Cottage Lane Surgery

47 Cottage Lane, Gamesley, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 6EQ

Telephone: 01457 861343

Sorry, we're currently closed. Please call 01457 861343

** Surgery will be closed for the Bank Holiday Monday 26th August 2024. We will reopen at 8.30 on Tuesday 27th August. During this time for medical emergencies please contact 111 or 999 if urgent **

Useful Websites & Self Help

Cottage Lane Outreach Poster

We have access to Citizen Advice every Tuesday morning here at Cottage Lane Surgery. Please click on the poster link for details.

The NHS Apps Library helps patients and the public to find trusted health and wellbeing apps. These digital tools have been assessed by the NHS as clinically safe and secure to use.  Click the link to access the NHS Apps Library:

Preventing Traumatic Head Injury in Babies by PHE in Partnership with ICON

Parental Self Care ICON Video

Drug and Alcohol Addiction


Drug and Alcohol Misuse Services – provides services to help adults with drug and/or alcohol problems


Talk To Frank – lots of information about drugs, addiction and getting help Providing Support with alcohol, drugs and mental health.


Macmillan – a UK charity supporting people with cancer and their families

Cancer Research UK – a national charity supporting cancer research and providing information about cancer

Beating Bowel Cancer – a UK charity dedicated to saving lives from bowel cancer – raising awareness and providing support to patients and their families



Cancer Information for Patients/Relatives:

Child Health

Attention Deficit Disorder




Eczema in Children


Nocturnal Enuresis – Bed Wetting

Potty Training

Rashes in Children



Diabetes and Pre Diabetes

Diabetes UK

NHS Diabetes


Pre-Diabetes Information Booket

Free Pre-Diabetes Cookbook

Physical Activity Advice

Dietary Advice

B12 Deficiency & Folate Deficiency Diet


Healthy Eating for Adults

Healthy Eating For Children

Low Cholesterol & Healthy Heart Diet

Rheumatoid Arthritis Diet

Type 1 Diabetes Diet

Type 2 Diabetes Diet

Weight Loss

Heart Problems

Atrial Fibrillation

British Heart Foundation – a UK charity leading the fight against coronary heart disease

Heart Attack



Joint Exercises

Elbow Pain Exercises

Back Pain Exercises

Hip Pain Exercises

Knee Pain Exercises

Shoulder Pain Exercises

Ankle Pain Exercises

Foot Pain Exercises

Self Management advice for common Muscle, Bone and Joint Injuries


Mens Health

Ejaculation Problems

Erectile Dysfunction – Impotence

Male Pattern Baldness

PSA Test

Prostate Cancer

Scrotal Lumps, Pain and Swelling

Testicular Examination

Mental Health

Minds Matter Tameside & Glossop: – helps with everyday issues that affect your mental wellbeing.

Bipolar UK – a national charity dedicated to supporting everyone affected by bipolar, including carers, families and loved ones

Healthy Minds – An NHS service providing a range of treatment and support options for people struggling to cope with low mood, stress, anxiety, depression, or any of the common mental health problems that up to 1 in 4 people will experience at some point in their life time. There are a range of services on offer to help, from online self-help courses, to 1-2-1 therapy sessions or group workshops, such as mindfullness courses.

MoodGym – Learn cognitive behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression

Mood Juice – A site is designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them.

Samaritans – offering support to people 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

SANE– a national charity aiming to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental health problems, including family, friends and carers

Tameside and Glossop Mind – a local charity offering services that promote well-being and improved mental health

Young Minds – the UK’s leading national charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people

Neurological Problems

Brain and Spine Foundation – a charity helping people with brain and spine conditions in the UK

MS Society – the UK’s largest charity for people affected by multiple sclerosis

Parkinson’s Disease

Stroke Association – a national charity working to support stroke survivors and promoting better stroke prevention and care

Older Age

AgeUK & AgeUK Tameside – a national charity that aims to improve later life for everyone

Alzheimers Society – a national charity offering support for people with dementia and those who care for them

Red Cross – additional support at home and loan of mobility aids


Pain/Managing Pain Information

Understanding Pain in 5 minutes, and what to do about it!

Sexual Health Information

Tameside and Glossop Sexual Health Clinics

RUClear – offers free tests and treatment for the sexually transmitted infections (STIs) chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV and syphilis.

Family Planning Association – a sexual health charity that gives straightforward information, advice and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to all people of all ages in the UK.

Skin Problems


British Association of Dermatologists – Patient information Leaflets





Skin Cancer

Staying Active and Healthy

Be Well Glossop: – Social or physical activity, helping people break the habits of inactivity, isolation and loneliness.

Be Well Tameside – offers a range of free courses and advice to help you to lose weight, become more active, quit smoking or live a healthier lifestyle.

Choose to Change – a specialist weight management service that helps adults make lifestyle changes that will enable them to lose weight and improve their health.

Glossop Leisure Centre

NHS Choices Live Well – Healthy living for everyone


Walking for health – supporting you to get active and stay active

Womens Health

Breast Lumps

Breast Examination

Dyspareunia – Pain Having Sex

Family Planning Association – Contraceptive Choices

Fertility Assessment

Ovarian Cancer Symptom Checker

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Period Problems

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


Pruritus Vulvae – Itchy Vulva

Vaginal Dryness

Patients are reminded that all links from this website are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for sites linked to, or for the information found there. If you have concerns regarding your health, the information in these websites should not be used as a substitute for a consultation with your doctor or nurse.