Old Bridge Surgery

Help for Patients

Looe is an area with a high proportion of retired residents or those in need of some assistance. Many live alone or depend on support from family, friends, neighbours, voluntary organisations and the health services.

Click on the links below for further information on agencies that you can call upon for help, advice and support:

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Local Age UKs in England provide a very wide range of services for older people ... [continue] Age UK

Blue Badge – Disabled Parking Permit

The national blue badge scheme provides parking concessions for people with certain disabilities. A blue badge lets you park closer to the shops and services you need to use, whether ... [continue] Blue Badge – Disabled Parking Permit


If you care for, or help someone with an illness or disability, whether this is a partner, friend, other relation or even a neighbour then YOU ARE A CARER. Here ... [continue] Carers

Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau offers advice and helps people resolve their problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination and many more issues. You can click here for more information on ... [continue] Citizens Advice Bureau

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice

How to avoid catching and spreading COVID-19 How COVID-19 is spread COVID-19 spreads very easily through close contact with people who have the virus. When someone with COVID-19 breathes, speaks, ... [continue] Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice


Looe Pelynt

Health Promotion

In addition to everyday services we also offer the following: Contraceptive Advice After a consultation to consider the most appropriate form of contraception, we can prescribe pills or patches, administer ... [continue] Health Promotion

Local Groups and Clubs

Liskeard and Looe Ladies Circle Ladies Circle is a fantastic club for women aged between 18 and 45 to who want to make new friends, have lots of fun and do ... [continue] Local Groups and Clubs

Meals on Wheels

The Royal Voluntary Service is the original meals on wheels  provider delivering hot meals to people who have difficulty with shopping, carrying food home or cooking for themselves in the ... [continue] Meals on Wheels

NHS Health Information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS UK website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS UK and you can look ... [continue] NHS Health Information

Patient Transport

E-zec medical patient transport The Patient Transport Service (PTS) is provided for patients who are being transported to an NHS provider and who are deemed medically eligible. The service is ... [continue] Patient Transport

Respite Care

Many care homes in and around the Looe area offer respite care to those who need short-term support, specialised care or to give carers a well deserved break. The local ... [continue] Respite Care

Self Care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self Care

Date published: 20th July, 2017
Date last updated: 21st December, 2023