If the situation arises where emergency services have to visit you in your home, it is important for them to have quick access to vital information.

Message in a Bottle provides an easily identifiable source of medical information, which goes in your fridge door in the clearly identifiable container provided.


  • Medical details - prescriptions, allergies, medical conditions, blood group etc.
  • Details of your Doctor in care they need to be contacted.
  • Emergency contact details.
If you would like a bottle for your own use, they are available from most Health Centres and GP Surgeries in South Gloucestershire.
If you are a Health Centre or GP Practice in South Gloucestershire that would like stocks of these, please email your details to info@ageuksouthglos.org.uk or complete and enquiry form
It is also important to keep your information up to date, so if you need a new form, contact us; or you can download a blank form here ready for printing.
If you have regular contat with vulnerable people who could benefit from this service and you would like a stock of bottles to distribute, please make contact and we will arrange this for you.