Macmillan provides support for anyone affected by cancer. Find out what to expect, get information, practical advice and support, hear from experts and read about other people’s experiences
Cancer Support UK
Cancer Support UK provide practical and emotional support to people with cancer, during and after the treatment period.
Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service
Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service (SDAS) treats young people and adults that have a problem with drugs and alcohol.
Smoke Free is provided by the NHS as free support to assist with giving up smoking.
The Alzheimer's Society make a commitment to be available to every person who receives a diagnosis. We want everyone affected by dementia to know that, whatever you are going through wherever you are, whoever you are, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society for support, help and advice.
National Dementia Helpline: 0300 2221122
Somerset Community Connect
Provide advice and support to help people live as independently as possible in their own homes. To contact Somerset Community Connect, call: 0300 123 2224
Somerset Carers Service
Somerset Carers Service can help link to you groups and events in your area, to find facts and information that will help the person you are caring for with their particular needs. Here you will find specific support for your unique situation; and our Carers Agents are on hand to help and guide you.
The Red Cross provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and toilet aids.
Need help with your muscle or joint problems?
NHS Somerset MSK app is now available to all patients. It’s a FREE, easy-to-use tool helping you to self-manage your muscle, bone, and joint (MSK) injuries and conditions.
- No need to wait for an appointment
- Instant access to a personalised plan
- Safe and effective
What is getUBetter?
getUBetter is an app helping you self-manage at home, work, and on the move. It can be accessed on a Smartphone or via the Web. It covers a range of MSK injuries and condition, like back pain and ankle pain, and is designed to help you recover, understand when and where to seek help, and prevent further injuries.
Who is getUBetter for?
- Anyone over 18
- Anyone who's been advised or chose to self-manage
- Anyone waiting for treatment
What will I get?
- A personalised recovery plan
- Step-by-step guidance
- Exercises based on your condition
- Advice to seek help, if needed.
- Referral to your local healthcare providers, treatments, and services, if needed.
How do I download and use getUBetter?
- Follow the link to access your local health service: Get U Better
- With the same email, create an account on the app
- Follow the instructions on the app, get your recovery plan and get better!
Need more help? Get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org