Information

Advice and Support
AGE UK (Berkshire) 0118 959 4242 (Information, support & essential services for over 60’s)
Citizens Advice Bureau – West Berkshire 0300 222 5941
Newbury & District Crossroads 01635 30008 (Trained care workers will allow carers a break)
Newbury Cancer Care 01635 31542
Patient Advice & Liaison Service 0118 960 5027
Princess Royal Trust Carers Service 0800 988 5462 (Advice, information & practical support for unpaid carers)
Newbury Breast Care Support Group 0779 500 3040
Sue Ryder Community Team 01635 273720
Counselling
Time to Talk 01635 760331
Relate (relationship difficulties) 0118 9876161
Samaritans 01635 42452 / 116 123
Emergency Alarm Systems
AGE UK Alarm Service (Aid-Call) 0800 0304385
Sovereign Housing Association 01635 572220
Equipment Loan
British Red Cross Society 01635 40081
Home Meal Delivery
Wiltshire Frozen Foods 0800 6522911
Oak House Foods 0333 370 6700
Guide to Financial Support
Job Centre Plus (Newbury) 0843 816 6266
Pension Service (home visiting) 0191 216 8050 (for over 60’s)
The Pension Service 0800 731 7898
Financial Grants
Macmillan Benefit Support 0808 808 0000
Newbury Cancer Care 01635 31542
Hospitals
Churchill Hospital Oxford 0300 304 7777
Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice 0118 955 0400
Great Western Hospital Swindon 01793 604 020
John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford 0300 304 7777
Royal Berkshire Hospital Reading 0118 322 5111
Sue Ryder Nettlebed Hospice 01491 641384
West Berkshire Community Hospital Newbury 01635 273300
Marie Curie Nursing 0800 6344520
Macmillan Cancer Information Centre 0118 322 8700
NHS England 111
Patient Information
Patient Information Point – West Berkshire Community Hospital 01635 273324
Sue Ryder Community Team 01635 273720
Police/Ambulance/Fire
Emergency 999
Non emergency 101
Adult Social Care
Social Services 01635 503050
Out of hours 01344 786543
Surgeries
The Chapel Row 0118 9713252
Burdwood Surgery 01635 868006
Downlands Practice at Compton 01635 248251
Eastfield House Surgery 01635 41495
Falkland Surgery 01635 279972
Hungerford Surgery 01488 682507
Kintbury Surgery 01488 658294
The Lambourn Practice 01488 71715
Strawberry Hill Medical Centre 01635 917917
Thatcham Medical Practice 01635 867171
Woolton Hill Surgery 01635 253324
Out of Hours Doctors
Westcall 111
Mobility Aids
ShopMobility 01635 523854
Stair Lifts (purchase or hire)
Acorn Stairlift 0800 326 5199
AST Services Ltd 01753 654879 07973 669115
Stannah Stairlift 0800 715 455
Day Therapy
Sue Ryder Day Hospice 01635 273725 (Information & Day Therapy Centre for people with cancer & other life threatening conditions)
Transport
Cabco 01635 333333 (Taxi – also takes wheelchairs)
Newbury Cancer Care 07717 783811
Volunteer Centre West Berks 01635 49004
Blue Badge Parking 01635 42400
Useful Websites
West Berkshire Council Westberks.gov.uk
Citizen’s Advice Bureau West Berkshire Cab.org.uk
Macmillan Macmillan.org.uk
Sue Ryder Sueryder.org
Welfare Benefits Direct.gov.uk/benefits
Newbury Breast Care Support Group Nbcsg.net
Marie Curie Mariecurie.org.uk
Crossroads Care Oxfordshirecrossroads.org.uk
14-21 Time To Talk t2twb.org

For Further Information

To download a PDF leaflet for all of the contacts listed above, please click here. For any more information, please use the following details:

  • Director of Operations
  • Newbury Cancer Care
  • The Rosemary Centre
  • West Berkshire Community Hospital
  • Benham Hill
  • RG18 3AS

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