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Covid 19 Information

Please visit www.ghc.nhs.uk/coronavirus/



Help in a crisis


If there is an immediate danger to life, please dial 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

I am in Gloucestershire

If you or someone you know needs help in a mental health crisis, call our crisis teams. The teams work with those aged from 11 upwards.

Call 0800 169 0398.

And choose one of the following options depending on your location:

  • Option 1 for Stroud and Cotswolds
  • Option 2 for Gloucester and Forest
  • Option 3 for Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and North Cotswolds

Please note: telephone calls may be recorded. If you do not want that to happen, please tell the person who answers your call and they will phone you back on a ‘non-recordable’ telephone.

The number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Occasionally, callers may be asked to leave their name and number on an answerphone. In these circumstances, staff will return the call within one hour.

I am in Herefordshire

Mental health services in Herefordshire are now provided by Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. 

Visit their website to find out where to get help – www.hacw.nhs.uk/urgent-help

If you need help but are not in crisis, please contact your GP if in opening hours, or 111. If you don’t have a GP use the NHS service search to locate the nearest one to you. If your query is not urgent, you can find our contact details here.

Are you feeling vulnerable? Do you need to talk to somebody now?


Call free on 116 123
If you are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide, you can call the Samaritans.

Stay Alive App

A pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. The app can be accessed through the Apple Store, Google Play and downloaded as a pdf.


Call free on 0800 11 11
If you are a child or a young person you may want to speak to Childline.


Call 0808 816 0606
Or text 07537 410 022
A safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative service for people who self harm, their friends, families and carers.
Open every day 5pm – 10pm for phone and text support.


Text 85258
Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

Online Consent Form and School Schedule

For a link to the Diphtheria Tetanus and Polio (DTP) Booster and Meningitis ACWY online consent form, please click here

For the school based schedule (April 2019-July 2019), please click here.

Patient Information Leaflets










 Download Immunisations for Young People

Meningitis and Septicaemia

Download Meningitis and Septicaemia


Click for Patient information leaflet for REVAXIS® vaccine (DTP Vaccine)

Click for Patient Information Leaflet on Meningococcal ACWY

Click for Patient Information Leaflet for Nimenrix® Vaccine (Meningococcal ACWY vaccine)

Click for NHS Choices information on Consent to treatment 

Click for Department of Health Reference guide to consent for examination or treatment

Data Protection 

All personal data receive about your son/daughter will be held securely, and only accessed by appropriate persons involved in your child’s care. It will be processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of personal data. The Trust has a detailed privacy notice which is available here: https://www.glos-care.nhs.uk/fair-processing-notice  

The Trust is compliant with the NHS national information governance toolkit. 

Our most recent assessment is available here.   

Your child’s data will be processed solely to ensure that your child is offered their vaccination in line with the National Childhood Immunisation Programme. The data, and response received will form part of the child’s health record. All data, therefore, will be retained, in accordance with the NHS records management code of practice, for children’s records. This can be viewed here

We have a statutory duty to report statistical vaccinations data, as a percentage of the population; your response will form part of that statistical data. We provide this information to Public Health England, there is no personal data involved in this return.