Your NHS has recently been under a lot of pressure from the Covid-19 pandemic, it is still suffering from backlogs caused by the pandemic and this is why it is important that you seek the right medical care that you need.
nOT SURE WHERE TO GO?
Hangover Grazed knee Sore throat Tickly cough
Diarrhoea Runny nose Painful cough Headache
Vomiting Ear pain Back ache Ongoing issues
Seasonal coughs and colds are very common during the winter period. There are some simple ways to stay well: -Get prepared now and ask your chemist what medicines should be in your medicine cabinet -Get vaccinated against Covid-19 and the flu, where eligible -Eat well, stay hydrated and try to get a good night’s sleep
Your GP Practice
We know the NHS has been under a lot of pressure in recent years but sometimes the person it would be best to see IS your GP. Whether a physical health issue, dealing with pain, living with persistent low mood which doesn’t seem to be getting better or if you have not been sleeping properly for a long time, then your GP would be a good place to get help. You will not be wasting anyone’s time, and that is what GP’s are there for.
hOW TO ACCESS:
If you need medical help, but it’s not an emergency, head to 111.
Where possible, go online to 111.nhs.uk, if you can’t do this, call 111 and a fully-trained advisor will help you.