Emergencies & Self Help
if you feel unwell there are a variety of services that are available. it is vital you choose the right one for your condition so that services can operate and function in the best way possible, to deliver the treatment that is necessary and expected by our patient population.
This information will hopefully sign-post you to the correct service so the NHS is used in the right way.
Is the best choice to treat very minor illnesses and injuries. For conditions such as backache, earache, cough and colds, you are best off looking after yourself to begin with then seeking help if your condition does not improve.
Visit your pharmacist when you are suffering from common health problems that do not need to see a doctor or nurse like cough and colds, indigestion, diarrhoea and vomiting. They can give advice on medicines and treatments over the counter that can relieve symptoms.
Open Monday- Friday
There are appointments on the day for conditions that cannot wait such as breathing problems, abdominal pain, severe back pain, mental health problems, severe sore throat and earache. If you need a GP in the evening or weekend an you cannot wait untill the GP surgery is open, you should telephone 111 who will give you advice on what to do.
Minor Injuries Unit