Please don't forget that there are many services available for you, depending on the problem or condition you may have.
- Self-care - This is the best choice to treat minor illnesses and injuries such as coughs, colds, grazes, small cuts or sore throats. Many of these can be treated at home, simply with over-the-counter medicines and plenty of rest.
Self care and help guides
- Pharmacy - Pharmacists can give advice and treat a range of symptoms. They can support you with things such as diarrhoea, earaches, painful coughs, sticky eyes, teething and rashes.
Pharmacies in the area
- NHS 111 - You can access 111 online via the telephone. This is for any urgent but non-life threatning health concerns. They will be able to signpost you to the relevant service and provide advice where apporiate, or book you in to an Urgent Treatment Centre.
NHS 111 online
- A&E/999 - You should only attend A&E or dial 999 in a life threatening emergency such as severe bleeding, breathing difficulties and severe chest pain.
When to call 999