Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Pituitary Foundation - South West Support Group
Description

Bristol Pituitary support group holds meetings for patients, family, friends and carers on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, except August and September.

Our meeting venue has recently changed and meetings are now held in the Seminar Room 5 in the Learning and Research Building at Southmead Hospital in Bristol. Tea/ coffee available. There is a pay and display car park.

New faces are very welcome at our friendly relaxed meetings. We also have medical speakers at some of our meetings and also hold social meet ups.

Contacts: Jenny West 01453 843497 or 07919 620498
or Jenny Fumpson 01275 847286

Free leaflets and information booklets available.

There is no group membership but you can become a member of the National Foundation to receive regular magazines. Tea/coffee available for 30p at meetings.

For further information you can visit www.pituitary.org.uk.

Endocrine Nurse HelpLine: 0845 450 0377 (available Monday from 17:30 to 21:30 and Thursday from 9:00 to 13:00)

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
Alternative names
Pituitary Support Group - Bristol Local Support Group - Pituitary Foundation
This organisation provides support around
Personal Health Services Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working
Regions
Bristol
Areas Served (Further Details)
South West Region
Is there a cost for these services?
No
Cost information

No charge - but membership of Foundation is available.

Concessions information

There are concessions for tickets to National events, eg, Conferences. Contact organisation for details or visit website - www.pituitary.org.uk

How can people access this service?
Telephone
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
PO Box 1944
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS99 2UB

Organisation Contact Methods

Services

Helpline

Helpline service?

Helpline Details

Name
Information and Support HelpLine
Description

The Pituitary Foundation Information and Support HelpLine provides a confidential and non-judgemental service to pituitary patients, their carer, families and friends. This service delivers appropriate and clear information in a prompt and empathetic manner to enable callers to make informed choices.

Telephone number
Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
N/A

Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
200 yds
Bus numbers?
517/518 318/319 680/681
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
On site
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
30+

External Access

Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
Are external doors non sprung?
If so, how many?
Press bell for entry

Internal Access

If so, does it have wheelchair access?
Can people with an assistance dog access the service accompanied by their dog?
Is there provision for assistance dogs? (Water bowl and toilet area)

Press bell for entry as meetings are held out of hospital hours. Double doors at entrance. Phone available in case of emergency.

Does the toilet have a minimum size of 2200mm × 1500mm
Does the toilet have a minimum door size of 1000mm

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