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Friday, 03 April 2009

Please take a look at the Knowsley LINk Jargon Buster for definitions of the various bodies and terms that you may see referenced in documents on Health and Adult Social Care. 

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Here are links to organisations that LINk members may find useful or interesting: 

Please click on the following links for websites, or alternatively use the phone numbers or email addresses provide. 

 

NHS Knowsley NHS Direct - 0845 4647 

NHS Service Directories - this useful website allows you to find and choose services in your local area Out of hours dentists - please contact your personal dentist, who will redirect you to an out of hours dentist. If not contact NHS Direct 

Out of hours GPs - please contact your local surgery who will redirect you to an out of hours GP. If not, contact a walk in centre, NHS Direct or your local A&E. 

Walk in Centres - these are open seven days a week, 365 days a year. They are open between 8am-9pm Monday to Friday and 10am-9pm on Sundays and Bank Holidays. They are located in Kirkby (St Chads Clinic, 0151 244 3180), Huyton (Nutgrove Villa, 0151 244 3150) and Halewood (Halewood Centre, 0151 244 3532). For more information go to the NHS Knowsley website 

St. Helens and Knowsley Health Community - Providing information on Knowsley hospitals 

Aintree University Hospital - Main Hospital Number - 0151 525 5980, General Enquiries - This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital - Royal Liverpool - 0151 706 2000, Dental Hospital - 0151 706 2000, Broadgreen - 0151 282 6000 

St Helens and Knowsley Hospital - Whiston - 0151 426 1600, St Helens - 01744 646 461 

Alder Hey Childrens Hospital - 0151 228 4811 

Merseycare NHS Trust - 0151 473 0303 

5 Borough Partnership (Halton, Knowsley, St Helens, Warrington and Wigan) - 01925 664 000 

Knowsley Sexual Health Service - for information on clinic opening times contact the Yew Tree Centre, 14 Berryford Road, Liverpool, L14 4ED, or phone on 0151 296 7939 

Alcohol Services Knowsley (ASK) - provide community based alcohol treatment and work closely with the Windsor Clinic. Contact them - ASK, Units 12-14 Wilson Road, Huyton, L36 6FH, 0151 330 4110, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Merseyside Police - General/Non Urgent Enquiries - 0151 709 6010 

Patient Advice Liason Service - 0800 432 0251 Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS) - North West Regional Office - 0845 120 3735 

Citizens Advice Bureau - Public Advice Line - 0844 477 2121 

Care Quality Commission - 03000 616161 

Social Care and Health Services in Knowsley Council  

Knowsley Council website KPAC - Knowsley Parents and Adult Carers Age Concern - Health advice for older people 

Knowsley CVS - Council for Voluntary Service in Knowsley 

Knowsley Disability Concern - Offering support to disabled people and their families 

Knowsley Carers Centre - Providing advice and support to carers

Carers Direct -   Information and advice for unpaid carers

 

Merseyside based LINk Teams:

·         Halton LINk - 01928 592 405, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

·         Liverpool LINk - 0151 227 5177, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

·         Sefton LINk - 0151 920 0726 ext 203, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   

·         St Helens - 01744 457 100.

·         Wirral LINk - 0151 203 2111, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it