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Useful Contacts


Bourton-on-the-Water Hospital 01451 820228
Chipping Norton Hospital 01608 642316
Cheltenham General Hospital 0300 422 2222
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital 0300 422 2222
Cirencester Hospital 01285 884584
The Horton Hospital, Banbury 01295 275500
North Cotswold Hospital 0300 421 8770
The Churchill Hospital, Oxford 01865 741841
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford 01865 741166
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford 01865 741155

NHS Services

NHS 111 111
NHS 111 online
District Nurses

Telephone: 0300 421 6072

Out of Hours (4pm - 8am Monday to Friday and at weekends / Bank Holidays) 0300 421 8942

Health Visitors

Contact Gail Lanfear (or another member of the team)
Telephone: 0300 421 6952

School Nursing Service

Telephone: 01451 861713

Social Services (Adults)

Adult Social Care Helpdesk
Telephone: 01452 426868

Outside of office hours you can contact the Adult Services Duty Emergency Team on 01452 614194. Please note this is an answerphone and you will have to leave a message and a telephone number. One of the team will then call you back. Please remember that this contact number is for use outside of normal office hours only and for situations that cannot wait until the next working day.

Social Services (Children)

Children & Families Helpdesk
Telephone: 01452 426565

Outside of office hours you can contact the Children & Families Services Emergency Duty Teams on 01452 614194.

This is an answering machine and you will need to leave a message and your telephone number. Someone will then call you back. Please remember that this number is only for situations that cannot wait until the next working day.

(self referral at North Cotswold Hospital)
0300 421 8815
(self referral at George Moore Community Clinic)
01451 823723
Let’s Talk
(self referral for depression and anxiety)
0800 073 2200
Primary Care Trust Dental Helpline 0300 421 0505
Stow Pharmacy Telephone: 01451 830623
AD Byers Pharmacy (Moreton in Marsh) Telephone: 01608 650306
Rowlands Pharmacy (Bourton on the Water) Telephone: 01451 820849

Sexual Health Services

Telephone: 0300 421 6500

Turning Point (Drug & Alcohol services)

Telephone: 01285 883110

Appointments available in Moreton in Marsh.

Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

the local Commissioning body of NHS services

Telephone: 0300 421 1950

NHS England

the local commissioner of primary care health services

Telephone: 0300 311 2233

Local Information

Stow Town Council

Telephone: 01451 832 585

Stow Children's Centre Telephone: 01451 831642

Advice, Information & Support


Patient Advice Liaison Service

Telephone: 0800 015 1548 or 01452 566 698

Life Link

Lifelink is a 24-hour telecare alarm service providing you or your loved one with the ability to call for help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Telephone: 01452 833 133 

Cruse Bereavement Care

Telephone: 01452 252 518 

Alzheimer's Society

Telephone: 0330 333 0804

Safer Gloucester Partnership

Telephone: 01452 396 984

Village Agents

Providing older people with information, advice and access to health related and social activities in Gloucestershire.

Steve Whincup - 07798 827678

Maureen Griffiths - 07785 763339

Please check website for areas covered by agents.

Cotswold District Citizens Advice Bureau

For confidential, impartial and independent advice

Telephone: 0808 800 0511 (between 10am and 4pm Monday to Thursday)

Drop in service on Thursdays at Cotswold District Council Offices in Moreton in Marsh between 9.30 and 11.30 am and 1pm and 3pm.


People, Potential Possibilities

For advice and guidance with bills and tenancy issues and general signposting.

Telephone: 01608 653377

Drop in sessions across the North Cotswolds each week.

UK Bipolar Support Group

Services availavle in Bath, Bristol, Hereford, Worcester and Oxford


Deaf Association

Telephone: 01452 372 999

Mobile/Text: 07875 610 860

Minicom: 01452 373600

Carers Gloucestershire

An independent charity helping unpaid Carers in Gloucestershire

Carers support line: 0300 111 9000

Telephone: 01452 386283

Cotswold Friends

A local charity providing friendship, support and transport to older and vulnerable people in the north Cotswold community.

Telephone: 01608 651415
(9.30am - 2.30pm weekdays)


Independent Health Complaints Advocacy

An independent Advocacy servicehelping patients to make a complaint about any aspect of their NHS care or treatment

Telephone: 0330 440 9000


A patient information line for further information about data sharing within the NHS

Telephone: 0300 456 3531


giving citizens and local communities a stronger voice to infuence and challenge how health and social care services are commissioned and provided.

Telephone: 0800 652 5193 or 01452 504989



Telephone: 01242 515777


Telephone: 0800 1111

Alcoholics Anonymous

Telephone: 0845 769 7555

CGL Gloucestershire

(Drug & Alcohol Service)

Telephone: 01452 223 014

Sexual health advice and information website for young people

Gloucestershire Sexual Health - Hope House

Telephone: 0300 421 6500  

Mental Health Advice Website for Young People

Suicide Crisis Centre

Suicide Crisis is a registered charity which runs a Suicide Crisis Centre in Gloucestershire, providing face-to-face support to people at risk of suicide.

Telephone: 07975 974455

(available 9am - 10pm daily)

2Gether Trust website for children and young people

Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire

Telephone: 0800 122 3788

The Red Cross (for equipment e.g wheelchair loans)

Telephone: 01452 726666

Voluntary & Community Groups

Community Transport

Telephone: 01608 651115

Office opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am - 1.30pm

Cardiac Rehabilitation Class

Contact: Sarah Clifton-Gould
Telephone: 01285 623450

Held on Mondays 2.30pm - 4pm at the Baptist Church Hall in Bourton on the water.

£4 per session.

Cotswold Friends Carers Club

Contact: Kirsty Holder
Telephone: 01608 652019

Meets on the 3rd Tuesday each month at 10am at Lucy's Tea Rooms in Stow

Cotswold Walkers

Contact: Sarah Clifton-Gould
Telephone: 01285 623450

Meets in Bourton on the Water on Wednesdays. 50p charge.

Knit & Natter Groups

Contact: Wendy Sherwood at Cotswold Friends
Telephone: 01608 651745

Groups in Moreton in Marsh & Little Rissington

Memory Cafe

(for those diagnosed with or affected by Dementia)

Contact: Terri Walker
Telephone: 01452 525222

Meets on the 1st Friday each month at the George Moore Community Centre in Bourton on the Water.

Contact the Elderly

Telephone: 0800 716 543

Supported by a network of volunteers, Contact the Elderly organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people aged 75 and over who are dealing with loneliness and social isolation.

Memory Teas

Remember old times with tea, coffee, cake and activities

Contact: Ann or Jane on 07775 706272 or 07734 071015

Meets on the last wedneaday of each month 2pm - 3.30pm at Fisher House Community Centre, Stow on the Wold.

Young at Heart Memory Club

(for people with concerns about their memoery, their friends, families and carers)

Contact: Kelly Hennessey-Ford
Telephone: 07707 787 5801

Postural Stability Group

(for those less stable on their feet, to build strength, coordination and balance)

Contact:Sarah Clifton-Gould
Telephone: 01285 623450

Classes in Stow on Fridays and in Bourton on the Water on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Respiratory Exercise Class

(for patients with COPD and severe Asthma)

Contact:Sarah Clifton-Gould
Telephone: 01285 623450

Classes in Stow on Wednesdays.

Tai Chi Kung

(level 2 Tai Chi for those able to stand for an hour - builds strength, balance and coordination)

Contact:Sarah Clifton-Gould
Telephone: 01285 623450

Classes in Stow on Fridays and in Moreton in Marsh on Thursdays.

Women's Institute (WI)

Contact: Lynne Rixon
Telephone: 01451 831066

Stow Disability Association

Contact: George or Sally
Telephone: 01608 658636

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