RESOURCES AND HELP WHILE YOU WAIT

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Listed below are organisations and services that you may find helpful regarding your own care, education or interests. All chevrons > can be expanded to find out more or to follow links.

Do you have a problem that affects your bones, joints or muscles?

Physiotherapy Self-Referral

Warm Spaces Directory

“Warm Spaces are safe, warm, non-judgemental spaces where local people can: Sit and be warm, Study or work on your laptops (with access to Wi-fi), Have a hot drink, Be with company, Access advice OR information / signposting to advice on debt, bills, benefits and food”
Lewes and Eastbourne District Council

You can also visit:

Warm Welcome
and
Warm Spaces.org

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Condition Specific Advice


Signposting to services and organisations with special interests in various conditions.


East Sussex 1 Space


East Sussex 1Space is East Sussex County Council’s online self-service directory. It brings together groups and services that offer care, support and wellbeing opportunities to people in East Sussex.


Falls Advice


Links to help with falls prevention and education for you or your family regarding available support and advice.


Gym and Leasure Opportunities


Signposting to local gyms, exercise and leisure opportunities, who may be able to offer services, classes and other health benefits.


Health In Mind


Health in Mind offers free courses and therapy for people in East Sussex, to help with stress, anxiety and low mood, via self-referral.


Local and National Services


General signposting to services and organisations who may be able to offer care & advice in your area of interest or needs.


NHS Live Well


NHS Live Well website – NHS advice about healthy living, including eating a balanced diet, healthy weight, exercise, quitting smoking and drinking less alcohol. They also offer a BMI calculator and other tools and tips!


One You East Sussex


One You East Sussex can help you get back to a healthier you, and support you to make simple changes towards a longer and happier life. They provide tools, motivational support and encouragement every step of the way, to help improve your health right away.


Post Operative Advice / Convalescent Care


Educational links for what to expect following an operation, how to get the right care, who is available to help.


Wellbeing Services


Signposting to other wellbeing services and opportunities that exist locally or online.


Do You Require URGENT Help?


Sussex MSK Partnership East is not an urgent or emergency service and is not equipped to provide such services. If you require something urgently, please consider the following contacts:

  • Call 999 in a medical or mental health emergency.
  • Call 111 for non-emergency medical attention.
  • Attend at your local A&E
    Find your local A&E HERE.
  • Sussex Mental Healthline
    24/7 mental health telephone support & information:
    0800 0309 500
  • Refuge

    24/7 National domestic abuse helpline:
    0808 2000 247
    The Samaritans

    24/7 emotional support, call: 116 123
    Urgent help in a mental health crisis
    Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

  • Contact your Doctor’s surgery.
    Contact your Doctor’s out of hours number.