Emergency and out of hours care


Self care

A well-stocked medicine chest will treat many every day illnesses and ailments at home    

Headaches, sore throats and stomach aches     




NHS 111

Urgent medical help or advice when it's not a life threatening situation    

Calling 111 will connect you to a team of fully trained call advisers, who are supported by experienced nurses and paramedics





Confidential expert advice and treatment for common illness and complaints  

Aches, pains, coughs and colds, stopping smoking, hay fever, diarrhoea, allergies, skin conditions, flu jabs






For illnesses that won’t go away make an appointment   

Flu jabs, persistent ear pain/backache/vomiting or diarrhoea, allergic reaction, long term conditions, counselling and emotional problems




Find your nearest Minor Illness and Injuries units and Walk-in Centre

X-rays (mid-week only), wounds, bites, minor burns & scalds, muscle & joint injuries, sports injuries, emergency contraception, eye problems, earache, cystitis and minor head injuries


Emergency Department or 999 (A&E)        

You should only go to the Emergency Department or call 999 when it’s a critical or life-threatening emergency.

Stroke, overdose, choking, blacking out, open wound, blood loss, loss of consciousness, acute confused state and fits not stopping, severe allergic reactions, breathing difficulties and severe chest pain

Dialling 999 and stating an emergency will result in a response vehicle being set to your location