Whaddon Medical Centre
Whaddon Medical Centre • 25 Witham Court • Tweed Drive • Bletchley MK3 7QU

Telephone: 01908 373058  •  Fax: 01908 630076

Milton Keynes Support Groups & Health Information

Useful Telephone Numbers

Alcoholics Anonymous 0845 7697555
Bletchley Community Hospital 01908 376415
Brook Advisory Centre 01908 669215
Bucks Shared Services (Registration
01296 310000
Citizen’s Advice Bureau 08701 264050
Genito-Urinary Medicine
(VD/HIV Counselling)
0300 303 8273
Patient Advice and Liaison Service
01908 243633
Community Drug and Alcohol Centre 01908 668603
Registrar of Births and Deaths 01908 372101
Relate Marriage Guidance 01908 310010
Saxon Clinic 01908 665533
Social Services 01908 243223
Smoking Cessation Service 01908 500096
Stoke Mandeville Hospital 01296 315000

Family Support Information

Children & Families Information Service - a local link to the Milton Keynes Early Years Development and Childcare Partnership. It provides free, impartial and accurate information on all aspects of childcare and childcare related issues, in and around the Milton Keynes area.

Counselling and Support

Talk for Change

Talk for Change is a single point of access to talking therapies run in collaboration with Mind BLMK and Milton Keynes IAPT (Improved Access to Psychological Therapies).

Find out more and start the referral process by visiting: www.talkforchange.org.uk

View our talk for change Poster and Leaflet.

West Bletchley Wellbeing Counselling Service
Community Counselling

Often we find it difficult to talk to those closest to us and, feeling we have nowhere to turn, we can end up hiding feelings deep inside, causing us sorrow, distress and pain.

Residents of West Bletchley struggling with such situations can access free counselling as a support route to moving forward.

Find out more...

West Bletchley Wellbeing Counselling Service
Wellbeing Counselling

Life can be full of surprises. Sometimes relationships, careers and life in general can throw up many challenges. We can be overwhelmed and confused by situations and it can become difficult to find a way through.

With the West Bletchley Wellbeing Counselling Service you are assured of a welcoming and comfortable environment, focussed on your individual needs.

Find out more...

Milton Keynes Voluntary Organisations

Milton Keynes Voluntary Organisations - a local MK Web link to Voluntary organisations and community groups.  These groups are are made up governing bodies of people, who have joined together voluntarily, either to take action for the benefit of the community or to engage in a personal interest or activity. The following organisations have further details on MK Web.

  • Brook
  • Citizens Advice
  • City Counselling Ctr
  • Community Mediation
  • Domestic Violence Forum
  • Family Mediation
  • Millenium Volunteers
  • MK Dyslexia
  • MK Disability
  • MK Hindu Association
  • MK Womens Aid
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Relate

Parent Direct

Milton Keynes Parent Partnership - link to a FREE information and advice service, which aims to support working parents in finding out their employment rights.

Whether you're interested in adoption, paternity or maternity leave or flexible working, they can tell you about the different possibilities, help you choose the best option, and assist you with any paperwork along the way.

Milton Keynes Hospital

Milton Keynes Hospital a link to the local Hospital.  Their vision is to be the health care provider of choice for the people of Milton Keynes and the surrounding area. They aim to deliver the right treatment in the right place, first time.

Milton Keynes Council - Social Care and Health

Please see the link to Milton Keynes Council who are responsible for providing social care services to any children and families, adults, older people and carers who may need them in Milton Keynes.

Milton Keynes Carers

A carer is someone who, unpaid, provides regular support for another person who is ill, frail, disabled or mentally ill, including parents of children with learning or physical disabilities.

Become a Carer:

If you would like to register as a carer and get additional support and advice please visit the surgery and fill out a Carers Form and hand this into Reception.

Carers in Milton Keynes:

Carers in Milton Keynes have a local team available to provide support and information to carers. They are based in:

  • Central Milton Keynes

They can provide you with:

  • Assistance to access support services
  • Help and representation to secure the services you need
  • Counselling
  • Emotional support and soneone to talk to
  • Training in your caring role
  • Social Events
  • Information on Benefits
  • Confidential advice

For more information please visit the Carers Milton Keynes website:

To find out all the information you need about how to manage your day-to-day caring, advice on your rights, care homes, funding for care, transport, as well as information on washing, dressing and moving the person you care for visit NHS Choices.

Planning your Care in Advance

A new approach to advance care planning in Milton Keynes has been developed by the Milton Keynes Joint Palliative Care Group. Planning your care in advance allows all of a person's plans, both practical and health related to be recorded in a single place.

The Advance Care Plan includes:

  • Wishes for care and preferred place of death
  • Lasting Power of Attorney
  • Organ donation and post mortem body or tissue donation
  • Funeral planning
  • Advance decision to refuse treatment

For more information:

Patient Information Leaflets

Patient Information Leaflets from Patient.uk links to patient information on specific conditions, tests, treatments, operations and services, using the A-Z index, or browsing by clinical subject.

Memory Loss Support

Worried about your memory?

If you are worried, contact your GP. The earlier you seek help, the sooner you can get information, advice and support,

For more information visit Alzheimer's Society website.

View the poster.