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From 1st July you will be able to book an appointment to be seen by an Emergency Healthcare Practitioner or Healthcare Assistant on Saturday and Sunday at the Extended Hours Clinic at Bishop Auckland General Hospital. These clinics are run by the Durham Dales Health Federation and need to be booked by phoning our receptionists.

Care Navigation - New ways for your local GP practice to help you get to the right support. The Receptionist may ask you a few questions to help navigate you to the best person, they wont try to diagnose your problem but you may need to tell them a little bit about why you are calling

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Military Veterans Support Service

Are you a military veteran

The NHS provides dedicated mental health services for those who have served in the British Armed Forces - the Veterans Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS) and the Veterans Mental Health Complex Treatment Service (CTS).

Available across England both services are provided by specialists in mental health who have an expert understanding of the Armed Forces.  The TILS is a dedicated outpatient service for serving personnel approaching discharge from the Armed Forces and Veterans who are experiencing mental health difficulties.  The CTS is an enhanced outpatient service for ex-forces who have military related complex mental health difficulties that have not improved with previous treatment.

Access to both of these services is through the TILS. Individuals can contact the service direct or ask to be referred via your GP or military charity.

https://www.veteransgateway.org.uk/local-support/

You can access more information on the NHS website at https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/military-healthcare/

You can download a useful leaflet here https://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Militaryhealthcare/veterans-families-reservists/Documents/673_NHS%20Veterans%27%20Mental%20Health%20leaflet%20S17%20Online.pdf



 
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