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Derry Well Woman

Contact Information

Address
17 Queen Street, Derry,
Postcode
BT48 7EQ View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Susan Gibson
Telephone Number
028 7136 0777
Fax Number
028 7137 0103
Email Address
info@derrywellwoman.org
Web Address
http://www.derrywellwoman.org/Opens in a new window

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

Derry Well Woman is committed to providing a welcoming, relaxed and safe, confidential space for you to meet your health and well-being needs. We have a range of programmes suited to supporting your needs whatever your age or whatever stage you are at in life.

Over the years Derry Well Woman has been committed to working to ensure that your voice is heard and that what you say influences how our services are delivered, as well as gaining insight into health issues of particular concern to yourself and your family.

Our programmes offer ways for you to have individual support through counselling, listening ear, one-to-one clinics and medical sign-posting. We also offer the opportunity for you to meet with other women experiencing a health crisis or lifestyle change through our support groups.

All of our programmes are designed in line with what you told us you want.

We want to hear your ideas and suggestions for new programmes which you would like us to offer and suggestions on how we can do better than what we already provide.

A link to download our most rcent programme booklet can be found on our links page on the website.

Derry Well Woman exists to identify and address the health and social care needs of women of all ages from the North West of Ireland.

Derry Well Woman has clearly defined aims and is based on core guiding principles.

Aims

Derry Well Woman seeks to:

1. Provide women with a women-centred health service which will improve health and well being of women, families and communities

-To provide women with a comprehensive and accessible women-centred health service in a relaxed and non-clinical atmosphere run by women, for women

-To provide/deliver, in partnership with other agencies, a range of programmes and activities relating to aspects of women's well being

2. Support Community Health Projects

-To support emerging community health projects and groups through the sharing of Derry Well Woman best practice

-To stimulate community Health Action, throughout the North West, by working with existing community / women's groups particularly in areas of disadvantage.

3. Improve the health status of women who experience inequality

-To improve the health status of women, particularly those women who experience social exclusion, isolation and inequalities.

-In doing this we will partner with other groups in campaigning to address issues relating to the causes and effects of social exclusion.

4. To reduce exclusion and improve the health status of the most vulnerable and excluded in society, specifically Travellers and marginalised women

These aims will be delivered through the creation and maintenance of modern, professional and flexible structures to meet women's health needs.

Derry Well Woman is committed to ensuring its service provision is shaped by latest thinking, evidence of good practice and research.

Derry Well Woman is committed to staff welfare and makes opportunities relating to family friendly working & work / life balance available to staff.

Support Groups are available for :-

Cancer Support Group
Miscarriage Support
Eating Disorders Support Group
Fibromyalgia Support Group
Breastfeeding Group
Menopause Clinic
Antenatal Classes

Creche facilities are available for children aged from eight weeks to pre-school age, whose parents, guardians or carers are using the services offered by Derry Well Woman.

Organisation Type
  • Community
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • All Ages
Method of Access (Referral)
  • GP
  • Health Visitor
  • Self
  • Social Worker
Family Support Services Categories
  • Women's Health and Well Being
Main Category of Services
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Support
  • Mental Health
  • Young Parents
  • Cancer Support
  • Miscarriage Support
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Post Natal Depression Support
  • Cancer Support Services

Areas covered

  • Derry
  • Limavady
  • Strabane

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