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Help for Carers

Are You a Carer?

If you are a Carer it is important that you inform the surgery so we can update our records.


What is 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.


Why do carers need help?

Many people who are supporting someone do not see themselves as a ‘carer’ but as relatives or friends. Caring for others can be complex and demanding,  physically taxing and mentally draining.

Carers often become so focused on the person they care for that they forget to look after themselves.


Please click on the links below for help and support:

Derby City Information for Carers – 020 8430 2000

Newham Carers Service





Lord Lister Health Centre, 121 Woodgrange Road, Forest Gate, London, E7 0EP
  • Telephone 020 8250 7510
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