We have a speech therapist at the Health Centre who helps particularly with problems of young children who have delayed speech. Referral to this team is via your GP or Health Visitor.
We have close contacts with the psychiatric nursing team. In the first instance referral will be by your own doctor.
A chiropodist also visits the Health Centre but attendance is only possible for those patients over 65 or those registered disabled or diabetic and who are referred by their GP.
Counsellors - www.outlooksw.co.uk
The Saltash Health Centre has a counsellor providing help for people with mental health problems. The types of problems that are dealt with include common difficulties such as:
• Anxiety, phobias and panic
• Trauma (e.g. following accidents, violent incidents, etc)
• Sleep problems
• Relationship problems
The therapist work in the Health Centre. More information about the services they provide can be found on www.outlooksw.co.uk. Referrals to this service can be made through the GP. Typical waiting lists are between 1 to 3 months. Behavioural Therapist A behavioral therapist attends the health centre to provide behavioral treatments/cognitive and relaxation therapy. Referral is via your doctor.
Substance Misuse Therapist
A specialist counsellor from Addaction attends the Health Centre once a week to provide counselling and education for people with alcohol and drug problems.
Stop Smoking Support
Sharon Nightingale runs a weekly clinic to support people who want to stop smoking, please speak to the Receptionists.
There is a physiotherapy department at the health centre. Services provided include the treatment of acute and chronic soft tissue lesions i.e. sports injuries, special mobilization and manipulation and acupuncture principally in the control of pain.