Volunteers Needed



Get the NHS App

We have decided to use the NHS App instead of Patient Access for online access in future, although we’ll still respond to Patient Access requests.  The NHS App has a number of advantages for you and us, which we have described on the Online Services page of the surgery website where there are also instructions on how to upload the NHS app and register with it. 


Community Midwives

The midwife can be contacted on 01494 526161.

Community Nurses

The nurses can be contacted on 01494 890900.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

The health visitors office can be contacted on 01494 864275.

Attached Staff

We are lucky here at John Hampden to have 3 Social Prescribers supporting our multidisciplinary team.  




What is Social Prescribing.

Many things affect your health and wellbeing. We often find we have a lot of visits from patients who are feeling isolated, lonely, stressed out by work, money and housing problems. Sometimes its the stress of managing different long term condition.

That's where social prescribing comes in. It starts with a conversation. It might be the conversation you've had with one of our nurses, doctors or another member of our team. They will refer you to a social prescribing link worker. The link worker is there to listen to you, and put you in touch with the people and activities that might help you feel better.

Link workers might also introduce you to a community group, a new activity or a local club. Or they might help you find legal advice or debt counselling. They might just help you find information and guidance: a bit of inside knowledge on your situation or what local resources there are available. They could even support you to create something new such as a gardening club, a fishing group, a 'mens shed' or knit and knatter group.

Social prescribing can help you to have more control over your own health and find ways to improve how you feel in a way that suits you.

We are lucky here at John Hampden to have 4 Social Prescribers supporting our multidisciplinary team.

What is Social Prescribing


Please see link below for the Social Prescribing Newsletter - Dec 2020.

December 2020 Newsletter

Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website