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Autism

Autism Bedfordshire A national organisation with information, guidance, training and services for helping patients in regards to everything related to Autism. Website: www.autismbedfordshire.net Email: [email protected] Carers in Bedfordshire Launched in 2004, Carers ... [continue] Autism

Bereavement

The Loss Foundation The Loss Foundation is the only UK charity dedicated solely to providing bereavement support following the loss of a loved one to cancer, whether that be spouses, ... [continue] Bereavement

Bowel Cancer Screening

Why is bowel screening offered? Bowel Cancer is the 4th most common type of cancer. Bowel screening aims to find bowel cancer early, before symptoms develop. More than 9 out of 10 people ... [continue] Bowel Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Screening

Symptoms and Advice Check out the guide on examining your breasts. See a GP if you have any symptom of breast cancer. Even if you have recently had a clear breast screening. ... [continue] Breast Cancer Screening

Carers

Carer’s Emergency Card The Central Bedfordshire Carer’s Emergency Card enables you to record what you would like to happen in case of an emergency. The small card can easily be ... [continue] Carers

Cervical Cancer Screening

Why is cervical screening offered? Cervical screening (a smear test) looks for the human papillomavirus (HPV) which can cause abnormal cells on the cervix. If HPV is found a cytology test is used as ... [continue] Cervical Cancer Screening

Child Health

Bedfordshire Children’s Centres A list of the children’s centres in Bedfordshire. The centres are places where parents with young children can share the challenges and joys of parenthood. They offer ... [continue] Child Health

Community Support and Groups

Bedford & District Cerebral Palsy Society BDCPS is a small local charity which provides playschemes and youth clubs for disabled young people (aged 0 to 25) in addition to critical ... [continue] Community Support and Groups

Diabetes

Bedford Diabetes UK Their aim is to provide support and educate people living with Diabetes, as well as their family, friends and anyone else who is interested in knowing more ... [continue] Diabetes

Domestic Abuse

For Women: Women’s Aid Luton: Women’s Aid support women and children who have or are experiencing domestic abuse. It is a grassroots federation working together to provide life changing as ... [continue] Domestic Abuse

Drugs and Alcohol

Path 2 Recovery Path to Recovery (P2R) is a one stop service which provides advice, treatment and support to adults 18+ whose lives are affected by drug or alcohol use. ... [continue] Drugs and Alcohol

Elderly Care

Tibbs Dementia Services They strive to be responsive to the needs and ideas of people with dementia and their carers and actively seek to support people with dementia to have ... [continue] Elderly Care

LGBTQIA+ Support

LGBT Foundation LGBT Foundation is a national charity delivering advice, support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities. Telephone: 0345 330 3030 Website: www.lgbt.foundation Mermaids The charity Mermaids ... [continue] LGBTQIA+ Support

Maternity

Mind the Bump A monthly, women only social group to offer emotional support in a safe environment to address low mood, anxiety and/or depression during pregnancy.  ​ Who can attend: Any ... [continue] Maternity

Mental Health

CAMHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) delivered by East London NHS Foundation Trust is part of a wider network of services ... [continue] Mental Health

Neurology Support

Parkinson’s UK They’re the Parkinson’s charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. Together they can bring forward the day when no one fears Parkinson’s. Telephone: 0808 800 0303 ... [continue] Neurology Support

Sexual Health

iCaSH iCaSH (integrated Contraception and Sexual Health) service provides all aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including contraception, sexually transmitted infection (STI), HIV testing, treatment and PrEP. Telephone: 0300 300 3030 ... [continue] Sexual Health

Stop Smoking

Smokefree Bedfordshire Support and services to help you lead a smoke free life. Website: www.smokefreebedfordshire.co.uk Quit with help Everyone has a different reason for quitting, get a personalised Quit Smoking Plan. ... [continue] Stop Smoking

Weight Management

MoreLife Services Helping you to get healthy, MoreLife Services run many programmes designed to help you and your family make small changes which make a big difference. Website: www.more-life.co.uk/bedford Weight Watchers ... [continue] Weight Management

Young People

GP Services for Young People A useful guide to accessing GP services for young people, aged 13 – 16 years old. NHS Young Person Guide Kooth A free and anonymous ... [continue] Young People