Are you a carer?

If you are please let us know, we may be able to help you


Carers FIRST

Do you look after someone who couldn’t manage by themselves? Do you care for a family member or friend?  If so  Carers FIRST, a local charity, and is here to support you.  The care you provide may be practical or emotional.  The friend or family member you support may reside with you or not.  They may be a child or and adult. 

A carer with a patient

Please call Carers First on 0300 303 1555 to see how they can support you, or visit their website: for further information.

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.


Contact Carers Direct

Telephone: 0808 802 0202


Office Hours: Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.