Useful links and further reading

Age UK

Newcastle: 01782 713822
Hanley: 01782 214922
Leek: 01538 382157
www.ageuk.org.uk

British Cardiac Patients Association

01782 342116
www.bcpa.co.uk

British Heart Foundation

0300 330 3311
www.bhf.org.uk

Benefits Advice

01782 234234
www.dwp.gov.uk
(Department for work and pensions)

Citizens Advice Bureau

08444 111 444
www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Disability Rights UK

02072 508181
www.diabilityrights.org.uk
enquiries@disabilityrightsuk.org

DVLA

0300 790 6806—car drivers
0300 790 6807—bus/coach/lorry drivers
www.dft.gov.uk/dvla

North Staffs Carers Association

01782 793100
www.carersfirst.com

North Staffs Fit for Work Service

0845 003 003
ffws@northstaffordshire.nhs.uk

North Staffs Heart Committee

01782 622463
www.northstaffsheart.org.uk

North Staffordshire Stop Smoking Service

0800 085 0928
Stopsmoking@stokepct.nhs.uk
Text: 'stokequit' to 60777

Prescription pre-payment certificates

0300 330 1343 (queries)
0300 123 0849 (order forms)

UHNM Patient advice and liaison service

01782 552317 / 553002​