dementia, and they do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.

Find out more

Specialist Memory Service

Specialist Memory Service

Hearing Aid Support Service

Support for: tubing, minor repairs, ear mould cleaning, battery replacement and advice.

Visit the website

View the drop in information

British Red Cross

The British Red Cross provide support at home, transport and mobility aids to help people when they face a crisis in their daily lives.

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End of Life Care
Talk to your loved ones about....

Advanced Care Plan Leaflet

Create your own Advanced Care Plan

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Flu Vaccine
Gambling
Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to do the same.

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GamCare

GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling.

Find out more

Hay fever
Hay fever

Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen. The symptoms of hay fever are caused when a person has an allergic reaction to pollen. Common hay fever symptoms are:

  • – a runny, itchy and/or blocked nose
  • – sneezing
  • – itchy eyes
Treatment - Steroid nasal sprays

Steroid nasal sprays help to prevent or reduce inflammation in the lining of the nose and some can help to relieve watery eyes.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Treatment - Decongestants

Decongestant nasal sprays and tablets are used to unblock the nose.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Treatment - Eye drops

Eye drops can be used to treat itchy or watery eyes.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Treatment - Antihistamines

Antihistamines help to relieve a runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes.

Available from your local pharmacy.

Further information

For more information about hay fever and how to treat it visit

NHS Choices – Hay fever

Love Woburn Sands
Love Woburn Sands

Love Woburn Sands is a developing community project set up together by Churches Together. It is a really positive and fast moving initiative primarily funded by the Diocese of St. Albans. Find out more

Maternity
Planning your Pregnancy

If you’re planning on getting pregnant, you can improve your chances of conceiving and having a successful pregnancy. Follow these steps

Ante Natal Clinic

The next step is to make a booking appointment with the midwife, which will last around 45 minutes.  Please make an appointment at reception in Asplands/ Woburn surgery for the ‘Bookings Clinic’, when you are between 8-10 weeks pregnant.

Your GP will request a scan for you; this appointment will arrive in the post as it is sent directly from the hospital.

The Grove Pregnancy Advice Centre

The Grove is a part of The Hope Trust (Bedford) a registered Christian charity. They receive referrals from health professionals, Social Services and other organisations who signpost to us, with clients also able to refer themselves for all services.

01234 355408

Find out more

National Childbirth Trust

For practical and emotional support in all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding.

Find out more

Need to find a baby change room in a hurry? Avoid the stress and let our Babychange app show you the way.

Download the app

Further information

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here – NHS Choices – Your Pregnancy & Baby Guide

Mental Health
Samaritans

If something is troubling you, call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.116 123 Find out more

Specialist Memory Service

Specialist Memory Service

Mind

Information and Support for all mental health issues. Mind Infoline

0300 123 3393

National Website

Local Website

Rethink

Help, information and support for all those affected by mental illness. Find out more

The Day Resource Centre

Providing an integrated & flexible approach for the treatment of mental health needs.

01234 310044

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Barford Avenue Resource Centre

The Barford Avenue Resource Centre offers a service for adults over the age of 16 who are experiencing mental health difficulties and who live in Bedford Borough or Central Bedfordshire.

01234 215610

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No Panic

No Panic is a registered charity which helps people who suffer from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders including those people who are trying to give up Tranquillizers.

0844 967 4848

Find out more

OCD Action

OCD Action provide support and information to anybody affected by OCD.

0845 390 6232

Find out more

Depression Alliance

Depression Alliance bring people together to end the loneliness and isolation that so often comes with depression.

Find out more

Further information

For more information about mental health, ways to cope with it and more visit

NHS Choices – Mental Health

One You – Felling stressed?

Physiotherapy
NHS Choices

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future. It takes a holistic approach that involves the patient directly in their own care.

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Refugees / Asylum Seekers
BRASS

Brass supports refugees and asylum seekers in Bedfordshire, UK. They provide advice on a range of issues, English language tuition, and social activities.

Find out more

Milton Keynes Community Language Service

They provide interpreting and translation services to Health, Private and Legal organisations and a translation service to members of the public.

Find out more

Sexual Health
Family Planning Association

They are a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK. Find out more

iCaSH

iCaSH provide all aspects of sexual health, including contraception, STI testing & treatment and psychosexual services. Find out more

MK Sexual Health

Offers a wide range of Sexual Health and Contraceptive services provided by Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Find out more

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing services for nearly 250,000 young people UK-wide, each year. Get advice now

Asplands Medical Centre

We provide a coil and implant fitting service for both our registered patients and patients who are not registered with Asplands Medical Centre. Find a Local Sexual Health Clinic

Sexual Health Help Line

The Family Planning Association Sexual health help line can give you confidential information and advice 0845 122 8690

Psychosexual Service

This service is available for patients with current sexual dysfunction within relationships, previous sexual abuse/assault, initial exploration of gender dysphoria and Issues around sexuality. Find out more

Relate

All couples go through phases where they don’t have the time or energy for regular sex. If this has become the norm and you would like to rediscover your sex life, Relate’s Sex Therapists can help you.

0300 100 1234

Find out more

Q:alliance

Q:alliance is a registered charity that provides support, information and representation for the LGBT+ people who live, work and play in Milton Keynes. Find out more

Further information

For more information about Sexual Health topics including a contraception guide visit NHS Choices – Sexual Health

Stop Smoking
Stop Smoking Clinic

We have two practice nurses trained up within the surgery, especially to give advice on smoking cessation.

Please contact to make an appointment.

NHS Smokefree - Mobile App

The Smokefree app can help you stop smoking by providing daily support and motivation. If you stay smokefree for the 4-week programme you’re up to five times more likely to stay quit for good.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Get Support Now

Choose from an app, Quit Kit, email, SMS and face-to-face guidance. Sign up now

Get a Plan

Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan. Get a plan now

Further information

For more information about the benefits of stopping smoking, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Stop Smoking

Weight Management
One You Couch to 5K - Mobile App

The Couch to 5K app has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks. Grab your trainers, download the app and follow the step-by-step instructions.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Weight Watchers

Meetings, Online or a little bit of both. We’ve got options and support, whatever your lifestyle. Find out more

Lighter Life

They combine effective, nutritious plans to help you quickly reach the weight you want, with a ground breaking counselling techniques so you can change how you think about food. Find out more

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight. Find out more

Want to get more active

Get help and advice from NHS Choices including 10 Minute workouts, 12 week fitness plan, running & cycling for beginners and much more. Get help now

One You Easy Meals - Mobile App

The free Easy Meals app is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll find delicious, easy meal ideas to help get you going if you’re ever short of inspiration.

Download on the Apple App Store

Download on the Android App Store

Get started on the nhs 12 Week Weight Loss Plan

The plan is designed to help you lose weight and keep it off. Get started now

Am I a Healthy Weight

Calculation your BMI using this NHS Choices Tools

Further information

For more information about the benefits of losing weight, top tips and more visit

NHS Choices – Weight Loss

One You – How healthy is your food?

One You – How much have you moved today?

Health Review Clinic

Health Review Clinic

Here we can help you monitor your condition

If you have been invited to submit a health review by your doctor,
please select the relevant form below.

If you would like to request a health review, please visit Reception
and send us a request.

Long term conditions

Prescriptions and medicines centre

Administration office

Administration office

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