If you have been affected by anything discussed during the interview or would like further information on health-related issues, here are contact details for organisations that you might find helpful.
They will be able to provide help and advice. Your GP can also provide access to appropriate specialist services and local organisations.
You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
They provide a range of services including support groups, help lines and information. Details can be obtained from your GP, your local library, or the internet.
Finding an NHS dentist
To find out more about NHS dental services, how to find an NHS dentist (including advice on getting dental help during the COVID-19 pandemic) and treatment costs, see https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/dentists/ and https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/dentists/how-to-find-an-nhs-dentist/
Help with dental costs
This NHS website provides details on when patients are entitled to free NHS dental care as well as a link to the NHS Low Income Scheme – see https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/dentists/dental-costs/get-help-with-dental-costs/
Health Talk Online
Providing balanced information about everyday life with a range of health conditions and issues, what to expect both physically and mentally, overcoming difficulties, treatment and talking to health professionals - see www.healthtalk.org
Mental Health Foundation
For a wide range of information about mental health issues - see www.mentalhealth.org.uk
Helplines partnership provides a comprehensive list of mental health helplines in the UK – see www.helplines.org/helplines
The Samaritans provide a confidential service for people in despair and who feel suicidal:
Tel (free): 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org
A confidential telephone helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue:
Tel: 0170 8765 200 or visit www.supportline.org.uk
The Youth Wellbeing Directory
Helps you find support for mental health and wellbeing of young people up to age 25 across the UK – see www.annafreud.org/children-young-people/youth-wellbeing/