Due to a significant number of absence due to sickness with both clinical and non-clinical staff, we are experiencing a serious short staffing problem which will require us to offer only urgent medical services. We may also have to cancel some Nurse and Healthcare Assistants appointments; however, every effort is being made to re book
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
We run Stepping Hill Hospital, and other specialist centres, as well as community health services for Stockport. You can find telephone details of wards, our services and view our main hospitals and community centres. Our stroke services have been officially ranked as the best in England – and urology and orthopaedic services at Stepping Hill Hospital are highly-rated nationally.
0161 483 1010
We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.
03000 683 000
Friends against Scams
Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams. Scams cost the UK economy £5-£10 Billion a year 53% of people over 65 have been targeted by scams Only 5% of scams are reported Our statistics indicate that the average scam victim has lost over £3000.
0808 223 1133
Experienced drivers are, in general, safer than those with less experience. But as we get older, our health and fitness, often including our eyesight, physical condition and reaction times, begins to decline. Age related conditions can also begin to affect our driving. Recognise whether and how your driving is changing and decide what you can do to cope with these changes and find help, such as medical advice, driving assessments and training and vehicle adaptations.
Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.
0800 888 6678
Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Age UK believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.
0800 678 1602
The Silver Line
The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
0800 4 70 80 90
Cinnamon Trust is the only specialist national charity which seeks to relieve the anxieties, problems, and sometimes injustices, faced by elderly and terminally ill people and their pets, thereby saving a great deal of human sadness and animal suffering.
01736 757 900