Carers of East Lothian (0131 6650135)
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak this drop in service at the surgery has been suspended until further notice. Please contact above tel number if you require any advice or support in the meantime.
Do you look after a relative or friend? Carers of East Lothian are here to help. Support and information is provided to people who are caring for a relative or friend. Areas such as benefits, breaks from caring or exploring what support is available in your local community are all covered. Carers of East Lothian hold a carers surgery every Monday 10:30am – 12:30pm in the North Berwick Health Centre. Please come along and meet Emma, our Carer Support Worker, on a drop in basis.
For peer support drop in and meet other carers for a monthly carer support group, every second Tuesday in the Nether Abbey Hotel 10:30am to 12:00pm.
For carers who are unable to avail of above, a Carer Support Worker can be organised to visit you in your home.
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland (0845 600 2227)
CBCS exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people in Scotland. They seek to help anyone experiencing bereavement to understand their grief and cope with their loss. They work primarily through volunteers, providing free care to bereaved people. No one need struggle alone with the death of a loved one, CBCS is here and ready to help.
Helpline: 0845 600 2227
Email: [email protected]
Podiatry (0131 536 1627)
NHS podiatry is available by appointment. GP referral is not essential but may be advisable if you have a medical problem affecting your feet.
Community Psychiatric Nurse (0131 536 8300)
The CPN performs regular counselling at the health centre. All referrals are through the doctors.
Counselling Clinic (01620 893263)
Referrals can be made through the doctor or any health care professional within the practice.