You can text a Derbyshire public health nurse on 07507 330025. This is a confidential text messaging service for young people, providing advice and support from one of our healthcare professionals. Available Monday to Friday, 9am – 4.30pm, except bank holidays.

Medical treatment and consent - a guide for young people

You might find you're ready to make some of your own decisions about your health and wellbeing. This video gives a bit more information about how health professionals work with you to make a decision for yourself. It also covers situations where health professionals or your family will make a decision on your behalf.