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A to Z of Health

Pharmacists can also advise on minor illnesses and injuries:

Alternatively you can visit your nearest Minor Injury Unit:

Trafford Health Centre
Trafford General Hospital
Moorside Road
Greater Manchester
M41 5SL
Tel: 0161 748 4022
08:00 – 20:00
City Health Centre
Second Floor (Boots)
32 Market Street
M1 1PL
Tel: 0161 839 6227
08:00 – 20:00
Prestwich Walk-In Centre
Fairfax Road
Greater Manchester
M25 1BT
Tel: 0161 763 4242
08:00 – 20:00

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For Health reviews, including Asthma reviews and Smoking cessation please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.

Minor Illness

Get fast help from a Pharmacist with various conditions such as minor cuts, sprains, aches, colds, headaches, rashes, cystitis. No appointment is necessary. Many Pharmacists have a confidential area and are open till late and at weekends.

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See a Nurse

…for blood tests, vaccinations, blood pressure checks, health reviews, ECGs, Warfarin checks, family planning and sexual health advice, ear irrigation, wound management and cervical screening.

Get help for any health problem

No more waiting on the phone to get a GP appointment! Tell us your problem or question and we’ll get back to you within 2 working hours – online, phone or face to face.

COVID-19 Support Room

COVID-19 Support Room

How can we help you?

If you think you might have coronavirus or you’ve been in close contact with someone who has it visit NHS 111 online coronavirus service for advice.

Well-being while staying at home

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important while staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Visit NHS Every Mind Matters for advice, practice advice and support groups.

If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, it’s important to get support.

Get urgent support now.

Keeping Active

To stay fit and healthy whilst at home, try the NHS Home workout videos.

Advice for patients with pre-existing conditions

Advice for Vulnerable Patients

Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing Centre

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Salford Women's Aid

Salford Independent Domestic Abuse Support Service (SIDASS) provides independent advocacy and specialised support to victims.

Telephone: 0161 793 3232 Monday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00


Salford Women's Centre

Salford Women’s Centre (SWC) was set up in the early 1980s by women, for women. Their mission statement is for the health and well-being of all women who live or work in Salford (and their children).

Telephone: 0161 736 3844



Talk, Listen, Change

TLC: Talk, Listen, Change’s message is simple; to support safe, healthy & happy relationships. TLC offer a range of services and projects across Greater Manchester, but also increasingly work in collaboration with other organisations to pilot innovative ways of supporting individuals, couples, families and communities.

Telephone: 0161 872 1100



End The Fear

End The Fear provide support to people who are or know someone who may be being abused.

Monday – Friday 10:00 – 16:00, excl. bank holidays.

Telephone: 0161 636 7525



Making Sense of Allergies

What allergies are (and aren’t) and the evidence for causes and treatments. Allergies are frustrating and sometimes frightening conditions and they seem to be on the rise in developed countries. View information with some of the scientific evidence that we know about allergies.


North West Allergy Network

The Doctors, Nurses and other health care professionals of the North West Allergy Network have worked together to produce a series of documents for patients with advice and guidance on the management of allergies. All of the documents have been reviewed by specialist doctors and nurses and approved for use.


Oral Allergy Syndrome

A common but not a dangerous form of allergy that occurs to certain fruits, often causing itchy mouth and ears.


Eczema and Allergy

Many people wonder about the link between eczema and allergies. This leaflet explains a bit more.



Salford Young Carers

Salford Young Carers provide a range of services to young, young adult and adult carers in Salford who are providing care and support to friends and family who without them would not be able to manage.

Telephone: 0161 212 5451

Facebook: @salfordcarers


Reach Beyond and Open Doors Project

GMMH is the first NHS Trust in the UK to employ someone with Dementia. Both Kevin and Mike’s role to engage with patients and their carers and create a dedicated forum to give them a voice and somewhere to put forward their opinions has been well received and very successful, the benefits of this project have been immense for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0161 703 1071



Manchester Carers Network

Manchester Carers Network offer a range of workshops and other opportunities for carers to find information and develop their skills.

Facebook: @manchestercarersnetwork

Twitter: @Carers_HUB


Free Modern Meditation Workshop For Carers

The beanddo techniques will help you overcome fear of failure, manage stress and anxiety, nurture creative insight and purpose towards fulfilling your true potential.

Telephone: 0161 834 6069



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



Are you a carer?

A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who, due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction, cannot cope without their support.

Let us know if you are a carer.

Carers Trust – What is a carer?

Children's Health

Salford Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) are specialist NHS services. It is a term for all services that work with children and young people with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties. Salford’s main CAMHS service is an outpatient service of assessment and treatment of serious mental health difficulties for under-18s.

Telephone: 0161 211 7260


CHAMP (Children's Health and Monitoring Programme)

Manchester initiative CHAMP helps parents/carers to understand their children’s growth and achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Telephone: 0797 694 7895



Common Childhood Illnesses

Treating your child’s illness yourself or with advice and medicines from your local pharmacy can often be the easiest and quickest way to help your child feel better. Be prepared by keeping at home what you need, for example paracetamol, a digital thermometer and plasters.

Common childhood illnesses include:

Chicken Pox

Diarrhoea and Vomiting

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease


Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Childhood Illness Visual Guide

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Childhood Illness Visual Guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chickenpox and warts.


Child Vaccinations (Immunisations)

Please talk to your GP, Practice Nurse, or Health Visitor if you have any questions or worries about vaccinations. Please bring your child’s Red Book when you come to an appointment.

Children in Manchester are also routinely offered the BCG vaccination shortly after birth to protect against tuberculosis – you will be invited by the Health Visitor service for this.

See the NHS Vaccination Schedule

Manchester Choose Well information

Vaccine Knowledge Project

Vaccination Planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.


Health Visitors

Every family with a child under the age of four and a half has access to a Health Visitor and their team. The service is delivered through home visits, contact in the community and telephone calls as necessary.


Early Help

Every family has its ups and downs. Being a parent is hard work and there is nothing to be ashamed of in asking for help. Manchester’s Early Help service could help in a number of ways. Just talk to your GP, Health Visitor or other professional working with your family for a referral, or view the following information.

Could you do with extra support?

Early Help For Parents & Young People Services Directory

Community Groups

Salford Foodbank

Salford Foodbank gets emergency food to local people in crisis. Whether you take on the part-time role of a warehouse volunteer or choose to meet clients face-to-face while helping out at the centre, you will help to make a real difference to those in need.

Telephone: 0161 637 4500


Salford Sea Cadets

As long as you’re aged over 18, you can get involved with Salford’s unit. If you’re enthusiastic and want to help train young cadets or can apply business skills to assist the management team, then there is a role for you. You will be supporting local young people and gaining externally recognised qualifications.

Telephone: 0161 793 7981


Allotment Project

Come along to the Allotment Project, enjoy the outdoors and get more active by doing some light gardening. Everyone is welcome – suitable clothing required.

The Allotment Project runs on Tuesdays from 12:00 – 14:00 at Tindall Street Allotments, Tindall Street, M30 7DF.

Red Pepper Programme

The Red Pepper Programme is a family weight management programme providing nutritional and physical activity support for families. The programme runs on Wednesdays from 15:30 – 17:00 at Eccles Town Hall. Please ring for more information and to book on a course.

Telephone: 07554 438 564 or 0800 952 1000


Talking Newspaper

Join a dedicated team of volunteers to help compile a weekly audio round up of the local news suitable for blind or partially-sighted individuals. There are both speaker and admin roles available.

Telephone: 0161 736 8670


Bike Rides for Beginners and Experienced Riders

Free leisurely community bike ride. There may be a number of adult bikes and helmets which are free to use – just turn up. Wear suitable clothes and bring a drink.
Family rides will be in school holidays. All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Groups meet on Fridays from 10:00 – 12:00 at Cleavleys Track, Blantyre Street, Winton, M30 8HY.

Mental Health Drop-In

Activities at the group include arts and crafts, pool and table football, board games, wellbeing and weight management classes. The group meets on Mondays from 10:00 – 13:00 at Salford Link Project, Chadwick Road, M30 0WP.

Stop Smoking Drop-In Sessions

The Stop Smoking Drop-In sessions allow you the chance to have a chat with our stop smoking advisors and to meet other people who are also trying to quit.

The sessions are held on Mondays from 16:00 – 17:45 at Eccles Gateway (Room 2), Barton Lane, M30 0TU.

Manchester Community Central

Manchester Community Central provides Manchester’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector with an extensive range of resources, information and tools designed to meet current and future development needs.

Telephone: 0333 321 3021

Facebook: VCMOfficial

Twitter: @McrCommCentral


Greater Manchester Youth Network

Greater Manchester Youth Network is a youth organisation that provides opportunities for young people and supports youth organisations that work within Greater Manchester.

Telephone: 0161 274 3377

Facebook: gmyouthnetwork

Twitter: @gmyn


Meetups in Manchester

Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. Meetup brings people together to create thriving communities.


Depression, Anxiety and Stress

Six Degrees

Six Degrees is a Salford based Community Interest Company with a reputation for delivering high performing and innovative mental health services.

Telephone: 0161 212 4981



Change, Grow, Live

Change, Grow, Live (CGL) Manchester works in partnership with service users to assess their requirements and to plan individual treatment plans and support that will help service users to address their problems and achieve their personal goals.

Telephone: 0161 226 5526


42nd Street

42nd Street is a Greater Manchester young people’s mental health charity providing free and confidential services to young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Telephone: 0161 228 7321

Twitter: @42ndStreetmcr

Fax: 0161 228 0528




Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123




Papyrus’ mission is to reduce the number of young people who take their own lives by shattering the stigma around suicide and equipping young people and their communities with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour.



Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927




Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393


Further Information

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

NHS – Mental Health

One You – Feeling Stressed?

More services for young people
Drugs and Alcohol

Achieve Salford Clinical Treatment Service

Achieve focus on delivering innovative and high performing substance misuse treatment and recovery with their partners, using a proven approach that will promptly identify and support people affected by alcohol or drug misuse into appropriate treatment.

Telephone: 0161 358 1530


Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 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 recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650



Talk to Frank

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

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111




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

(Weekdays 09:00 – 08:00, weekends 11:00 – 16:00)

Drinkaware Unit & Calorie Calculator

Want to know what’s in your drinks? Easy, find out about what calories and how many units you consume.

Tel: 020 7766 9900


Fax: 020 7504 8217

More tools and apps
Elderly Care

Age UK Salford

Age UK Salford is a local charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers which wants everyone to be able to love later life.

Telephone: 0161 788 7300

Twitter: @AgeUKSalford



Manchester Cares

Manchester Cares is a brand new community network of young professionals and older neighbours hanging out and helping one another in this rapidly changing city.

Facebook: @MCRCares

Twitter: @ManchesterCares



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

Telephone: 0800 888 6678



The Silver Line

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

Telephone: 0800 470 8090


Eldergym Senior Fitness

Having adequate motion in your low back, hips, knees and ankles is an important factor in preventing injury or re-injury around these joints. Eldergym Senior Fitness showcases useful exercises with videos for keeping strong in old age.



Salford Housing Options Point

It is important to get help as soon as you have a problem. Salford Housing Options Point have trained officers to help stop you from losing your home. They can also help you move to more suitable accommodation and with what to do if you have already lost your home.


Emmaus Salford

Emmaus Salford is a registered charity that supports homeless people by providing them with a place to stay and with meaningful work.


Telephone: 0161 737 8279


Places for People - Salford Foyer

Places for People help young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs and young single mothers aged 16-25 with a child up to 2 years old Applicants must have a local connection and be willing to engage with the support on offer.

Telephone: 0161 737 7778


Referral Address: 1 Lower Seedley Road, Salford, M6 5WX

Mustard Tree

Monthly (£10) clothing and footwear allowance for people
sleeping rough.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 – 16:00 (closed Thursdays)

Hot meals – Fridays 19:00 – 21:00

Saturday 10:00 – 16:00

Telephone: 0161 228 7331



Free, confidential and impartial advice, support and guidance for anyone who is homeless or in housing need and/or has debt or benefit problems. Specialist level advice, legal representation, support to access the Private Rented sector and guided self-help and access to information and resources.

Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00

Telephone: 0344 515 1640



Offering breakfast, showers, toiletries and clothing

Saturday and Sunday 07:00 – 09:00

Telephone: 0161 235 0744


Coffee for Craig

7 day homeless drop-in service offering advice on housing and emergency support, hot food, showers, internet access.

Monday to Friday 19:00 – 21:00

Saturday and Sunday 17:00 – 19:00

Telephone: 07973 955 003


Cornerstone Day Centre

Drop-in service offering telephone, showers, meals, advice, dentist, haircuts, opticians, internet access, employment support and housing support.

Monday to Friday 10:30 – 16:00

Telephone: 0161 232 8888



Daily housing support for young people aged 16–25.

Monday to Friday 10:00–12:00 and 13:30–16:30pm (except Wednesday afternoon) and ad hoc activities.

Telephone: 0161 228 7654


Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH)

Women Only. MASH offers free support for women who sex work or women who are at risk of sex working. You do not need an appointment and can pop in whenever the Drop-in is open.

Drop-in Monday 15:00 – 18:00

Tuesday and Friday 12:30 – 15:30

Wednesday and Thursday 12:30 – 15:30 and 08:00 – 22:45

Telephone: 0800 183 0499 or 0161 273 4555


The Men's Room

Men Only. Day support, advice and advocacy for young men 18–30 years old.

Tuesday to Thursday 10:00 – 15:00

Telephone: 0161 834 1827


Street Support

Get local advice, support and help and if you have have recently been made homeless get emergency advice.





Joint and Muscle Pains

University of Salford Podiatry Clinic

Your GP or practice nurse can refer you to the NHS podiatry service but there is a currently a long waiting list of several months. The School of Podiatry at the University of Salford offer a faster service. The assessment and management clinic can be attended by anyone (adults and children) in need of essential foot care – you may have painful pressure lesions or just be unable to care for your feet. At the clinic you will be given a full assessment and treated accordingly for £10-15.

Telephone: 0161 295 2205


Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK invests in breakthrough treatments, the best information and vital support for everyone affected by arthritis.



Go2Physio – New Self Referral Physio Service

You can directly access NHS physiotherapy without having to see your GP first. Physiotherapists are physical activity specialists working with you to enable you to manage your condition. They are expertly skilled to assess, diagnose, and manage patients with Musculoskeletal conditions such as muscle or joint problems like back pain, knee pain or sprains are best managed by physiotherapists. Physiotherapists can transform people’s lives by:

  • Reducing pain
  • Improving quality of life
  • Keeping people out of hospital
  • Reducing disability
  • Reversing the deterioration of conditions

Visit to complete a self-referral form to access go2physio clinics.


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.

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.

Download from:

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Further Information

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here:

NHS – Your Pregnancy & Baby Guide.

Sexual Health

Sexual Health and Contraception Clinics

If you think you might have an infection, or just want a sexual health check-up, the doctors and nurses at Northern clinics in Manchester will be happy to help. These clinics are free and confidential.



The Proud Trust (LGBT+)

The Proud Trust is the home for LGBT+ Youth (Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Trans. Other identities).

Telephone: 0161 660 3347 (09:00 – 17:30 daily plus emergency calls on weekends)



Family Planning Association

A sexual health charity, the Family Planning Association gives straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Telephone: 020 7608 5240


Sexual Health Helpline

The National Sexual Health Helpline provided by Public Health England is open Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 20:00.

Telephone: 0300 123 7123


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


Stopping Smoking

Salford Specialist Stop Smoking Service

The stop smoking advisors run a friendly drop in service every Monday evening from 16:00 – 18:00. Alternatively, you can book a one to one session at a time and place to suit you by phone.

Telephone: 0800 952 1000

Manchester Stop Smoking Service

Manchester Stop Smoking Service provides free NHS support to help you quit smoking. Support is available from trained professional advisors at places including pharmacies, GP practices, community centres, local markets etc. The service is open to anyone who lives or works in Manchester.

Telephone: 070 3167 0366



Get A Plan

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


Get Support Now

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


Further Information

For more information about the benefits of stopping smoking, top tips and more visit:

NHS Choices – Stop Smoking

One You – Thinking of quitting?

Weight Management

Salford Weight Management Service

Salford Royal’s Weight Management Service is staffed by our friendly, non-judgemental team of specialist doctors, dietitians, and psychologists.

Telephone: 0161 789 7373


Change Your Weigh

Salford Community Leisure’s Active Lifestyles Team run a free 12 week ‘Change your Weigh’ programme. The programme is aimed at adults (over 18 years old) who live or have a GP in Salford and are referred by a health professional.

Telephone: 0161 778 0201 or 0161 778 0577



Manchester Girls Can

Here to support you to try something new or return to something you loved before, through the huge range of activities available to you in Manchester.

Facebook: manchestergirlscan

Twitter: @MCRgirlscan


Get Started on the NHS 12 Week Weight Loss Plan

The NHS 12 Week Weight Loss Plan, which has been downloaded more than 4 million times, is designed to help you lose weight safely – and keep it off.


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.

Telephone: 0344 892 0400

Facebook: @SlimmingWorld

Twitter: @SlimmingWorld



Meetings, online or a little bit of both. WW UK, formerly Weightwatchers, offers options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Facebook: @WW.UK

Twitter: @ww_uk


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