If your condition is not urgent there are other options available for you:
- You can find self-care advice on www.nhs.uk where you will find an A-Z of conditions
- Consider using your local pharmacy for expert help and advice for every-day conditions;
- Online services are available, where you can request repeat prescriptions via the NHS app NHS App and your NHS account – NHS (www.nhs.uk) or your practice patient online service here.
- Advice is also available from NHS 111 online Get help for your symptoms – NHS 111, who can direct you to the best service for your needs if you’re not sure what to do.
- If you run out of your regular medication at the weekend, including bank holidays, you can get an emergency prescription at NHS 111 online Get a prescription or medicines information – NHS 111
- Pre-bookable, routine appointments are also available at evening and weekends. You can access these by booking an appointment with the extended access service by calling us or booking at the surgery.
- There are several services available locally to help you including at the walk in centre/ urgent treatment centre.
If your condition continues to get worse, or there is no sign of improvement after 3-4 days, contact us for further advice. If you have an appointment, please make sure you attend – or if you no longer need your appointment, please cancel so that we can make it available to someone else.