Reception and enquiries

Treatment Room

Treatment Room

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Get immediate help with minor illnesses and injuries:

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

 

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

 

If you wish to get advice or see a Nurse or Doctor, please visit our Consulting Room.

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 Health Review Clinic.

Speak to someone now – Call NHS 111.

Call 111

Call 111 at any time, 24 hours a day. You will speak to NHS professional staff who will help guide you on any medical issue.
Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. 111
Get fast help from a Pharmacist for various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis.

Visit a Pharmacist

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

Contact a Nurse

Book an appointment on the phoneRalphs Ride 01344 454626 or County Lane 01344 869771
Get medical advice and treatment from a Doctor.

Contact a Doctor

Book an appointment on the phoneRalphs Ride 01344 454626 or County Lane 01344 869771

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.
Please note: You must be a registered patient at The Waterfield Practice to receive travel advice from us.

Yellow Fever

Yellow fever vaccination is available at this practice as well as designated centres. The NaTHNaC website can help you find other clinics offering yellow fever vaccination.

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

Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Carers

Signal 4 Carers

SIGNAL provide free signposting, information, guidance, networking, advice and learning to all unpaid (non-professional) carers who care for someone in Bracknell Forest, Windsor, Ascot or Maidenhead.

Website: www.signal4carers.org.uk

Bracknell Forest

Adult Social Care

Telephone: 01344 351500

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 169 2081

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Online support for Young Carers

An online space for young people to get information, advice & news.

Website: www.xpresionz.co.uk

Rally Round

A free online service for friends and family to come together and help a loved one stay safe and well at home.

Website: rallyroundme.com

Jointly by Carers UK

An app to create a circle of care and easily manage communication and coordination of caring tasks.

Website: www.jointlyapp.com

Carers' Support Group

Monthly early evening get together for carers at the Atrium Café, South Hill Park between 5.30 and 7.00pm. A listening ear, compassion, understanding and a warm and friendly welcome.

Telephone: 07972 609621

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice

They aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia Directory

This directory provides information about dementia support in Bracknell Forest, including information about getting out and about, benefits, health and social care services, advocacy and opportunities for carers to take a break.

Download: files.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Dementia-Friendly Screenings

Specially-designed monthly screenings for people living with dementia, and their carers. Screenings are relaxed with lights left on low and sound levels reduced. Doors open 1.30pm, film starts 2.00pm; with a short interval. When booking please advise if you require wheelchair access.

  • Monday 11th September – High Society
  • Monday 9th October – Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Monday 13th November – Singin’ in the Rain

Tickets: £5.50

Where: South Hill Park Cinema, Ringmead, Bracknell RG12 7PA

Telephone: 01344 484123

Website: www.southhillpark.org.uk

Dementia

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Bracknell Forest Council - Dementia

Bracknell Forest Council offer lots of advice and local support if you or a friend of relative has been dianosed with dementia.

Website: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Email: karen.white@berkshire.nhs.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

How to live along side someone with addiction

In this group you will learn about how to cope with living and supporting a friend or relative with an addition. Most importantly you can gain support and experience from others in a safe and confidential setting.

When: Tuesdays 18:30 to 19:30 and Fridays 12:30 to 13:30

Where: New Hope, Units 16/17, Market Street,
Bracknell, RG12 1JG

Telephone: 01344 312 360

New Hope

New Hope provides a range of substance misuse services under one roof to anyone aged 18 and over who live in Bracknell Forest. You can make an appointment to see someone by calling the telephone number below or by attending a drop-in session listed on the link below.

Telephone: 01344 312360

Website: ihub.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Talk to Frank

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

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Drinkline

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

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Breaking Free

Online support to help you Break Free from problems with drugs or alcohol.

Website: www.breakingfreeonline.com

Drinkaware Alcohol Self Assessment

Are you drinking too much? Take the drinkaware online test and get advice.

Website: www.drinkaware.co.uk

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.

Website: www.drinkaware.co.uk

Elderly Care

Chair Yoga for the over 50s

A one hour weekly session can help mobilise stiff joints and improve flexibility.

Thursdays – 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm

Price: £5 per session – First session FREE

Where: Great Hollands Community Centre, The Square, Great Hollands, Bracknell, RG12 8UX

Telephone: 0118 959 4242

Email: info@ageukberkshire.org.uk

Parkinsons

Parkinsons UK provide expert information on every aspect of Parkinson’s so that people affected by the condition can stay in control of their lives.

Telephone: 0808 800 0303

Website: www.parkinsons.org.uk

FallsFree4Life

Free at-home falls risk assessments and well balanced classes available to anyone aged 65 and over in Bracknell Forest.

Website: www.fallsfree4life.co.uk

Fit for Life at Bracknell Leisure Centre

If you are 50+ why not enjoy our Fit for Life sessions designed with you in mind.

Fit for Life is a multi-activity programme running Monday to Friday, except bank holidays. It offers a wide variety of fun sports and exercise sessions, all for one great price.

Website: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Forestcare

Bracknell Forest Council’s 24 hour telecare response centre, keeping you safe & independent in your home.

Website: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 169 2081

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Exercise

Back to Fitness classes

(Open to all – 8 week courses)

Get fit for FREE in a supported environment. Open to all and 100% beginner friendly.

Where: The Parks Community Centre

When: Tuesdays 6pm – 7pm

Where: New Priestwood Community Centre

When: Thursdays 9:30am – 10:30am

Website: consult.bracknell-forest.gov.uk
(You need to complete the survey to sign up)

Falls Free 4 Life Well Balanced Classes

Strength and balance classes are available free of charge to any resident aged 65 and over in Bracknell Forest.The classes last for 12 weeks. A falls risk assessment needs to be undertaken by a member of our FallsFree4Life team before starting classes.

Telephone: 01344 534019

Email: info@fallsfree4life.co.uk

Fit for Life

(Bracknell Leisure Centre)

Fit for Life is a multi-activity programme running Monday to Friday, except bank holidays. It offers a wide variety of fun sports and exercise sessions, all for one great price. These friendly and social classes aim to increase mobility, stamina and flexibility as well as improve balance.

Website: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Telephone: 01344 454203

Bracknell Town Walking Football Club

Every Wednesday morning on the 3G astro pitch at Bracknell Leisure Centre, starting at 10.30am. The minimum age limit is 50 and new members will be made most welcome.

Telephone: 07747440218

Couch to 5k

Take advantage of this FREE app to help you go from couch to walking / running 5KM.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Local Clubs & Activities

A – Z of local sports clubs and activities.

Website: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Sportivate

(16-25 year olds – 8 week courses)

Get fit for FREE in a supported environment with people aged 16 – 25.

Where: Bracknell College Sports Hall

When: Mondays 18:00 – 19:00

Website: consult.bracknell-forest.gov.uk
(You need to complete the survey to sign up)

Fit 4 All

(Open to all – Ongoing)

Get fit in a supported and beginner friendly environment including tea & coffee, all for just £2 per session. Feel free to sign up on the Bracknell Forest website or turn up on the day.

Where: Great Hollands Community Centre

When: Fridays 10:30 – noon
(inc half hour social/refreshments time)

Where: Priestwood Community Centre

When: Mondays 10am -11:30am
(inc half hour social/refreshments time)

Website: consult.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Health Walks

South Hill Health Walks

At South Hill Park. One, two and three mile walks with a visit to the cafe afterwards. Second and fourth Saturday of the month at 10.30am.

Telephone: 07443499207

Website: nhsevents.info

Go Walking

Information about how to get into walking, local groups and the best places to walk locally.

Website: yosc.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Sandhurst Health Walks

Every morning from Monday to Friday at 9.30am at Sandhurst Community Centre. For more information call Colleen Pidgeon (Volunteer Scheme Coordinator)

Telephone: 01344 774754

Email: colleen.pidgeon@lineone.net

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

Antenatal at Frimley Park

Telephone: 01276 604154

Website: www.fhft.nhs.uk

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

Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Website: web.bestbeginnings.org.uk

Mental Health

Phone Support

Youthline provides free, confidential counselling service for young people attending secondary school and young adults up to the age of 25.

Website: www.youthlineuk.com

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Specialist treatment for children and young people aged up to 18 years (and their families/carers) who are experiencing significant mental illness or emotional and behavioral difficulties.

Website: www.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk

Younger People with Dementia (YPWD)

YPWD Berkshire offer free and meaningful workshops for Younger People with Dementia.

Our workshops are run throughout the working week and activities include: Arts & Crafts, Cookery, Walking, Horse Riding, Katakanuing, Bowling and many more!

For further information please contact Charlie Draper Operations Manager

Telephone: 07500 806385

Email: charlie.draper@ypwd.info

Website: www.ypwd.info

Video: Introduction to YPWD

Wellbeing in mind

Bracknell & Wokingham College has gained government funding for a research project enabling adults aged 19+ experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues to take a FREE community learning course. Courses are taught in small groups in welcoming venues.

Typical courses include yoga, cookery and photography.

Location: Woodley Hill House, our Church Road site in Bracknell and other local community locations.

For more information:

Telephone: 01344 868600

Email: wellbeing@bracknell.ac.uk

Website: www.bracknell.ac.uk

Samaritans

If something is troubling you, call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Mind

Information and Support for all mental health issues.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Berkshire Healthcare

Discuss your mental health issues with someone locally.

Telephone: 01344 823333

Website: www.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk

Kooth

Free online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.

Website: www.kooth.com

The Green Gym

The Green Gym® is a new, free facility for residents of Bracknell and Ascot who are struggling with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, stress and dementia.

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am until 1pm.

Leaflet: nhsevents.info

Website: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Rethink

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

Website: www.rethink.org

Talking Therapies

A friendly and approachable service that helps people with problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias.

Telephone: 0300 365 2000

Website: www.talkingtherapies.berkshire.nhs.uk

Further information

For more information about mental health, ways to cope with it and more visit NHS Choices – Mental Health

Sexual Health

Berkshire Healthcare

They will provide you with a confidential non-judgemental service if you have sexual health care needs in the east of Berkshire.

Telephone: 01344 458118

Website: www.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk

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.

Website: www.fpa.org.uke

Sexual Health Help Line

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

Telephone: 0845 122 8690

Safe Sex Berkshire

For all sexual health information, advice and local services.

Website: www.safesexberkshire.nhs.uk

HIV Tools

Terrence Higgins Trust provides free self management tools for anyone living with HIV in the UK.

Website: www.tht.org.uk

HIV Counselling

Terrence Higgins Trust offers a free online counselling service for anyone living with HIV in the UK.

Website: www.tht.org.uk

Further information

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

Shingles Vaccination

Who can have the shingles vaccination?

Shingles vaccination is now offered routinely as part of the NHS vaccination programme for people aged 70 or 79. Please book by calling the practice.

Telephone: 01344 454626

Social

Cultivating Friends

(South Hill Park)

A small, friendly gardening group to help keep the park grounds looking lovely. Tea/coffee provided. Every Thursday, 10am – noon. Rear Terrace. Please bring gardening gloves.

Telephone: 01344 484123

Jealott's Hill Green Gym

A free group which combines gardening activities with fun exercise trails to improve the mental and physical wellbeing of those struggling with low to moderate mental health problems.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am – 1pm.

Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare, Wellers Lane, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 6BQ.

Telephone: 07867695931

Bracknell Film Society

The Bracknell Film Society is open to anyone aged 16+. The society encourages interest in film as an art form, as a medium for education and for the distribution of information, by means of the exhibition of films of artistic, cultural or scientific character. There is an annual subscription fee of £10 a calendar year.

Website: www.bracknellfilmsoc.org

Telephone: 01344 484858

Knit and Natter

Bring along your needles, wool, crochet hooks, sit and chat whilst you make your latest creation. First Monday of the month at 12 noon at Binfield Library.

Telephone: 01344 306663

Bowmen of Warfield

The Bowmen of Warfield welcome people aged 8-108 years from the local community to come and partake in archery at Stubbs Hill, Binfield. All new members must complete a beginners course that is delivered by qualified archery coaches.

Website: bowmenofwarfield.co.uk

Email: bowmenofwarfield@googlemail.com

Bracknell & Wokingham Sing Healthy Community Choir

First week free for all new singers. No pressure to sing along, no solo auditions, just sit and watch. No need to read music. Free from judgement, pressure or opinion. Sessions take place at the Open Learning Centre in Bracknell and St. Crispin’s School and the Methodist’s Church in Wokingham throughout the week.

Website: www.singhealthy.co.uk

Email: contact1@singhealthy.co.uk

Telephone: 0118 9771248 or 07825 616759

Bracknell Camera Club

Bracknell Camera Club welcomes members of all levels of ability, from complete beginners to professionals and whether using simple compact cameras to the latest DSLRs. Meetings are weekly on a Monday from September through to early June starting 7.30pm for an 8pm start at Open Learning Centre, Bracknell.

Email: enquiries@Bracknell-Camera-club.co.uk

Binfield Singers

An enthusiastic group of local singers who enjoy both the opportunity and the challenge to sing as a choir. We have a wide repertoire of music ranging from choral pieces, light operetta, popular songs and church music. Held at Newbold College.

Website: binfieldsingers.org

Sandhurst and Crowthorne Art Society

A small friendly Society with members of mixed ability who aim to enjoy art and to learn more about style, technique and the use of different media through demonstrations and talks. £17 annual membership.

Website: www.casart.co.uk

Bracknell Active Retired Association

A club for active retired citizens aged 50 or over which has been running for over 25 years. Everyone is welcome to go along and join in the varied programme of activities at Coopers Hill Youth and Community Centre.

Telephone: 01344 447424

Email: jacqui.brown1972@ntlworld.com

COATs

Provides companionship, lunches, teas, activities, entertainment and services for local older people.

Website: www.coatscrowthorne.org.uk

Telephone: 01344 773464

Stop Smoking

Get Support Now

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

Website: www.nhs.uk

Get a Plan

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

Website: www.quitwithhelp.co.uk

Smoke Free Berkshire

The free Stop Smoking Service in Berkshire

Telephone: 0800 622 6360

Website: www.smokefreelifeberkshire.com

Further information

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

Weight Management

Am I a Healthy Weight

Calculation your BMI using this NHS Choices Tools

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

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

Weight Watchers

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

Website: www.weightwatchers.com

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.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk

Healthy Eating Guide

Resources / recipes from local residents with healthy eating tips and portion size guides.

Website: issuu.com

Easy Meals App

Simple meals in a handy app to help you make healthy meals easy.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Further information

For more information about the benefits of losing weight, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Weight Loss

Health Review and Assessment Clinic

Prescriptions and medicines centre

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