Depression and Anxiety
The Depression and Anxiety Service (DAS) has a website with information for the public about their service. There is access to self-help materials and an online self-referral facility.
Self Referral Link
This easy to use patient questionnaire has been validated for use in Primary Care.
It is used by your doctor to monitor the severity of depression and response to treatment.
It can also be used to make a tentative diagnosis of depression.
PHQ-9 Depression Assessment Questionnaire
External Bereavement Services
Please find below details of local bereavement services and counselling:
Local Bereavement Services
Childhood Bereavement Network
Minor Injuries Service
Click on the link below to see information regarding the Minor Injuries Service and the waiting list for Torbay Hospital
Minor Injuries Wait Times
Refer yourself for NHS Physiotherapy
Click on the link for more information on how to refer yourself for NHS physiotherapy
Physiotherapy Self Referral
The Specialist Weight Management Service operates across Torbay and South Devon, and offers a free programme designed to help people lose weight, develop a healthier lifestyle, and reduce emotional eating.
Please visit Torbay and South Devon trust website to learn more or click the link below. On this website you will find all the information needed, as well as a BMI calculator, all the contact details, and an application form to submit.
Specialist Weight Management
Who can join the programme?
To be eligible for the programme you must:
• have taken part in a previous weight loss programme for at least 6 months.
• be at least 18 years old.
• have a BMI 35-40 and have type 2 diabetes or sleep apnoea
• have a BMI 40-50 (if over 50 you are automatically eligible)
• be ready and willing to commit to the changes required to manage your weight.
be able to travel to the programme venue and willing to commit to the full programme.