Patient Support Services



Used by clinicians and now prescribed by clinicians, ShinyMind is a mental health and wellbeing app that has been co-designed with NHS staff and is now available to you as a wellbeing prescription, to help you live better with your condition and feel happier.


Sign up for your FREE access to ShinyMind here.


Hear what our clinicians have to say about ShinyMind:





Healthy Start - Get help to buy food and milk

You’ll qualify for the Healthy Start scheme if you’re at least 10 weeks pregnant or you have at least one child that’s under 4. In addition, you must be receiving certain benefits.  Click HERE  for an information leaflet.

Grants from RNIB

The RNIB offer grants for equipment; here is a LINK to their website with their criteria and the full list of what they give grants for and how much they will pay

Alzheimers Society

Services, groups and activities in Milton Keynes for 2023.  Click HERE  for information sheet.

dementia nurses

Drugs and Alcohol Family Support (DAFS)

DAFS are a local service for supporting families with drug and alcohol addictions.  Click on these links for information. 


DAFS MK leaflet 2022.pdf

DAFS Poster 2022 (1).pdf

MK SAMAS Brochure.pdf

Support for cancer patients and their families in Milton Keynes

Al's Pals is a support service offered to all cancer patients in Milton Keynes.  Click HERE for information

Antenatal Self Referral

Did you know there is now an antenatal self-referral system at MKUH?

If you would like to refer yourself or for information, please visit:


Getting Together Matters

The charity Volunteering Matters are now providing Getting Together Matters. These are activities for over 50s which includes telephone activities. This is great because most activities are online which is inappropriate for a lot of people who don't have the internet.

Click here for more information

Delivery to Patients in MK Hospital

MK Friends support patients, their families and the community of MKUH.  MK Friends shop in the hospital has recently introduced an online shop for delivery to patient wards.  See HERE for information.

Support for Patients Leaving Hospital

This service can provide help to patients when they leave hospital if they have no other support available.  Click HERE for information. 


Are you worried your gambling is getting out of hand?

Please refer to this leaflet for guidance and help


Options gambling digital leaflet August 2020.pdf