If you would like advice on a particular condition or symptom, you can visit the NHS Choices website www.nhs.uk where you will find comprehensive and up-to-date information on a wide range of health issues.
It can help with:
Local health care services
Self help and support organisations
Your local pharmacy
You can visit your local pharmacy for advice on common illnesses. A pharmacist is qualified to recommend non-prescription medication and measures to treat minor complaints. View a list of local pharmacies here.
999 & Emergency Departments
Please think carefully before dialing 999 for an ambulance or going to an Emergency Department. These services are for people who are seriously ill or injured. Examples of where you should dial 999 are:
If someone is unconscious
Severe breathing difficulty
Suspected heart attack/ severe chest pains
If you suspect a broken bone
If someone is bleeding heavily
If you have an urgent problem you can CALL 111 for help and advice.