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Wellbeing Service - Great Yarmouth & Waveney Locality (formerly IAPT & Linkworker) (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Merged from Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health Trusts))
Address: Oaktree Centre
Northgate Hospital,
Northgate Street

Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 1BU
Enquiries 01493 337 887
Patient referral 0300 1231 503
Fax: 01493 337 959
Website: www.readytochange.org.uk/Pages/default.aspx
The Wellbeing Service is an extended version of the old IAPT service, and is a partnership of NHS and partner organisations in Norfolk and Waveney, including Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind and Broadland Meridian.

The service supports people aged 16 and over with mild to moderate levels of anxiety and depression. For milder conditions such as those listed below, patients can self refer. For other mental health problems, referral is via your GP:
* Anxiety
* Depression
* Maternal mental health including post-natal depression
* Panic disorder
* Phobias, including fear of heights, animals, flying, blood-injury-injection phobia, social phobia and agoraphobia
* Health anxiety / Hypochondriasis
* Medically unexplained symptoms, somatisation,
* Long Term Conditions incl. Chronic Pain Management

Interpretation and translation services can be arranged by staff, for users of this service.


An information leaflet about the service is available via the website and at GP surgeries.
Age Range: 16 and over
Target Groups: Mental Health
Related Services: Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust - Contacts and Communications (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Merged from Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health Trusts))
Wellbeing Service (IAPT partnership with MIND and MAP) - South Norfolk (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Merged from Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health Trusts))
Wellbeing Service (IAPT partnership with MIND and MAP) - West (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Merged from Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health Trusts))
Wellbeing Service (IAPT partnership with MIND) - North Norfolk (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Merged from Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health Trusts))
Wellbeing Service (IAPT partnership with MIND) - Norwich (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Merged from Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health Trusts))
Referral Procedure: Milder conditions as listed - self referral via the website, by phone, or by post.
More complex conditions via your GP.
Opening Times: The service is accessible Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm.
Parking and Transport: Limited on-site parking is available. The site is accessible by public and community transport.
Access and Facilities: The site is wheelchair accessible.
Locations Served: Beccles, Belton, Bradwell, Bungay, Caister, Filby, Fleggburgh, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Halesworth, Hemsby, Hopton, Kessingland, Lowestoft, Martham, Ormesby, Scratby, Southwold, Winterton
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Last updated: 03/01/2014    Last full review: 07/01/2013

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