Useful Numbers and Links

Here is a list of useful telephone numbers with links in some cases. Please note these are current as possible. Unfortunately telephone numbers / links may change and if you find this is the case we would appreciate it if you would let the surgery know by notifying us here.

Thank you for your patience and your assistance.

AAA Screening 01482 772 266
Age UK North Yorkshire and Darlington 01423 502253
Alcohol Anonymous 0800 917 7650
Ambulance : Urgent 999
Within 4 hours or less 0300 330 295
Audiology Clinic - Harrogate District Hospital 01423 553320
Association for Postnatal Illness 0207 386 0868
Blue Badge - New Applications and renewals 01609 780 780
Breast Screening 01904 725590
Breast Screening (Information only) 01904 725591
Boroughbridge Community Care 01423 324504
Carers' Resource 01423 500555
Child Line 0800 11 11
Children's Centre Ripon 01609 562608
Knaresborough 01609 533855
0-5 Children’s Service (Health Visiting) – North Yorkshire: Health Visitors 0300 303 0916
Families Information Service 0845 6011 630
Community Mental Health Team (Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys) 01423 852000
Citizens Advice Bureau:
Craven and Harrogate Districts (Ripon)
Advice line York and North Yorkshire 03444 111 444
Message line - Ripon Office 01423 560840
Cruse Bereavement Care 0808 808 1677
District Nurses Business hours 01423 557767
Out of Hours (Weekends, Bank holidays and from 6pm weekdays) 01423 557777
DSS Helpline 0800 169 0310
HIV Support Service 01904 721111
Friarage Hospital, Northallerton 01609 779911
Harrogate District Hospital: Operator 01423 885959
Warfarin Clinic 01423 553085
Ripon Hospital: Operator 01423 542900
X-ray 01423 542904
Leeds General Infirmary 0113 243 2799
St. James University Hospital, Leeds 0113 243 3144
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesborough 01642 805850
York District Hospital 01904 631313
NHS 111 1-1-1
NHS England 0300 311 22 33

Non Emergency Patient Transport
Ambulance transport:

Advance Booking 0300 330 2000
24 hour Cancellation Line 0300 333 9970
Non Emergency Patient Transport
Alternative community transport:
Boroughbridge Community Care 01423 324504
Little Red Bus 01423 526655
Ripon CVS 01765 603631
York Wheels 01904 630080
NSPCC 0808 800 5000
North Yorkshire Horizons (Drug and alcohol recovery service for North Yorkshire) 01723 330730
Patient Choice 01423 876420
Patient Relations - Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group 01423 799300
Police Urgent 999
Non emergency number 101
Register Office (Harrogate), Customer Service Centre 01609 780780
Relate - Northallerton 01325 461 500
Retinal Screening (York Hospital) 01904 726640
Samaritans (Harrogate) 116 123 (Free)
Social Services (Customer Services) 0845 872 7374
Undertakers: John Wilson & Son, Boroughbridge 01423 322508
F. Lowley & Son, Ripon 01765 602294
W. R. Simpson, Ripon 01765 604150
N. Scathard & Son, Knaresborough 01423 862055
Knaresborough Funeral Services 01423 869549
Wheel Chair Hire - British Red Cross. Mobility Aids, York 0300 456 1914
YorSexual Health - North Yorkshire and York 01904 721111

Useful Links

Here are a number of potentially useful links.

Please note that we can take no responsibility for the content of external sites. If you discover any of the links are broken, please notify us by contacting the surgery.

Action On Hearing Loss: RNID

Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID. Which is the largest charity representing deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK.

Alzheimer's Society "Leading the fight against dementia"

Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Cancer Research UK

This website is for anyone who wishes to know more about the charity, about cancer, or how to play a part in our vision to cure cancer faster.

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.

“Behind the Headlines” NHS Choices - Your health, your choice

Behind the Headlines (NHS Choices) aims to provide an unbiased and evidence-based analysis of health stories that make the news.

Carers' Resource

The Carers’ Resource is an independent charity, with a board of trustees and around 50 employees and 50 volunteers. Our work is recognised nationally, regionally and locally.

A Carer is someone who, without payment, provides help and support to a friend, neighbour or relative who could not manage otherwise because of frailty, illness or disability. They may even be juggling paid work with caring responsibilities at home. Carers have a tough job – it can mean unrelenting pressure, little chance to relax and a lot of worry. The system is complicated, and the issue is hidden.

Carers' Resource provides support for carers, no matter what their age, race, religion or needs. Follow the links on their website to discover what support they can offer you as a carer, or as someone who might work with carers.

Carer's Resource delivers services in Bradford, Craven, Harrogate and Selby Districts.


Provides comprehensive guide lists of all registered care homes and home care providers across North Yorkshire and advice in the form of expert editorial including choosing the appropriate care option, paying for care and legal considerations. The latest edition of North Yorkshire Care and Support Services Directory is now available. Please click here to view.

CARERS UK - The voice of carers

Carers look after family, partners or friends in need of help because they are ill, frail or have a disability. The care they provide is unpaid. Carers UK is the voice of carers and is the only carer-led organisation working for all carers.

Citizens Advice - the charity for your community

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.

RNIB - Supporting blind and partially sighted people

A charity offering information, support and advice to over two million people with sight problems.

Sexual Health Services - YorSexual Health NHS

This website is specifically for people living in North Yorkshire and York and contains everything you need to know about accessing sexual health services in the area. It is a free and confidential service.

Harrogate and Ripon Centres of Voluntary Service

Harrogate & Ripon Centres for Voluntary Service is an independent registered charity which supports charities and volunteers throughout the Harrogate District of North Yorkshire.

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