Don’t go to A&E if you don’t have to
A&E and the 999 ambulance service are for life-threatening emergencies, such as:
- Loss of consciousness
- Confused state and fits that are not stopping
- Ongoing, severe chest pain
- Breathing difficulties
- Severe bleeding that cannot be stopped
For anything else call NHS 111, visit a pharmacist or your GP.
Extra GP appointments
Access routine appointments from 8:00am – 8.00pm Monday to Friday, and additional appointments from 10:00am-2:00pm every Saturday and Sunday, and 10:00am – 11.30am on Bank Holidays, including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Extra appointments with GPs and practice nurses are also available during standard opening times of 8:00am – 6.30pm on weekdays.
#BeTheShield: get the flu jab
Dr Farrukh Javid explains why it’s important to get a flu jab to protect yourself from the virus and vulnerable people around you.
Flu is easy to catch and pass to others, and can lead to serious complications in people with long-term health conditions