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There are a number of condition-specific services available to people in Newton Abbot and district.
This includes services focusing on mental health and well-being as well as physical health conditions.
Links to some local services are shown below. If there isn’t anything for your particular health condition, it doesn’t necessarily mean that there isn’t any additional help and support for that condition; it may just mean that the link hasn’t been added.
There is also a lot of advice and guidance online. The NHS website has information and further links to websites for a wide range of health conditions.
Get Health Information (on this website) also contains resources for a variety of health conditions.
Our community mental health teams for adults provide specialist assessment and treatment to people aged 18 years and older who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and wellbeing.
Our team is made up of a number of professionals, including doctors, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, psychologists and support workers.
Their aim is to work with you to support your recovery to enable you to return to manageable levels of activity and independence.
The pain service in Torbay and South Devon is base at Torbay Hospital and offers a range of free courses aimed to help you to understand your pain better and learn new skills to help you to cope with the physical and emotional difficulties you may be experiencing.
The Programme runs twice a week for six weeks. It is run by a Specialist Nurse, Fitness Instructor, Clinical Health Psychologist and a Physiotherapist who specialises in breathing problems.
The Torbay Hospital Diabetes Unit offers a full range of specialist diabetes services for the South Devon area. We provide a programme of community-based type 2 diabetes education across the South Devon area with members of our multidisciplinary team being involved in group education for newly-diagnosed people with type 2 diabetes. Referrals can be made through the surgery. In the meantime there are plenty of excellent videos on this website to help with:
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NON-EMERGENCY: Have a look at the "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.