Care & Support

Click on the pages below to find out further information and advice on your health and wellbeing.


Find NHS services near you

Are you in need of a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service easily by entering your postcode.

Find your NHS number

Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find your NHS number

GetUBetter app

The GetUBetter app is provided free of charge by BNSSG CCG for patients registered at Mendip Vale Medical Practice. It can be accessed on a Smartphone or on the Web ... [continue] GetUBetter app

New Tea and Tech Sessions

Learn How to use eConsult and the NHS app over a cup of tea and a slice of cake! We’re teaming up with WERN (West of England Rural Network) and ... [continue] New Tea and Tech Sessions

NHS Health A to Z

Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z.

NHS Live Well

Please use the NHS links for information and advice on healthy living.

Patient transport

The Patient Transport Service (PTS) provides planned, non-emergency transport for eligible Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire patients. They will travel to and from NHS hospitals and clinics. This includes ... [continue] Patient transport

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness ‘support tens of thousands of people every year through our diverse range of mental health services and life-changing support groups. These are vital in helping people get ... [continue] Rethink Mental Illness


RSVP West is a region of RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme, part of the national volunteering charity Volunteering Matters). Our area covers Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, together with ... [continue] RSVP West

Social Prescribing

Could a referral to Social Prescribing help you? What is Social Prescribing? Many things affect wellbeing and caring for ourselves can involve alternatives to medicine. Social Prescribing is a personalised ... [continue] Social Prescribing

Walking for Health

Walking for Health provides one of England’s largest network of health walk schemes, helping thousands of people across the country lead a more active lifestyle. Their group walks are led ... [continue] Walking for Health

Worried about your child?

Self help for patients The following link could be helpful to patients if you are worried about your child –

Bristol support services

Click on the pages below to find out local information and advice on your health and wellbeing.

Health & Care Video Library

There are lots of information and advice videos in the Health and Care Video library funded by the NHS. The videos are reviewed regularly by NHS clinicians to ensure they ... [continue] Health & Care Video Library

North Somerset support services

Click on the pages below to find out local information and advice on your health and wellbeing.

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?


Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? There is a wealth of ... [continue] Carers

Date published: 5th February, 2021
Date last updated: 26th February, 2021