Patient Resources

Local services

Mental health

Plymouth Directory

List of support services in our local area 

Plymouth NHS Dentist

To find an NHS dentist near you please click the link above

Livewell Southwest

Livewell Southwest is an independent social enterprise providing integrated health and social care services for people across Plymouth.

t: 01752 435502

Improving Lives Plymouth

Providing support services in Plymouth for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions

t: 01752 201766



For patients registered with any GP surgery in Plymouth please click here for advice and to self refer for Physiotherapy

Community Nursing

The community nursing service – what’s sometimes known as district nursing – offers high quality nursing care to people in their own home or nursing home.

t: 01752 435502

Midwifery Care

For support from 20 weeks gestation please call the number below, for advice prior to this please contact the GP surgery

t: 01752 430200

Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS) Plymouth Hospital Trust 

The PALS team can offer you on-the-spot advice and information when you have queries or difficulties regarding hospital services and the care you have received.

t: 01752 439884

Citizens' Advice


Handi App

The Handi App gves up to date advice about common childhood illnesses and how to treat them. 



Babies Cry, You Can Cope!

Derriford Hospital Physiotherapy Self Referral

 The self referral scheme for anyone registered with our centres to access physiotherapy services at Derriford Hospital. 

Physiotherapy Self-referral form (

Breast screening

Information regarding what to expect at a mammogram appointment can be found by clicking this link: 


Plymouth Options 

Plymouth Options offers a range of services to people experiencing common mental health problems to people who are 16 years and over and registered with a Plymouth GP.


Children & Adolescent Mental Health Services

The role of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is to promote the mental health and psychological well-being of children and young people.

A referral to CAMHS can come from parents/carers, a teacher, GP or young person. 

t: 01752 435502

Family Therapy Service

Family therapy (Family and Systemic Psychotherapy) aims to help people in close relationships, such as families or couples, to develop understanding and deal more effectively with the problems they are experiencing.

t: 01752 435502

 Info, Support & Advice - 13-25 year olds

The Zone is a charity which provides free and confidential information and support to young people. Offering emotional support and information around housingsexual health and mental health.

t: 01752 206626


 Drugs & Alcohol Services

A Plymouth based substance misuse charity providing support to people with complex lives. 

t: 01752 434343


Think Ninja

ThinkNinja is a mental health app designed for 10 to 18 year olds. Using a variety of content and tools, it allows young people to learn about mental health and emotional wellbeing, and develop skills they can use to build resilience and stay well.


Heads Count 

Heads count is a user led network for people who access mental health services, carers and everyone experience of or affected by mental health matters in and around the city of Plymouth. 


 Plymouth Perinatal Mental Health

A service for women who require specialist perinatal assessment and treatment for their mental health in pregnancy and up to a year after their babies birth. 

t: 01752 431607