Local Services


Age UK:   https://www.ageuk.org.uk/devon/
Alcohol Misuse:http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Drink Wise, Age Well In Devon: Helping People In Devon Make Healthier Choices About Alcohol
The National Autistic Society;http://www.autism.org.uk
Blood Donations:http://www.blood.co.uk/donor-information/blood-centres/
Counselling Directory: http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk.
Crohns and Colitis  http://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/
Cyberbullying and Substance Abuse  https://www.inpatientdrugrehab.org/cyberbullying-substance-abuse/
Dementia Day Care:  The Filo Project        Regen Link – Carers Break Day (memory Café)
Dementia/Stroke/Parkinson’s Activity Groups:  Ilfracombe Musical Memories/Singing
Devon Carers www.devoncarers.org.uk
Diabetic Medical Information: www.diabetes.org.uk
Epilepsy UK: http://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk
Everyday Medical Information: Patient UK
GU Medicine & Family Planning services :http://www.northdevonhealth.nhs.uk/services/community/barnstaple-health-centre/
Narcotics /Drug Misuse: http://ukna.org/
 North Devon Integrated Diabetes Service: https://www.northdevonhealth.nhs.uk/services/north-devon-integrated-diabetes-service/
One Small Step:  One Small Step To A Healthier You
Orthodontic Services  North Devon Orthodontics Centre, Barnstaple, EX32 9BW
Parkinson’s:  Parkinson’s UK – North Devon Local Support Groups & Activities
 Smiling Mind  – Mindfulness Meditation Smiling Mind builds, supports and develops healthy minds at all stages of life. Developed by psychologists, and based on mindfulness meditation techniques, the Smiling Mind program can be tailored for your needs. Download The Free App To Your Phone

Is the way that you are feeling affecting your daily life? Are you struggling to cope, feeling low, anxious or overwhelmed by your thoughts and feelings? Are you living with a long term health condition that is making you feel tired, frustrated and worried? You are not alone and we can help.
We are a free, confidential, NHS talking therapy service (previously the Depression and Anxiety Service), helping you to feel better and giving you the tools and techniques to improve your mental and physical wellbeing.
You can self-refer direct to TALKWORKS:
Call 0300 555 3344 or complete the online form on our website
Watch our film to see how TALKWORKS can help you. https://youtu.be/Ek5j1zdzqFw
More information can be found at www.TALKWORKS.dpt.nhs.uk

Children & Young People’s Services

      Everything you discuss with a member of staff at

The Caen Medical Centre Is Confidential.

All the services available below are Free & Confidential and are designed to help and support you.

Y-Smart – Drug & Alcohol Services For Under 18‘s

The Centre Contraceptive / Sexual Health – Free & Confidential Advice and Support

Young Minds – Support For Mental Health & Well Being

ChildLine – Private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19

Life Centre – Supporting survivors of rape and sexual abuse

The Hideout – Domestic Violence ( Women’s Aid)

Bullying UK – Help & Support

Stop Smoking Support

Samaritans – Suicide Services – You don’t have to be suicidal

Smiling Mind  – Mindfulness Meditation

Smiling Mind aims to build happier, healthier and more compassionate people. Our mindfulness meditation programs are designed to assist people in dealing with the pressure, stress and challenges of daily life. Visit the Website & Download The Free App.  Suitable from ages 7 upwards


Live Well in Braunton

We now have copies of the Live Well in Braunton – Adult Clubs, Sports and Activity Directory.  Find out what is available, where to go and when, by popping in to the surgery and asking for a copy.

For More Information visit: Live Well In Braunton


Free Help Braunton

FREE HELP given and received, nothing more, nothing less!
A community network project, situated in the village of Braunton.
No transaction or exchange just good old fashioned community help.


 Public Health Devon

Get Active Devon is a website providing information on a wide range of activities, from exercise classes to sports clubs; from learning a new skill to developing an existing one, all at the touch of a button.  The website offers the chance for health professionals and providers of other services such as libraries and community-based centres, to search for an activity based on intensity, location, with or without other people, cost, and age range, as well as suitability for people with mobility problems or disabilities.
Not everyone wants to spend hours slogging in the gym, but this website offers something for everyone, and with the option of being able to choose an activity with groups of people, also offers te social aspect that we all need for a positive mental health. Visit the website below for more information of Get Active Devon. http://www.getactivedevon.co.uk

Help Save A Life By Giving Blood

new hearts

One Organ Donor Can Save Upto 8 Lives


My Health -Devon

MyHealth – Devon has been developed by Devon Referral Support Services, part of the Wider Devon STP with the support of local clinicians. Our aim is to empower people to be healthier, better informed and to take greater responsibility for their own health and health choices. We will do this by providing evidence based information that:

• Enables patients to make informed decisions about their care and treatment options • Promotes Shared Decision Making conversations between patient and clinician • Promotes self-management of their conditions • Promotes a healthy lifestyle • Informs people in Devon about local services and support groups • Explains how referrals are managed

Visit : https://myhealth-devon.nhs.uk/ for more information.