Living and feeling better can start with a simple step-connecting. Health Connections Mendip is provided by your Mendip GP practices to improve your health and wellbeing.
Advocacy People are an independent charity that provide a free and confidential service. In North Somerset they are able to offer NHS Complaints advocacy, mental health advocacy, care and support advocacy and advocacy for people who lack capacity.
As a patient, relative or carer, sometimes you may need to turn to someone for help, advice and support. This is where the Patient Advice and Liaison Service can help. This service is free and confidential. Our aim is to help sort out any problems or concerns you may have when using health services, agree the best way forward to deal with a problem and get it resolved as quickly as possible.
Write to us: NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group, Freepost RRKL-XKSC-ACSG, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8HR or use the form on our website.
An independent charity offering the support of long term volunteer mentors to vulnerable young people in Somerset. PROMISEworks matches young people between the ages of 5 and 25.
We provide advice and support to children and young people in Somerset. If you are a child in care you could ask for an advocate if you are worried or upset about something. If you are a young person who would like to request advocacy please email us (see below).
The Somerset Disability Engagement Service aims to empower those from the disabled community in Somerset to get their voices heard in wider forums. It identifies potential areas of concern and brings understanding of the needs and concerns of the disabled community in Somerset to those who make the decisions.
Please visit their website for information of monthly activities, meetings and volunteering opportunities for everyone in the Somerset area.