First Contact Physiotherapy
Daragh Lahiff is the new Musculoskeletal Practitioner for the Filey and Scarborough Healthier Communities Network. This is an assessment based role where he will be able to assess patients over the age of 16 with musculoskeletal pain or conditions and ensure that they are given the correct advice and management.
Daragh qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2011 and has worked in a variety of musculoskeletal based roles ever since including Outpatients physio, trauma and orthopaedics and elective orthopaedics. His most recent role was split between Outpatient Physiotherapy and working as the Team Lead for Nuffield Health’s Musculoskeletal triage team.
He is currently covering 2 sessions a week for us working remotely using virtual or telephone based appointments. If you would like to arrange an initial telephone consultation with him please contact the Surgery on 01723 515666 choosing option 2.
Social Prescribing Link Worker
Many things affect your health and wellbeing, from feeling isolated, lonely, stressed to having difficultly managing long-term health conditions, bills, finances, and work.
Our Social Prescribing link worker is called Stephen Carr, he can listen to you and give help, information and guidance. This may include helping you find legal advice, debt counselling, housing and benefits support, bereavement counselling and much more.
You can speak with him confidentially and he can connect you to all the different services, support, activities and opportunities that exist locally.
If you think that you, or someone you are close to, would benefit from this service please contact the Surgery on 01723 515666, choosing option 2, to arrange a referral.
Mental Health Wellbeing Practitioner
Sue Muir is our mental health wellbeing practitioner, working for Filey and Scarborough Healthier Communities Network.
The service she provides is open to people aged 16+ (with no upper age limit) who are experiencing moderate to severe mental ill health but not in crisis.
Since 1994 Sue has worked in a range of mental health settings, her approach is to treat each person as an individual and to support and empower people to identify for themselves what help they need to improve the way they feel about themselves and their lives.
Initial support will be over 12 sessions but can be extended if the patient would benefit from further sessions.
If you would like to find out more or book this service please contact the Surgery on 01723 515666, choosing option 2, to arrange a referral.
Based in the surgery, serving the housebound community they can be contacted on tel: 01653 609 609
The Health Visitor can be contacted on tel: 01609 536 622. She looks after the needs of pre-school children and runs a child health clinic every week to check child progress as follows:
Baby clinic - Wednesday from 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Our Midwife holds a clinic every week at the surgery for antenatal checks on a Thursday from 09:00 bookable via reception.
Midwives can be contacted direct on the following numbers:
- Community Midwifes, Scarborough - 01723 236128
- Hawthorn Ward for postnatal issues, Scarborough - 01723 385272
Memory Advice Service
At the Filey Surgery on the fourth Thursday of each month we hold a memory advice service for patients and carers. If you feel this would help you or anybody you know please speak to reception for an appointment.