Sight or hearing problems
If noticing a problem for the first time you should contact you local GP.
Are you having problems with:
- seeing the television clearly
- hearing what people say
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You should contact your General Practitioner.
NHS Direct provides confidential health advice and information around the clock.
For further information you could try the following organisations
Message in a bottle
Message in a bottle encourages people living on their own to keep their basic personal and medical details in a small plastic bottle in the fridge.
If the emergency services are called to your home, they can quickly find vital information about your health. Bottles are funded by local Lions Clubs and are free to users. Ask your local GP surgery or pharmacy for details.
Sensory Loss team
Tel: 0845 603 5630
and HCC (Adult Services) will take your details to pass on to the relevant team
Tel: 0845 4647
- List of local GPs from the NHS Hampshire website
Hampshire Deaf Association (Sonus)
Tel: 023 8022 0225
Hampshire Association for the Care of the Blind
Tel: 02380 641244
Royal national Institute for the Blind
Tel: 0303 123 9999
Tel: 023 8064 1244